Wroclaw

Bartosz Hołoszkiewicz. Designated evacuation area

Open 12:00-18:00. Closed Tue.       Pl. Strzegomski 2A (Fabryczna)
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Exactly a decade after the 2011 events in the Tōhoku region of Japan – the earthquake, the devastating tsunami and the explosion at the Fukushima power plant - Bartosz Hołoszkiewicz evokes the trauma of those days and takes us to a safe place - a designated evacuation area. Designated by local authorities, evacuation areas have a peculiar dualism – while promising physical safety, they seem to cause psychological anxiety that often leads to trauma. A sense of detachment from the threat is combined with a powerful fear of losing the loved ones, home, previous life. In the face of the raging natural element, a designated evacuation area becomes the bridgehead of the human order. The determination to maintain order is also crucial when resettling an area ravaged by a natural cataclysm, when chaos is being replaced by the need to organise even the simplest things and objects. This exhibition can be experienced at the Wrocław Contemporary Museum.

Date

Venue

Open 12:00-18:00. Closed Tue. Mar 12 2021 - Jul 5 2021
Wrocław Contemporary Museum
Pl. Strzegomski 2A (Fabryczna)
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Price/Additional Info

Permanent exhibits 2zł; temporary exhibits 10/5zł, children under 6 free. Thu free.

Website

www.muzeumwspolczesne.pl

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