Quarks Elephants & Pierogi
The award-winning book introducing Polish culture to English language readers has been transformed into a vivid and whimsical exhibition.
“Quarks, Elephants & Pierogi” is an original and glamourous exhibition of illustrations taken from the English-language book “Quarks,
Elephants & Pierogi: Poland in 100 Words”.
The exhibition”Quarks, Elephants & Pierogi” is a visual tale about the Polish language made up of the book’s illustrations, arranged in curious
and original ways, such asneons embroidery, sculptures, textiles and . Can you distil the essence of the country into just 100 words? We think so in this English language book. Each chapter describes a selected word embedded in Polish landscape, history and culture.
The book’s illustrator, Magdalena Burdzynska, a painter and graphic designer, conjoins various means of visual expression with plain
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1
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Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 10am – 5pm
Thursdays: 10am - 8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12pm – 4pm
Monday & Holidays: Closed
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The Art Gallery of Mississauga is a guest upon the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. This ancient land is part of the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and the traditional homelands of the Anishinaabe, Wendat, and Haudenosaunee nations.