"Życie. Instrukcja" (Life. A Manual) exhibition inspired by the work of Georges Perec integrates various disciplines – gathers works and authors, who think in classifications, enjoy formal constraints and complex narratives.
The exhibition is divided into four parts: ludic, sociological, novelist and autobiographical. The reading room is its integral part and permeates all the "chapters" of the exhibition.
Among presented publications, there are photo books, books being the result of art projects and books that are art projects.
Curator: Jadwiga Sawicka
Collaboration on the part of Zachęta: Katarzyna Kołodziej, Michał Kubiak
Exhibition design: Lila Kalinowska
Visual identity of the exhibition, graphic design of texts: Kaja Gliwa, Mikołaj Moskal
The exhibition is accompanied by the book titled "Życie. Instrukcja" (Life. A Manual) comprising a selection of writings (including fragments of prose by Georges Perec) and texts in the field of literature, sociology and art.
Design and illustrations: Anna and Magdalena Piwowar