Slawomir Sobczak
 
address:
ul. Śniadeckich 13/11,
60-773 Poznań
Poland
tel. +4861 864 02 66
handy. +48 604 111 933 
e-mail: sobczak@free.art.pl
 


Born in Bydgoszcz / Poland in 1964
Art education 1984 - 89 - Academy of Fine Arts, Poznań / Poland
1989 - Diploma in arts (painting & drawing) (promoted by Prof. Izabella Gustowska, Prof. Włodzimierz Dudkowiak)
Since 1989 - works for at Academy of Fine Arts, Poznań in Intermedia Department.
Since 1991 - co-organiser, and  1994 - 2007 art manager ON Gallery in Poznań
Lives and works in Poznań / Poland
Exekutive Director Mediations Biennale, 2008

Works within the areas of multimedia installations, objects, art preformance's and ephemeral arts. Exhibitions curators

One-man exhibitions and installations:
:  

1987
- Drawing objects, K Gallery, Poznań
1989
- "An event" (diploma exhibition), Academy of Fine Arts, Poznań
1990
- "It was windy", installation, ON Gallery, Poznań
1991
- "In order to tell you all I know" (together with Małgorzata Czaińska), ON Gallery, Poznań
- "Spoken III", sound installation, AT Gallery, Poznań
1992
- "Bridge", participation in Lucyna Winkel's video performance, The Theatre Academy, Wrocław
- "Like a River", installation, ON Gallery, Poznań
1996
- " X installation", GI Gallery, Zielona Góra
- " L installation", ON Gallery, Poznań
1997
- "Battering ram", video installation, Marcin's Gallery, Poznań (C)
1998
- "From the Middle", installation, QQ Gallery, Cracow http://free.art.pl/qq2001
1999
- "Corridors", multimedia installation, ON Gallery, Poznań
2002
- „monitoring_02”, multimedia installation interactive, Bałtic Art Gallery, Słupsk http://www.baltic-gallery.art.pl/archiwum/monitoring_02/monitoring.html
- „monitoring_03”, multimedia installation interactive, ASP, Poznań
2005
- "Tsunami", multimedia interactive installation,  ON Gallery, Poznań
- "L-R" (telebridge), multimedia interactive installation,   in project Słubfurt City, Słubice / Frankfurt nad Odrą. 
- in cycle "Przejścia konieczne", Art Centre Patio,  Łódź  http://patio.art.pl/wystawa.php?id=46
2006
- "Vibra_02", Amfilada Gallery, Szczecin

Selected group exhibitions:

