Poland has one of the most vibrant emerging design scenes in Europe. As part of POLSKA! YEAR, a group of young designers will show new work in a venue in the Brompton Design District.The show will represent a broad spectrum of creativity: furniture design, industrial design, graphic design, fashion, animation, architecture and innovative engineering.
We explored the topic of Contemporary Polish Art in our June/July issue. Looking at Take a Look at Me Now & An Impossible journey, which explored the build environment, the avant-garde and political concersn of 15 Polish artists. Click here to read the article.
This exhibition will include work by Oskar Zieta, Tomek Rygalik, Beton, Kompott and Maria Jeglinska among others. Additional work by other designers will be included in a digital wall display.The exhibition will also provide the launch for Discovering Women in Polish Design:Interviews and Conversations, a new book by Gian Luca Amadei, a project co-initiated by Anna Pietrzyk-Simone (managing editor), about the inspirational women driving the Polish design scene today.
Young Creative Poland
5 Cromwell Place
Exhibition open from 19th – 27th September
Book launch 23rd September from 10.30am
Opening Hours Mon-Sun 11am-6pm
Curator and exhibition design: Miska Miller–Lovegrove
Co-curator and producer: Anna Pietrzyk-Simone
Graphic design: Studio Fernando Guttierrez www.fernandoguttierez.co.uk
The exhibition is curated by Miska Miller-Lovegrove, a London-based Polish born architect who has been working internationally for the past 29 years. She is a partner in Lovegrove Studio, one of the world’s leading design and architectural offices.
The show is produced and co-curated by Anna Pietrzyk-Simone, who has been working as Head of Communications at Lovegrove Studio since 2004, prior to which she worked on developing the creative industries in South Africa through the Design Indaba brand.
Young Creative Poland is organised as part of POLSKA! YEAR which aims to bring Polish culture to a wide UK audience. POLSKA! YEAR runs from May 2009 to May 2010 and is organised by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute. To find out more visit www.polskayear.pl
All images (c) the artist.