TRANS/IT/US – is an audiovisual performance, exhibition, action in public space in Poland and Ukraine – taking place simultaneously in both places at the same time. This is the first exhibition in a country at war summarizing the year of Polish citizens’ help to refugees from Ukraine. This is a symbolic testimony of solidarity with the Ukrainian nation shown by the artist Aleksander Janicki, among others. as part of the 20th BIENNALE OF MEDIA ART WRO 2023 / EXCHANGEABLE CONTENT
Place and date of the opening in Ukraine: May 12, 2023 Świrz Castle near Lviv
Exhibition organized in cooperation with the National Union of Architects of Ukraine as part of cooperation with the Polish foundation AYA Found.
The older sister of the Apteka Gallery. A gallery of Aleksander Janicki, the seat of: HiQ Formation, Institute of Intuition, AYA Found. This is a place with history. Former workshop, located in the outbuilding of the atmospheric courtyard of a modernist tenement house in Krakow’s Podgórze district at 21 Józefińska Street, was converted into Alek Janicki’s studio in 1996. A number of works were created there, including: installations – Visitor and Siedzący (Seated), first sketches of the Expo 2005 pavilion in Aichi, Japan and many other projects, usually of an interdisciplinary nature. Between 2011 and 2013, the studio became the base of the Goldex Poldex Cooperative. In 2014, i! Gallery was inaugurated, which at the same time became the seat of the HiQ Formation. Currently, it is also an asylum – home to friends from Ukraine who arrived in Krakow because of the brutal war in Ukraine.