100 Years, So What? exhibition

Centrala presents a group exhibition 100 Years, So What? by Polish multimedia artists: Małgorzata Dawidek, Iwona Demko, Dorota Hadrian, Zofia Krawiec, Katarzyna Perlak, Alicja Rogalska and SIKSA


2018 marks the centenary of women gaining voting rights in many countries around the world including Poland and the UK. Artists show their works that enter into a dialogue on what this centenary means for women now, through the new mediums of avant-garde art.


‘’…today’s world needs transgression from the growing level of inequality and injustice. The centenary of women’s emancipatory work in Poland, since obtaining the rights for voting, is the centenary that mirrors the ability of humanity to get rid of one of these injustices, the gender inequality, perhaps get rid of gender in general.’’ (Urszula Chowaniec, curator)


A natural development of the exhibition is the Instagram account @100yearssowhat led by Polish feminist artist and writer Zofia Krawiec. We encourage girls and women from around the world to tell us what women’s rights means for them today using the hashtag #100yearsSOWHAT


Associated Events:

11th-12th June 2018 Conference; Sold Out! Impacts of Gender Discourse on Polish Politics, Society organised by Urszula Chowaniec (London, UCL)

13th June 2018 6-8pm Private View: 100 Years, So What? (Centrala)

13th June 2018 4pm – Alicja Kaczmarek discuss exhibition with Agata Pyzik, Małgorzata Dawidek, Katarzyna Perlak (Centrala)

15th June 2018 Exhibition Tour – 100 Years, So What: Polish Multimedia Artists (Centrala)

24th June 2018 Anna Jochymek ‘Melody of Nostalgia’ Sound Performance (Centrala)

19th July 2018 Feminist Art Seminar (Centrala)

19th July 2018 SIKSA Performance – 100 Years, So What? (Finissage) (Centrala)


Leading illustration by Patrycja Podkościelny: www.podkoscielny.com


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