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Kaponiera, -2 floor

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ofuture zone opening 25.november 2018


For this day we’ve prepared an exhibition of excellent artists that create in the most innovative manner - making the use of virtual and augmented reality. We are honoured to host the renowned and highly praised in Europe Anna Zhilyaeva - ANNA VR, Zurich-based Maria Śmigielska whose works of art are a combination of architecture, art and technology. Finally, we have Krzysztof Gryzka - sculptor, intrigued by the virtual reality.


We go beyond
of what
is known

Anna Zhilyaeva / VR Performance
Krzysztof Gryzka / digital sculpture (ZBrush)
Maria Śmigielska / the KUKA robot
Natalia Rozmus / open call
Wiola Anna Ujazdowska / open call

Maria Śmigielska


An architect, researcher, designer, artist working primarily around new technologies. She lives in Zurich while focusing her research and work on robotics at the University of Art and Design, Linz. Maria’s art has been exhibited during conferences and exhibitions worldwide, including Art[n+1] Gallery in Paris. This year, Maria took part in the Art Fair in Basel. During the OFUTURE zone Opening, Maria will take us to the world of creating with the robotic arm.


More about Maria and her comprehensive work here: www.mariasni.com



KRZYSZTOF GRYZKA


An artist of independence and ambition. Specialized in computer animation and filming, part of his life remains dedicated to CG Art. His accomplishments are high in this field nevertheless Krzysztof does not stop improving. His unexpected creativity is a trademark as well as the professional approach towards his work. The human models he created, starred in “Another Day of Life”, the movie being currently released. 2000-2011 were the years on cooperation with the gaming industry: Free Mind, Techland, Metropolis Software, Bloober Team. Since 2014, he’s become the Character Artist for the animation companies: PlatigeImage, IllusionCrafters, DeepBlue Productions, Matrix Technology since 2014.


More about Krzysztof work: www.gryzka.artstation.com



ANNA ZHILYAEVA


An artist of French-Russian origin known for her unique painting style within the virtual reality. Anna currently cooperates both with Google and HTC. The performances she creates, take place in the most well-known venues internationally: the Louvre Museum, the „Casino de Paris’’ Theatre, or the Teatro Comunale in Bologne. Having graduated from the Academy of Arts, Anna worked as a designer, illustrator and director of arts. She’s attended universities in France and in Russia, where she studied visual arts, architecture, film, sculpting and pedagogy. Her work comes to life solely in the virtual reality. For her immersive art, Anna’s chosen the term „volumism” as this term illustrates the limitless volume and breaking the gravity that mark Anna’s creations


More about Anna's work: www.annadreambrush.com



WIOLA UJAZDOWSKA


Ais polish multidisciplinary artist and art coordinator. In 2007-2014 she studied Art History and Painting at Nicolaus Copernicus Univeristy in Toruń. in 2012-2013 she studied at CICCS in Cologne, Germany. In 2014 she went to work at the Living Art Museum Nylistasafnið in Reykjavik where she lives and works for most time of the year. She coordinates Hidden People - about new forms of migration in Iceland that was founded by Ministry of Welfare and city of Reykjavik. (www.huldufolk.net). She collaborates with many institution in Iceland ( Reykjavik Art Museum, Listastofan, Mengi ) and Poland (CoCA Toruń, CK Browar B. Włocławek) She is a member of the Association of Icelandic Visual Artists. Her works have been presented around Europe ( Poland, Germany, Iceland, Portugal, Slovakia).


More about Wiola's work: www.wiolaujazdowska.com/medea/



NATALIA ROZMUS


Doctor Of Fine Arts
Painter / Artist / Designer
Natalia Rozmus; born in 1983 in Poznan, independant artist and designer, since 2005 academic lecturer at University of Arts in Poznan; since 2009 member of swedish artists association Konstnärsföreningen Dymlingen in Jönköping, represented by PotatoMike and Saatchi in New York and also by Czapski Art Foundation, Katarzyna Napiórkowska Gallery and V.A. Gallery Poland; lately cooperated with Fab, VW, Romet and Helena Böström Reklam & Design and Dominik Jasiński; awarded a medal of Young Positivist for outstanding achievement in arts, choosen for Samsungs project The Frame as one of 37 worlds best emerging artists, laureate of many international painting competitions; her paintings are in private collections in Poland, Sweden, USA and Germany but also in state collections at Landstinget Jönköping and Kultur Jönköping Kommun. She has participated in numerous solo and collective exhibitions such as:

  • „6x6x2017“ Rochester
  • Gallery, New York 2017
  • „Resan“ V.A. Gallery Poland, Poznań 2017
  • “Constellations” Svavel, Jönköping 2016,
  • “Jasinski & Friends V” Amaristo Gallery, Warsaw 2016
  • “Paintball” Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Poznan 2013
  • “Art Takes Times Square” Saatchi, New York 2012


More about Natalia's work: www.nataliarozmus.com


About Us

OFUTURE zone - an idea created by the founder of the Czapski Art Foundation at the beginning of the 2018. It’s a brand new project in the course of development and delivery.

Our focus is:
Showing Innovation in art (the main objective of the project),
Creating possibilities for the Polish and foreign artists to show up,
Reaching the global audience.

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The future of art&design belongs to us all.
Anyone has the right to participate in its creation. The OFUTURE zone by our foundation gives a great opportunity to do that.

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