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Piotr Urbaniec

1992*, Poland

Piotr Urbaniec (1992, Poland). Currently lives and works in Amsterdam where he stayed after finishing De Ateliers program (2018-2020). Visual artist who makes art almost from nothing, experimenting with different ephemeral mediums and materials, performance and weather. Considering himself as a lost relative of Richard Long. Graduated from the Miroslaw Balka’s Studio of Spatial Activities (PL), in 2018 participant of Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (USA). Past resident of Residency Unlimited in New York (2016) and Akrai Residency in Sicily (2018). Winner of Hestia Artistic Journey competition (PL, 2016), Grand Prix of Young Wolf’s competition (PL, 2014) and 1 prize In Out Video Art Festival (PL, 2016). In 2016 he made his first solo exhibition at the U-jazdowski

Castle Warsaw, group shows in Poland including MoMA Warsaw, Krolikarnia National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Center of Contemporary Art Laznia. His works were part of Moscow International Biennale for Young Art 2018, Yixian International Photography Festival 2017 (China), Rencontres Internationales (Paris/Berlin). He recently adopted vortex and his interests shifted into a theatrical environment (Komuna Warszawa, Frascati Theater). In 2021 he received Mondriaan Stipendium for emerging artists.

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Captions: echo, 2016, still from video documentation

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Captions: Hurricane Piotr, 2020, photography by Bas de Brouwer

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Captions: brave or stupid, 2017, photography by Michał Matejko