Grzegorz Stefański

Grzegorz Stefański, born in 1983 in Czluchow (PL), lives and works in London and Warsaw. Author of video installations, films, photographs and performances. His artistic practice is located at the nexus of psychology, performance and film, primarily concerned with identity and the politics of embodiment. The themes he has investigated include post-patriarchal masculinity and vulnerability, micro-choreographies of violence and care, private history recorded in one's body and the legacy of European cinematography. He concluded his artistic education at The Slade School of Fine Art in London and Mirosław Bałka’s Studio of Spatial Activities in Warsaw. Before attending art school, he earned master’s degree in philosophy, run music radio show and made his artistic debut in with solo exhibition during Cracow Photomonth Festival in 2010. In 2017 he won the Ivan Juritz Prize in London and the Grand Prix at the Biennale of Young Art in Poland. His works has been exhibited and screened at the Louvre Museum (2019), HKW Berlin (2019), Whitechapel Gallery in London (2018), Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (2018), Ujazdowski Castle Centre of Contemporary Art (2018), Manifesta 11 in Zurich (2016), Pastificio Cerere Foundation in Rome (2014) and the NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 in New York (2010). He has collaborated, among others, with Nowy Teatr in Warsaw (2016), National Museum in Warsaw (2017), and Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art in Cracow (2018).


Artist's works in Filmoteka