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"The Department of Subterranea", by Marcin Dudek

Center for Contemporary Art WIELS | in the frame of the Brussels ART BOOK FAIR
13/09/15


Following more than a decade producing artworks that deal with the literal and figurative underground, Marcin DUDEK created The Department of Subterranea. While the story begins with the artist following his father into the mines, it matures to encompass an overview of human underground activity that covers amateur excavation, illegal tunneling, smuggling, deserted subway networks, sewer systems and subversive ideological struggles.
This book contains explanations of projects, processes and archives, created by Marcin Dudek between 2004 and 2014. It is not an overview of all of the artist’s work to date, but an introduction to his core research and production.
(text by Polish Cultural Institute in London)

The book "The Department of Subterranea" will be presented in Brussels at the Center for Contemporary Art WIELS parallely to the Brussels Art Book Fair and the Underground Poetry Fest
Its lauch takes place on Tuesday 8 September at Edel Assanti Gallery, London (74a Newman Street, London W1T 3DB) >>> Find out more on the website of the Polish Cultural Institute in London

+++ Find out more about the Polish guests (Katarzyna BAZARNIK, Zenon FAJFER, Print Control workshop) who participates in the ART BOOK FAIR



PRACTICAL INFORMATION
>>> Center for Contemporary Art WIELS (Av. Van Volxem 354, 1190 Brussels) - see map
>>> 13 September 2015 - 13:00 > 15:00
>>> Free of charge



The book The Department of Subterranea is published by MER Peper Kunthalle & Harlan Levey Projects. The same company coproduced the Ania SOLIMAN's stay at  M_KHA, Antwerp's Museum of Contemporary Art!
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Marcin DUDEK presented his exhibition "Saved by an Unseen Crack" at the HARLAN LEVEY PROJECTS Gallery from18 April until 30 May 2015
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