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The German-Polish exhibition project is a cooperation of the Künstlerbund Baden-Württemberg, the Port 25 - Raum für Gegenwartskunst in Mannheim and the Galeria Miejska BWA in Bydgoszcz.
From nearly 100 submissions, the jury selected 10 Polish and 10 German positions, as well as additional contributions in the field of performance, workshops and the like. The jury consisted of Karolina Lesnik (Director Galeria Miejska Bydgoszcz), Agnieszka Gorzaniak (Curator Galeria Miejska), Kim Behm (Curator Port25 - Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Mannheim), Yvonne Vogel (Exhibition Director Port25), Simone Demandt (Artist, First Chairwoman of the Künstlerbund Baden-Württemberg) and Julia Wenz (Artist, Vice Chairwoman of the Künstlerbund). The minutes were taken by Tomasz Zielinski (Scientific Assistance Galeria Miejska) and Clemens Ottnad (Management Künstlerbund).
The participating artists
Elisabeth Bereznicki (installation), Julia Braciczewska (painting, material collages), Isa Dahl (installation), Claudia de la Torre (workshop on artists' books), Tomasz Dobiszewski (mixed media), Kuba Elwertowski (works on paper), Uwe Ernst (drawing), Marta Filipiak & Lukasz Owczarzak (installation, photography), Martina Geiger-Gerlach (object), Piotr Grodzki (sculpture), Sophie Innmann (installation, performance), Ulrika Jäger (object, installation), Jan Jansen (painting), Tanja Niederfeld (painting, installation), Krzysztof Nowicki (photography), Grzegorz Pleszynski (object,video), Stefanie Reling-Burns (app), Marta Szymielewicz (painting), Dorota Scisla (installation), Katinka Theis (photography, drawing), Weronika Trojanska (performance), Sebastian Trzoska (drawing).