“Inspired by the Forest” – exhibition at the Białystok University of Technology Campus
We invite you to a fascinating sculpture exhibition entitled “Inspired by the Forest”, which can now be viewed in the square in front of the Centre for Modern Education at the Białystok University of Technology. This unique exhibition presents monumental wooden sculptures by seven talented artists: Jerzy Iwacik, Wiktor Kabac, Daniel Lipian-Kaniuk, Wojciech Mendzelewski, Stanisław Ostaszewski, Wojciech Pawliczuk and Anna Marta Świtalska-Świć.
The pieces were created during the “Plein-Air Wood Sculpture” cyclical event in Hajnówka, which took place in the years 2019-2023. The opening of the exhibition, which took place in October, gathered not only the academic community, but also representatives of local authorities, the media, and art aficionados. The event was organised by the History Centre of the Białystok University of Technology.
Patronage over the “Inspired by the Forest” exhibition is held by the Rector of the Białystok University of Technology, Dr. hab. Inż. Marta Kosior-Kazberuk, Prof. PB. The works of art can be admired until the end the year, and, most importantly, the exhibition is accessible to visitors around the clock.
The exhibition consists of 25 sculptures, some of which are up to 2.5 m tall. The material in which the artists worked was, of course, wood, mainly oak. The pieces include sculptures that combine themes of nature, city, and architecture, suggesting that the exhibition aims to build a bridge between different areas of life, inspiring both students, university staff and city residents.
We cordially invite everyone interested to visit this unique exhibition and be inspired by the works of art that will remain on the square in front of the Centre for Modern Education until the end of the year. It is a great opportunity immerse yourself in the world of art and experience beauty and reflection through the prism of forest-inspired artists. It is also worth noting the contrast between the dignified character of the wooden sculptures and the modern architecture of the surrounding building.
See our photo coverage and brief documentary about the exhibition.
Photos: Dariusz Piekut, Politechnika Białostocka