Nov. 3 and Nov. 9, 2018 – Karolina Hałatek in Laumeier Sculpture Park

Saint Louis Polonia welcomes Karolina Hałatek as 2018 CEC ArtsLink Fellow in Laumeier Sculpture Park in St Louis. 

Karolina Hałatek is Łódz-born Artist who creates site-specific installations, objects, photographs, and videos.  Her installations use sparse forms and exploit materials such as neons, lasers, light, and mirrors. The artist reveals the physical character of these matters in order to say something about them. She doesn’t, however, consider herself a creator of minimal art. She gives her works symbolism referring to perception, workings of the mind, and ontological problems. Most of her works are visionary environments engaging the viewer and making the experience contemplative or even meditative.

Karolina Hałatek’s works have been exhibited at Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, during Kinetica Art Fair in London, Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, OMONIA Biennale and Transmission Art Festival in Athens, Light Move Festival, Fotofestival in Łódź, and galleries in London, Berlin, Wrocław, Warsaw, Łódź, Bytom, Radom, Tczew, and Lublin. She participated in XXXIII Plener dla Artystów Posługujących się Językiem Geometrii (editor’s translation: 33th Plein Air Workshop for Artists Using the Language of Geometry), organised by Dr. Bożena Kowalska. In 2015 Hałatek took part in MONA FOMA Festival in Tasmania, where her video was transmitted into space.

Katarzyna Hałatek is also an author of fashion scenographies (IMA MAD, Fashion Week Poland, Łódź, 2012), theatrical set designs (Orisons directed by Judith Bird, Wimbledon Studio Theatre, London, 2007; The Visit, Arthur Cotterell Theatre, Kingston College, London, 2007; Hansel & Gretel directed by Damian Sandys, C Theatre Company, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2006; Shakespeare for Breakfast directed by Damian Sandys, C Theatre Company, Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, 2006) and scenographies for film (Nowa, Dekalog 89+, directed by Tomasz Olejarczyk, 2010).

To find out more, visit the artist’s website: www.karolinahalatek.com

Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 3, 2018 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Light The Way, the first of two major events in the After Dark series. The event is open to all visitors to explore the Park at night. Join us for an action-packed evening filled with live music, art activities, a sculpture scavenger hunt (with prizes to win), face-painting, fire pits, s’mores, lawn games, food and beverage available for purchase and so much more!

Karolina Hałatek new installation will be featured during this event. 

Thursday November 8 6:30 PM-8:00 PM 

COCKTAILS + CONVERSATION WITH VISITING ARTIST KAROLINA HALATEK

Enjoy a campfire chat with Laumeier’s visitng artist, Karolina Halatek of Poland.  

Location: Laumeier Park Education Shelters 

http://www.laumeiersculpturepark.org/calendar/2018/11/8/cocktails-conversation-karolina-halatek

http://www.laumeiersculpturepark.org/conversation-series/

 

 

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