In his work the Polish artist systematically challenges the viewer to reconsider their own ideas about social norms.
Films in ‘Artur Żmijewski’
The Collection: KatarzynaArtur Żmijewski IFFR 2018 5′
Quiet observation of a physically handicapped woman reveals that effortless movement isn’t always a given. Element of the multi-part The Collection (2016).
RealismArtur Żmijewski IFFR 2018 540′
On 16mm film, Żmijewski filmed six men who had had a leg amputated. They look us in the eye, each from his own frame, and silently show us their disability. With this six-channel installation, the artist allows us to pause and consider our ideas about disabled people.
BlindlyArtur Żmijewski IFFR 2018 18′
Painting sessions with six blind people lead to conversations about shape, colour, reality and what it means to be sightless.
Following BauhausArtur Żmijewski IFFR 2018 12′
In search of a 'new visual reality', Żmijewski and the local art community in Liverpool re-implement Bauhaus ideals 80 years later.