In her works, she often juxtaposes a man with the monumental landscapes, showing in this way the superiority and inability to control the nature. She presents her characters facing the situation of threats posed by ecological disasters, wars or brutalist architecture of the twentieth century.
He works across media focusing on installation, collages, sculpture and painting. Sroka often uses raw materials such as wood, metal, concrete or plywood. In his expressive and monochrome paintings and drawing…
Her sculpture and installation work mixes different techniques and is always inspired by places, forms and items encountered in the contexts in which they are presented. Carefully crafted objects are mostly drawing from the visual reality of daily life.
She works with mixed media techniques to create two- and three-dimensional objects inspired by Slavic folk stories and traditional craft techniques juxtaposed with contemporary materials and narratives.
The leitmotif of his works is a post-human world – hollow, yet full of traces, signs and objects, that used to be functional, but have become incomprehensible. Orłowski sees his practice as a ridiculous, trippy paradocumentary…
The artist’s works are created on the margins of painting and sculpture. He often uses found materials. His creative method assumes the accumulation of remains after the breakdown of microcosms or memory loss.
She uses ready-made objects made of plastic, garbage or everyday objects to create nature-like compositions, which resemble coral reefs, and fish and seaweeds floating on water. She reflects on the notion of nature…
Meet our Young Lynx Wiktor Dyndo, a painter who investigates issues of multiculturalism, international terrorism, religious conflicts and media manipulation. Dyndo cleverly translates his knowledge of current global affairs into visual language.
Her artistic research addresses questions of contemporaneity, especially the meaning of the image in technological reality. She uses the possibility of digital picture manipulation, together with photography and painting in a classic way.
He is a multidisciplinary artist working in various media. In his work, he focusses on the issues of physicality, carnality and gender by exploring culture and aesthetics of bodybuilding and fitness. He is also a co-founder of Stroboskop art space.
In his works, he introduces the vibrations of the image by blurring the details. With every next ‘spot’, he says, he moves away from the moment when one can see the real character and approaches the ‘forgotten portrait’.
Let’s meet the 12 winners selected in our first art competition ‘Young Lynxes Portfolio’ organised this winter. Have a look at the winners’ biographies and some images from their portfolios.
Justyna Mędrala is a visual artist focused on drawing, sculpture and installation. She thinks about the origins of the form as about something that comes with the material because it’s stuck in it. The materials that she uses: beeswax…
Karolina Balcer is a painter and video artist, she also creates site-specific installations in public spaces. Her artistic actions centre around the topic of the architecture seen as a tool to organise a social life.
She expanded her workshop by using her recordings, film and advertisement clips. She is interested in the structure of the video. She searches for patterns, which can serve as a template during a video montage.
Paweł Slota – he has been inspired by the urban landscape and by the space, in which he lives and constantly sees. He believes, that in an urban landscape, we can observe many occurrences that fascinate and inspire him.
Rafał Dominik – ainter, sculptor and draughtsman. As a lover of pop culture, he perceives art as a very important part of social life. In his works, he focuses on making art which is available for a wide audience and easy to understand.
Kamil Pieczykolan (b. 1988) studied at The Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław. He used to try to draw forms, which could never exist in our dimension. A way of thinking similar to making up worlds constructed of nothing we…
Kuba Mozolewski – mainly interested in creative and documentary photography, abstract painting and installation. He creates works that do not directly relate to reality but are in a dialogue with masters of abstract painting.
Paweł Baśnik – graduated from the Department of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw. He focuses on the motif of vanitas, less so in the depicted topic and the visual side of the work, but more in the texture of…
Marta Antoniak is a graduate of the Faculty of Painting of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. In 2011 she received her MA degree at the studio of Professor Andrzej Bednarczyk. She lives and works in Krakow.