Wojciech Puś

b.1978, lives and works in Lodz.

Filmmaker, artist. He holds a degree in cinematography (2004) and the PhD (2013) in film/multimedia from the National Film School in Lodz. Assistant Professor at the Department of Multimedia Faculty of Cinematography at the National Film School in Lodz. His postemancipative, analytical work links to the sphere of queer abstraction, spirituality and intimacy by sophisticated, cinematic nature. This year, for his newest feature film project Endless, he received Feature Expanded film residency, which supports visual artists in their feature cinema debuts.

www.wojciechpus.com

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Selected exhibitions and shows

2016
– Endless (Party), Studio Teatrgaleria, Warsaw, PL
– La Voix Humaine, Francis Poulenc, Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera, Warsaw, PL
– Love Performance, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, PL
– Entoptic Screening, Galeria Salon Akademii, Warsaw, PL

2015
– You’ve Fallen in Love with Someone That Doesn’t Exist, Narodowy Stary Teatr im. Heleny Modrzejewskiej, Cracow, PL
– Garden, ArtBrussels 2015, Brussels, BE
– A | N, LETO, Warsaw, PL (solo)
– Procedures for the Head. Polish Art Today, Dom Umenia, Kunsthalle Bratislava, SK

2014
– Show with a Lovely Title, LETO, Warsaw, PL
– Your City Is a Battleground, Warsaw Under Construction Festival 6, Warsaw, PL
– The Day After Everyday, Artists’ Film Biennial 2014, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, GB
– Not a Movie At All, Bunker of Art, Cracow, PL (solo)
– As You Can See. Polish Art Today, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL

2013
– Instant Curiosities, 8th Biennale of Photography, Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Poznan, PL
– Cinema, Bunker of Art, Cracow, PL
– Themersons and The Avant-Garde, Art Museum, Lodz, PL
– Tristan da Cunha (with Angeliką Markul), PAVILION 0, Palazzo Dona, Venice, IT
– Transcryptum, Grand Theatre – National Opera in Warsaw (light installation for site specific opera piece by Wojciech Blecharz )

2012

– Garden, Warsaw Gallery Weekend, LETO, Warsaw, PL
– Slow Man – Malta Festival (film for opera piece by Nicholas Lens and John Maxwell Coetzee), Grand Theatre, Poznań, PL

2011
– Given, CCA Ujazdowski Castle / LAB Cinema, Warsaw, PL
– The Chamber of Light, Art Museum, Lodz, PL
– Given, LETO, Warsaw, PL (solo)
– New Horizons International Film Festival 2011, Wroclaw, PL
– PQ11: Light&Sound, Lighting Design exhibition, Prague, CZ
– Storyteller, The Museum of Czartoryscy, Cracow, PL
– Survival Art Review 2011 (project with Karol Jurkanis); public space, Wroclaw, PL
– 666, Artissima 18, Torino, IT

2010
– Pointing to the center, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, DE
– Entropia of Art 1, Entropia Gallery, Wroclaw, PL
– Schöne Spiele, Exchange Gallery, Lodz, PL (solo)
– Given, Entropia Gallery, Wroclaw, PL (solo)
– The Promised City: X-APARTMENTS/MIESZKANIA X, public space, Warsaw, PL

2009
– Człowiek śpiąc nie grzeszy, Nowy Teatr, Warsaw, PL
– Instant, open presentations, Leto Gallery, Warsaw, PL (solo)
– Kunst ist Macht!: INSTANT, BrotFabrik, Berlin, DE (solo)
– Instant, Museum of Cinematography, Lodz, PL (solo)
– SITE INSPECTION 01, Entropia Gallery, Wroclaw, PL

2008

– Instant [videos and polaroids], Entropia Gallery, Wroclaw, PL (solo)
– Transfert, Polish Institute in Rome / Galeria Stefanii Piga Vaselli, Rome, IT

2007

– Time Loops, public space, Lodz, PL

2006 

– Mirages of Józef R., Art Museum, Lodz, PL

Scholarships & Residencies:

2016

– Feature Expanded Residency, Manchaster – Florence

2010

– Ministry of Culture and National Heritage scholarship as part of the ‘Young Poland’ (Visual Arts) program