Mirosław Filonik

About artist

Born
1958

He was born in 1958. Sculptor. Following the graduation from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, he teamed up with Miroslaw Bałka and Marek Kijewskis to establish the group Neue Bieriemiennost. He has been making light installations since the late 1980s with the use of fluorescent lamps manufactured for the artist by Philips Lighting Poland. He is interested in the issue of the presence of art in public space, hence his installations are usually made for specific architectural objects. Following a long break, he started to use figurative elements again, presenting them in a new context. His installations are often accompanied by sound settings, composed for specific projects. The artist has participated in over one hundred solo and group exhibitions in Poland, including the Centre for Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, Zachęta Gallery in Warsaw, and Galeria Bielska BWA; and abroad, including Germany, Italy, Finland and Russia.

Works

Mirosław Filonik

from the cycle: Ich bin Wolf (3)

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Mirosław Filonik

from the cycle: Ich bin Wolf (1)

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Mirosław Filonik

from the cycle: Ich bin Wolf (2)

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