Lem in Bezalel in a day of Art, Literature and Imagination
A special day held in cooperation with the Screen Arts Dept in Bezalel which will cover the different aspects in the works of Stanislaw Lem
with the participation of researchers, creators, and professionals from Israel and Poland.
This special day will bring together movies, aliens, art, and the work of Stanislaw Lem with the participation of the Screen Based Arts Dept in Bezalel
and will take place on Thursday March 24 2022 from 10:00 onwards.
Held via Zoom.
Ahead of this day a special call for papers invited academics and artists to submit short lectures (in Hebrew, English, or Polish) by March 3 2022.
The timetable is:
10:30 – Noon – Lem and the Visual Imagination. With Polish artist Joanna Karpowicz and Przemel Debowski who designed the covers for the MIT series of Lem books.
Art director Wojciech Ostrycharz, who is one of the creators involved in making The Invincible video game which will soon be released. He also served as the animator for Another Day of Life.
A film on Polish reporter Ryszard Kapuscinski.
13: 30 – 15:00 – LEM Visions of the Future – A panel dealing with the future of humanity in Lem’s perspective. The panel will include futurologist Aleksandra Przegalinska and academic
Krzystof Mai who studied video games.
15:30 – 17:00 – World Building Lem. This panel will deal with how Lem created imaginary worlds that function as one unit despite them not being real. Speakers include Prof. Ilona Gomel,
who is about to release a new English language study of Lem, and publisher Ranni Graf.
The day will include the launching of an animated short film competition in honor of Lem.
Please note that some last-minute changes might occur.