Artur Żmijewski

Video art, Visual Artist

1966 –


Who is Artur Żmijewski?

Artur Żmijewski is a Polish visual artist, filmmaker and photographer. During the years of 1990-1995 he studied at Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. He is an author of short video movies and photography exhibitions, which were shown all over the world. Since 2006 he s artistic editor of the "Krytyka Polityczna".

His solo show If It Happened Only Once It’s As If It Never Happened was at "Kunsthalle Basel" in 2005, the same year in which he represented Poland at the 51st Venice Biennale. He has shown in Documenta 12, and Manifesta 4; Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco; National Gallery of Art Zacheta, Warsaw; Kunstwerke, Berlin; CAC, Vilnius; "Moderna Museet", Stockholm. Earlier this year he presented Democracies at "Foksal Gallery Foundation", Warsaw; and is making new work for The Museum of Modern Art in New York as part of their Projects’ Series in September 2009. "Cornerhouse", Manchester, will also present the first major UK survey of Zmijewski’s work, spanning his practice from 2003 to the present day, from November 2009 - January 2010.

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May 26, 1966
  • Poland
  • Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

on July 23, 2013


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