Wojciech Bąkowski
b. 1979
Lives and works in Warsaw, Poland

EDUCATION
Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Holiday Power Supply, SVIT, Prague, Czech Republic
  Hideout in the Corner of Level 6, Bureau, New York, NY
  Main Issues, Vosberg, Cologne, Germany
2015 Weak Moods’ Control, Galeria Stereo, Warsaw, Poland
  There’s a Pain Somewhere In The Room, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland
  Realizing, Audio Visual Arts (AVA), New York, NY
2014 art berlin contemporary, Berlin, Germany
2013 Galeria Stereo, Warsaw, Poland
  Galerie Martin von Zomeren, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2012 Clarification storage, BWA Zielona Góra, Poland
2011 Lack of Access Radiates, PGS Sopot, Poland
2010 There’s Nothing But What You See, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
2009 Beauty, Galeria Stereo, Poznan, Poland
2008 Are you going with me? - Where? - In dark fuck, Leto Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 A Million Lines, Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow, PL
  Propotypes, XII Baltic Triennal, Vilnius, Lithuania
  Let’s Dance, Art Stations, Poznan, Poland
  State of Life, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
  Procedures for the head: Polish Art Today, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Slovakia
  It Rained Again, Bureau, New York, NY
2014 Voice, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland Instalators, Art Stations, Poznan, Poland
  Midnight Show II, Galeria Dizajn BWA Wrocław, Poland
  The Day is Not Enough, Warsaw Contemporary Museum, Poland
  Not I, Lismore Castle Arts, St Carthage Hall, Lismore, Ireland
  As You Can See: Polish Art Today, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
2013 In the Heart of the Country, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
  Things in Common, Art Stations, Poznan, Poland
  British British Polish Polish, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
  Twisted Entities, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
  Six-line staff, Audio-visual interventions in the Chopin Museum, Chopin Museum,
  Warsaw, Poland
2012 Wojciech Bakowski / Michał Budny, Galeria Stereo, Poznan, Poland
  Everything’s Alright Forever, Paradise Row, London, United Kingdom
  Grey Peak of the Wave, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY
  It’s Bearable (with P.Bosacki), Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
  Arbeitdisziplin, Municipal Gallery Arsenal, Poznan, Poland
  On Demand, tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  Will Be Fine, Galeria Stereo, Poznan, Poland
  Myth and Melancholy, Warsaw Contemporary Museum, Poland
  Duo-show with Matt Bryans, Galerie Martin Van Zomeren, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  The Forgetting of Proper Names, Calvert 22, London, United Kingdom
2011
Villa Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Found In Translation, Chapter L, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  The Power of Fantasy: Modern and Contemporary Art from Poland, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium
  Bodily Choreography, Zacheta State Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
  MIR, Galeria Arsenal, Białystok, Poland
  Transylvania 2, Municipal Gallery Arsenal, Poznan, Poland
  Everything, Kolonie Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
  For Love Not Money, 15th Tallin Print Triennal, Tallin, Estonia
2010 Luc Tuymans: A Vision of Central Europe, Brugge Centraal, Brugge, Belgium
  Transylvania, BWA Zielona Góra, Poland
  I See Things That Are Not There, Polish Institute, Rome, Italy
  Traumtagebuch (with P. Bosacki), Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, Poland
  Early Years, Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany
2009 3 x Yes, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
 
Completed (with Anna Molska) Kunstverei, Freiburg, Germany
  Head of Heads (with Magdalena Starska), Arsenal Gallery, Białystok, Poland
  Views 2009, Zacheta State Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
  From the Archive, Zak Branicka Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  The Generational: Younger than Jesus, New Museum, New York, USA
  Take a Look At Me Now, Sainsbury Center for Visual Arts, Norwich, United Kingdom
2008 Establishment (and its discontents), CoCA Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, Poland
  Ain’t No Sorry, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
  Good for Home Use and Outdoor, public space, Poznan, Poland
  Bodies Adream, Arsenał Municipal Gallery, Poznan, Poland
  Stomach, Słodownia Gallery, Old Brewery, Poznan, Poland
  Up against the Wall, Zacheta State Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

SELECTED PRESS & PUBLICATIONS
2016 Paul Laster, ‘Weekend Edition: 10 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before May 16,’
  Observer.com, May 12
2015 Iwona Hałgas, Karol Sienkiewicz, ‘Wojciech Bakowski,’ Culture.pl, October 30
  ‘Wojciech Bakowski Wins The Oberhausen Sff,’ Polish Shorts, June 2015
  Federico Windhausen, ‘Projections at the 2015 New York Film Festival,’ Cineaste Magazine,
  Vol. XLI, No. 1, Winter 2015
2013 Wojciech Bakowski w/essays by Dominic Eichler, Julian Heynen, Jennifer Teets, Wojciech
  Bakowski: Selected Works 2004-2012, pub. by Fundacja Transmisja and Galeria Stereo, Poland
2012 ‘On Not Accepting the Forgetting,’ The Forgetting of Proper Names Catalog, Calvert 22,
  pp.12, 14-17
2011
Richard Unwin , ‘Villa Tokyo – European Arts Festival Hits Japan,’ Flux Magazine, December 2
 
Villa Tokyo Arts Festival Catalog, November
  David Ulrichs, ‘Top-Down at Liste,’ ArtinAmerica.com, June 20
2009 Holland Cotter, ‘Young Artists, Caught in the Act,’ New York Times, April 9

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz
CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw