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Through the Eyes of the Cyber Generation
June 25, 2008   
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Tamagotchi Generation Diaries is an exhibition of artwork by young Polish artists, on display at Warsaw's Klimy Bocheńskiej Gallery until July 16.

The exhibition constitutes something of a subjective chronicle of the world around us as well as a running commentary on the uncertainties of human identity.

It centers on the Tamagotchi, an electronic toy that was particularly popular in the late 1990s and that serves as a symbol of the so-called cyber generation. To those who owned one, the Tamagotchi represented temporariness, transition, care and mourning-qualities that can be said to form an algorithm of human existence. The artwork exhibited demonstrates how young artists have interpreted that algorithm in a variety of different ways.

On display are works by artists including Agata Agatowska, Marek Ejsmond-¦lusarczyk, Justyna Kabala, Tomasz Kopcewicz, Michał Kotula, Agnieszka Łakoma, Julita Malinowska, Tomasz Musiał, Joanna Pawlik, Wojciech Skrzypiec, Paweł Szczerepa, and Urszula ¦liz.


Klimy Bocheńskiej Gallery, 27/31 Z±bkowska St.
(on the premises of Warsaw's Koneser vodka factory)
tel. +48 601 511 713, until July 16
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