235 Bowery Street, NY (Lower East Side).
Showing artist, Pawet Althamer, born in Warsaw 1967. These works were powerful and moving. He uses sculpture to represent social engagement physically, psychologically and politically.
A large cross section of the community has been incorporated into the exhibition. Today there was a street performer playing bag pipes with the music.
Self Portrait in a Suitcase, 1996. Used suitcase, wood, metal, Eire, plywood, cardboard, clay polymer, wax, hair, paint, textiles.
Sylvia, 2910. Aluminium. Produced by Althamer and the Nowolipie group (a group from Warsaw affected by multiple sclerosis)
Black Market, 2007. PVC, ebony, swamp oak, smoked oak, animal intestine, clams, fabric, thread, workbench, vies, various tools, cardboard, plastic brooms, black overalls.