Artist

Kuba Bąkowski is a visual artist whose work is characterized by experimental activities in the realm of photography, film, and performance. Bąkowski also creates installations, kinetic objects, and recently robotized sculptures as well. The source of his inspiration is new technologies and issues from different areas of science, anthropology, and natural history. He cooperates with scientists, engineers, and constructors. He has traveled to far north – some of his projects were realized in the freezing backcountry of Canada of Northwest Territories where he worked with indigenous inhabitants of these areas. Kuba Bąkowski realized his projects both at solo and group exhibitions in the Zachęta National Gallery, Foksal Gallery, and Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art. He has taken part in exhibitions at Museum Moderner Kunst in Vienna, Museé d’Art Moderne in Saint-Etienne, Artspace Sydney, National Center for Contemporary Art w Moscow, Palazzo Delle Arti Napoli, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Villa Manin, Chelsea Art Museum w New York, Royal Scottish Academy w Edinburgh, and many other projects in Poland and abroad. He is the grant recipient of Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, National Centre for Culture, Trust for Mutual Understanding, Creative Scottland, and Canada Council for the Arts. He is also the lecturer of the Art in Practice program held by Collegium Civitas in Warsaw.