Counting memories. Chiharu Shiota
With this installation, I want to visualize the universe within this space. A massive cloud of intertwined lines fills the room; it floats above a collection of nine tables and chairs. The network hol...
Art known as naive and what’s next… The reception of Aleksander Jackowski’s thought in the collection of Muzeum Śląskie
The exhibition is based on Aleksander Jackowski’s “Art known as naive”, the most important book in the Polish literature on the subject. Even though it has been 25 years since its release, the publica...
Silesian Urban and Industrial Landscape. A Nostalgic Journey Through Upper Silesia from the Early 20th Century
Upper Silesia is a region where industry and architecture are very closely interwoven with each other. It is a land of large industrial buildings: mines, steelworks, rolling mills and fossil-fuel powe...
The Spirit of Nature and Other Fairy Tales
On the road Although being extensive, yet still limited to a certain extent, the collection of art built up for twenty years since the establishment of the ING Polish Art Foundation, which was crea...
What is hidden. Bartek Arobal Kociemba
In some Silesian towns children collect magical green “rocks” with undulating linear patterns. These are slag - a by-product of smelting iron ore. Those stones stimulate our imagination. They direct o...
Performatywny Magazyn: From a Time Perspective / The mark
The aim of accepting submissions for the 3rd edition of the artist residency programme “Performatywny Magazyn: From a Time Perspective” connected with the 90th anniversary of Muzeum Śląskie in 2019 wa...
Unforgettable. Women during the uprisings and plebiscite in Upper Silesia
Insurgents, regardless of the time of events, are always a very masculinized group. When we refer to Silesian insurgents, we also mean mainly men. We still do not know their numbers. According to vari...
Prohibition, exclusion, superstition. A photographic tale of women in industry
The aim of the exhibition is to present the difficult problem of the role of women in industry over the past 150 years, with a particular focus on the significance of the two world wars in the process...
Slope degrees. Michał Łuczak
It is the coal that Upper Silesia has been built upon, and it still continues to affect its landscape, also the urban one. The underground exploitation has a visible and explicit impact on the archite...
Zajawka. Silesian Hip-Hop 1993–2003
Zajawka. Silesian Hip-Hop 1993–2003 Hip-hop was born in the late 1970s in poor African-American communities. For most of them, it was often the only available form of public expression. For the res...