Artur Żmijewski

Artur Żmijewski (b. 1966, Warsaw) is a Polish artist, filmmaker and photographer. Between 1990 and 1995, Żmijewski studied in the Sculpture Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, receiving his diploma under the tutelage of Professor Grzegorz Kowalksi. In 2006 he represented Poland at the 51st Venice Biennale. He has shown work at Documenta 12 (2007); Manifesta 4 (2002); Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco; National Gallery of Art Zacheta, Warsaw; Kunstwerke, Berlin and CAC, Vilnius, among others. Prizes include first prize at KunstFilmBiennale 2005 Cologne, for the film Repetition and The Ordway Prize in 2010, administered by the New Museum and Creative Link for the Arts, New York. He was the curator of the 7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art (2011-2012).

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