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photo of Jarosław Klupś Exhibition

THE SIGHTS THERE ARE / exhibition / Jarosław Klupś

2019-06-24 ( Monday ) – 2019-08-31 ( Saturday )
CK Zamek, Rotunda (ZAMEK Culture Centre in Poznań), ul. Święty Marcin 80/82, Poznań

This work uses slides made by an anonymous author, probably a Cracow engineer who during his numerous international travels in the 1970s and 1980s visited and photographed various historical sites, cities and nature. The collection shows popular locations in a surprising setting-without the crowds of tourists-captured in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and America.  This set of over 2,000 carefully developed slides occasionally reveals the author of the narrative of the past: an explorer and an amateur photographer who passionately documented the sights of remote countries and cultures. The original transparencies cover a window at the castle, creating a singular stained-glass feature, which reminds us of the potent effect of photography in its material form, its former aesthetics and function. 

Free admission

materials made available by the organizer: CK Zamek