Text published in Tique art paper 22/February/2018 https://www.tique.art/paper/artists/xavier-le-roy/ Zofia Cielatkowska: At the beginning of your path as a dancer and choreographer you didn’t really want to indicate that you are a scientist, but finally – with a little bit of story – you have used this information in your bio. Then, for the next following… Continue reading Interview with Xavier Le Roy (2018) // A visitor in an exhibition can walk in the space while in the theater a spectator seats on a chair //
* Zofia Cielątkowska, Too Close, “Punkt” 14, 2014, p. 316-325. The body – its stamina, sexuality, every, day existence, and commonality – definitely remains in the centre of one of the most frequently addressed topics in the field of “transgressing borders” in art. It appears in many contexts, indeed. The present time provides a vast… Continue reading // Too Close – An Essay on Intimacy (2014) // “What, however, makes it remain “too close” yet without transcending the flimsy borderline and not being regarded as pornography? “
*Jul 11, 2015, Interview published in Contemporary Lynx Zofia Cielątkowska: My first impression after listening to No More Stories (2015) was that it is an absence, which is actually a presence. Let me explain. I think No More Stories is very much connected – in a kind of reverse way – to your last major… Continue reading // The Sound Is Not Enough – Talk with Wojtek Blecharz (2015) // “In general, I compose very personal music and I am not afraid to admit it”.
Zofia Cielątkowska, The Changing Face Of Warsaw’s Art Scene, Text published in Contemporary Lynx / 2014 Warsaw’s contemporary art scene – particularly private gallery initiatives – has quickly evolved into something dizzyingly vivid, multilayered and diverse. Agnieszka Rayzacher, owner of lokal_30 Gallery, remembers the somewhat subdued atmosphere that used to surround Polish galleries. “In 2005… Continue reading // The Changing Face Of Warsaw’s Art Scene (2014) // Text About Warsaw’s Contemporary Art Scene
Interview, February 4, 2016 Zofia Cielątkowska: Your higher education started with art history? ALICJA BIELAWSKA: I know it might be a bit surprising from today’s perspective, but after high school I was just not sure what I wanted to do. Art was always present in my home and surrounding, and it was an important part… Continue reading // Talk with Alicja Bielawska – Sculpture Suggests Movement (2016) // “I think the performative aspect is present in my work and I’m curious about the effects a performer will have when she/he is also part of the work.”
Intreview 19.03.2014 published in Obieg Magazine Zofia Cielatkowska: It is not your first visit in Poland? Martha Rosler: This is the fourth time, all within the last two and a half years. First I went to Kraków but then I was invited to Warsaw, I exbited work last year in Gdansk in the show Alternativa,… Continue reading // Art is heart and soul of any society. Interview with Martha Rosler // “Art alone does not create social change; art acts in conjunction with elements in contemporary discourse as a crystallizer and perhaps a catalyst. Very rarely a catalyst.”
Intreview was published in “Tranzystor” Magazine; An Invitation to Throw Away the Tools Used in the Past – interview with Grzegorz Drozd, “Tranzystor”, nr 9/ 7.2014. Zofia Ce: If an artist is - like you have said in the past - "a social outcast and a criminal", then what is it that you actually do?… Continue reading // An invitation to throw away the tools used in the past. Interview with Grzegorz Drozd // “The interpretation of my work keeps changing, it’s an open situation. Art must be felt, not understood.”