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Schedule of Łódź Design Festival 2024 | 21-26.05.2024

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Opening of Łódź Design Festival 2023

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 18:00

Official opening of Łódź Design Festival 2023.

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The make me! 2023 final

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 18:20

The final gala of the international design competition for young designers.

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Using Lego Serious Play to Explore the Use of Design

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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20/05/2023 11:00 – 14:00

We all need more creativity in our lives – to help us do our jobs better, find new approaches to problems, or to express our thoughts, feelings and opinions.

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Portfolio Review Workshop

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online

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20/05/2023 14:00 – 16:00

These one-to-one online 20 minute review sessions are open to university students to early year professionals and practitioners.

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must have 2023 plebiscite gala

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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27/05/2023 17:00

During the May gala, the Council of Experts will present statuettes to the winners of the must have quality mark for the best Polish implementations of recent months.

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make me! 2023 – Innovation Lab

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/2023 10:00 – 20:00

The final projects of young designers at the exhibition accompanying the make me! 2023 contest.

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must have 2023 Exhibition

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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Products awarded the must have 2023 quality mark at the exhibition accompanying the plebiscite.

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Futuropolis

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/2023 10:00 – 20:00

The problems that the cities have had to face, the scale of their impact on the inhabitants or the forms of urbanisation have changed over time. However, attempts to create a blueprint for the ideal model were made in almost all eras.

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Collections

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/2023 10:00 – 20:00

In our daily lives, we are surrounded by countless and varied objects. We constantly produce them, acquire them, consume them.

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It’s only a game

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/2023 10:00 – 20:00

Is Instagram a trap, parallel world or just a tool? The cycle of illustrations “It’s only a game” is the result of few months observation by Kinga Offert and a growing fascination of photographs which may be viewed on the Internet.

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Good Innovations

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/2023 10:00 – 20:00

Selected social innovations which address some of the identified needs of older adults and persons with disabilities. The innovations were designed and tested by social innovators who are beneficiaries of the Dobre Innowacje / Good Innovations programme.

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Identity!

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/2023 10:00 – 20:00

Identity! A buzz word, a concept that might seem too wide and blur-edged to even grasp. But why does this ancient notion resonate so strongly in today’s society? How is it important, to whom, and what aspects are there to it?

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The Art of City

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/2023 10:00 – 20:00

The Art of City

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Design – a barometr of social change

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/2023 10:00 – 20:00

A selection of final diplomas from the Faculty of Interior Design, Design and Stage Design of Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, which best illustrate the keynote contained in the exhibition title.

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Process

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PURO Hotel Łódź

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15/05/202330/05/2023

An exhibition of several vases of the same form made in various ceramic techniques. From electric kiln firing to living fire firing techniques.

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25 years of WSSiP (diplomas)

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Academy of Film, Art and Design

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25/05/202301/10/2023

Since the 1998, the Academy has been educating artists in 4 faculties for a quarter of a century: Architecture, Interior Design, Design, and Film Art. As part of this exhibition, selected diploma works of graduates from two faculties: Architecture and Design will be presented.

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More Less

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/202328/05/2023 10:0020:00

The architectural exhibition that focuses on human interconnections , communication and sensibility. Beauty, happiness but also our mistakes becomes our point of view for discussion about basic questions for architecture today.

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A design lesson (collection) of the Muzuem Śląskie in Katowice

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/2023 10:00 – 20:00

In order to promote the achievements of contemporary designers, especially Polish ones, and thus prepare for their popularisation and for the education of the broad public in the area of history of design, in 2020 the curators of the Art Department of the Silesian Museum in Katowice…

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Imagined Places

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/202328/05/2023 10:0020:00

The exhibition aims to show the perception of the artistic potential and unique character of interactive stories such as video games through the prism of a digital traveler discovering virtual worlds and documenting events and places accompanying the journey.

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UAP Collective | Amusements

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/202328/05/2023 10:0020:00

The exhibition explores the theme of finding oneself in a relationship with another person through a moment of mindfulness, with all the engaged in the experience of a specific atmosphere that consists of seemingly trifling things.

