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Tomasz Szerszeń

Photographer, visual artist, cultural anthropologist. Author of Podróżnicy bez mapy i paszportu (Travellers without a map or passport, 2015) and Architektura przetrwania (Architecture of survival, 2017 — distinction at the Photographic Publica- tion of the Year competition). Co-founder of the magazine Widok. Teorie i praktyki kultury wizualnej (View. Theories and practices of visual culture), editor of Konteksty, adjunct professor at the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN). He presented his artistic projects at solo and group exhibitions, including at the Archeology of Photography Foundation (Warsaw), Museum of Art (Łódź), Galeria Asymetria (Warsaw), Nowy Teatr (Warsaw), Galeria Wymiany (Łódź), Exhibition Bureau (Warsaw), Mickiewicz Museum (Istanbul), Galerie Anne de Villepoix (Paris), Ludwig Museum (Budapest), Indie Photography Gallery (Tel Aviv) and three times at Paris Photo. He also implemented a project for the Paris lifestyle magazine Stiletto. He was the co-curator of the exhibition What is Enlightenment at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw in 2018. He is currently working on a project for Biennale Warszawa.

 

Q: Point out a contemporary or historical artist from Łódź, about whom people in Poland and around the world should know.

A: Karol Hiller

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