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Curator guided tour of Impossible Objects

14.11.2015 at 11 am

Published at:27.10.2015

On Saturday 14 November at 11 am, we invite you to joint the guided tour of the exhibition Impossible Objects with the participation of its co-curator Dorota Leśniak-Rychlak.

Impossible Objects, fot. R. Sosin

The exhibition Impossible Objects was first displayed at the Polish Pavilion during the 14th International Biennale of Architecture in Venice. The work is a project the the Institute of Architecture and the artist Jakub Woynarowski and it was awarded at the competition by Zachęta the National Art Gallery. In MOCAK we present the most important element of the project that represented Poland at the Biennale of Architecture. This is a full-size replica of the baldachin which can be found above the entrance to the crypt with the tomb of Marshal Józef Piłsudski. The baldachin was constructed in 1937 to the design by the architect Adolf Szyszko-Bohusz.

Dorota Leśniak-Rychlak, PhD (b. 1972) – editor-in-chief of "Autoportret" published by Małopolski Instytut Kultury. Art historian and architect. Curator of Charles Rennie Machintosh exhibition at the International Centre of Culture in Krakow (1996) and co-curator of the exhibition 3_2_1: New Architecture in Poland and Japan at the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology in Krakow (2004). Chair of the Institute of Architecture Foundation.

The Institute of Architecture was co-founded in 2011 in Krakow by Dorota Jędruch, Dorota Leśniak-Rychlak, Piotr Bujas and Michał Wiśniewski, supported since its inception by Magdalena Petryna.

Guided tour included in the price of the ticket, no need to pre-book. The tour will be held in polish.