As an artistic structure Modelarnia functions as a collaborative of artists and is absolutely non-profit organization, based officially on the structure of Wyspa Progress Foundation (a non-governmental organization). Modelarnia joins the functions of a workshop with the space of shows and activities in the area of visual arts. Most of the events have a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary character creating and mixing forms of artistic events generating a space of being together and experiencing art more than functions of the traditional gallery.
Here appears also meetings with artists, art theoreticians, lectures, concerts, performance-art shows and a Festival of Young European Cinematography.
With Modelarnia are connected art critics and curators who want to practise their research on the regional alternative art scene. Modelarnia is a space of residency for artists.
Total surface of the site : 400 m2
Architect of the rehabilitation : artists’ initiative, no architectural intervention
Renovation costs of the building : none
Location : near the center of Gdansk
Foundation year of the centre : 2002
Type of occupation : lease
Owner of the building : the developer of the shipyard Synergia 99
Social and artistic disciplines :
social context activities
one night shows