photo Maciej Landsberg
ŁUKASZ RONDUDA —
Art historian, film director, curator of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw and professor at the Faculty of Management of Visual Culture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.
Author of books: Sztuka polska lat 70. Awangarda (Polish Art of the 70s. The Avant-garde, 2009); Strategie subwersywne w sztukach medialnych (Subversive Strategies in the Media Arts, 2005); Warpechowski, Konieczny, Uklański, Bodzianowski. Warpechowski, Dawicki (2010). W połowie puste (Half Empty), a novel he wrote together with Łukasz Gorczyca, was published in 2011.
Editor of publications such as: Warsztat Formy Filmowej (Workshop of the Film Form, co-editor: Marika Kuźmicz, 2017); Kino-Sztuka. Zwrot kinematograficzny w polskiej sztuce współczesnej (Polish Cine Art, or the Cinematographic Turn in Polish Contemporary Art, co-editor: Jakub Majmurek, 2015); Oskar Hansen. Opening Modernism. On Open Form Architecture, Art and Didactics (co-editor: Aleksandra Kędziorek, 2014); KwieKulik (co-editor: Georg Schöllhammer, 2012).
Curator of exhibitions such as: Down With the Pimps of Art! Relationships Between Punk and Art (co-curator: Michał Woliński, Warsaw Stock Exchange, 2006); New National Art (co-curator: Sebastian Cichocki, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, 2012); As You Can See. Polish Art Today (co-curator: Sebastian Cichocki, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, 2014); Bread and Roses (co-curator: Natalia Sielewicz, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, 2016); What Is Enlightenment? (co-curators: Goshka Macuga, Tomasz Szerszeń, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, 2018). Alongside Łukasz Mojsak, he was the curator of the Polish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale — Flight, Roman Stańczak (2019).
Director of feature films: Performer (co-director: Maciej Sobieszczański, 2015) and Heart of Love (2017). Currently, he’s working on his third film, All Our Fears (scheduled to release in 2021). Member of the Board of Directors of the Directors’ Guild of Poland.
Winner of the Jerzy Stajuda Prize 2018.