Education, Without barriers
(Wednesday), 6–8 PM, level 2, free admission
Please register (until 27 June) via the application form (pl) or by phone: 71-356-42-53
Meeting point at MWW ticket office (level 0).
We provide assistance in reaching the building from its immediate vicinity.
We invite people with visual impairment as well as sighted people to experience contemporary art through sound, touch and other extra-visual senses. During the three-year programme called Spectrum of Light, we will together examine the extra-visual properties of successive colours in the visible light spectrum. We start with orange – the colour of relationships, creativity and expression!
Sounds affect our mood. They can calm us down or stimulate. They resonate with emotions, so we can describe sounds using words such as sadness, joy, peace. Is it the same with shapes? Can we assign a shape to a sound? A line, square, wave, circle?
The workshop will start with an attempt to capture a sound, after which we will create a tactile form to find out how sounds can be translated into shapes. Then, sensitised to careful listening, we will work in tandems – we will use instruments to perform an action resembling a colourful sound composition. The conductor and the musician will then stage the final mini-concert in the interactive space filled with the orange colour, which is the setting of Exposure to Colour.
Led by Paweł Romańczuk, Agata Iżykowska-Uszczyk
Agata Iżykowska-Uszczyk has graduated in cultural studies and anthropology of literature, theatre and film from the University of Wrocław. She is a member of the scientific association Collegium Invisibile, co-founder of the Płynne Muzeum foundation, which promotes contemporary art among young children, and cultural educator associated with museology since 2015. Currently she works as an educator in the Four Domes Pavilion.
Paweł Romańczuk is a musician and composer who has been conducting research in the field of unusual sound sources since 2006. Founder of the Małe Instrumenty band from Wrocław, where he fulfils his own artistic needs. Composer of music for films and theatre performances. He builds his own instruments, musical devices and sound installations, conducts workshops, gives presentations and lectures and participates in exhibitions connected with musical instruments and sound experiments.
The workshop is part of the educational programme accompanying the Light Spectrum project. More information about the project Light Spectrum / Exposure to Colour. Orange, link.
The Light Spectrum project was co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage from the Culture Promotion Fund – a state special purpose fund.
Please be informed that during the workshops photographs or videos can be taken for the needs of Wrocław Contemporary Museum, which may include the images of people taking part in the classes and images of works made by them. The photographs or videos will be stored in an internal archive documenting the activities of MWW. They can also be used for promotional purposes on the website www.muzeumwspolczesne.pl and in social media (on websites facebook.com/muzeumwspolczesne, instagram.com/muzeum_wspolczesne and youtube.com/muzeumwspolczesne). If you do not agree to have your photographs or videos taken, please inform the person conducting the workshops before they start. Failing to provide such information before the beginning of the class workshop is tantamount to granting Wrocław Contemporary Museum consent to use the photographs or videos as referred to above.
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