Ryszard W. Kluszczynski

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  • ISEA1997

    Ryszard W. Kluszczyński, University of Lodz, Poland. Born 1952, Kluszczynski is a media writer, scholar and cura­tor. After studying literature, theatre, film, and aesthetics, he obtained his PhD in 1987. He now serves as Professor of Film, Media and Communication Studies, and History of Art at University of Lodz and Media Art Curator at the Centre for Contemporary Art,Warsaw. Is the founder of Polish Video Art Data Bank (Media Nomad), a non-profit organisa­tion for media culture. A regular contributor to several art magazines, Kluszczynski has published books, catalogues and numerous articles on the theory of art, media, film, and the international avant-garde movement. He has curated international exhibitions, shows and festivals in Poland, as well as many presentations of Polish art in in useums,festi­vals and other venues in Europe, Asia, and North America. Recent papers at conferences and symposiums include: ISEA94 (Helsinki), ISEA96 (Rotterdam), Media and Ethics (Helsinki, 96), LEAF (Liverpool, 97), Hyper Media (Oberhausen, 97), Consciousness Reframed (Newport, 97). Guest lectures at the universities and art colleges in Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Great Britain, Russia, U.S.A.


    Born in 1952. Studied literature, theatre and film at the University of Lodz (Łódź, Poland). Ph.D. in 1987. Assistant Professor at University of Lodz in Theory of Literature,  Theater and Film Department. Film & Video curator in Centre for Contemporary Art, Uljazdowski Castle, Warsaw. Author of 5 books and about 100 articles on experimental film, video art and avant-garde.

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