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Wojtek Ziemilski

Theater director and visual artist. Born 1977 in Stanford/California. He started his artistic career while living in Portugal, where he created and taught devised theater and contemporary performance. His first show, Hamlet Light (2007), has been awarded with the national JAJ award. In 2009, he moved back to Warsaw, Poland. His Polish debut "Small Narration", has been regularly shown in Poland and abroad. His most recent show "Prologue", premiering at the Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences Festival, is an inquiry into spectatorship and the possibility for action. His most recent visual work "New Order", was a collaboration with a small ant colony in the vicinity of the BWA Warszawa art gallery.
Author of the New Art blog, as a critic, he collaborates with several art reviews in Poland and abroad, e.g. Krytyka Polityczna.

2004 - Theater Directing Course, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
2002 - Maitrise – Philosophy Université Pierre-Mendès France, Grenoble, France
2002 - Warsaw University, Poland

2011 - Akademie Schloss Solitude, Germany
2010 - SKITE Performing arts residency, Caen, France
2010 - Performing arts residency, St. Erme, France
2010 - Extended History Project, Visual arts residency, Muzychi, Ukraine
2010 - Arttrakt Visual arts residency, Tuscanny, Italy

Selected performances:
2012 - "Prolog", Ruhrtriennale, Essen
2012 - "Relatives", Fringe Festival, Edinburg
2012 - "Relatives", International Theatre Festival Malta, Poznań, Poland
2011 - "Prolog", Teatr Ochoty, Warsaw
2011 - "New Order", BWA Warszawa, Warsaw
2010 - “The Map”, Production: Komuna Warszawa, Warsaw
2010 - “Poor Theater: Remix”, Production: Komuna Warszawa/ Teatr Studio, Warsaw
2009 - “Small Narration”, Production: Teatr Studio, Warsaw
2009 -  “Reality Show”, Winner of the Grande Premio Cidade de Lisboa, FATAL, Lisbon
2007 - “Hamlet Light”, Premiere: Teatro Municipal de Faro, Portual, Winner of Jovens Artistas Jovens contest (co-production: CCB, Portugal)
2007 - “Time/Image” (co-directed), Festival Temps d’Image, CCB, Lisbon

Selected exhibitions:
2013 - "Warsaw. The Day After...", Vartai Gallery, Vilnius
2013 - "Flirt towarzyski", CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
2012 - Alphaville, Giffin Art Space, Warsaw
2010 - "Tell Me About It", Arttrakt, Wrocław, Poland
2009 - "The Actors", TR Warszawa, Warsaw (solo)
2009 - "Video in Progress", Photon Gallery, Ljubljana
2009 - "Nieodkryte/Niewypowiedziane", Teatr Nowy, Warsaw
2009 - "O Centro do Mundo", Galeria Santa Clara, Coimbra, Portugal