Miroslaw Balka (b. Warsaw, Poland, 1958) lives and works in Poland. In 1985 he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, going on to run the Studio of Spatial Activities within the Media Department since 2011. Balka sees himself as a sculptor who has always been active in the field of experimental video and drawing. Solo exhibitions include LUFTZUG, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw (2014); Fragment, Museum Arnhem, Arnhem (2014); Fragment, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin (2014); DIE TRAUMDEUTUNG 25,31m AMSL, White Cube Mason’s Yard, London (2014); DIE TRAUMDEUTUNG 75,32m AMSL, Freud Museum, London (2014); Memory. Registers and territory, International Cultural Centre, Cracow (2013); Fragment, Centre for Contemporary Art / Vinzavod, Moscow (2013); Touch me / Find me, Studio K, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki (2013); Nachtgesichten, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw (2013); Signaalit / Signals, IHME Contemporary Art Festival, Helsinki (2013); The Order of Things, Gladstone Gallery, New York (2013), and bes-sennosh-ch, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin (2012). Recent group exhibitions include Gathered Fates, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin (2015); ROTRIXAGATZE, On Stellar Rays, New York (2015); Everyone Has A Name, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv (2014); La guerra che verrà non è la prima, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rovereto (2014); Drawn, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin (2014); The Art of the Public Commission, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm (2014); La disparition des lucioles, Prison Sainte-Anne, Avignon (2014); Les yeux seuls sont encore capables de pousser un cri, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv (2014), and As You Can See: Polish Art Today, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (2014); In the Near Future, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (2014). His work is held in public collections worldwide including Tate Modern, London; MOMA, New York; Art Institute, Chicago; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Centre of Contemporary Art, Warsaw; Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, and MOCAK, Cracow.
Last updated: 25.02.2015