Inauguration of the new building of Muzeum Sztuki ms2

28.05.2008 13.00

Programme of the venue

Symposium Alien? Museum in (over)determined space
At the symposium invited directors and curators will be considering how to act successfully and responsibly in museums located in places which remain strongly influenced by an architect's individuality, or the urban and social surrounding in which they are placed.

May 28th

10.00 Opening of the symposium
Herbst Palace, Przedzalniana 72

10.30 Part I: Disalienation? The Ways of Invading an All-Too-Well Designed Space

Valerie Hillings, Guggenheim Museum NYC;
Susanne Titz, Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach;
Luiz Guilherme Vergara, MAC de Niteroi

12.00 Discussion: Valerie Hillings, Susanne Titz, Luiz Guilherme Vergara

14.30 Part II: Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Introducing the Alien into Urban Space

Katrin Bucher, Kunsthaus, Graz;
Corinne Diserens, MUSEION, Bolzano;
Christine Macel, Centre Pompidou, Paris

16.00 Discussion: Katrin Bucher, Corinne Diserens, Christine Macel

21.00 Wilhelm Sasnal, The Other Church, film screening
19 Wiosen, music performance
Luka Club, Zgierska 26

May 29th

10.00 Part III: Powers of Attraction: Museum in the Landscape of Transformation
Herbst Palace, Przedzalniana 72

Oana Tanase, MNAC, Bucuresti;
Lolita Jablonskiene, National Gallery of Art, Vilnius;
Joanna Mytkowska, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

11.30 Discussion: Oana Tanase, Lolita Jablonskiene, Joanna Mytkowska

13.00 Inauguration of the building ms2,
Ogrodowa 17


The opening ceremony of ms² will take place on 9th of October 2008.

We look forward to meeting you in Lodz.

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