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  • Andrzej Różycki photography

    Andrzej Różycki photography

Andrzej Różycki

Andrzej Różycki (b. 1942) studied restoration of art at the University of Nicolaus Copernicus (graduated in 1966.). 1969-1075 studied directing at the Film School in Łódź. After graduating, he taught at Film School. In the\'60s he joined the progressive avant-garde art movement. Since 1964 Różycki was a member of Zero-61 group, then the Zero-69. He took part in the most important presentations of Polish art at the turn of the 60s and 70s .: Fotografia subiektywna exhibition (BWA Kraków, 1968) and Fotografia poszukująca (Galeria Współczesna Warsaw, 1971). In 1970 Rozycki co-founded the Workshop of a Film Form and was an active participant till 1977. During this period, Rozycki created photographic series m.in .: Rules of the Game, Conditional Photo, as well as the original statements situated on the border of the medium and performative art: Sham Identification (1973). In his work Różycki consistently explores photographic medium, analyzing the limitations and potential of photography. Rozycki developed original and recognizable language, which on the one hand is based on the tradition of conceptual and analytical art while still is expressive, uses archetypes and cultural symbols. In the 70s and 80s, Różycki worked with the Educational Film Studio in Lódź. He is the author of numerous documentaries devoted to art, anthropology, folk culture. In 2009 he was awarded the Silver Medal Gloria Artis.