JADWIGA SAWICKA
HEART OF THE COUNTRY

Exhibition:

August 31 - October 10, 2017

Artist:

Jadwiga Sawicka

Curators:

Monika Szewczyk i Waldemar Tatarczuk

Jadwiga Sawicka's project Heart of the Country, presented on the façade of TRAFO building, is a part of the exhibition Attention! Border organized by Arsenał Gallery in Białystok and Labirynt Gallery in Lublin.

The flag bearing the inscription Heart of the Country marks the emotional center of Poland. As the center keeps changing, the borders shift. The arbitrariness of the center location and the resulting necessity to move the borders emphasize their conventionality.

Jadwiga Sawicka (born 1959) – visual artist, curator. She studied at the Painting Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow under Jerzy Nowosielski. She creates paintings, photographs, installations. Her works are sometimes referred to as "written paintings". In 2013, she received the Jan Cybis Award, and in 2015, she won the Katarzyna Kobro Award. She collaborates with BWA Gallery in Warsaw. He heads the Intermedia Department at the Faculty of Art at the University of Rzeszów. She lives and works in Przemyśl.

 

          

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