We’re recruiting for the autumn edition!

August 30, 2012 in Residences 2012

We’re looking for:

  1. A residency coordinator, in a part-time capacity, from mid-September to December 2012. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the field coordinating the residency of Lenka Vitkova, a Czech artist.
  2. A project coordinator for the Big Draw project in Poland, in a part-time capacity, from mod-September to mid-November 2012. It is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the field, marketing and coordinating a series of workshops held by Polish and foreign educators during the Big Draw Month (details at: www.campaignfordrawing.org/bigdraw/).
  3. People who want to gain hands-on experience in acquiring funds, planning and conducting marketing campaigns and contacting the media,

We’re also looking for volunteers for more temporary and short-notice jobs, such as translating and interpreting services both via phone and in person, showing the residents around galleries/exhibitions, hosting public debates with artists, marketing and documenting the events, help in organizing workshops, etc. Read the rest of this entry →

The challenges of Games – from the reality and back

August 13, 2012 in Residences 2012, Rozmowa, Veronika Tzekova

Friday, 17 August 2012, 6.00 PM, admission free
Venue: Poznan Archaeological Museum, Wodna 27, Poznan, the Audiovisual Room

MPRA invites everyone interested to a meeting with Agnieszka Stempin, the curator of an exhibition in Poznan Archeological Museum entitled „The challenges of Games – from the reality and backˮ and Veronika Tzekova, a Bulgarian artist and MPRA resident.

Veronika Tzekova, Space Appropriator #4 / PARK&PLAY #3 Chess, 2012/ © Veronika Tzekova

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Patrik Kovačovský: Recalling and Forgetting

August 12, 2012 in Opening, Patrik Kovačovský, Residences 2012, Workshops


Patrik Kovačovský

Recalling and Forgetting
Collaborative project for a solo exhibition. Curators: Mariusz Urban and Agata Walas.
Venue: Kolektyw 1a, ul. Św. Wojciech 1A, Poznań
Date: 16-30.08.2012; opening: 16 August 2012, 18:00

On 16 August at 6.00 PM, in Kolektyw 1a, Patrik Kovačovský will present the outcome of yet another workshop carried out during his stay in Poznan as a part of the International Artists in Residence Programme (MPRA). Kovačovský’s Recalling and Forgetting project is a result of collaboration with two Poznan graduates of Culture Studies – Mariusz Urban and Agata Walas. Read the rest of this entry →

We’re recruiting for the summer edition!

May 4, 2012 in Residences 2012


We are looking for interns and volunteers for two teams working on Patrik Kovačovski’s and Veronika Tzekova’s residencies.

The Management Team will work on planning and implementing the schedule of the residents’ stay in Poznań. The interns will be responsible for:
– establishing contact and coordinating the cooperation between the residents and the institutions which will host the artists’ lectures, workshops, performances, etc.,
– organising workshops, meetings, lectures and other events,
– organising the final exhibition,
– providing the residents with help in purchasing or renting materials necessary for their work and exhibition,
– introducing the resident into the studio/workshop (there is a possibility to assist the residents later during their stay should the artists agree),
– providing the residents with help in adapting to Poznań and getting to know local artistic life. Read the rest of this entry →