140 Beats per minute

Warsaw 2017

curators: Zofia Krawiec, Szymon Maliborski, Łukasz Ronduda

time & veniu: 22.07 – 27.08.2017, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw

poster: Noviki more info:

The title is a reference to the number of beats per minute in classic techno music. Jacek Sienkiewicz, a pioneer of techno in Poland, whose works are presented in the exhibition, played in this tempo in the 90s. The word “rave” is used to describe dance parties with electronic music—mainly techno—that began to appear in Poland together with the political system change in the early 90s, often voicing the naive, but nonetheless authentic optimism of opening up to the world, its civilizational and technological advancement.