Miroslaw Balka

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); FragmentMuseum Arnhem, Arnhem (2014); FragmentGaleria Labirynt, Lublin (2014); DIE TRAUMDEUTUNG 25,31m AMSL, White Cube Mason’s Yard, London (2014); DIE TRAUMDEUTUNG 75,32m AMSLFreud Museum, London (2014); Memory. Registers and territoryInternational Cultural Centre, Cracow (2013); FragmentCentre for Contemporary Art / Vinzavod, Moscow (2013); Touch me / Find meStudio K, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki (2013); NachtgesichtenWRO Art Center, Wroclaw (2013); Signaalit / SignalsIHME Contemporary Art Festival, Helsinki (2013); The Order of ThingsGladstone Gallery, New York (2013), and bes-sennosh-chGaleria Labirynt, Lublin (2012). Recent group exhibitions include Gathered FatesGalerie 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