Paweł Kwiek (Born in 1951 in Warsaw). He is a graduate of the Film School in Łódź with a degree in cinematography. In 1970-1980 he was a member of the Film and Form Workshop group and was one of the co-funders. He was a lecturer at the Art Academy in Warsaw (1977-78) and the Łódź Film School (1978-81). He was one of the forerunner of video art, he does film experimenting, video art, photography, drawing, he is the author of manifestations, produces statements, creates artistic events combining several arts, culture and related disciplines like: philosophy, cybernetics, poetry, sociology. The work of Paweł Kwiek can be found in the collections of CSW Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, The Museum Of Modern Art in Warsaw, The ERSTE Foundation in Vienna.
He had individual and group exhibitions: “Documenta 6”, Kassel (1977); “ Construction In Progress”, Łódź (1981); “Works and Words” (International Art Manifestation) Galerie de Appel (Amsterdam 1979); “1,2,3…Avant Garde” (CSW, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, 2007); Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany 2007, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao Spain 2007/2008; Changing Channels- Art and Television 1963-1987, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Vienna, 2010; In the Near Future – The Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, 2014; „Oskar Hansen - Open form“, MACBA, Barcelona 2014; \"Rainbow in the Dark\", SALT Galata, Istanbul 2014/2015.