Michał Bieniek

Graduated from the Wrocław Academy of Fine Arts (2004); artist and curator exploring issues of identity and individual’s social, mental and intellectual identification. He analyses the social roles he performs himself. Engaged in the public space issues, aware of the need of revitalization or – in quite many cases – restoration. Curator of, among others, SURVIVAL Art Review, “Sztuka po przejściach” (Art with the Past) Festival, a cyclical intervention into the public space “Pomiędzy wyspami” (Among the Islands) and “Il Vangelo secondo i reprobi” within the framework of activities of the Contemporary Art Gallery Mieszkanie Gepperta (Geppert’s Apartment). Since 2010 Research Student at the Curating Contemporary Art Department at the Royal College of Art in London. In 2006 and 2010 granted the scholarship of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. He works with installations and video; writes critical texts.

Piotr Kmita

Born in 1981; graduated from the Wrocław Academy of Fine Arts. In his creative work he makes use of all kinds of formal means (painting, graphics, installations), which he applies to comment on a variety of issues, with a special emphasis on the artist’s role in the contemporary world. His works are full of distance and irony, by means of which he challenges influential figures in the artistic world.

Karina Marusińska

Karina Marusińska (born in 1983) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław (pattern-design, ceramics design). Scholarships and studies at the Pais Vasco University in Bilbao, Spain (2007) and in the European Institute of Ceramic Arts in Guebwiller, France (2008). Winner of numerous prizes at the national and international level; participated in various exhibitions, symposiums, plein-airs and festivals in Poland and abroad. Culture animator, organizer of art festivals, workshops, plein-airs.

Her interests encompass both design and artistic creation, often blurring the boundary between them. In her works she engages in a play with the public’s senses and consciousness. She addresses also Polish roots, searches for solutions which link various fields of art, science and ecology; investigates the phenomenon of recycling on all possible planes; explores the problem of industrial waste creative managing.

Oiko Petersen

Born in 1983, photographer-freelancer, specializes in art photography, publishes in press and fashion magazines. Works and lives in Warsaw and London; graduated from the Fine Academy of Arts in London, photography department. His works were presented on numerous exhibitions in Poland (Warsaw, Łódź, Wrocław, Szczecin, Gdańsk), Finland, China, Spain, Isreal and France.