Chopin Salon #67 - History of Media Art in Poland University of Illinois at Chicago

Sun April 22 6pm - Sun April 22 6pm - The Hejna Chair in Polish Language and Literature at University of Illinois at Chicago cordially invites you to a video presentation of "History of Media Art in Poland" by Piotr Krajewski.   A reception compliments of UIC immediately follows.


Complimentary admission with reservation suggested - Agata Kopacka, akopacka@uic.edu


04/22/12 - 04/22/12

6pm


Sun April 22 6pm - The Hejna Chair in Polish Language and Literature at University of Illinois at Chicago cordially invites you to a video presentation of "History of Media Art in Poland" by Piotr Krajewski.   A reception compliments of UIC immediately follows.

Piotr Krajewski - Founder and artistic director of the WRO Media Art Biennale and chief curator of the WRO Art Center. He is senior lecturer at the Department of Intermedia at the Poznań University and  the Wrocław Academy of Fine Arts. He has published extensively about media art, the cultural impact of new technologies and the history of video art. Krajewski's most recent book, The Hidden Decade: Polish Video Art 1985-1995, was published in 2011, and includes a set of dvds with a curatorial program of classic Polish video works. Among the most recent exhibitions he has curated are shows by Mirosław Bałka, Robert Cahen, Zbig Rybczyński, Izabella Gustowska and Paweł Janicki. The exhibition The State of the Image, curated by Piotr Krajewski and Miklós Peternak, is currently open at the renowned ZKM Center for Art And Media in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Event is complimentary but reservation required - Agata Kopacka, akopacka@uic.edu


Chopin Salon events are supported in part by Wspolnota Polska, Zywiec Beer, Kasia Deli and Oakmill Bakery.   To have your own Salon event please contact us at 773-278-1500.

Performers
Piotr Krajewski

Tags: Literary, Polish, Visual Art, , 2012