BWA Warszawa
BWA Warszawa
WGW 2019: BOWNIK "Kolory straconego czasu"
20.09.2019 - 16.11.2019
"Boli mnie, gdy się śmieję"
05.07.2019 - 11.09.2019
Martyna Czech, Leszek Knaflewski "Nic nas nie łączy"
25.05.2019 - 30.06.2019
FOAF 2019: BWA Warszawa hosting Gianni Manhattan (Vienna) + Kristina Kite (LA)
06.04.2019 - 11.05.2019
Witek Orski "Wolałbym o tym nie mówić"
14.02.2019 - 30.03.2019
Między Zbawieniem a Konstytucją
11.11.2018 - 05.01.2019
WGW 2018: Agnieszka Brzeżańska, Jan Dobkowski, Zuza Krajewska "Boginie"
21.09.2018 - 27.10.2018
Jadwiga Sawicka "Odruchy protestu"
23.06.2018 - 31.07.2018
Ewa Ciepielewska "Zwierzęta wsparcia emocjonalnego"
12.05.2018 - 16.06.2018
FOAF: Jiří Thýn, Piotr Makowski, Witek Orski, "Linia" BWA Warszawa
07.04.2018 - 28.04.2018
Adam Adach "Demos i demony"
03.03.2018 - 04.04.2018
Agnieszka Kalinowska "Ciężka woda"
27.01.2018 - 28.02.2018
WGW 2017: Yann Gerstberger, Sławomir Pawszak, Hanna Rechowicz "Cudowne i pożyteczne"
22.09.2017 - 25.11.2017
WGW2017: WYKWITEX
22.09.2017 - 24.09.2017
"Living in a Material World" Paweł Dudziak, Adrian Kolerski, Michał Sroka, Eliasz Styrna, Katarzyna Szymkiewicz
02.09.2017 - 16.09.2017
Małgorzata Szymankiewicz "Rozciąganie pojęć"
27.05.2017 - 29.07.2017
Ruben Montini "One Person Protest"
27.05.2017 - 27.05.2017
Wielka 19
04.03.2017 - 06.05.2017
DYNAMIKA POGORSZEŃ
28.01.2017 - 25.02.2017
Witek Orski & Maria Toboła "Wirujący seks"
17.12.2016 - 14.01.2017
WGW 2016: Karol Radziszewski "Ali"
23.09.2016 - 19.11.2016
Małe formy rzeźbiarskie
19.06.2016 - 10.09.2016
Sławomir Pawszak "Gorąc"
12.03.2016 - 28.05.2016
Krzysztof Maniak "Przypomina mi się śnieg"
06.02.2016 - 05.03.2016
Lada Nakonechna, Zhanna Kadyrova "Eksperymenty"
05.12.2015 - 30.01.2016
WGW 2015: Ewa Axelrad "Minimalne, Konieczne, Obiektywnie Umiarkowane"
25.09.2015 - 21.11.2015
Małgorzata Szymankiewicz "Postprodukcja"
26.06.2015 - 12.09.2015
Joanna Janiak, Piotr C. Kowalski "Z natury rzeczy"
25.04.2015 - 13.06.2015
Iza Tarasewicz "Logistyka odzysku"
14.02.2015 - 19.04.2015
Karol Radziszewski "W cieniu płomienia"
29.11.2014 - 04.02.2015
WGW: Olga Mokrzycka-Grospierre, Nicolas Grospierre "Szkiełko w oku"
26.09.2014 - 22.11.2014
Jadwiga Sawicka "Fragmenty opowiadania"
24.05.2014 - 24.07.2014
Jakub Woynarowski "Saturnia Regna"
15.03.2014 - 17.05.2014
Sławomir Pawszak „Cannabis, whisky, ananas”
11.01.2014 - 08.03.2014
The Gardens. Laura Kaminskaite, Augustas Serapinas
23.11.2013 - 19.12.2013
Agnieszka Kalinowska "Ściana wschodnia"
27.09.2013 - 16.11.2013
Zuza Krajewska "Przesilenie"
29.06.2013 - 14.09.2013
WITHERED, Galeria Kisterem, Budapeszt
21.06.2013 - 15.08.2013
LITTLE WARSAW "Enter"
25.04.2013 - 21.06.2013
"Warszawa. Nazajutrz...." Galeria Vartai, Wilno
11.04.2013 - 11.05.2013
Samoorganizacja, część 2: New Roman
23.03.2013 - 20.04.2013
Ewa Axelrad "Warm Leatherette"
26.01.2013 - 20.03.2013
Samoorganizacja, część 1: Pewność
05.01.2013 - 19.01.2013
Ziemilski / Marriott / Koniec świata
21.12.2012 - 21.12.2012
Kama Sokolnicka "Zardzewiałe elementy naszego ogrodu"
28.09.2012 - 30.11.2012
"ALPHAVILLE" Griffin Artspace, Warszawa
28.09.2012 - 30.12.2012
Krystian TRUTH Czaplicki "The Changeling"
21.07.2012 - 09.08.2012
Adam Adach "Reprezentacja"
21.04.2012 - 07.07.2012
Małgorzata Szymankiewicz, Przemek Dzienis "Sub pop"
25.02.2012 - 14.04.2012
Nicolas Grospierre "Bank"
03.12.2011 - 11.02.2012
Tribute To Fangor
05.11.2011 - 20.11.2011
"Nowy porządek", Art Stations, Poznań
29.09.2011 - 09.02.2012
Wojtek Ziemilski "Nowy porządek" performance
23.09.2011 - 24.09.2011
Agnieszka Kalinowska „Wygasłe neony”
10.09.2011 - 30.10.2011
Jarosław Fliciński "Tego nikt do końca nie wie"
25.06.2011 - 28.08.2011
OTWARCIE "Plądrujemy ruiny rzeczywistości"
07.05.2011 - 11.06.2011

