In Gdansk, the Memory of Water (MoW) project has focused on the historic former shipyard areas, which are currently being
re-developed. In the background, there is awareness of the importance of the Shipyard in the history of Gdansk and Poland.
“Solidarity“, the largest socio political movement in Europe, was born here.
This wealth of tangible and intangible heritage has made "Gdańsk Shipyard" an extremely important place: not only on the map of our city, but also in our hearts.
Our activities have been inspired by iconic symbols of Solidarity and remaining industrial architecture, as well as through individual human stories. One of the biggest discoveries we have made during the project is the green heritage of the Shipyard and its significance for the future narrative about this place. We hope this discovery will have a major impact on its redevelopment.
During the webinar Roman Sebastyanski and Agnieszka Wolodzko will present an overview of the processes they respectively curated: a ‘city lab‘ series (entitled Shipyard Anew) and artist residencies. These two aspects of the MoWGdansk activities have been closely interconnected and have inspired each other.
Next, the project’s results will be shown in the local context of main stakeholder feedback. However, we also believe that our conclusions concerning the re-interpretation of the role of fauna and flora in the past and present will Impact the future development of the shipyard area. Knowing the importance of green heritage will influence greater recognition of the green potential for post-industrial waterfront heritage in Gdansk as well as in other European cities. We hope we have sown the seeds of change*….
START: 12.00 pm
More details: https://www.memoryofwater.eu/