ul. Zakopiańska 2b/38
tel. + 48 606736362
born 05.05.1979 in Kraków
2005 – 2010
Doctoral studies at the History Department of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan – Ph.D. in History
1999 – 2004
MA studies at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków – MA in History
1994 – 1999
6th LO in Kraków with English as a language of instruction
Assistant professor at the Academy of Art in Szczecin
Editor in Chief of the Faculty of Painting and New Media of the Academy of Art in Szczecin Publishing House
Director of the Multimedia Library at the Academy of Art in Szczecin
Lecturer at the Academy of Art in Szczecin
2014 – 2016
Director / curator at the City Gallery of Kalisz, Poland
(selected events and exhibitions)
Scores. An exhibition of artists associated with the Faculty of Painting and New Media of the Art Academy in Szczecin – National Museum of Art in Szczecin – curator
Art.eria Festival – Częstochowa – performance art programme featuring Jagoda Dukiewicz & Katarina Olivova – curator
Dariusz Fodczuk, God – Honour – Fatherland – at the Alternativa Festival in Gdańsk
Dariusz Fodczuk, God – Honour – Fatherland – exhibition of video and objects – Sztuka Piękno i Nie Tylko Gallery, Lublin, Poland – curator
Anarchy and New Art. 100 years of Dadaism. An exhibition of artists associated with the Faculty of Painting and New Media of the Art Academy in Szczecin – Centre for Polish Sculpture, Orońsko, Poland – curator
“Imagine” performance art event organised as part of the Think Tank lab Triennale in Wrocław (Przemysław Branas, Magda Grzybowska, Fiona Wright, John Court, Alastair MacLennan, Mehdi Farajpour, Seiji Shimoda, Mineki Murata, Dariusz Fodczuk) – National Museum of Art in Wrocław, Poland – curator
Dariusz Fodczuk, God – Honour – Fatherland – exhibition of video and objects – City Art Gallery of Kalisz, Poland – curator
“Moving Pictures Moving Pieces” – a project comprising on shows of the movies about art and artists; City Art Gallery of Kalisz, Poland – curator
“Art full stop” – a project comprising of artworks located in bus stops of Kalisz (by Przemysław Branas, Karol Radziszewski, Michał Knychaus, Irena Kalicka) – curator
Performance Month (Paweł Kwaśniewski, Omar Ghayatt, Irma Optimisti, Jeffery Byrd) – performance art event at the City Art Gallery of Kalisz, – curator
Beata Ewa Białecka, Thank God I’m a Woman – exhibition of painting, City Art Gallery of Kalisz, Poland – curator
Peter Grzybowski, Faux painting. Performer’s objects – exhibition of painting, Bielska BWA Gallery in Bielsko-Biala – curator
“Pain / Pong” Bipolar International Performance Art Meeting, Sopot, Poland – host, co-ordinator
RE: Performance – photographic exhibition by Manuel Vason, BWA „Sokół” Gallery in Nowy Sącz – curator
International Performance Art Night at F.A.I.T, Kraków (http://fait.pl) – curator
Kesher 5, international performance art meeting, Fusion Arts Museum, New York – curator
Ephemeral fixed. Ephemeral art – history documented, Galeria Wschodnia, Łódź – a project consisting of 2 nights of performance art, a symposium and the presentations of artist run initiatives in Visegrad countries, organised by the Art and Documentation Association in Lodz in cooperation with partners: Galeria Jama Michal, Ostrava, Magyar Muhely, Budapest and Kassak Center for Intermedia Activity, Nove Zamky (Slovakia), (http://ephemeralfixed.eu) – curator
Ephemeral fixed pre-event at the F.A.I.T Gallery, Kraków – curator
Kesher 4 – international performance art meeting, Piękny Pies Club, Kraków – curator
Kesher 3 – international performance art meeting, Fusion Arts Museum, New York – curator
Kesher 2 – international performance art meeting, Fusion Arts Museum, New York – curator
Kesher Pe Gimel – international performance art meeting, 3 po 3 Club, Kraków – curator
1998 – 2000
International Performance Art Festival “Castle of Imagination”, Słupsk / Ustka, Gdańsk, Sopot, Bielsko-Biała. (http://www.performance.art.pl/en/en.html) – assistant curator
1996 – 1998
Polish-Irish Symposium ”Irish Days”, Ustka – assistant curator
Research trips to the most important performance art festivals in Poland and internationally (including the photo and video documentation of presentations, live translations, reviews):
1994 – 2005 Fort Sztuki, Kraków.
