• City Gallery of Contemporary Art




Reconstruction of art project and exhibition closing event

  • cancelled
  1. PLATO, Porážková 26

In Polish with interpretation into Czech.


We are sorry to announce that the program is canceled due to the latest government measures.

Reconstruction of A. Rogalska and Ł. Surowiec’s art project the Tear Dealer (2014) as a prototype example of decelerating actions. This event closes the Sand in the Gears exhibition.

The reconstruction will be carried out by Tomasz Rakowski, Eva Rossal and Jacek Szczepanek.

Tomasz Rakowski is an ethnologist and cultural anthropologist, an Associate Professor at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw, and also a medical doctor with speciality in A&E medicine. His research interests include social art, phenomenological anthropology, post-socialist transformation, anthropology of poverty and anthropology of development. Rakowski led ethnographic field research in Poland and Mongolia. He lives in Warsaw.

Eva Rossal is a cultural anthropologist, scientist and curator. She works in the Ethnographic Museum in Krakow and collaborates with the Institute of Ethnographic and Cultural Anthropology at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Rossal focuses on experimental collaboration between socially engaged, participative, useful art and anthropology, anthropology of fashion and clothing, a new methodology of ethnographic research and usefulness of anthropology beyond the academia. She led field research in Poland and Italy. She lives in Krakow.

Jacek Szczepanek is a sound engineer, ethnomusicologist, sound artist. Co-author of film soundtracks and audiobooks. He lives in Warsaw.