Russian illegal prison on IZOLYATSIA premises has been operational for 10 years.

Magda Kreis and Agnieszka Kubicka-Dzieduszycka — Museum Education in Transition, or What Do We Need the Audience For?

On May 23, 5 PM, Magda Kreis and Agnieszka Kubicka-Dzieduszycka hold a workshop Museum Education in Transition, or What Do We Need the Audience For? as part of Playing the Culture programme by WRO Center for Media Art Foundation.

From one-way hierarchic education to multidirectional knowledge transfer, from department of education to an art instituion co-created with the audience: art mediation vs. audience development, a few more definitions and practice examples, brainstorming, mental maps, discussions and other creative excercises.

Agnieszka Kubicka-Dzieduszycka (1968) is a media art curator and manager of cultural events. In 1994 she joined the WRO team, the organisers of Poland's first media art festivals. Since then she's been working on programming and production of successive editions of the WRO Media Art Biennale and numerous other art projects. Since the opening of the WRO Art Center in 2008 she's involved in shaping its art mediation programme oriented at various audiences—families, children and people with cognitive disabilities. As a passionate networker she takes care of the Center's art residency programmes and other international collaboration projects. Since 2011 she's been teaching at the Art Mediation Department of the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław.

Magdalena Kreis (1987) is an art mediator and curator of educational art projects. Since 2010 she's been cooperating with the municipal BWA Design Gallery where she co-runs (with Natalia Romaszkan) an unique educational project 3D – Design For Kids. Since 2012 she is part of the network of Travelling Culture Animators and Sociologists set up by the Warsaw-based Association of Creative Initiatives 'ę' collaborating on grass roots citizens' initiatives and various types of art and cultural projects across Poland. Since 2013 she's been working with the WRO Art Center significantly supporting the development of its original art mediation programme. She is the member of WRO's curatorial team responsible for programming and development audience-oriented projects that increase the notion and scope of art mediation and art education.  

Program Playing the Culture is a series of lectures, workshops organized by the WRO Center for Media Art Foundation and IZOLATSIA May 22-27, 2018 in Kyiv. The purpose of the program is to study the world trends in cultural education and methods of communication in the field of contemporary art. WRO Art Center shares their professional experience with art mediation with a professional audience in Kiev. On the example of the Interactive Playground project, Polish researchers demonstrate how using an interactive exposition, it is possible to engage a new audience in an playful investigation of contemporary culture.

Entrance is free.

IZONE. Naberezhno-Luhova, 8

The project is supported by the Culture Bridges program, funded by the European Union and implemented by the British Council in Ukraine in partnership with EUNIC, the Network of National Institutes of Culture of the European Union. The project is co-funded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland. The project is co-financed by the municipality of Wroclaw. Animation Partner of the project.