Adelaide Festival 28 February - 16 March 2014

Artur Żmijewski

Worlds in Collision: Adelaide International 2014

Curator Richard Grayson


Artur Żmijewski was born in Warsaw in 1966. He studied at the Faculty of Sculpture of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in the years 1990 – 1995 and made diploma at the studio of Professor Grzegorz Kowalski in 1995. In 1995 he was a bursar of Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. On the exhibition Guarene Arte 2000 he was given Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Per L’Arte Prize for the work “An eye for an eye”. In 2005 his Repetition was shown in Polish Pavilion in a frame of Venice Biennale. His film Them (2007) was shown on documenta in Kassel. In 2007-2008 he was a bursar of DAAD Artists in Residence in Berlin were he prepared his last project Democracies. He creates installations, photographs, objects, video realisations and films. Zmijewski was an editor of Czereja magazine; he is an art critic and curator as well. In 2010 Artur Żmijewski has received the Ordway Prize administered by the New Museum in New York and Creative Link for the Arts. Artur Żmijewski directed the 7th Berlin Biennale.

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Tues 18 Mar - Sat 29 Mar (Tue to Fri 11am - 5pm, Sat 2pm - 5pm)


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Artur Zmijewski, Democracies exhibition views, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, 2012, courtesy the artist, Foksal Gallery Foundation Warsaw and Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

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