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Wiktoria Walendzik
It is impossible to live a pleasant life without living wisely and honorably and justly

installation view
photo: Andrzej Golc

curator: Andrzej Witczak

EVENT DATES

Thu 03 Sep 2020 —
Sun 18 Oct 2020
exhibition
Thu 03 Sep 2020
19:00
opening

The works of Wiktoria Walendzik are born at the intersection of different worlds, in a haze of the internet informative and visual overflow, somewhere between Saint Tropez and Zalesie Górne near Warsaw. The works, originating from the digital world, but embedded in the analog one, form an immanent landscape and come together in a collage of collective desires and aspirations. Using the art of sculpture – one of the most time-consuming mediums, the artist gives form to what is momentary, short-lived and “instant”. The works inspired by the most beautiful furniture designs, at times bearing characteristic features of self-portrait, encourage interaction and taking selfies. By sharing them back on social media, we are changing the context of the artworks. We become a part of a constantly developing collage.

*Epicurus (341–271 BCE) – Greek philosopher, founder of Epicureanism.

Wiktoria Walendzik (1994) works with installation, object and drawing. Graduate of media art at the Academy of Art in Szczecin. Finalist of the competitions: Gray House Foundation, Project Room 2019, Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle and Hestia Artistic Travel. Participant of individual and group exhibitions at Gdańsk City Gallery, BWA Warszawa, Galeria Szara in Katowice and the Polish Institute in Berlin, among others.