1995 – Cracovian Meetings, BWA, Kraków.
1996 – The 7th International Festival of Live Art, St. Ann’s Lake, Transylvania, Romania.
1997 – The International Performance Art Festival “Dimension 0”, Vilnius.
1997 – Audio Art Festival, Kraków.
1998 – The Bodensee Art Festival, Friedriechshafen, Germany.
1999 – Navinki, Minsk, Belarus. .
2000 – International Art Meetings, BWA Katowice.
2001 – Transart Communication, Nove Zamky, Slovakia.
2001 – CONTEMPORARY LITTLE-PEST International Art Meeting, Budapest.
2002, 2004 – CURRENCY International Festival of Contemporary Performance, New York.
2002 – 9th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS FOR PERFORMANCE, Berlin.
2003 – FORUM SOCIAL EUROPÉEN, Paris.
2004 – New NewYorkers Festival, CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, Warszawa.
2005 – HOWL! Festival, New York.
2006 – 2012 Interakcje, Międzynarodowy Festiwal Sztuki Akcji, Piotrków Trybunalski.
2007 – CONGRESS OF PERFORMANCE, Innsbruck, Austria.
2007 – IN THE CONTEXT OF ART Festival, Warszawa.
2008 – PRÉAVIS DE DÉSORDRE URBAIN, Marseille, France.
2009 – MALAMUT Festival of Performance, Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Research trips to performance art shows at the galleries in Poland and abroad:
Galeria Pokaz, Warszawa;
Galeria XXI, Warszawa;
Galeria Manhattan, Łodź;
Galeria Entropia, Wrocław;
Otwarta Pracownia, Kraków;
Teatr Sytuacji, Kraków;
Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków,
Galeria Wschodnia, Łódź,
Galeria Bielska BWA, Bielsko-Biała,
Galeria Miejska, Częstochowa,
Galeria BWA „Sokół” , Nowy Sącz,
DANAE Foundation, Pouilly, France,
Fusion Arts Museum, New York;
The Ukrainian Museum, New York,
Chashama, New York,
Judson Memorial Church, New York,
TIXE, New York,
BPM Performance Space, New York,
Grace Space, New York;
]performance space[ London,
OUI Performance, York.
During those trips – meetings with prominent performance artists such as: Stuart Brisley (2002), Richard Layzell (1999), Stelarc (2011), Istvan Kantor (2011), Alastair McLennan, (1998), Giovanni Fontana, (1998), Boris Nieslony (1996), Jerzy Bereś (1998), Jan Świdziński (1998), Larry Miller (2004), Carolee Schneeman (2004), Alison Knowles (2004), Joan Jonas (2005), Krzysztof Zarębski (1998) and many others.
EDITORIAL WORK AND PUBLICATIONS
Friends from the Seaside – a book about an informal collective of artists born at the turn of 70s and 80s who studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk – co-editor
Editor in chief of the Faculty of Painting and New Media of the Academy of Art in Szczecin Publishing House
Managing editor or a scholarly journal Art and Documentation (http://journal.doc.art.pl/)
Editor and English translator – portal www.livinggallery.info As part of the editorial work on the portal – a coordinator of the projects: “What is performance art?” and “Timeline of performance art”, in which collected are performance art definitions sent by performance art practitioners.
MEMBERSHIP IN ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANISATIONS
A member of AICA International
A member of the Art and Documentation Association in Lodz.
A chair of the Foundation for the Promotion of Performance Art “Kesher” in Krakow
English (Certificate of Proficiency in English), working knowledge of French and Latin.