Pomnik Zakazu Opresji / Monument to the End of Opression, 2019

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Jan Możdżyński

 

Jan Możdżyński, b. 1986, creates paintings, drawings, objects and video works. Graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and the Hochschule fur Gestaltung und Kunst in Basel. His work revolves around the topics of sexual identity, gender and the stigma attached to sexual preferences. Móżdżyński often refers to fetishes in the BDSM community. He draws a link between feminism and the rights of sexual minorities. His works capture situations related to role-playing and the disintegration of what is traditionally understood as male and female. Major group exhibitions: 2019 – Warsaw under Construction Festival, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw; Painting Biennale Bielsko Autumn – BWA Bielsko Biała (distinction); 2018 – Hestia Artistic Journey, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw; Pomada Festival, Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw. Selected individual exhibitions: 2020 – TRAFO, Szczecin; lokal_30, Warsaw; 2019 – Stroboskop Art Space, Warsaw; Szara Gallery, Katowice. Works in private collections and in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.

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