The content of this website - photographs, films, texts, sound and all other media used are copyright Agnes Janich 2003-2020, All Rights Reserved.


Texts copyright other authors are copyrighted with their full name, date of publication and title of publishing body in their respective titles.



- Art Director: Darek Adamski.

- XHTML: Artur Stępień.


Below are photo credit exceptions, copyright other individuals and institutions: 


Man to Man

- the 9th Sharjah Biennial guidebook and the Provisions catalog are copyright 9th Sharjah Biennial team, reproduced with permission.

- installation shots, if any, are copyright 9th Sharjah Biennial, Issa Freij and Alfredo Rubio, reproduced with permission.


Il suffit de passer le pont and With Our Eyes Closed

-Images from Il suffit de passer le pont, 2010 and With Our Eyes Closed, 2008, come from the USHMM memorial archive and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Archive, reproduced with permission. The views or opinions expressed in this work, and the context in which the images are used, do not necessarily reflect the views or policy of, nor imply approval or endorsement by, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.


Contact section photo:

-copyright Ernst Schwedinger, reproduced with permission.


In all publications of utilized texts, graphics, logos and images, the website proprietor endeavours to observe author copyright laws. All brand names and trademarks mentioned within the internet offer that are possibly protected by third parties are without limitation subject to the provisions of the law on trademarks and related signs and the property rights of the respective registered owners. One should not draw the conclusion from the mere fact that they have been mentioned that they are not protected by third-party rights. The website proprietor retains sole copyright for the published content by itself or its contractual partners. Any reproduction/transfer/download/publication for whichever purpose, either in whole or in part, of texts, graphics, logos and images in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the written consent of the author or relevant third parties.



All events, entities and characters appearing in Agnes Janich's work, 2003-2020 are fictitious and do not depict any real event or real person. Any resemblance to real entities, events, locales and/or actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. The only exceptions are references to World War II and the Holocaust, commonly known historical events, and the use of names and occupations of people in Cleanliness Is Goodliness, with their written permission.



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Agnes Janich expresses her heartfelt thanks to:

  • Darek Adamski, Graphic Designer, Warsaw, PL

  • Kasia Balbi, Sydney, AU

  • Zbigniew Belowski, Director, MCCA Elektrownia, Radom, PL

  • Renata Bernard, Sydney, AU

  • Krzysztof Cieślik, my Partner

  • Marc Dahinden, Photographer, Landbote, CH

  • Anna Dembowska, former Vice-Director, Polish Cultural Institute, Moscow, RU

  • Katarzyna Drozd, Polish Embassy, Helsinki, FI

  • Paweł Duma, Photography Professor, Warsaw, PL

  • Christian Egger, Owner, Galerie C, Neuchâtel, CH

  • Matthew Fallon, Waverley Arts Council, Sydney, AU

  • Jan Janich, my Grandpa

  • Anna & Jan Jeziorscy, my Parents

  • Thyrza-Nichols Goodeve, PhD, art critic, New York, NY, USA

  • Malgorzata Grudzińska, Marianna Ossolińska, Barbara Schmidt & the team, Polish Institute Vienna, AT

  • Roman Gutek, Board Member, The Polish Film Institute, The European Film Academy

  • Walter Keller, Owner, Galerie Walter Keller, Zurich, CH

  • Adam Klimczak & Ewelina Chmielewska, Curators, Wschodnia Gallery and Fokus Łódź Biennial, PL

  • Natasza Koterska, Cultural Journalist, Warsaw, PL

  • Dr. Michael Lenarz, Deputy Director, Jewish Museum, Frankfurt am Main, DE

  • Basia Licha, Sydney, AU

  • Hanno Loewy, Director, Jewish Museum, Hohenems, AT

  • Tomasz Majewski, Master Printer, Warsaw, PL

  • Maja von Meiss, Director, Galerie Wyschuer Weierthal, Winterthur, CH

  • Elin and Sjur Nedreas, Owners of Galleri s.e., Bergen, NO

  • Jack Persekian & the team at the 9th Sharjah Biennial, UAE

  • Consul Marek Pernal, Polish Consulate General, Barcelona, ESP

  • Wojciech Płosa, PhD, Director of Archives, Memorial and Museum of Auschwitz-Birkenau, PL

  • Pawel Potoroczyn, former Director of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, PL

  • Marek Radziwon, former Director of the Polish Cultural Institute in Moscow, RU
  • Grzegorz Religa, State Museum of Majdanek, PL

  • Lyle Rexer, Art Critic, New York, NY 

  • Elizabeth Reidy, Waverley Arts Council, Sydney, AU

  • Kasia Żebrowska, Director, Refleksy Gallery, Warsaw, PL

  • Annelise Schmid, Director, Villa Straeuli, Winterthur, CH

  • Joseph Skrzynski, Co-Founder & Co-Chair, Champ Equity, CEO, The Sky Foundation, Director, Philanthropy Australia, Sydney, AU

  • Artur Stępień, Website Designer, Warsaw, PL

  • Caroline Waddell, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., USA

  • Attorney Karolina Maria Wojciechowska, Art & Law, Warsaw, PL

  • Maria and Maja Wojdan, Warsaw, PL

  • Johan de Vos, Art Critic, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, BE

  • Sabine Vogel, Art Critic, President, AICA Austria, Vienna, AT

  • Wojciech Źrodlak and Konrad Czernielewski, The Museum of Memory in Radogoszcz, Lodz, PL