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Exhibition Opening 3 August 2008
 

Exhibited Artists:

Goshka Białek
Marek Borucki
Krzysztof Borkowski
Mark Carr
Piotr Drapała
Jaromir (Jarek) Gąsiorek
Marcin Grabowiecki
Katarzyna Iriarte
Kasia Jackowska
Mateusz Jarza
Anna Jerzewska
Monika Karczmarczyk
Wojtek Kołakowski
Anna Lebiedzka
Tomasz Łącki
Koralia Maciej
Robert Motyka
Dawid Nabiałek
Agata Skowrońska
Marcin Szpakowski
Ania Urbanowska
Tekla Joanna Woźniak
Wojtek Żychowicz

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Program of Exhibition Opening Events:
 

Program of Exhibition Opening Events:

7.00pm
Opening of the Exhibition

7.30pm
Aleksander Dietkow. Consul General at Polish Consulate
Prof Richard Demarco. Scottish artist and promoter of the visual and performing arts
Mrs Izabella Brodzinska. Chairperson of Scottish Polish Cultural Association

7.45pm
Screening of a documentary film about It's My Place workshops
(Mateusz Jarza & Ania Urbanowska)

8.00pm
Polish Food tasting

(Delicious Polish Food prepared by Michał Bacza and Aga)

Live Music:
Yorga (Polish Scottish Band - Indian Music - Sitar & Tablas)
Krzysztof Lebdowicz & Katarzyna Sierszen - Piosenki bylych krakowskich studentów
The Nukes (Scottish Band - Stripped Down)
Introduction (Polish DJ Adrian - Ambient, Minimal)

Visualizations:
VJ Motyka (hand painted slides + live mix video)


Its My Place..

Exhibition of works presented in the Its My Place project slowly forms into shape.
Today was the day of arrangement of the space. Hall has been divided into specified areas: sculptures, paintings, installations, photography, digital prints and video. The aim was to enable the spectator to move among various works without interference with the perception of the presented works.

Each of participants tried to habitate the best place to present his works and only Peter’s clock(one of the exhibits) slowly measures the time...

Opening of the exhibition on the 3rd of August at which in the name of polish authors I’d like to invite You!

text: Dominika Szpakowska, photo: Marcin Szpakowski

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Craigmillar Arts Space (school where will be the final exhibition).

11 Harewood Rd.
Edinburgh EH16 4NT


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Craigmillar Festival
From 25th of June, every Wednesday 3pm - 7pm festival preparation workshops.
The theme this year is "Art in Space" Preparation of sculptures which we
will carry during the parade.
You can take part in Festival Parade (Cavalcade) 2pm Sunday 3rd August on
Princes St.
Assemble Craigmillar Arts Centre 11am. Transport by Craigmillar community
buses

From 26th of June, every Tuesday and Thursday 12.00 - 3.00 pm Workshops with
Mark Carr: Welding and preparation of his Final sculpture for Craigmillar
Community

Craigmillar Arts Centre
58 Newcraighall Road
Edinburgh, EH15 3HS
Phone: 0131 669 8432


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RE:CREATE HAVE SENT AS AN EMAIL- 9th of June

*Re:Create is an ongoing collaborative audience development programme between Stills, Edinburgh Printmakers and Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop (ESW). It provides opportunities for a diverse range of artists, individuals and groups to engage in creative activities that enhance understanding and participation in the visual arts.

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It was nice to see you at ESW on the Re:Create Artists presentations. If you
know any other Polish artists living in Edinburgh could you please circulate
this information to them, thanks.

Please see information bellow:

Edinburgh Printmakers is inviting Polish artists living in Scotland to
engage with contemporary printmaking and to provide a platform for their
artistic practice. Through the Re:Create* programme will be a series of free
events, subsidy workshops and social sessions
followed by the opportunity to
be involved and to exhibit work in an exhibition that will take place during
the Edinburgh Festival in August.

*Re:Create is an ongoing collaborative audience development programme
between Stills, Edinburgh Printmakers and Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
(ESW). It provides opportunities for a diverse range of artists, individuals
and groups to engage in creative activities that enhance understanding and
participation in the visual arts.

Re:Create is inviting you to two free events at Edinburgh Printmakers that
will include a tour of the studio and an introduction to the facilities.

Session 1: Friday 13th June 5.30 - 6.30pm
Session 2: Friday 18th July 5.30 - 6.30pm

The studio is on Union Street, for more info go to www.edinburgh-printmakers.co.uk

The sessions will be free of charge and are open to artists of any level of
skills - everyone is welcome, from complete beginners to artists who are
already proficient in using printing as a medium. Participants are invited
to bring friends to these sessions.

If you would like to attend one or both of the sessions please contact us
via email. You do not need to register, but we would like to get an idea of
numbers. Similarly, if you would like to attend the sessions but find these
times unsuitable, please contact us, as we would be happy to consider
rearranging the time slots. Or if you would like any further information
about the project prior to the sessions we would love to hear from you.

Contact: Maria Harper at 0131 622 6200 or email:

Following the session we will be heading to Arcade on Cockburn street for a
drink (around 6.30 pm)
. This will provide the opportunity to discuss the
project and ways for everyone to get involved. Again, anyone can come along.

For more info about Re:create organisations please visit our websites:

www.edinburgh-printmakers.co.uk
www.stills.org
www.edinburghsculpture.org

Our first meeting

First meeting of people interested of "Its My Place". 6 June 2008. Koralia thanks for outstanding "kanapki"!
Fot. Marcin Szpakowski