The space of art is vast, and function of an artist is similar to the role of a navigator, keeping a space ship on a trajectory beyond the limits of known territories, far away from the comfortable and stagnant place where everything is familiar. Imagine the Spaceship Enterprise not moving, no knowledge is produced, society is left in the dark. Symbolically above the ground, Spaceship Jasny Dom defines itself as a unit of space - the art residency; and an agent of change - the artist in residence. Artist navigates, and the "residency engine" provides continuity of the navigator’s efforts. Together they are terra-morphing the Krakow art scene. To allow the navigator and the engine the best and the most efficient operation, the interior of the spaceship needed to be designed with a strong connection to the place and the community it supposes to change but also with an articulated distance from this location. This is the reason why it is composed of furniture that was borrowed from the Krakow art community but also irrefutably modified and detached from its everyday utilitarian design and function. This furniture has been amended to provide a platform for extrapolation into the future. It secured an outstandingly inspirational and symbolic space for the artist to do nothing less than terra-morph Krakow Art scene.
The Spaceship Jasny Dom is aiming to change art. What and how, is this vast area, that is to be terra morphed, defined? It is a very peculiar problem. Closer the philosophers, artists, and historians are getting to its definition, less correct they are. In a way, it is strikingly similar to the wave/particle problem that scientists are experiencing in quantum physics when trying to pinpoint the exact location of an elementary particle like an electron or light. Why not seek to borrow some conceptual tools from science and try to tackle this problem in art? Furthermore, based on this experiment, why not to try to extrapolate this state and definition of the art into the future, perhaps 30-50 years from now? Eight invited scientists, sociologists, futurologists and artists attempted this definition and extrapolation of the art in future Poland.
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