Richard Piegza

Ryszard Piegza is a French artist of the Polish origin given birth in 1954, living in Paris from 1982.

He is working in fields of the actionism, performance, of the video art and artistic installations. What materials would be used as situations, is searching for breaking with the stillness, creating the space of visual, resounding, expressed interactions with gestures between objects, between objects and people, between images and words (via the Internet). Or how to start the flying carpet, or the maze always as Perpetuum mobiles in the permanent move, never here or there, but always between, always between, never in a sitting position, constantly, motionless, dead butterfly in the Museum. The interactive exchange is a base in his activity for years 80 ', as crossing them.

From 1978 to 1982, he created and managed the Lingua Embassy in Poland. He is a founder member of the Visa Vidéo Art Action association in 1991. He is an author of the actionist film titled “Performer's bloc notebook”.

In May 1998 with Michel Giroud (artist) and Charles Dreyfus, organized videoconferences, DADA-FLUXUS at the Center for Contemporary Arts in Vilnius. He is a founder of the Flying Carpet Airlines project and is a co-founder of the first festival of Franco-Polish Interactions in Piotrków Trybunalski in central Poland.

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26 September 2018

Richard Piegza

Ryszard Piegza (born 1954), an artist, sculptor, graduate of art academies in Poland and France, creator of films, video works and spatial installations, and above all a performer permanently living in Paris since 1982. In 1979-1982 he led the Embassy Lingua . In 1988 he founded Visa Video Art Action, a center dealing with the organization and documentation of artistic meetings and activities in the field of performing arts. He is also a co-founder of the Flying Carpet artistic collective. Since 1991, he has been working on the "Remembered Images" project. He is the author of the film "Notatnik performera", created in 1997. In 1998, together with Michel Giroud and Charles Dreyfus, he was a co-organizer of the famous international conference Dada - Fluxus. He is also a co-creator of the "Interactions" Art Festival, which takes place annually in Piotrków Trybunalski. As an artist, regardless of the circumstances and proportions constituting the substance of the action, he strives to free himself from stillness by creating interactive relationships between objects and people, images and words. There is always an intrigue, a separate story, in his geometric realizations. From considering the laws of statics, their rules and inconsistencies, to political or existential aspects.

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2 May 2017

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