Yan Tomaszewski

Franco-Polish artist born in 1984

He graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was invited for the following solo exhibitions (a selection): “The Boogeyman”, Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, 2015, “Szczuka’s chest”, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, 2014; “Museum of Reproduction”, Asymetria Gallery, Warsaw, 2013; “Embellissements”, Primo Piano Gallery, Paris, 2012. His works were also shown in the following group exhibitions (a selection): “Nouveau Festival”, Centre Pompidou, 2015; “The Testers’ Salon”, Chalet Society, Paris, 2013; Manifesta 9, “The deep of the Modern”, Genk, 2012; “Salon de Montrouge”, Montrouge, 2011.

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The exhibition juxtaposes perverse and utopian attempts to create alphabetic or lexical adaptations of scripture that share a common geographical reference to Prague.

Curator Stanisław Ruksza

Message from Charlotte

Yan Tomaszewski’s exhibition Message from Charlotte imagines a fictitious situation in the future. An apocalyptic landscape reveals a relic from the past: a time capsule from the Silesian town of Rydułtowy.

Curator Stanisław Ruksza