Art news from ‘Toruń’

COCA in Torun: The Silence of Marcel Duchamp is Overrated

The Silence of Marcel Duchamp is Overrated artists: Justyna Scheuring, Łukasz Surowiec, Zbyszko Trzeciakowski, Andrzej Wasilewski   Center of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu in Toruń curator: Piotr Lisowski  Part 3: Zbyszko Trzeciakowski "Probabilism of the Ostensible State" 13.06-24.08.2014 As we enter the area of Zbyszko Trzeciakowski’s (1957–2006) creative output, we find ourselves in a space […]


EPIDEMIC 27.09.2013 – 29.12.2013 Artists: Ewa Axelrad, Tymek Borowski, Izabela Chamczyk, Mateusz Kula, Jan Manski, Arek Pasożyt, Liliana Piskorska, Joachim Sługocki, Izabela Tarasewicz, Natalia Wiśniewska  Curator: Piotr Lisowski I’d like to tell you… about the film titled “Epidemic”. Or actually, to explain its ending. The protagonist Messmer spreads plague as he travels. Finally, he hides […]

Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń: Afterimages and Trivial Objects

Tomasz Sobieraj, Leszek Żurek Afterimages and Trivial Objects 19.07 – 25.08.2013 Curated by: Krzysztof Jurecki Fot. Tomasz Sobieraj, „Obiekty banalne” (źródło: materiały prasowe organizatora)   The exhibition involves several dozen black and white photographs. They are taken with use of double or several exposition. It shows interesting problem which deals with the category of afterimage […]

Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń: Questions with no answers

Rafał Boettner-Łubowski Questions with no answers 19.07 – 25.08.2013 ŁUBOWSKI-BOETTNER Rafał, Hommage a Giulio Paolini     The exhibition „Questions with no answers” includes installations containing traditional sculptures (bronze and plaster casts referring to the antique statues), as well as unconventional means of expression

Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń: MIRROR

Paweł Olszczyński Mirror / Lustro 19.07 – 25.08.2013 OLSZCZYŃSKI Paweł, bez tytułu (lustro I), 2013, ołówek, papier, 65 x 40 cm The fifth show in the cycle (Mis)understanding relates to the unstable boudary between creation and representation in art. The exhibition consists of drawings, which resemble mirrors. They seems to reflect

Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń: Recovered

Ludomir Franczak Recovered 14.06.-11.08.2013 Curated by: Małgorzata Jankowska „Recovered” is an installation based on collecting images typical of private atlas. The exhibition is composed of few parts/chapters. They include photographs, drawings, collages and sounds from the past, which evoke old memories and initiate new fantasmatic narrations.

CoCA in Torun: The Cadence of Light and Dark

Heinz Cibulka / The Cadence of Light and Dark Jun 21 to Sep 15, 2013 HC Geschichtes Gedicht 2001 Like hardly any other artist of his generation, Heinz Cibulka has committed himself to the concept of the open work of art. With curiosity and unbiasedness he has appropriated the most diverse media: traditional, such as […]

Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun: Losing the Threads of the Voice

Carla Accardi, Losing the Threads of the Voice / Smarrire i fili della voce Apr 19, 2013 to May 19, 2013 curated by Laura Cherubini and Maria Rosa Sossai Carla Accardi Stos / Catasta, 1979 sicofoil i malowane drewno / sicofoil su legno dipinto, 8 elementów: kwadraty, różne wymiary / 8 elementi: quadrati dimensio ni […]

CoCa, Torun: Józef Robakowski. My own cinema

Józef Robakowsk i. My own cinema Opening: Thursday, 25th October, 7 PM, Free entry Curated by: Bożena Czubak Józef Robakowski is one of the most cherished Polish artists. One of the leading figures in the neo-avangarde art movements of the 60s and 70s, maker of experimental films counted among the classics of structural cinema and […]

CoCA in Torun: Thomas Bayrle & Helke Bayrle

THOMAS BAYRLE From Weft to Warp – and Back Again HELKE BAYRLE Portikus Under Construction Encounter with artists Thomas and Helke Bayrle with talk and screening: 4th October at 7.30 PM, Cinema  Opening of the exhibition: 5th October 2012, 7 PM from Oct 05, 2012 to Dec 30, 2012 Curated by: Dobrila Denegri Leading contemporary […]

CoCA in Torun: Phantom Capital

Agnieszka Kurant, Uncertainty Principle, 2008, Wood, foam, dried plants, electro-magnets, Courtesy: the artist, Galeria Fortes Vilaça Phantom Capital Focus Poland Project Exhibition opening: Friday, 15th June 2012 at 7 pm Curated by: Joanna Sandell Personal exhibition of Agnieszka Kurant at the CoCA Torun continues quadrennial cycles entitled FOCUS POLAND dedicated to emerging Polish artists and […]

CoCA Toruń: Thickness of Shadows – Between Light and Darkness

Jan Berdyszak, Come into the Light, installation, source: CSW Toruń Jan Berdyszak – Thickness of Shadows – Between Light and Darkness 30.03.2012 – 13.05.2012 The installation is a unique take on manners of perceiving reality and representing space The exhibition centres around the particular phenomenon of perception of light and shadow in three ways. Shadows […]


Gil Kuno, Haze, video installation THE FOURTH STATE OF WATER. FROM MICRO TO MACRO   02.03.2012 – 29.04.2012 Opening of the exhibition: 2nd of March 2012 at 7 PM Curated by Victoria Vesna Symposium connected with the exhibition will be held on 22nd of March – World Water Day – at the California NanoSystems Institute, UCLA, […]

CoCA in Torun: People and the city

People and the city Mar 02, 2012 07:00 PM to Apr 29, 2012 06:00 PM The Centre of Contemporary Art in Toruń and UniCredit Present an Artistic Journey Through Modern Metropolitan Life The opening of the exhibition: 2nd of March 2012 at 7 PM Designed and curated by Dobrila Denegri, Artistic Director of the Centre […]

CoCA in Torun: 622 FALLS OF BUNG

Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Nova Aurigae.1918 ZPAP CoCA exhibition Dec 16, 2011 07:00 PM to Feb 12, 2012 06:00 PM 622 FALLS OF BUNG | Exhibition on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Association of Polish Artists Artists: Eugenia Algusiewicz, Jan Baczyński, Marek Basiul, Stanisław Bałdyga, Monika Bielińska, Anna Bochenek, Stanisław Borysowski, Jerzy Brzuskiewicz, […]

Wozownia Art Gallery, Toruń: Redefining Signs

Jakub Pieleszek – Redefining Signs Toruń,  09.12.2011 – 08.01.2012 The exhibition presents Pieleszek's vision of paintings-objects – works of art which combine various techniques to create a new image of depth and symbolism In his works Pieleszek combines different types of signs, symbols, popculture images and cut-outs, but they all refer to a concept that […]