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ROTA ET SPECULUM

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/202328/05/2023 10:0020:00

Istotnym elementem budującym instalację jest światło. To dzięki niemu precyzyjnie wskazujemy odbiorcy elementy, na które chcemy by zwrócił uwagę, ceramikę Koło Nova Pro, które teraz nazywa się Geberit Selnova.

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MI/GRACJE

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/202328/05/2023 10:0020:00

Humans have been migrating since the beginning of time, searching for food, shelter, or suitable living conditions. Migration is written in our DNA. In times of climate crisis and armed conflicts, it gains a new meaning.

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How Open is Design?

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/202328/05/2023 10:0020:00

The Internet, digital tools, and new methods of production overturned many existing orders related to mass production, intellectual property rights, the relationship between original and copy, or producers and consumers.

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Human Plus

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/202328/05/2023 10:0020:00

The installation includes “The Third Thumb” Project. “The Third Thumb” is a fully functional, hand-worn extra thumb, 3D printed with flexible materials.

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Re-Hemptation. Reinventing Hemp for a Sustainable Future.

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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18/05/2023 17:30 – 21:00
19/05/202321/05/2023 10:0020:00
22/05/202325/05/2023 10:0018:00
26/05/202328/05/2023 10:0020:00

A groundbreaking exhibition revealing the potential of hemp, flax, and other fibrous plants as eco-friendly alternatives to traditional materials. The exhibition presents The True Green and Husarska Design technologies.

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Mosaic, Plane, Space

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Academic Design Center

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18/05/202311/06/2023

More info soon.

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EMOTIONAL ECOLOGY / EKOLOGIA EMOCJONALNA

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Academic Design Center

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28/04/202323/05/2023

The relationship between organisms and their habitats is an area of interest for creators. They draw the impulse from their own and other organisms’ emotions.

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Project – Magazine – Powidoki / Afterimages

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Academic Design Center

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20/05/202312/07/2023

The exhibition of graphic designs for the artistic and scientific magazine “Powidoki” is a summary of several years of artistic and design adventure of the author of the graphic concept of the magazine, designer, academic teacher at the Institute of Graphic Design – Przemysław Hajek, DA.

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C_IRCLES

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Central Museum of Textiles in Łódź

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18/05/202315/06/2023

O_KRĘGI (Circles) – a participatory project, under which almost 120 embroidered selfportraits of women – participants of workshops – were created, which took place in 9 cities in Poland: Warsaw, Milanówek, Łódź, Kraków, Olsztyn, Koluszki, Kielce, Wrocław and Białystok.

Programme leaflet

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Programme Leaflet of 17. Łódź Design Festival.

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URBAN LEGENDS – THE DICTIONARY OF “LODZIANISMS”.

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Re:Medium Gallery

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12/05/202327/08/2023

An artistic and educational project with which we would like to draw attention to the unique character of our city – Lodz. In the exhibition venue of Re:Medium Gallery, we want to show a dozen or so works referring to the legends associated with the city of textile workers.

Event

Opening of Łódź Design Festival 2024

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 18:00

Official opening of the 18th edition of Łódź Design Festival.

Programme leaflet

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The programme leaflet of Łodź Design Festival 2024.

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The make me! 2024 final

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 18:00 – 19:00

The final gala of the 17th edition of the international make me! competition.

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MONOBLOC

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 19:30 – 21:00

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must have 2024 plebiscite gala

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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25/05/2024 17:00 – 19:00

During the May gala, the Board of Experts will present statuettes to the winners of the must have quality mark for the best Polish implementations.

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Musical return to comfort zone – chill & party by Kubota

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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25/05/2024 21:00

TAKE OFF YOUR SLIPPERS, PUT ON YOUR FLIP-FLOPS! We invite you to the one and only event of the 18th edition of Łódź Design Festival

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make me! 2024 – Innovation Lab

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

make me! 2024 exhibition

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must have 2024 exhibition

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

must have 2024 exhibition

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Till the trunks keep growing

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

Exhibition presenting the beneficial effects of nature and why it is so important in cities.

