Jarosław Lubiak

Jarosław Lubiak is an artistic director at Ujazdowski Castle Center for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland. He also teaches at Art College in Szczecin. In his work as a curator and art critic, he focuses on crossings between contemporary art, philosophy, and social sphere, aesthetics and politics, art institution and political economy. He recently curated Slavs and Tatars: Mouth to Mouth, U-jazdowski Castle Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw in 2016-2017;  The State of Life: Polish Contemporary Art within the Global Context in National Art Museum of China, Beijing in 2015. He was a member of a curatorial team of Europe (to the power of) n (2012-2013)—the project led by Goethe Institute, London and co-realized by ten partners in Europe and China and of Scenarios about Europe (2011-2012)—the project realized by ten partners from Europe and China in  Museum of Contemporary Art in Leipzig, Germany. He also curated with Małgorzata Ludwisiak Correspondances: Modern art and Universalism juxtaposing and interweaving the collections of the Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, and of the Hermann and Magrit Rupf Foundation/Kunstmuseum, Bern in 2012. The books he recently edited include: The State of Life. Polish Contemporary Art within the Global Context (Beijing: National Art Museum of China, People’s Fine Art Publishing House, 2015), Unleashed Forces: Angelika Markul and Contemporary Demonism (Łódź: Muzeum Sztuki, 2013); Correspondances: Modern art and Universalism, with Małgorzata Ludwisiak (Łódź: Muzeum Sztuki, 2012); The Afterimages of Life: Władysław Strzemiński and the Rights for Art (Łódź: Muzeum Sztuki, 2012).