News

Quarantine Treat: during this period of self-isolation, we are making freely available the multichannel film JULIUS, created by Jacek with Elastic Theatre, in collaboration with Savage Mills. Supported by Wellcome Trust and Jerwood Foundation, this work premiered at Spitafields Music Festival in London before an international tour, including a run at Museo MACRO in Rome. Watch the split-screen version here.

IN LIMBO selected for Aesthetica Prize’s Future Now Anthology. As well as being featured in this application, Jacek’s work will be exhibited at York Art Gallery for the duration of the Aesthetica Prize exhibition until December 2020. More details here.

Over 3000 visitors for The Pecking Order at Tate Modern! In collaboration with The Cass, Anise Gallery, AVR London and with scenography by Jelmer Tuinstra, Jacek presents his new Live/VR experience on spatial politics and surveillance, as part of Tate Exchange. More details here.

Launching in Sep 2020: MA Public Art & Performance, directed by Jacek at The Cass London Met. Open to artists in any medium, performers and curators wanting to explore innovative strategies in public engagement. More details here.

New documentary: Making Art Theatrical. Film maker Sol Angelucci documents Jacek’s recent project in Hong Kong with a short film on his practice and the idea of theatricality in contemporary art. Watch it here.

Jacek was recently appointed to the academic rank of Reader in Art & Performance at the Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design at London Metropolitan University. This promotion follows his recent award as University Teaching Fellow. Find out more.

Jacek is now London Correspondent for Exibart Magazine (Italy). Explore his recent articles.

 

Collaborations across Asia: Jacek continues his projects in Asia, through an ongoing collaboration with British Council, Hong Kong. Jacek was recently invited to present his work as part of Spark International Festival at Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage & Arts and further opportunities are currently being planned for 2020/2021. Jacek’s work was also recently presented in Japan (Galerie Weissraum in Kyoto) and South Korea (CICA Museum).