Souvenir, Talisman, Toy is one of four related exhibitions that form the interdisciplinary research project "Exhibition as Research: Collaborative Curating and Difficult Knowledge."
The Montreal, Canada based research team consists of Dr. Shelley Ruth Butler (McGill University), Prof. Heather Igloliorte (Concordia University), Dr. Erica Lehrer (Concordia University),
and Dr. Monica Patterson (Concordia University).
Dr. Erica Lehrer is the curator and principal investigator on the present exhibition.
she is collaborating with local designers, scholars, culture-brokers, and students, including:
Lucyna & Zdzisław Leś, cultural and logistical consultants
Dr. Ewa Węgrzyn, project manager
Monika Bielak and Malwina Antoniszczak, exhibition designers
Łukasz Roth, web and print designer
Paulina Fiejdasz, media researcher and consultant
Adam Uryniak, video editor and multimedia designer
Dara Bramson & Karolina Chodorowska, dialogue team coordinators
Jagiellonian University students of Judaic Studies and Anthropology
Special thanks to Prof. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and Dr. Magdalena Waligórska
for their advisory roles.