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Zieta Illustrated

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FUZJA

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15/05/202402/06/2024 10:0020:00

The exhibition concept includes a series of limited graphics that present Oskar Zięta’s iconic objects through the eyes of respected Polish illustrators.

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MONO_WORLD

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

Why did the plastic garden chair become the theme of the 18th edition of the design festival in Łódź and what does it have to do with comfort?

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What’s cooking in Łódź? Dictionary of Łódź-specific slang

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Re:Medium Gallery

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26/04/202402/06/2024

Another edition of the artistic and educational project. This time we decided to look for traces of multicultural Łódź in… the kitchen.

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On The Tables 

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

A simple table can express the deep cultural, social, and ecological transformations of our world. As visitors traverse this exhibition, they will discover not just a diversity of tables and settings, but understand how these everyday.

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UN_PEACE 

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

Technological development and armed conflict seem to be intertwined. The process of improving offensive weapons is accompanied by a constant race in the development of defensive means.

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NeuroDiver – Comfort Space LAB. Educational and experimental space

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

The exhibiton leads from the experience of difficulties to integration, engaging viewers in discussions and design activities. The project assumes an inclusive approach to the design of public spaces, taking into account the needs of neuroatypical people.

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OFFline from time to time

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

A series of graphics that is a visual record of the collision of the virtual and real worlds. The illustrated scenes are moments thanks to which the interlocutors regain their inner balance and energy.

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Nostalgic Glaze

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

A personal collection of memories on ceramic plates. Commemorative plates are not only unique and luxurious souvenirs, but also a component of cultural identity.

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Golden Cubes Awards – post-competition exhibition How to use architecture?

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

A presentation of educational projects of the international Award Golden Cubes Awards. Shows that architecture is an educational tool that you can learn, have fun and discover the world.

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whiteMAD 

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

whiteMAD, together with Polish brands, tried to illustrate the infinity of COLOR possibilitie

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TYPE TEXT | LDZ

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

The theme of the TYPE TEXT LDZ project is the city of Lodz, in the context of the artistic traditions and immaterial heritage of the city – typography.

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Wicker streamer

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

Wicker, which builds the Wicker Streamer, is a natural wealth of the Vistula River basin and refers to the basketry tradition of this region. However, due to its unique scale, the installation goes beyond the framework of traditional craftsmanship and traditional utilitarian functions.

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What does the creative industry think about artificial intelligence?

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

Wystawa prezentuje kompleksowe badanie podejścia branży kreatywnej do tej nieuniknionej zmiany.

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MEETINGS – 10 years of Pawlak&Stawarsk Studio 

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

An original exhibition presenting products that have been created in the studio since 2014. Invites you to take a walk among projects that are close to the authors and to which they devoted time, energy and emotions. 

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Touching the City

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

Textile typhlographics dedicated to the theme of Kielce metalwork. The exhibition focuses on the downtown gates, depicted through machine embroideries and haptic graphics made from flock foil.

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R3DEFINE

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

The exhibition, created by Student Scientific Club CAD from Lodz University of Technology, aims to show the valuable use of photogrammetric scanning and 3D printing, on example of details from the Cinematography Museum, located in the Scheibler Palace in Lodz.

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Comfort of creating

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

The exhibition presents contemporary works of students of the State Secondary School of Fine Arts in Nałęczów. The works presented at the exhibition were created with a deep appreciation and reverence for the organic materials of wicker and wood.

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Design in Public Space URBAN FARMING

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

Urban farming has flourished on a large scale in recent years. At the exhibition you can see projects and activities that are already creating a vision of a better future.

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Furniture – life after life

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

The exhibition presents furniture prototypes designed and made by second-year students of Interior Design at the Academy of Fine Arts. E. Geppert in Wrocław. The main intention is to draw attention to the growing number of discarded old furniture in the human environment.

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IMAGINE Łódź…

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

Works of students of the Design Faculty in the Academy of Art in Szczecin. The students dealt with the topic of climate catastrophe and addressed the attendant personal anxieties, experiences and concerns.

