The Poles. Dialogues of Young People project aims to motivate young artists to intense work, self-reflection and debates. The problem to consider in this edition was another person, or Emmanuel Levinas's THE OTHER. This is simply another person but also a stranger. The word contains more than one meaning. THE OTHER is not me, someone else, but THE OTHER is also a newcomer or a stranger, someone different... Nowadays we face dramatic reactions to otherness, we test ours and others’ tolerance and openness to THE OTHER. Poznań University of Arts students have been working for several months, considering the content and looking for a form for their artistic expression. Young artists entered into a dialogue which this exhibition is a follow-up of. It is the result of many meetings, discussions, joint and individual work.
The exhibition concludes the pilot edition of the project Poles. Dialogues of Young People with the participation of students from the Poznań University of Arts: Alicja Rybkowska and Marcin Salwin
Assistance: Bogna Błażewicz, Arsenał Municipal Gallery; Dorota Tarnowska-Urbanik and Natalia Czarcińska, Poznań University of Arts