19TH WARSAW POSTER BIENNIAL BEGINS THIS WEEKEND

04 June 2004
Brussels (Belgium) - The 19th International Poster Biennial (IPB), Warsaw 2004, has announced its Programme of Events.
Brussels (Belgium) - The 19th International Poster Biennial (IPB), Warsaw 2004, has announced its Programme of Events. The IPB presents poster work created world-wide during the period between 2002 and 2003 and aims to promote and compare the most significant achievements of that time. The event is being organised by the Poster Museum at Wilanow Department of the National Museum in Warsaw and Polish Poster Foundation. The 19th IPB 2004 Exhibition will run from 5 June to 26 September 2004.

The IPB Office accepted 2295 works from 762 designers in 47 countries. The Qualifying Committee for the Competitive Exhibition selected 453 posters submitted by 277 designers from 33 countries. Posters were divided into the categories 'ideological,' 'cultural,' 'advertising' and 'debuts'.



The 19th International Poster Biennial Programme is as follows:

3 June 2004, Thursday:
18:00
Opening of "Lech Majewski's posters" exhibition
Graphics and Poster Gallery, 40 Hoza Street

4 June 2004, Friday:
Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts Day
5 Krakowskie Przedmie cie Street

From 11:00
- Annual Review of Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts
- International Nature Protection Day
- Exhibition of students' works of International Poster School in Turin, Italy
Curator of exhibition: Gianfranco Torri

13:00 - 18:00
Posters Collectors Meeting
Wlodek Orzel Poster Gallery, Na Rozdrozu Square (subway)

18:00
Opening of "Water for Humankind" post-competition poster exhibition
Green Gallery, 2/4 Krzywe Kolo Street
Curator of exhibition: Thierry Sarfis

19:00
Opening of "Miroslaw Adamczyk - posters and covers" exhibition
"Pokaz" Gallery, 20/22 Krakowskie Przedmie cie street
Curator of exhibition: Zdzislaw Schubert

5 June 2004, Saturday:
11:00
Opening of "Jurors of the 19th IPB 2004" exhibition
Posters by: Philippe Apeloig (France), Maciej Buszewicz (Poland),
Daniela Haufe (Germany), Anabella Salem (Argentina).
At Polish Power Grid Company hall, 2 Mysia Street
Curator of exhibition: Maria Kurpik

13:00
Opening of "Laureates of the 18th IPB 2002" exhibition
Posters by: Alex Jordan - Nous Travaillons Ensamble (France),
Alain Le Quernec (France), Makoto Saito (Japan).
At Studio Theatre Gallery, Culture Palace, Defilad Square 1
Curators of exhibition: Grzegorz Pabel, Maria Kurpik

18:00
- The official inauguration of the 19th International Poster Biennale
- The announcement of the verdict of the Jury
- Opening of Competition Exhibition of the 19th IPB
Curator of exhibition: Magdalena Ciesielska
Picnic in the garden of the Poster Museum at Wilanow
10/16 St. Kostki Potockiego Street

6 June 2004, Sunday
12:00
Opening of exhibition of the posters "Competition for posters devoted to
Witold Gombrowicz's ideas"
Ateneum Foundation Gallery
51/53 Piwna Street
Curator of exhibition: Katarzyna Matul



Other events will also be taking place:

MOTIVA 2004: Animals' subjects in Japanese poster
83 posters from collection of the National Museum in Poznan and 16 advertising of the Takeo Paper by Kazumasa Nagai
Curator of exhibition: Anna Grabowska
Museum of Applied Art, Division of the National Museum in Poznan,
Przemyslaw's Hill
T: + 48 61/85 68 023
E:
22 February to 30 April 2004

Ryszard Kajzer Poster, Drawing
Music - Dieter Dolezel
Contemporary Arts Gallery in Wloclawek
2/4 Miedziana street, 87-800 Wloclawek
T/F: + 48 54/411-21-20, 411-21-21
E:
4 June to 27 June 2004

PERSONA 2003 - Istvan Orosz, Hungary
"Wozownia" Art Gallery, Torun
T: + 48 56/ 62 26 339
F: +48 56/ 62 10 929
E:
Curator of exhibition: Zdzislaw Schubert
15 June to 11 July 2004

The Gniezno Encounters with the Poster - The Sixth: Denmark
Muzeum Poczatkow Panstwa Polskiego, Gniezno
T/F: + 48 61/ 426-46-41
E:
Curator of exhibition: Anna Grabowska
12 October 2004 to 27 February 2005

Michel Bouvet (France) - Posters
The Laureate of Jan Lenica Award of the 18th IPB - Warsaw 2002
National Museum in Poznan, Gallery of Painting and Sculpture in New Building
9 Marcinkowskiego street, 61-745 Poznan
T: + 48 61/85 68 023
E:
Curator of exhibition: Irena Przymus
10 April to 15 May 2005

GENERATION
Arboterum Gallery, at the National Museum in Warsaw
3 Jerozolimskie Avenue
11 May to 28 June 2004



Chairman of the Program Council: Lech Majewski
President of the Polish Poster Foundation: Maria Kurpik
General Secretary IPB: Magdalena Ciesielska

For further information please contact:

The IPB Secretary Poster Museum at Wilanow
10/16 St. Kostki Potockiego street
http://www.postermuseum.pl


The 19th International Poster Biennial is endorsed by Icograda. Icograda endorsement is a guarantee that the design event complies with approved international guidelines.