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  • Józef Robakowski - dokumentation of works and exhibitions

    Józef Robakowski - dokumentation of works and exhibitions

  • Józef Robakowski - works

    Józef Robakowski - works

  • Józef Robakowski - Archive of the Workshop of the Film Form

    Józef Robakowski - Archive of the Workshop of the Film Form

Józef Robakowski

Józef Robakowski was born in 1939 in Poznań, Poland. A creator of films, photographic series, video tapes, installations, drawings, objects, conceptual projects and initiator of many events, exhibitions and artistic actions. He is also an editor and theoretical critic of present art. Józef Robakowski born on 20 February 1939 in Poznań. He graduated from Mikołaj Kopernik University in Toruń (Department of Fine Arts) and Film, Television and Theatre State Academy in Lodz (Camera Department). From 1970 to 1981 he was an academy lecturer. He lives in Lodz. Co-founder of the Avant-garde group "Zero-61" operating in Torun from 1961 to 1969 and groups "Oko", STKF "Petla", "Krag". Co-organiser of Film Form Workshop and Television Creative Group Station "L" in Lodz, which undertook experimental work in connecting film picture and sound, permanently entering the Polish arena of conceptual and postconceptual art of the 70s. Since 1971, he has been running a private gallery of present art, the aim of which is exchanging artistic thoughts, provoking creative initiatives - Galeria Wymiany (Exchange Gallery). The gallery collects films, videotapes, documentation, it also produces video films and is a contact office for the international artistic movement INFERMENTAL. Since 1959 Robakowski has been organising and participating in many exhibitions and art productions of the so-called different media. Artist's websit: www.robakowski.net