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Mirosław Bałka – 30/5780

Galeria Labirynt 2, ul. Grodzka 3
Opening: 28/11/19 (Thursday) at 7:00 p.m; event translated into English (Krystian Kamiński) and PJM
On display: till 24/02/2020 (Tue.-Sun. 3:00-7:00 p.m.)
Admission free

Curator: Waldemar Tatarczuk

Mirosław Bałka has been regularly exhibiting at Galeria Labirynt for the last 30 years. Usually his works were located in the characteristic two-level space of Galeria Labirynt 2. The artist’s first exhibition in Lublin was “Rzeka”. It became an important moment in his work, as it announced a departure from the human figure. It was also the first site-specific exhibition in this space. The exhibition presented at Galeria Labirynt 2 refers to the implementation of “River” from 1989. Since then, the artist has regularly exhibited in the very space: “Hygiene” (1998), “du contrat social” (2006), “bes-sennosh-ch” (2012).

Mirosław Bałka (born 1958) – sculptor, who also deals with drawing and experimental video. In 1985 he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, where since 2011 he has run the Studio of Spatial Activities at the Faculty of Media Art. In the years 1986-1989 together with Mirosław Filonik and Marek Kijewski, he created “Świadomość Neue Bieremiennost” artistic group. In 1991 he received the Mies van der Rohe Scholarship awarded by Kunstmuseen in Krefeld. He is a member of Akademie der Künste in Berlin.