LAZNIA 2 2016 - What you can´t imagine on the way to another place than here
Artist: Tanja Nelleman Poulsen
Project duration: April 2015 – May 2016
Coordinator: Lila Schally – Kacprzak
Danish artist Tanja Nellemann Poulsen is implementing a multi-stage project focused on the subject of exile and migration in historical and contemporary Times. During a series of research visits and the courtesy of the Museum of Emigration in Gdynia and Polakkassernen Rødby in Denmark, the artist has collected archival letters and photos. On the basis of the catalogue of stories and images from the past altogether with the debate that ensued, a series of workshop for teenagers have been proposed. In cooperation with a local writer Barbara Piórkowska and teachers Anna Warzecha and Emilia Senczyszyn-Karolewicz a performative presentation will be carried out. The presentation will take place on May 21st at the former ferry terminal in Nowy Port. For more information see The partners of the project are Port of Gdańsk and the Junior Charter High School Complex. The project is funded by the Danish Arts Foundation and the Danish Cultural Institute.
Municipal Institution of Culture