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Portfolio: Yan Tomaszewski

Yan Tomaszewski is a French/Polish artist who works at the intersection of sculpture, film and installation. Trained at École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris (FR), at Royal College of Art in London (GB), and at Le Fresnoy Studio national des arts contemporains in Tourcoing (FR), his often narrative projects combine research-based methodologies with visually seductive outcomes.

His work has been exhibited at the Archeological Museum, Krakow (PL); the Air and Space Museum, Paris (FR); CSW Kronika, Bytom (PL); the Middelheim Museum, Antwerp (BE); Asymetria gallery, Warsaw (PL); and Primo Piano, Paris (FR). He has participated in group shows at Filles du Calvaire gallery, Paris (FR); the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles (USA); Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (DE); Le Fresnoy Studio national des arts contemporains, Tourcoing (FR); Daejeon Culture & Arts Foundation, Daejeon (KR); Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR); Fondation Hippocrène, Paris (FR); and Manifesta 9, Genk (BE). His films were screened in festivals such as FID International Film Festival, Marseille (FR); Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin (FR/DE) and Doclisboa, Lisbon (PT). He was a resident of Centre National Edition Art Image, Pantin (FR); Daejeon Culture & Arts Foundation (KR), French Institute, Los Angeles (USA); Imago Mundi Foundation, Krakow (PL); Air Antwerpen (BE); Futura Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague (CZ). He was nominated for Sciences Po Prize for Contemporary Art (FR); KNAF, Leszek Knaflewski Award for Young Artists (PL); and Studio Collector Prize (FR). He was laureate of French Institute program Hors les Murs in visual arts and received a grant from the Vysehrad Fund. His work has been featured in numerous international publications including: Le Quotidien de l’art; The LA Times; H Art Magazine; Szum and Artforum. Yan Tomaszewski got the second prize at the Allegro Prize Competition.


Gangnam Beauty, 2020, HD video, 23’11”

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

Khthon, 2019, glazed stoneware and porcelain, blown and thermoformed glass, stained concrete

The Good Breast and the Bad Breast, 2019, HD video, 22’22”

The Boogeyman, 2015, performance

The Boogeyman, 2015, performance

The Boogeyman, 2015, performance

The Boogeyman, 2015, performance

The Boogeyman, 2015, performance

The Boogeyman, 2015, performance

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m; 4K video, 04'07'' ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m; 4K video, 04’07” ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m; 4K video, 04'07'' ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m; 4K video, 04’07” ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC

Documentation of Tchouri, 2018

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m ; 4K video, 04'07'' ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m ; 4K video, 04’07” ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m ; 4K video, 04'07'' ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC, 120 x 120 x 15 cm

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m ; 4K video, 04’07” ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC, 120 x 120 x 15 cm

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m ; 4K video, 04'07'' ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC, 120 x 60 x 20 cm

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m ; 4K video, 04’07” ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC, 120 x 60 x 20 cm

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m ; 4K video, 04'07'' ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC, 120 x 40 x 20 cm

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m ; 4K video, 04’07” ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC, 120 x 40 x 20 cm

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m ; 4K video, 04'07'' ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC, 120 x 40 x 20 cm

Tchouri, 2018, mass-coloured concrete, steel, 8 x 5 x 5 m ; 4K video, 04’07” ; borosilicate glass, stainless steel, PVC, 120 x 40 x 20 cm

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