Garden Street
Project info

Everyone in Łódź/Poland knows this story. Wealthy entrepreneur Izrael Poznański, in order to ensure a steady supply of labor force to his factory, decides to build a housing estate for workers on its grounds. They played an important role in the development of industry and generally shared the fate of the factories that belonged to their founders: when their heyday had passed, the function of the buildings got changed.
The artist guides us around the world which is already gone, lost. Looking at Tarasiewicz’s photos, we’re confronted with desolate rooms, dilapidated walls out of which someone ripped off electrical wiring and where time imprinted the ghosts of furniture and lost artworks.