Cultural Prosthetics: Projections and Instruments

Cultural Prosthetics: Projections and Instruments

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Krzysztof Wodiczko at PJAIT!
The open lecture at Thursday (20.12.2018) afternoon 17:30 PJATK building C room C-01! Come and meet one of the greatest Polish visual artists.

Wodiczko is born 1943 in Warsaw, Poland lives and works in New York City, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Warsaw.

He is renowned for his large-scale projections on architectural facades, and monuments. He has realized more than 90 of such projections in 20 countries. Since the 1980s, his projections, as well as especially designed performative street instruments, involve engagement of marginalized city residents.
He has held major retrospective exhibitions at the Walker Art Center, Fundacio Antoni Tapies, CSW Ujazdowski, Bunkier Sztuki, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, DOX Art Center, Muzeum Sztuki, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul (2017) and other museums and art centers. Krzysztof Wodiczko's work has been exhibited at Documenta (twice), Venice Biennale (twice), Whitney Biennial, Liverpool Biennale (2016) and many other biennales and art festivals.

He received the 4th Hiroshima Art Price "for his contribution as an international artist to the world peace".

Krzysztof Wodiczko is a former director of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies (1991-2010) and since 2010 he is a Professor of Art, Design and the Public Domain at G.S.D, Harvard.  His work is being presented in PBS television series Art Art in the Twenty-First Century
Authored by Krzysztof Wodiczko books include Critical Vehicles, MIT Press, a large monograph Krzysztof Wodiczko, Guests/Goscie/Osipi by Zacheta/Charta, The Abolition of War by Black Dog Publishing, (Polish edition Obalenie wojen by MOCAK), large monograph On Behalf of Public Domain/ Na rzecz domeny publicznej by MS Lodz (2016), and The Transformative Avant-Garde (2016) also by Black Dog Publishing.

moderator Milada Ślizińska