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Fashion Forever

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

A broad overview of the emerging fashion industry in Sweden as well as presenting specific initiatives from politics, academia and industry.

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design X hobby

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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21/05/2024 12:00 – 21:00
22/05/202426/05/2024 10:0021:00

The exhibition concept indirectly responds to the often-contradictory aesthetic value and meaning of the creations of enthusiastic amateurs, influenced by hobby shows in mainstream media.

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Sculpture – Beata Szczepaniak

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PURO Hotel Łódź

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01/05/202402/06/2024 10:0020:00

Sculptures by Beata Szczepaniak created between 2020 and 2024. Works from three cycles are displayed – Attachment, Playground, and Daydreaming. Despite subtle formal differences, all three cycles are characterized by the organic nature of forms and the ambiguity of interpretation.

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The Phenomenon of The Polish Kilim

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Central Museum of Textiles in Łódź

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23/05/202418/08/2024

An exhibition of Polish kilims from the collection of the Central Museum of Textiles in Łódź and the private collection of Professor Piotr Korduba. The narrative of the exhibition will focus on the phenomenon of the Polish kilim, which is a material manifestation of traditional.

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Hilarium: on the search for comfort

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inLodz21 Instytucja Kultury

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21/05/202426/05/2024

An exhibition about the complex design activity of adapting the space of the Hilary Majewski Tenement House for architectural education.

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Coincidence? I don’t think so.

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Academic Design Center

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15/05/202420/05/2024
21/05/202426/05/2024 10:0019:00
27/06/202423/06/2024

Exhibition of works completed by students from the Graphic Identification Studio I° under the supervision of dr. Przemysław Hajek. 

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Lodz carpet. Art – Craft – Industry.

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Academic Design Center

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06/05/202420/05/2024
21/05/202426/05/2024 10:0019:00
27/05/202402/06/2024

An attempt to answer the question whether an everyday object can be personal by giving it a new character and additional functions, while leaving its recognizable values.

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Space of water

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Academic Design Center

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10/05/202420/05/2024
21/05/202426/05/2024 11:0019:00
27/05/202402/06/2024

Being in confined and overcrowded places, we seek spaces of respite, free breathing, air. A social desire to be in a place without restrictions or on the verge of events is born. Water remembers us and probably no one like it. 

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Story Space – Read Me Yourself!

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The Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts Łódź

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18/05/202428/05/2024 10:0019:00
25/05/202426/05/2024 13:0018:00

The exhibition presents 8 environmental stories, as well and selected physical and auditory elements accompanying the narrative. The aim is to demonstrate the process of shaping stories based on space and its narrative structure

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Steam Rift – Steam Processor

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Academic Design Center

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06/05/202420/05/2024
21/05/202426/05/2024 10:0019:00

A story about subsequent expeditions to an alternative vision of Łódź and the underground complex of Steam Rifts, hidden from the world.

Workshops

Designing your own Future using Lego Serious Play

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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24/05/2024 12:00 – 14:00
25/05/2024 17:00 – 19:00

workshop will introduce you to the world of “LEGO Serious Play”. It will be fun, but “hard fun“. It will help you think differently about things, and even to make some decisions about your life.

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Cross Pollinator Project: Portfolio Review Workshop

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25/05/2024 12:00 – 16:00

These one-to-one online review sessions are open to university students to early year professionals and practitioners.

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RESET urban activity on diversity and inclusivity in public space using the design thinking method

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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23/05/2024 14:00 – 16:00

The workshop focuses on engaging various communities in creating/re-designing inclusive spaces of COMFORT in the urban environment.

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Gender Bias in Design & Innovation: press “RESET”

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Festival Center (Art_Inkubator)

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23/05/2024 10:00 – 13:00

Based on the co-design principles of the New European Bauhaus, the workshop will comprise of an introduction to gender bias in product and service design.

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White on White 

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shlagart

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24/05/2024 19:00

In a reality filled with colors that stimulate us every day, white is a respite, comfort for the senses, a refreshment from the multicolored, exciting world.