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AUSCHWITZWIELICZKA: an installation by Mirosław Bałka on plac Niepodległości in Kraków-Podgórze. 
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AUSCHWITZWIELICZKA: an installation by Mirosław Bałka on plac Niepodległości in Kraków-Podgórze.

"Born in Warsaw in 1958, Mirosław Bałka lives and works in Warsaw and Otwock. In his works employing sculpture, installations, and video techniques, in a manner which is very intimate and permeated with deep reflection, he refers to personal experience, also including the experience of Catholicism, and to the difficult and tangled history of Poland. He presents the issue of the complex and complicated relations between personal memory and historical remembrance. He belongs to the most prominent artists of his generation. [...]

The «AUSCHWITZWIELICZKA» work prepared for the Visual Arts Festival in Krakow will be the first permanent installation to be realised by the artist in a public space in Poland. This work is an effect of the personal reflection and experiences as well as of the mindful observation of the phenomena occurring in contemporary culture. One of them found its reflection in the advertisement of a Krakow tourist agency: «In eight hours, you will have the opportunity to visit Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps to move on to the beautiful salt mines of Wieliczka sightseeing of which provides excellent entertainment». For those planning a trip to Krakow, Auschwitz and Wieliczka seem to be melting into one, branding «eight-hour-monument» to contemporary culture, a peculiar journey to its «catacombs»." (Description from www.artboomfestival.pl).

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AUSCHWITZWIELICZKA: an installation by Mirosław Bałka on plac Niepodległości in Kraków-PodgórzeAUSCHWITZWIELICZKA: an installation by Mirosław Bałka on plac Niepodległości in Kraków-PodgórzeAUSCHWITZWIELICZKA: an installation by Mirosław Bałka on plac Niepodległości in Kraków-Podgórze
"Never Follow" - a brand new mural artwork by an Italian street artist Blu, painted on a blind wall in the Kraków's district of Podgórze. 
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"Never Follow" - a brand new mural artwork by an Italian street artist Blu, painted on a blind wall in the Kraków's district of Podgórze.
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(R)evolution: Freedom by the Czech artist David Černý, erected on Matejko Square in Kraków during the 3rd ArtBoom Festival. 
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(R)evolution: Freedom by the Czech artist David Černý, erected on Matejko Square in Kraków during the 3rd ArtBoom Festival.

"A work created as a tribute to Orange Alternative entitled Freedom. It refers to the essence of activity of the Polish happening movement – a perverse fight with a regime, based on absurd and clad in an artistic costume. Figures revolving on their own axis, reminding one of rams, are cutting in the floor – just like actions for freedom undertaken by Pomarańczowa Alternatywa were blasting out the communist system." (Description from the festival site).
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Holy Saturday in St. Joseph's church in Kraków-Podgórze. 
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Holy Saturday in St. Joseph's church in Kraków-Podgórze.
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Inside the tower of St. Joseph's church in Kraków-Podgórze. 
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Inside the tower of St. Joseph's church in Kraków-Podgórze.
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