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Florence: Przemek Branas
August 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ARTIST TALK: PRZEMEK BRANAS
The Polish artist Przemek Branas, resident at Villa Romana in July and August as the 2nd Prize Winner of the Polish VIEWS Prize 2017 will talk about his work.
Przemek Branas (born 1987) graduated from the Intermediate Faculty of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. Currently, he is a PhD student of Interdisciplinary Doctoral Studies at the University of Arts in Poznań. He has participated in Embodied Action Festival (Hong Kong, 2016), GUYU ACTION Performance Art Festival (China, 2016), Polish Performance Night (Le Lieu Gallery, Quebec, 2014). He presented his works at individual exhibitions: “Czkawka” as part of Photomonth in Krakow (MOCAK, Krakow, 2014), “Praca-technika” (CSW Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, 2016), “Kawał Chuja” (Shah House Gallery, Krakow, 2017), “Góra/Głowa/Kosmos” (Labyrinth Gallery, Lublin, 2018) and collectively, among others: “Ars moriendi / The Art of Death” (BWA, Tarnów, 2015), “Community Renegotiations” (Galeria Labirynth, Lublin, 2017). Scholarship holder of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2013). Winner of the Grey House Szara Kamienica Foundation Award (2015). Resident of Meet Factory (Prague, Czech Republic, 2016), Sesama (Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2017), Terra Foundation for American Art (Giverny, France, 2017). Winner of the second prize in the “Views 2017 – Deutsche Bank Award”, co-organised by the Zachęta National Art Gallery. He lives in Jarosław.