An international symposium co-organised with the Biennale of Warsaw and the Biennale of Kiev to draw out the connections between Europe’s Southern and Eastern peripheries.
Biennale Warszawa is the name of an interdisciplinary public cultural institution established in 2017. This name is used also to indicate a 2-year-long programming cycles that determine the work rhythm of the institution. The first such cycle, devoted to issues connected to alternative political, economic, social, educational and cultural projects began in the autumn of 2017 and will last until June 2019. Biennale Warszawa is also the name of the new interdisciplinary event whose first edition is planned for May and June 2019 in Warsaw. It included plays and performative projects, exhibitions of visual arts, results of the work of interdisciplinary creative teams, pieces created in the course of 2-year social and educational projects, as well as results of a research and theoretical programme which is a part of Biennale Warszawa ongoing activity. The organisation of an interdisciplinary international event in the form of a biennale is one of the institution’s statutory objectives.
Visual Culture Research Center (VCRC) is the organisation behind the Kyiv Biennial. VCRC was founded in 2008 as a platform for collaboration between academic, artistic, and activist communities. VCRC is an independent initiative, which is engaged in publishing and artistic activities, scientific research, organization of public lectures, discussions, and conferences.