BIO

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Tomasz Drewicz born 29.04.1982 in Oborniki Wielkopolskie. Artist, curator, critic and culture animator. From 2001 to 2005, he studied at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering of the Poznań University of Technology. From 2004 to 2009 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań. He graduated from the Faculty of Artistic Education in two specializations: Art Promotion and Criticism of Art and Art Pedagogy. Diploma in the second range from Sculpture. In 2014 he was graduated with a PhD in art.

Currently, he works at the University of Arts in Poznań as an adjunct professor in the Studio of Sculpture and Spatial Activities.

Winner of the scholarship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage „Young Poland” and the Artistic Scholarship of the City of Poznań. He has organized several solo exhibitions. He also took part in several group exhibitions in Poland and abroad. He publishes texts in Polish and foreign magazines.

In his artistic practice he deals mainly with installations and objects. He often uses other media such as photography, video and sometimes even performance. He calls his works „events” and often invites the audience to co-create them. In his recent works he considers issues related to the phenomenon of ” heat”.

He lives and works in Poznań…

Residencies / Scholarships:

  • “Transfer” – Residency at European House of Art Upper Bavaria – SCHAFCHOF, Freising, Germany,
  • City of Poznań Artistic Scholarship
  • „Młoda Polska” – Scholarship of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage,

Solo exhibitions:

  • 2019 – “Thermal comfort”, Masovian Center of Contemporary Art ELEKTROWNIA, Radom
  • 2018 – “With warmth”, AT Gallery, Poznań
  • 2015 – “Object and installation”, FORMA Contemporary Art Review, Rawicz
  • 2015 – “Be right back”, AT Gallery, Poznań
  • 2014 – “The Loop”, SIŁOWNIA Gallery, Poznań
  • 2009 – “The Stocks”, PRZYCHODNIA Gallery, Poznań

Selected group exhibitions:

  • „Saturday night fever”, Ateliery on Stará Vajnorská, Bratislava (Slovakia)
  • „Past, present, future”, ICHOT – Porta Posniania, Poznań, Poland
  • „Excessive syndrome”, lAbiRynT Festival, Słubice/Frankfurt Oder, Poland/Germany
  • „Interplay”, SCHAFHOF – European House of Art, Freising, Germany
  • „Synthesis of Art”, BWA Gallery, Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • „Pity / Anxiety”, ODA, Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland
  • „The Man here and now”, BWA Piła, Poland
  • „Synthesis of Art”, Lviv, Ukraine
  • „Off the record”, UP Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • „GogolFest’14”, Kiev, Ukraine

Curated exhibitions:

  • „Long live us”, ODA Gallery, Piotrków Trybunalski
  • „Pity / Anxiety”, ODA Gallery, Piotrków Trybunalski
  • „Off the record”, UP Gallery, Berlin
  • „Half-turn”, AULA Gallery, Poznań
  • „Dawid Marszewski – Sfumato”, AULA Gallery, Poznań
  • „Forget me”, AULA Gallery, Poznań
  • „The Artificial space of art”, CH Focus Mall, Zielona Góra
  • „Finissage”, ZAMEK Culture Center in Poznań
  • „Butterfly Effect”, ZAMEK Culture Center in Poznań
  • „DyploMy”, exhibition accompanying the conference „Philosophical Aspects of Artistic Education”, ASP Gallery, Poznań
  • „No Logo” ASP Gallery and PRZYCHODNIA Gallery, Poznań

International projects:

  • „Future today – new literacy in the field of CNC and 3D technologies in the research of impact on the art community” – Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia, 2019
  • „From Noise to Sound”, Academy of Arts, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, 2019 (project co-financed by the Visegrad Grants from international Visegrad Fund)
  • „Unplugged – International Artistic Workshops”, Masovian Center of Contemporary Art ELEKTROWNIA, Radom, 2017
  • „Art and Public Space”, organized by Goethe-Institut and NRW KULTURsekretariat, North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) / Pilsen (Czech Republic), 2013
  • „GROUND – Interdisciplinary medias, performances, communities” Taidekoulu MAA, (Helsinki, Finland), University of Arts in Poznań (Poland), MoKS (Estonia), (2-year project 2010/2012 funded with suppert from the European Commision by Grundtvig Lifelong Learning Programme)