Alex Baczynski-Jenkins (Poland/UK) combines his choreographic practice with queer politics, often taking social and everyday performances that enact fantasy, embodiment, and desire.
Previous solo exhibitions include: Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw (2018) and Chisenhale Gallery, London (2017). He has also presented work at: Migros Museum of Contemporary Art, Zurich (2018); Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (both 2017); Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York; Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź (both 2016); and Basel Liste (2014).
Alex is the co-founder of feminist and queer project space Kem in Warsaw. Kem have recently realised projects at the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (Kem Care, 2017) and are currently on a one year residency at the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art (Three Springs, 2018-2019). He was a fellow at the Home Workspace Program, Beirut between 2012-2013.
Alex has twice before participated in Delfina Foundation’s public programme Performance as Process, in winter 2015 as a UK Associate (supported by the Arts Council) and in spring 2016.
Alex lives and works in Warsaw and London.
Residency in partnership with:
Frieze Artist Award
For info about Alex’s newly-commissioned choreographic work for Frieze, click here.
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