The Romanian allure of the avant-garde – lecture by Erwin Kessler
The lecture will look critically at Romanian art in the first decades of the 20th centuries. It will focus on processes that veered the course of moderate modernisation of artistic practices and languages typical of the La belle époqu e aesthetics in the first years before World War II to a radical avant-garde after the war.
In the footsteps of Cracow emancipants - a city walk
The walk will be conducted in Polish.
Lovelies and Dowdies – Night of Museums at the ICC
Lovelies and Dowdies - is the title of this year's Night of Museums at the ICC. The inspiration for us is the writing by Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, "the musketeer of the Polish avant-garde".
Go Out To the Street! – lecture by Natalia Goncharova
The lecture will recall the work and experience of leading Russian performance artists of the second half of the 20th century in an attempt to answer a range of questions on matters inherent in this art discipline. Does performance art help change the approach to urban, museum or any other type space? What is the role of context, including the urban context, in creating contemporary performances? What effect does that have on where the borderline lies between the personal and the public?
Citified. How Central Europe dreamt of big cities – lecture by Dr. Agnieszka Karpowicz
We invite to the next lecture, part of a programme accompanying the exhibition Years of Disarray. Art of the Avant-Garde in Central Europe 1908–1928 .
Join ILUCIDARE focus group and co-creation atelier
The International Cultural Centre in Kraków, together with the members of the ILUCIDARE project consortium, invite experts from Central and Eastern Europe to participate and contribute to augmenting and promoting the knowledge on heritage and innovation as well heritage and diplomacy relations by taking part in the ILUCIDARE focus group and co-creation atelier to be held in Kraków on June 10-11, 2019.
Łukasz Galusek at the conference on the occasion of the International Day of Monuments Protection
Lukasz Galusek, the ICC Deputy Director for Programme Policy, takes part in the conference accompanying the International Day of Monuments Protection which is organized by the National Heritage Institute and the City of Gdynia.
Lecture by Prof. Jacek Purchla during the Cultural Mega-Events and Urban Heritage seminar
17 April 2019 at the Polytechnic University in Milan Prof. Jacek Purchla gave a lecture on The Politics of Heritage and the Urban Economy of Mega-Events: Krakow 2000 and Wroclaw 2016. Two European Capitals of Culture contrasted . The lecture was part of the series of seminars titled Cultural Mega-Events and Urban Heritage ... conducted as part of the international HOMEE project.
Iva Hraste-Sočo, deputy minister of culture of Croatia, visiting the ICC
On Tuesday, 16 April 2019, the International Cultural Center was visited by the deputy minister of culture of Croatia, Iva Hraste-Sočo and Anna Kodrić Gagro, senior counselor at the Croatian Ministry of Culture. During the visit, they met with the management of the ICC, Agata Wąsowska-Pawlik and Łukasz Galusek.
Mass and sculpture. Cult of the body in the XX century – lecture by Dr Przemysław Strożek
How did avant-garde artists from the Central and Eastern Europe region react to the rise of popularity of sport as a culture for the masses and culture of the masses? We invite you to the lecture Mass and sculpture. The cult of the body in the XX century , which will be delivered by Dr Przemysław Strożek as part of the program accompanying the exhibition Years of Disarray. Art of the Avant-Garde in Central Europe 1908-1928 presented until 9 June at the MCK Gallery.