wojciech bąkowski

b. 1979
animated film, video, sound installation, performance

Graduated at Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań. His work has been shown (among others) in New Museum, New York, Schmela Haus, Kunstsammlung Nordhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw. Apart of being visual artist, he is also a poet and a musician. In 2015 he was awarded the Grand Prize the 61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany. His films were presented at film festivals in Toronto, Vienna, Wrocław, Ann Arbour and on individual screening at Anthology Film Archives, NYC.

Shows at Stereo:
2015 / 2013 / 2012 / 2009

Selected solo exhibitions:

“Holiday Power Supply”, SVIT, Prague, CZ
“Hideout in the Corner of Level 6”, Bureau, New York, USA
“Main Issues”, Vosberg, Cologne, Germany

“Weak Moods’ Control”, Stereo, Warsaw, PL
“There’s a Pain Somewhere In The Room”, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, PL
“Realizing”, Audio Visual Arts (AVA), New York, USA

abc – art berlin contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Exhibitions of the works: “Prospects’ overview”, “Standby map”, “Finding oneself”, Stereo, Warsaw, PL
Exhibition of the works: ”Impressions spread out”, “The expositions of problems”, “Entoptic screening”, Galerie Martin von Zomeren, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Clarification storage”, BWA Zielona Góra, Poland
“Dry Standpipe”, LISTE 17, Basel, Switzerland

“Lack of Access Radiates”, PGS Sopot, Poland

Selected group exhibitions:

Narrative Festival #9, Gdańsk, Poland
Things in Shapes of Things, Griffin Art Space, Warsaw, Poland
It Is As You Think It Is, Galeria Arsenał, Białystok, Poland
CONDO, The Sunday Painter, London, United Kingdom

“Open City” VIII Festival of Art in Public Spaces, Lublin, Poland
“I am waiting for someone to call me”, Dawid Radziszewski, Warsaw, Poland
“Entoptic screening”, Galeria Salon Akademii, Warsaw, Poland

“Tomorrow Was a Montage”, Cooper Gallery, Dundee, United Kingdom
“A Milion Lines”, Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow, Poland
“Propotypes”, XII Baltic Triennal, Vilnius, Lithuania
“Let’s dance”, Art Stations, Poznan, Poland
“State of Life”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
“Procedures for the head. Polish Art Today”, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Slovakia
“It Rained Again”, Bureau, New York, USA

“Voice”, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
“Instalators”, Art Stations, Poznań, Poland
“Midnight Show II”, Galeria Dizajn BWA Wrocław, Poland
“The Day is Not Enough”, Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Poland
“Not I”, Lismore Castle Arts, St Carthage Hall, Lismore, Ireland
“As You Can See: Polish Art Today”, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

“In the Heart of the Country”, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
“Things in common”, Art Stations, Poznań, Poland
“British British Polish Polish”, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
“Twisted Entities”, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

Wojciech Bąkowski/ Michał Budny, Galeria Stereo, Poznan, Poland
“Everything’s Alright Forever”, Paradise Row, London, United Kingdom
“Grey Peak of the Wave”, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, USA
“It’s Bearable” (with P.Bosacki), Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
“Arbeitdisziplin”, Municipal Gallery Arsenal, Poznan, Poland
“On Demand”, tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, Netherlands
“Will Be Fine”, Galeria Stereo, Poznan, Poland
“Myth and Melancholy”, Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Poland
Duo-show with Matt Bryans, Galerie Martin Van Zomeren, Amsterdam, Netherlands
“The Forgetting of Proper Names”, Calvert 22, London, United Kingdom

“Villa Tokyo”, Tokyo, Japan
“Found In Translation, Chapter L”, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
“The Room You Are In Now”, Galeria Stereo at LISTE 16, Basel, Switzerland
“The Power of Fantasy. Modern and Contemporary Art from Poland”, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium
“Bodily Choreography”, Zachęta State Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
“MIR”, Galeria Arsenal, Białystok, Poland
“Everything”, Kolonie Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
“For love not money”, 15th Tallin Print Triennal, Tallin, Estonia

“Luc Tuymans: A Vision of Central Europe”, Brugge Centraal, Brugge, Belgium
“Transilvania”, BWA Zielona Góra, Poland
“I See Things That Are Not There”, Polish Institute, Rome, Italy
“Traumtagebuch” (with P. Bosacki), Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, Poland
“Early Years” Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany

“3 x Yes”, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
“Completed” (with Anna Molska) Kunstverei, Freiburg, Germany
“Head of Heads“ (with Magdalena Starska), Arsenal Gallery, Białystok, Poland
“Views 2009”, Zachęta State Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
“From the archive” Zak Branicka Gallery, Berlin, Germany
“The Generational: Younger than Jesus”, New Museum, New York, USA
“Take a look at me now”, Sainsbury Center for Visual Arts, Norwich United Kingdom

“Establishment (and its discontents)”, CoCA Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, Poland
“Ain’t no sorry”, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
“Good for home use and outdoor”, public space, Poznan, Poland
“Bodies adream”, Arsenał Municipal Gallery, Poznan, Poland
“Stomach”, Słodownia Gallery, Old Brewery, Poznan, Poland
“Up against the Wall”, Zachęta State Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

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