Peter Grzybowski

Bio

Born in Kraków, Poland, painter, multimedia and performance artist. MFA Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland. Since 1980 completed number of performances, solo and group shows, installations and multimedia works in five continents. Since 1985 lives in New York, currently works in New York and Krakow. Former member of AWACS and Konger groups, PAAS, Fort Sztuki and IAPAO art societies, Vice President of Kesher Foundation in Poland, curator of Kesher performance events in Krakow and New York.

Statement

Regards his performance works as multimedia compositions in which he connects techniques belonging to various genres. Since 2000 he started engaging the new media and computers in his performances. Usually, projection of digital video, audio and live action are synchronized by a computer. The content of his performances is usually based on the elements from the surrounding reality: the phenomena and events occurring around, sometimes political or social, either current or in historical context. He uses photography and video, sound, television and internet content and combines them with a dramatic effects like shattering glass, light bulbs or computer monitors.   photo: Shalom Neuman, Johannes Deimling, Andrzej Grzelak

Skills

Posted on

11 April 2012