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Starting from 2017 the Warsaw Institute for Modern and Contemporary Asian Art

Foundation is launching an ambitious cross-cultural project named WACAW – Warsaw

Asian Contemporary Art Week. A series of exhibitions and related programs will be

presented which feature a broad spectrum of contemporary art, photography, performance, visual arts and new media from across Asia: workshops, discussion panels, an academic art conference and a trading platform.

The exhibition program of WACAW will focus on modern and contemporary Asian art, new media, visual arts and performance. It will engage in a dialogue between the past

and present, tradition and innovation, and local and global concerns, as well as drawing

attention to the continuities and differences in various Asian art forms over the centuries.

WACAW is planned to be held annually between the end of May and the beginning of

June in Warsaw, Poland. The nearest dates are: June 2-9, 2017. The centerpiece of WACAW is GAAB – Grand Asian Art Bazaar – a brand new art fair of Contemporary Asian Art representing private galleries and institutions of the region.