Sculptures by Janek Simon from his Polyethnic series are being shown at the 14th Baltic Triennial at the Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius.
Works by Janek Simon and by Slavs and Tatars are being shown at the Centre Pompidou in Metz at the museum’s exhibition Folklore.
Janek Simon’s exhibition is organized as part of Not Cancelled Warsaw and takes place in a virtual space.
Publication presents Simon’s captivating work, driven by constant curiosity, erudition, and the quest for what he calls “synthetic folklore”—a balance between the particular and the planetary with the possible use of new technologies.
Artist has just completed the costumes and set design for a contemporary adaptation of Monteverdi’s opera Il ballo delle ingrate, a perverse morality play starring ancient gods.
exhibitions in poland
On 22 February we invite you to the opening of the Janek Simon retrospective at Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw. The exhibition will feature the most interesting works, objects and installations by the artist drawn from the first 15 years of his career, along with new projects on psychedelia and artificial intelligence, as well as documentation of Simon’s curatorial and social initiatives.
ARTISTS IN ACTION
A group of artists led by Jakub de Barbaro, Agnieszka Polska and Jacek Simon has prepared an amazing holiday project: a traveling gallery called Szalona Galeria (Crazy Gallery) that will visit small towns all around Poland during a summer roadtrip in July and August. In each stop they will set a camp with a pop-up exhibition and art bookshop, followed by film projections
EXHIBITIONS IN EUROPE
Janek Simon’s show “Brussels Research Yoga” was exhibited in the artistic neighborhood of Saint-Gilles, in the space run by an experimental art residency program Super Deals, who invited Simon for a one-month-long stay in Brussels.
The new book ‘Kino-Sztuka. Zwrot kinematograficzny w polskiej sztuce współczesnej’ – loosely translated as ‘Cinema-Art. The Cinematographic Turn in Polish Contemporary Art’ – by Jakub Marmurek and Łukasz Ronduda is a first serious attempt at mapping out this new tendency in Polish art: for visual artists to transmute into feature films directors.