is a Polish sculptor, designer and scenographer, installation, object and video artist. His artworks were presented among others in Monaco, London, Venice, Berlin, Paris, Copenhagen, Amsterdam or Wien.
Wocial realized dozens of international individual and collective exhibitions, with artists: Marina Abramović, Magdalena Abakanowicz. Banksy, Peter Weibel, David Černý, Berlinde De Bruyckere, Tracey Emin, Erwin Wurm, Li Hui, Franz Ackermann and others.
His works were presented, for example, at Contemporary Venice in Venice, at Watou Art Festival in Belgium, at NordArt in Germany, at Paris Fashion Week, in WUK in Vien, in the ZKM Centre for Art and Media Technology in Karlsruhe in Germany (the sculpture realized with the support of Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk), in CK ZAMEK in Poznań, in Bunkier Sztuki in Cracow, Poland or in BWA Zielona Góra in Poland.
Wocial’s works are in private collections in Monaco, USA, France, Italy, Austria, Germany, Australia, UK, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium and many others.
He graduated from the Faculty of Sculpture at the Academy of Fine (ASP), in Poznan, Poland.
Paweł Wocial and dr Kamila Tuszyńska are the independent art collective Wocial-Tuszyńska and they create contemporary sculptures, installations, objects, videos and drawings. Their first joint work, sculpture 2 Lights, was presented at the international art fair Art Market Budapest 2016 and their first joint solo show was in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
dr Kamila Tuszyńska
PhD in humanities (literary, linguistics, culture and media studies), a media researcher, comics and picture book theorist, visual communication and visual literacy expert, narratologist, visual artist.
She has been conducting thesis seminars and original courses about among others visual culture, she is an author of the book concerning the theory of visual and verbal storytelling “Narracja w powieści graficznej” [“Narratology of Graphic Novels: an Introduction”], PWN.
Regularly featured as an expert in the media, including television: TVP Info, TVP Kultura, TVP Polonia, Telewizja Republika, radio: Tok FM, Czwórka Polskie Radio, Trójka - Program Trzeci Polskiego Radia, Program 1 Polskiego Radia, Program 2 Polskiego Radia, Polskie Radio 24, Polskie Radio RDC, Kampus, and press: Newsweek, Rzeczpospolita, Gazeta Prawna or internet: bankier.pl, natemat.pl.
Dr Tuszyńska is a member of the European Narratology Network (ENN), International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN), the International Bande Dessinée Society (IBDS), the Comics Studies Society (CSS) (CSS) and the Nordic Network for Comics Research (NNCORE).
Selected solo and group exhibitions:
One-Off Moving Image Festival 2018, Valencia, Spain
60-60.network, Paleis van Mieris, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
13th Night of Culture (Kulturnat), French Institute in Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Art Market Budapest 2017, Budapest, Hungary
60 Seconds Festival & Leap Second Festival, Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Leap Second Festival", National Pavilion of Norway, the Inaugural International Autonomous Biennale (OR Cf), Research Pavilion, Venice, Italy
NordArt 2017, Kunstwerk Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf, Germany
“Outside vs Inside”, Galerie 222, Monte Carlo, Monaco
"5 Tons of Sculpture in Orońsko", Centre of Polish Sculpture in Orońsko, Poland
"Fetysz", Miejskie Galerie UAP, Poznań, Poland
“Leap Second Festival 2016”, support from Art Council Norway
“Contemporary Venice”, Venice, Italy
“sCULPTURE”, Millenáris Park, Art Market Budapest 2016, Budapest, Hungary
“XXS”, Berlin Blue art space, Berlin, Germany
“LOOP #3”, Poligon, Warsaw, Poland
"Propeller", Bar du Bois, Wien, Austria
"Starting everything anew again" Galeria Monopol, Warsaw, Poland
ZOOM! Festival 2015, WUK, Wien, Austria
“Scale Factor”, The Guesthouse, Cork, Ireland
Terminal08 Gallery, Gorzów Wlkp., Poland
“The Hummingbird”, Watou Art Festival, Belgium, Currator: Jan Moeyaert
“504 likes, 0 shares”, SDA, Warsaw Poland
"Happy Birthday Panie Fluxus!", Culture Center CK ZAMEK, Poznan, Poland
“Car Culture. Medien der Mobilität”, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany. Curators: Peter Weibel, Bernhard Serexhe
GALERIE ZP, Karlsruhe, Germany
Paris Fashion Week, Paris, France
SZKIZ – European project for musicians and artists, Vienna, Austria
SZKIZ – European project for musicians and artists, London, UK
“threads”, Unit 24 Gallery, London, UK
“Passoin For Freedom“, London, UK
GALERIE ZP, Karlsruhe, Germany
“The Summit of Heroes”, Contemporary Art Gallery, Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow, Poland
“Crossroads of Freedom”, Gdańsk, Poland
“We are all Peters Pans”, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra, Poland
“Fire – child = matches”, Przychodnia Gallery, Poznań, Poland
“Spirit of Ecstasy”, Stary Browar, Poznań, Poland
“Arrows from Heaven”, Gdańsk Shipyard, Gdańsk, Poland
“Newsweek”, Madeinpoznan festival, Poznań, Poland
“Head valve”, Naród sobie Gallery, Teatr Polski in Poznań, Poland
“When Love Starts Barking”, Dependence, E.M. Galerie, Poznań, Poland
“À propos”, Modena, Poznań, Poland
“The Office Block 24h”, Poznań, Poland
“Several Possibilities of Interpretation”, CSW “Inner Spaces” Multimedia, Poznań, Poland
“High Season”, Modelarnia, Gdańsk Shipyard, Gdańsk, Poland
“stru ctu re”, CSW “Inner Spaces” Multimedia, Poznań, Poland
Triennale 2003, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
Einladung, Galerie in der Tenne, Legden, Germany
Island Project Schiermonnikoog, Enschede, the Netherland
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