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FOAF: Jiří Thýn, Piotr Makowski, Witek Orski, "Linia"

LINIA 
Jiří Thýn, Piotr Makowski, Witek Orski

in cooperation with Antoine Levi (Paris) and Hunt Kastner (Prague)

w ramach Friend of a Friend
www.foaf.pl

Piotr Makowski
The central theme of the latest Makowski works is a reflection about colour, gesture and its compositions potentials, especially the building up of a painting though the contrast of these primal elements. The each painting prepared for the show can be read as a separate story. The arrangements of certain elements in some compositions can be associated with the portraits however, according to the intention of the author, the canvases are in the end abstract forms without direct references to figuration. This presentation is the continuation of the last few years of work in which Makowski has been developing his “visual language” and vocabulary that combine the representation of formal aspects of painting, abstraction, linear, draughtsmanship and gesturalism. Although the method of composing is very traditional, it reveals at the same time the artists' respect and fairly acknowledged approach to the matter of painting.

Witek Orski
Orski's art practice can be identified as post-conceptual photography. His carefully created photographic images, which often become parts of photo-objects or installations, are dedicated to theoretical research into such questions as: the nature of photographic picture, identity, mutual relation between death and imaging, the ideology of the gaze or landscape as an instrument of power.
According to his own words, Orski considers the photographs of objects, bodies or landscapes that he takes as “means of philosophical investigation”.

Jiří Thýn
Jiří Thýn is usually described as photographer in that he primarily uses the medium of photography for his work. However, what he does is to examine the definition and the wider possibilities of this medium. In his Drawings by Light, for example, he uses stencils to create incredibly delicate geometric shapes by exposing photopaper. In his series Consciousness as a Fundamental Attribute, photographs are shot, then parts are removed or objects are added and then reshot in a layering, adding and removing process which treats the medium as a sculptural process. In fact sculptural works are an integral part of his practice and are exhibited with his photography, both as independent works standing outside the photographs but also as part of the photographs own presentation.

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“Friend of a Friend” (FOAF) project sees eight important and thriving Warsaw contemporary art galleries sharing their exhibition spaces with international guests. A dialogue with galleries from the Czech Republic, France, Germany, United States, Switzerland and Great Britain lies at the foundation of group shows featuring Polish and international artists.

The idea of “FOAF” refers to London’s “Condo” initiative held since 2016. Based on the principle of friendly collaboration (and not competition, often associated with the art market), the event not only succeeds in establishing an innovative platform to present contemporary art, but also an exchange model that provides an alternative to art fairs. By bringing this model to Warsaw, “FOAF” offers the local audience the possibility to view works created by international artists (often unexhibited in Poland so far) and compare their achievements with works by their Polish colleagues. In turn, foreign guests (gallerists, artists, as well as collectors, curators and journalists) are given an opportunity to discover the Warsaw art scene.
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GALLERIES:

BWA Warszawa h/ Antoine Levi (Paris), Hunt Kastner (Prague)
Foksal Gallery Foundation h/ ChertLüdde (Berlin), Jan Kaps (Cologne)
LETO h/ Dürst Britt & Mayhew (The Hague)
Piktogram h/ Future (Berlin/Mexico City), Lomex (NYC), SVIT (Prague)
Dawid Radziszewski h/ Lucas Hirsch (Düsseldorf)
Raster h/ Bernhard (Zürich), Ermes-Ermes (Vienna)
Stereo h/ Crèvecœur (Paris), Reserve Ames (LA)
Wschód h/ Neue Alte Brücke (Frankfurt), Union Pacific (London)
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Founders: Stereo, Wschód
Organiser: Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Partner: Culture Department of the City of Warsaw
Media Partner: Frieze Magazine