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KUBA BAKOWSKI

 

 

Born 1971 in Warsaw, Poland

Lives and works in Warsaw, Poland

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2001

MA Multimedia Communication, University of Fine Arts in Poznan, Poland

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2013

Splitting Abstraction, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

 

2012 

A Boy And His Dog, Platan Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

There And Back Again, Bill Scott Sculpture Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom



2011

Magnetic, Municipal Gallery Arsenal, Poznan, Poland

 

2010

Polaris, Bec Zmiana Foundation, Warsaw, Poland

 

2009

Studies in Natural History, Scaramouche c/o Fruit & Flower Deli Gallery, New York

 

2008

Study for the Movie in Museum of Natural History, Entropia Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland

Powerful, Zacheta National Gallery of Art / Kordegarda Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

Nothing More Happens Than Has To Happen, Center of Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

 

2007

Nothing More Happens Than Has To Happen, Location One, New York

Present for Heaven, Fondo Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy

 

2006

Currently In The Sky, Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy

Tu bylem, Bakowski... Street Stickers in the Wuyishan Mountains, project in the Wuyishan Mountains, Vis-A-Vis Art Lab, Xiamen, China

Light One In Ether, Daniele Ugolini Contemporary, Florence, Italy

Air Sculptures And Other Flying Objects, Center of Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland; Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland

Muzeum Ziemi na Erosie 433, Open-space Project - Posters on City Lights, NASA Photos with Author's Texts, Warsaw, Poland

 

2005

Unexpected Disorders of Sports Activites, Galeria Potocka, Crakow, Poland

Museum of Earth on 433 Eros, 22th Edition of 3500 cm2 Poster Project, Rialto Santambrogio, Rome, Italy

 

2004

TV Zero Zones, Television Video Project Broadcast on Polish Public Television TVP 2 from September to November

A Pole And What's More Heavier Than Air, Galleria PL, Rome, Italy

Atlet P420, BWA Municipal Gallery, Zielona Gora, Poland

 

2003

Aircraft Tests, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Maly Salon, Warsaw, Poland

 

2002

Project for The New Garden, Center of Contemporary Art Zamek Ujazdowski, Laboratorium Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

Light in Ether, Potocka Gallery, Krakow, Poland

 

2001

Flat in the Bathtub and on the Bed, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2014

Ruptures and Convergencies, Kuad Gallery in asscociation with Culture and Art Centre in Wroclaw (OKIS), Istanbul

 

2013

Victory Obsessed, Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan, Poland
Photo-Object, Propaganda, Warsaw, Poland
Salon Zurcher Paris, A Collateral Event of FIAC, Salon Zurcher, Paris, France

 

2012

Here And Now, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Videoex Festival - Art on TV, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland

The Games Poles Play, CCA Derry Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Sport in Art, MOCAK - Museum of Conterporary Art, Krakow, Poland

Coming Soon, Temporary Gallery Cologne, Koln, Germany - group show 

Sport in Art, MOCAK - Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Poland
Open City - Festival of Art, Lublin, Poland

Ricostruzioni, With the Participation of The Polish Institute, Rome, Italy

 

2011

Camera Vivant, Central Utah Art Center, Ephraim, UT

No, No I Hardly Ever Miss a Show, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

Nothing Is Eternally Important, CoCA Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun, Poland

 

2010

A Part of No-Part: Parallelisms Between Then and Now, Chelsea Art Museum, New York

All Creatures Great and Small, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

 

2009

All Creatures Great and Small, Zacheta, National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

Difference Beyond Difference, Stary Browar, Poznan, Poland

 

2008

My Space- What Public Does Mean, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples, Italy

The Influence of Fish Tales on the Breaking Waves, Point B, Brooklyn, New York 3500cm2 - Art Poster Project, Uqbar, Berlin, Germany

Beyond Future, Mejan Labs, Stockholm, Sweden

The Red Eye Effect: Polish Photography in the 21-st Century, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

TRADE MARK, curated by Gaia Pasi, Daniele Ugolini Contemporary, Florence, Italy

 

2007

Balance, 1/9 Unosunove Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy

STILL HERE: Humour in Post-Communist Performative Video, Artspace Sydney Woolloomooloo, Australia

27th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia

MANUAL cc Instructions for beginners and advanced players, Kronika Gallery, Bytom, Poland

Concrete Legacy. From Le Corbusier to The Homeboys, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

Lessico Europeo, Festival Fabbrica Europa 2007, Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy

A Poisoned Source. Polish Contemporary Art in Postromantic Landscape, LNMA Latvian National Museum of Arts, Riga, Latvia

transRobota, 7th Baltic Biennial of Contemporary Art, Baltic Biennale of Contemporary Art, National Museum in Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland

The Second Scene, Sektor I, Katowice, Poland

 

2006

3500cm2 - Art Poster Project, Assab One, Milan, Italy

Mentality, Lodz Biennale 2006, Lodz, Poland

At the Very Centre of Attention. Part 3, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

Polish Painting of the 21st Century, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

 

2005

Egoistic, Immoral, Outmoded, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

Under the white-and-red flag: New Art from Poland, Contemporary Art Center Vilnius, Poland; National Centre for Comtemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

Animartion, Galleria Sogospatty, Rome, Italy

Boys, Boys, Boys, Gallery of Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland

Four Roses, CSW - Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

 

2004

Instant Europe - Photography and Video from the New Europe, Villa Manin, Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo, Udine, Italy

Beyond the Red Horizon, Center of Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland; National Centre for Comtemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

Pasage d'Europe, Musee d'Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne, France

 

2003

Public Rituals - Art / Videos from Poland, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria

Reversed Art and Engineering - Skulpturens Hus, Stockholm, Sweden

The Lightness of Things - An exhibition of works AT Gallery's artists, CSW Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

 

2002

Animalaction, LAZNIA - Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

Look at me, Gallery of Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland

 

 

RESIDENCIES, LECTURES AND PUBLICATIONS

 

2014
Cooperative Meduse, Quebec City, Canada 

2012 

Royal Scottish Academy & Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

"Psychokinetic Synergy. Mental Sculpture in Public Space" in Towards the Third Culture: The Co-Existence of Art, Science and Technology, published by the National Centre for Culture, Warszawa, in collaboration with Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art


2011

“Psychokinetic Synergy. Mental Sculpture in Public Space” at the International ConferenceTowards the Third Culture, The Co-Existence of Art, Science and Technology, Centre for Contemporary Art Laznia, Gdansk, Poland

 

2010

Polaris and other species, Hornsund Polar Station of Academy of Sciences, Spitsbergen, Norway

 

2009

Beyond the Future, Royal Academy of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

 

2008

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

 

2007

Location One, New York

 

2006

Vis-a-Vis, Art Lab, Xiamen, China