1988
- "Young Art Demonstration", Rock Festival "Jarocin" and K Gallery Poznań (organisers)
1990
- "Young Poznań Artists", BWA Gallery, Poznań (C)
1991
- "Czaińska - Jakuszewski - Mazur - Sobczak", BWA Piła (C)
- "Artworks - Attitudes - Dialogue", Polish Sculpture Centre, Orońsko
1992
- 5m International triennial of Drawing, Wrocław (C)
- "Absent Art", ON Gallery, Poznań (co-organisers)
- "Meeting and Creativity", Poznań (C)
1993
- "Modern Art Days", Białystok
- "Inner Spaces". The Jesuit Gallery, Poznań (C)
- "14 Polish Artists in Israel", Museum Jad Labanim, Tel Aviv
- "Absent Art II", Gallery ON, Poznań (organisers)
1994
- "7 Artists from Poznań" - International Arts Centre, Poznań
- "Without Titles", ON Gallery, Poznań (organisers)
- "Small Narratives", Town Gallery Arsenał, Poznań (co-organisers)(C)
- "Videospaces", State Arts Gallery, Sopot (VC)
- "Visionfest", Liverpool
1995
- "Candid Camera?", Artists Museum, Łódź
- "Ten Polish Galleries Under the Roof", Podewil, Berlin (C)
- "5362m3" Place for Arts, Mosina/Poznań
1996
- "Status Quo", Polish Sculpture Centre Oronsko and National Museum Warsaw (C)
- "Fiction...", Poznań Culture Centre "Castle", Poznań (C)
- "Videofest  9" (Transmedia Mediopolis), Podewil, Berlin (C)
- "Videomentale", Foro Artistico, Eisfabrik,Hannover
- "2nd windows to yard", ACUD Kunstverein, Berlin
- "Inner Spaces IV", Gallery Wyspa and CCA Łaźnia, Gdańsk (C)
- "Recommendations 2", Town Gallery Arsenał, Poznań
- "TapeArt", Arts Fort, Kraków
1997
- "Videokont", Kont Gallery, Lublin (one-man presentation)
- "Baltic Ikonopress ‘97" - The Castle of Pomeranian Princes Art Centre, Szczecin (C)
- "Inner Spaces V", Town Gallery Arsenał, Poznań (C)
- "Square Play", KUBUS Gallery, Hannover (C)
- "Without Titles", International Art Centre, Poznań
- Festival Polonais, Parcours Arts plastiques en Broceliande - France
- "To see, to hear, to smell" Colection IAC in Poznań - Wyspa Gallery / CCA Łaźnia, Gdańsksk
1998
- "Olgierd Nowak – XX years later" –Arsenał Gallery, Białystok
- 7th Easter Exhibition, Toruń
- "Touch" – Inner Spaces – Multimedia, National Museum, Poznań (C)
1999
- "Sign Places” – The Centre of Contemporary Art "Ujazdowski Castle", Warsaw
- "Sites Abroad 2” –Suffolk College Gallery, Ipswich
- "Mediations – CCA Inner Spaces Multimedia, Poznań (C)
- "Illusion, Illumination” Inner Spaces VII, The Jesuits Gallery, Poznań
2000
„Izotop 2000” – EL Gallery, Elbląg (C)
2001    
- “NONA” –Jezuits Gallery, Poznań (CD-C
- C.R.A.N.E – Quincerlot, France
- Not ORESTE 4 – Montescaglioso, Italy
2002    
- „Oglądając Europę” – Plazzo Calabriesi – Viterbo / Italy (C)
- „Biało-czarne” – AT Gallery, Poznań
- Aizu Art College” Performance Festival, Mishima / Japan  
- „Good morning Tokyo" MMAC Festival, Sehion Suginami, Tokio/ Japan (C)
- „Crossingtimes", Dartington College Gallery, Dartington / UK
2003    
- „siedem / siedem”, Regional Museum, Zielona Góra (CD-K)
- „Good morning Mr. Coube’t”, ON Gallery, Poznań (C)
- “ONeONi”, 25 years ON Gallery, CCA Inner Spaces Multimedia, Poznań
2004
- „Art Poznań – Arts Fair, Stary Browar Gallery, Poznań (K)
- „Poznań Art Now” (Łódź Biennale), Patio Gallery, WSHE, Łódź (curator)
- “Match”, IF Museum, Poznań
- „Zimno 3 / Cold 3”, Modelarnia, Gdańsk
- „Match II, Faust, Hannover/ Germany

 

2005

- "Contact - Context", Kunstlerforum / Galeria Victoria b, Bonn / Niemcy (K)

- "Kontakt - Kontekst", Arsenał City Gallery, Poznań (C)

- 2 Berliner Kunstsalon, Berlin (K)

- "Poznań Art Now II", BWA Bielska gallery, Bielsko Biała (C)

- "Two Asias - two Europeas", Duolun MoMA Museum, Shanghai / China  

2006

- "Back from Shanghai!", Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover / Germany

- "Coma - representation ON Gallery", Sektor I gallery, GCK, Katowice (C)

- "Come into my world", (Łódź biennale) Art Centre Patio (WSHE) Łodz (C)

- "Zdążyć przed zachodem słońca", Wozownia Art Gallery, Torun

2007

- "Unfolding Memoirs II", New Gallery, Jerusalem / Israel (C)

- "Noc trans-wizji, 5lat alternatywnej aktywności Wyspy w stoczni". Modelarnia / Instytut Sztuki Wyspa, Gdańsk http://www.modelarnia.art.pl/modelarnia/aktualnie.html

- "Sztuka puka" - (Organisation ON Gallery), Poznan

- "The ampire of the sanses, ,Słodownia Stary Browaru, Poznan (C)

2008

- "Asian Gate", Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover / Germany http://www.faustev.de/faust/index.php?article_id=1664&clang=1

2009

- "Urban Legend" - Art festivel in public space, Poznan http://urbanlegend.pl/wp/

- "Boondocks", an urban art project,  Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover / Germany http://www.faustev.de/faust/index.php?article_id=2498&clang=0


awards

1990 - grant from the Polish Ministry of Culture
1992 - Poznań City Council Arts Prize awarded to young artists
1998, 2000, 2005, 2007 - Academy of Fine Arts President Prize

 exhibitions curator

Sztuka nieobecna I, Poznan
Sztuka nieobecna II, Poznan
Poświaty, Poznan
Wobec poznania, Poznan
Olgierd Nowak - XX lat później (cykl wystaw)
ONe - ONi, Poznan
Poznań Art Now
Art Poznań 2005,
Poznań Art Now II, Bielsko Biala
Polish Video Art, Lodz
Auropean Attitude (Asia Europe Mediations) WSNHiD, Poznan, 2007
Rzeczywistosc poza poznaniem, Poznan, 2008

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