Krzysztof Pijarski, Lives of the Unholy # 12 (Świerczewski / W-Z), detail, 2012

 

Krzysztof Pijarski, Lives of the Unholy # 12 (Świerczewski / W-Z), detail, 2012

Krzysztof Pijarski, Lives of the Unholy # 12 (Świerczewski / W-Z), detail, 2012, courtesy the artist

 

Contemporary Lynx invites curators, collectors, gallery owners, and people from the art world to share with us the most interesting, important or intriguing artworks by Polish artists. Each of our guests will select one piece of art and present it to us in the form of a postcard. This bite-size selection chosen by top experts and art aficionados aims to show the vibrancy and quality of contemporary Polish art.

 

Krzysztof Pijarski is an art historian, a translator, and an artist who uses the medium of photography. He was born in 1980. His works address the issue of the fate of images in the post-modern world.

 

Lena Prents is an art historian and curator working in Berlin, Minsk and Vilnius. Her research and curatorial work focus on the interrelation of art and exhibition practices with socio-political discourses. She is working on her PhD dissertation on socialist modernist architecture in contemporary art. Since 2006 Lena Prents has been teaching at the European Humanities University in Vilnius, a Belarusian university in exile.

 

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