Paweł Błęcki graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk where he majored in Photography and Intermedia at the Multimedia Communication Faculty of the University of Arts in Poznań. He defended his diploma at professor Piotr Kurka’s Department of Intermedia Activities. He also took up studies in the area of archaeology and cultural studies. Recipient of an Erasmus scholarship to attend the photography faculty of FAMU, the Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. His works were shown in many exhibitions, among others, ‘Storm’, ShowOFF Section of the Kraków Photomonth; Gdańsk Art Biennale, Gdańsk City Gallery; ‘State of matter’, Rotunda Gallery, Poznań; Urbild/Abbild, Lokal 30, Warsaw. Member of the artistic collective The Empty Set. Currently lives and works in Gdańsk (Poland).
“Most of his works are an effect of long-term fascination with objects and his contemplation about our relations with them. The artist reaches for the sociology of objects and it’s observation about similar status of objects and people in the relationship webs that create reality. His works are a reflection on the belief that only by undemining the anthropocentric perspective of man and accepting object’s active influence on the relationship webs, in which we function together.”