Since 2014, POLIN Museum has conducted an artist-in-residence program, inviting Polish and foreign artists for three-week residencies. During their stays, artists use the subject of Jewish heritage as the basis of a project conducted in cooperation with the Museum, involving the inhabitants of Warsaw in their works.
In spring 2016, an exhibition Presence/Absence/
With the second edition of the program (2016-2017), we wish to continue the previous strategy of working with the history of Polish Jews. We are interested in a critical analysis of contemporary public debate, social memory, Jewish cultural inheritance, public knowledge and imagination. But also transnational remembrance practices and alternative policies of history.