Karolina Włodek, Karolina Balcer and Adam Martyniak are the members of Wykwit – a Wrocław-based artistic initiative and gallery, invited to participate in Supermarket – Stockholm Independent Contemporary Art Fair in April this year. The fair presents unique ideas, galleries, project spaces, artist collectives and other initiatives run by artists from all over the world. Due to the extensive events programme, Supermarket is not just a regular fair. Equally important is the creation of space for building an international network of collaboration and exchange between self-organising artists and their initiatives. The theme of this year’s fair is “heritage”. The presentation by Wykwit will refer to the old German house in which the members of the group live and work, and to the relations and emotions that they create in its space.
Kamila Wolszczak is a Wrocław-based animator and performer, who has been invited for a residency in Leeuwarden – this year’s European Capital of Culture – which is to take place in June. ‘Narysujmy Fryzję’ project was inspired by the Dutch cycling culture. Together with the inhabitants of the region, the artist will register their travels and accompanying sounds, take pictures and record films with a mobile phone, as well as collecting comments and thoughts, to transform them into neon installations, thus presenting the new shapes of Friesland.
Łukasz Plata is one half of the Wroclaw-based duo Przepych, associated with the rehearsal room at Centrum Reanimacji Kultury. In March this year he is visiting Sicily at the invitation of a group of musicians and animators centred around Dalek studio. In addition to the activities planned by the group, study visits in Messina and Palermo will serve to establish contacts and exchange experiences, and to develop projects connecting and promoting independent communities in the Italian cities and Wrocław.
The “Culture of Mobility” programme was launched in 2017. Its first three editions supported eight residences and four study visits by artists, curators, journalists and academics from Lower Silesia.