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COMMUNITY. CARE. LABORATORY

Community, Care and Laboratory are the three film’s essays created as a dialog based on archive footage from art residency’s events from the Kyoto Art Center and the Contemporary Art Center Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, revieved and edited during the mobility crisis in 2020.

Concept and realization: Pawel Mendrek, Bartosz Tobola, Ewa Zasada

Script: Pawel Mendrek, Ewa Zasada

Visual conceptualization: Bartosz Tobola, Fryderyk Potoczek

Kind support: Katarzyna Sobanska, Marcel Slawinski

Editing by: Bartosz Tobola

Music and sound design by: Malgorzata Gulczynska

Executive producer: Pawel Mendrek

Kyoto Art Center Artists:

J triangular, multimedia poet, visual artist, and independent curator
Satoshi Kawata, visual artist
Soichiro Mihara, artist

Kyoto Art Centre Residencies Team:

Mayumi Yamamoto, chief program director
Mami Katsuya, program director
Noriko Mizuno, art coordinator
Kinari Toyama, art coordinator

Film shots from Kyoto Art Center’s residency project: The Instrument Builders Project Kyoto Circulating Echo (Caitlin Franzmann, Masamitsu Araki, Misbach Daeng Bilok, Natasha Tontey, Tomoko Momiyama, Yuya Tsukahara, Wukir Suryadi, Yoko Kawasaki, Mami Katsuya, Joel Stern, Kristi Monfries)

Film shots from Kyoto Art Center’s residency project: Rain in Kyoto Project by Philipp Dreber

Cinematographer: SongGi Kim

Videographer (film shots): Daisuke Hasegawa, Shunsuke Hiroi, Alessandro De Matis, Tsuyoshi Ishihara

U-jazdowski Artistic Residencies Team:

Ika Sienkiewicz-Nowacka, curator, Head of the Artist Residencies Department
Marianna Dobkowska, curator
Julia Harasimowicz, curator

U-jazdowski Artists and Residents:

Noor Abed, artist (Palestine)
Pierre Corric, artist (Belgium)
Mirna Bamieh, artist (Palestine)

Film shots from study visits during residencies organized by U-jazdowski to: Chata wrażen, Podlasie; The Hansen’s House, Szumin; Activities by participants of the Re–Directing: East. Hospitality residencies and seminar with The Dido’s Blanket (Centrala Designer’s Task Force: Małgorzata Kuciewicz and Simone de Iacobis (Poland)

Camera: Marta Wodz, Bartosz Tobola

Adam Mickiewicz Institute Production Team:

Ewa Chwilczynska, Asia Programme Manager
Barbara Trojanowska, Malgorzata Miskowiec, coordinators
Emilia Sobczuk, communication
Pawel Nowacki, Rafal Poborczyk, technical support

Academy of Fine Arts Production Team:

Agnieszka Czardybon, Agata Cikala, coordinators
Miroslaw Rusecki, Magdalena Palupska, communication
Katarzyna Wolny-Grzadziel, title sequence typography
Fryderyk Potoczek, colour grading

A film supported by Adam Mickiewicz Institute, the fund for maintenance and development of research potential of the Fine Arts Academy in Katowice and Kyoto Art Center film production, The Agency of Cultural Affair, Japan Government