Interior. Light. Shadow competition (Wnętrze. Światło. Cień)

Since the very beginning AP KunstArt Fund leads it’s educational project and profile niemuzeum. In 2020 we supported another great educational project – polish competition – Wnętrze. Światło. Cień.

Interior is really heart and soul of the building . “Interior. Light. Shadow” competition in organised yearly by Chair of Housing Design with honourable patronage of Dean of Architecture Faculty of Technical University in Krakow and SARP – Krakow.

2020 theme: „Space inspired by art”

Theme for the task was to design a chosen interior (either a flat or a public space) with entrance space, garden, public space, small architecture or greenery – inspired with a chosen work of art.

Art is an important part of our lives and – sometimes – also a part of the space we spend time in. Architect or designers work is – or could be – connected with using work of art or cooperation with artists. We encourage to use visual arts as an inspiration for creating an original interior. Object could be used as an inspiration for lightening, forms, color or mood. Artworks used as inspiration should be used from public domain (copyrights – 70years after authors death).

Coronavirus

Coronavirus changed everything. Or almost everything. Cancelled our plans – two events during KRAKERS, concert in Vienna during WOW Signal Festival and other. A3 exhibition in MAG Gallery, which we managed to support right before the pandemic – of course got closed. Everyone, also our Foundation got hit by this global change.

We believe we’ll meet each other soon – live. Today we encourage you to stay in touch with art via online channels. Check our niemuzeum website and instagram profile.

Stay healthy!

“Do not go to Venice” exhibition by Beata Malinowska-Petelenz

Please feel invited to the opening of “Do not go to Venice” exhibition, drawings and photographs by Beata Malinowska-Petelenz in Trzecie Oko Gallery in Krakow.

Because you should not go to Venice anymore. At least – not like it happens now. As Venice is drowning. It’s trampled by one-day-stand tourists and huge cruises ships. Amazonian forests get smaller every day and Notre Dame chapel burnt down in the eyes of the digitialized world and online weepers.

Today, travelling, both those real ones and virtual, is the essence od XXI century. They no longer recall old, romantic excursions to the new world. Today, special and desired spaces are available, over-consumed and – finally – ruined by turistic movement. That’s why Beata Malinowska-Petelenz invites viewers to the journey of paradox – journey created with drawings and photographs, old memories and feelings stolen from those places. With only black and white, Author focuses on forms, scraps and visual meanings that create the identity of the place. She shows spaces that undergo natural, but most of all – post-consumptional evolution. And she proposes a visual journey with her to those places. So…do not go to Venice.

Exhibition:

Do not go to Venice, Beata Malinowska-Petelenz, drawings and photographs

Opening: 9.01.2020, 7pm

Trzecie Oko Gallery, Krakow, Bochenska street 5

Curatorial Team: Anna Petelenz, Malgorzata Petelenz, Franciszek Araszkiewicz

“You don’t leave it unharmed” by Anna Petelenz

With pleasure we’re sharing the news that literary debut of Anna Petelenz “You don’t leave in unharmed” – a story about corporate anxiety – is already available in regular bookstores.

You can buy polish version online in bookstores: Motyle KsiążkoweZnakBonitoPWNEmpikRaveloTania Książka .

At the same time we’d like to let you know that english version is also available for you – just please contact us (fundacja@apkunstart.org)

Momentum Gallery by AP KunstArt

Event held in OFF Theater will be filled with eclectic portion of art. The evening will start with Yara Mekawei’s 658 „listen to the Holy text”. Egyptian musician is specialized in electronic music performances and currently stays in Vienna as artist in residence of Bundeskanzleramt and KulturKontakt Austria. Video-art sequence of Momentum starts with Juan Valente (Argentinian performer and visual artist) and Bianca Phos (Viennese visual artist) works. Video part will be followed with screening of Beata Malinowska-Petelenz (Polish architect and painter) works. Final part will belong to Franciszek Araszkiewicz (electronics governed by brainwaves, electromagnetic fields) and Michael Fischer (feedback saxophone, violin). This Polish-Austrian duo performs together since 2016 as Fluctuations.

Parallel Vienna – summary

Parallel Vienna is over, but we’re still bursting with energy and good memories we brought back to Krakow from those days. We were extremely tired, but happy. Our exhibition was visited by hundreds guests – most of them we’re really impressed and shared good feedback with us. We said many “hellos”, shoke many hands and did a lot of networking. Now we want to say THANK YOU, to all who kept fingers crossed! We want to say thank you also to our media partners  – SARP Kraków, Instytut Polski w Wiedniu and – most of all – Austriart.pl your engagement was very supportive.

About “Ferrofluctuations” during Parallel Vienna you could also read here Dzienniku Polskim (the same material in Kraków Nasze Miasto i Gazecie Krakowskiej), elipsa.at , blog wzwiazkuzekranem.pl and niemuzeum.pl. We also invite you to read Austriart.pl interviews with the authors: Beata Malinowska-Petelenz and Franciszek Araszkiewicz .

And HERE you can listen what was the sound of “Ferrofluctiations” .

Beata Malinowska-Petelenz and Franciszek Araszkiewicz
AP KunstArt Team (from left): Artur, queen Małgorzata, Beata (author), Franciszek (author), Marcin, Anna
Ferrofluctuations

Parallel Vienna

On 24th of September there will be an official opening of Parallel Vienna fair, where we’re exhibiting our “project statement” Ferrofluctuations.

Ferrofluctuations is an installation presented during contemporary art fair Parallel Vienna by polish art foundation AP KunstArt Fund.

Ferrofluctuations. Spaces of influence, open boundaries and hidden relations. Those relations, though sometimes invisible, are weaving visual and sound structures, full of mutual influences. Even a single choice and subtle change can initiate a new process and build new meanings and qualities.

Presented procesual installation consists of three connected objects. Those are: paintings, interactive installation with ferromagnetic fluid and sound part. Paintings (mixed techniques: aquarelle, acrylic, drawing, ink) by Beata Malinowska-Petelenz are focused on color and organic forms, intimate scraps building new indentities. They are in close relations with installation-object with ferromagnetic fluid by Franciszek Araszkiewicz. Fluid changes its shape due to electromagnetic fields. With that it creates sound phenomenon, that can be impacted by viewers presence (for example with electromagnetic field shared by viewers own mobile phone).

 

niemuzeum – our educational project

To the core of AP KunstArt Fund activities, which is organising cultural events, supporting artists and – in general – popularisation of art, few months ago we added one more long term project – educational one. It’s called “niemuzeum” and this is a platform promoting art and culture. For now you can find it on social media, but the goal is to expand on podcast, publishing and meetings with you 🙂