Yesterday, February 3rd, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Warsaw a vernissage of the Anna Powierża’s photography organized by the Herosi Foundation was held. The exhibition entitled „Poza Ciszą” (Beyond Silcence) is a collection of pictures presenting young patients of the oncology department of the Instytut Matki i Dziecka (Mother and Child Institute) of Warsaw, Poland, of whom Herosi Foundation tries to take care. The children and adolescents who suffer from a severe disease are shown in disguise, full make-up, in other words, in conditions visibly distant from those in wchoch they live during the illness-treatment period.The event organized at the Hyatt Hotel took place to celebrate World Cancer Day.
The vernissage prepared by Herosi Foundation was the only event of that kind organized in Poland. The possibility watching the efect of Anna Powierża’s collaboration with our foundation was not the only attraction of the evening. During the evening full of joy and touching emotions stars of Polish musical scene were performing. Among them: Loka band, Lidia Kopania, Adrian Kowalski and others.
However, the very highlight of the evening was a fashion show which was a truly exceptional both for the audience as for the models – patients of the oncology department, some of them back in good health, others still undergoing tough treatment. The youngsters presented garments designed by young Polish creators like Gavel, Kuba Bonecki, Aleksandra Markowska for instance.
You can watch below a video material showing backstage of the photoshoots that took place at Anna Powierża’s Verre photograpy studio, as well as the short material recorded during the fashion show mentioned above and also pictures taken during the World Cancer’s Day event.