7 - 30 June 2010

Piotr Bosacki/ Rafał Bujnowski/ Navid Nuur/ Franciszek Orłowski Do It Like That

“Do it like that” – a phrase you use when seeing someone struggling with matter when you know yourself how “this” should be done.
The exhibition gathers works by artists who share a characteristic way of thinking about a work of art and pursue transparent and conceptually justified artistic activities. ‘Conceptual discipline’, a term used once by Łukasz Gorczyca in reference to Rafał Bujnowski’s oeuvre, seems to fit perfectly well the stands of all the four artists invited to the show.

Bujnowski, Bosacki, Nuur and Orłowski merge the form and content of their works in a way similar to abstract works. Their ideas, however, derive from daily existential observations. We thus deal with works where one can observe: ‘this is done this and that way’. Such a description refers to but does not fully explicate the matter of the work, its intention and meaning. Ingenious concepts do not exhaust the potential of the completed works. Aware of how they are constructed, knowing their foundations, we interpret them intuitively realising that all is right and proper and works ideally, as if we have just left a doctor’s study with an adequate diagnosis or had our apartment renovated by a well-qualified company.

Associations with crafts and medicine are justified since the entire show is in a way dedicated to the subject of work, seen as a targeted, systematic and disciplined activity thanks to which certain areas of reality are separated from chaos and begin to function as a part of some order. Of importance here is not only the pragmatic aim but also the process itself, an ‘occurrence’ within a certain system; the final action of this ‘occurrence’ takes place in the mind of the viewer.

Zuzanna Hadryś
Michał Lasota

  • Do It Like That: Bosacki/ Bujnowski/ Nuur/ Orłowski
  • Do It Like That: Bosacki/ Bujnowski/ Nuur/ Orłowski
  • Do It Like That: Bosacki/ Bujnowski/ Nuur/ Orłowski
  • Do It Like That: Bosacki/ Bujnowski/ Nuur/ Orłowski
  • Do It Like That: Bosacki/ Bujnowski/ Nuur/ Orłowski