Artur Żmijewski (1966) is a Polish visual artist, filmmaker and photographer and curator. During the years 1990-1995, he studied at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. He is an author of short video movies and photography exhibitions, which have been shown all over the world. Since 2006, he has been the artistic editor of the "Krytyka Polityczna". His solo show If It Happened Only Once It’s As If It Never Happened was at "Kunsthalle Basel" in 2005, the same year in which he represented Poland at the 51st Venice Biennale. He has shown in Documenta 12 (2007), and Manifesta 4 (2002); Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco (2012, 2005); National Gallery of Art Zacheta, Warsaw (2005); Kunstwerke, Berlin (2004); CAC, Vilnius (2004); "Moderna Museet", Stockholm (1999). In 2009, he presented Democracies at "Foksal Gallery Foundation", Warsaw; and made a new work for The Museum of Modern Art (Moma) in New York as part of their Projects’ Series in September 2009.
In 2012, he was the main curator of 7th Berlin Biennale, which became very controversial.
18.02 - 22.02.2013
19.02.2013 / 17:00 / Berlinka – SNG / Public lecture
7th Berlin Biennale
The project was supported by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic (KEGA).