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Common Roots
15 November 2012 -  23 February 2013
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This November Design Museum Holon will present Common Roots, a dynamic new design exhibition exploring Central and Eastern European design.

Common Roots will examine the shared traits in contemporary and historical design from Central and Eastern Europe from the past seven decades. Divided into two parts, the exhibition will present historical design from after World War II (1945-1989) and contemporary design from after the fall of communism (1989) to the present day.

Objects have been collected from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.With the help of cultural institutes and embassies, a team ofninecurators lead by Agnieszka Jacobson-Cielecka, have been assembled tosub-curate each of the prominent countries, giving a unique insight into the thriving design scene of each country.Jacobson-Cieleckais the programme advisor for Lodz Design Festival, the Head of Design at the School of Form in Poland and an independent design curator.


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