Jakub WoynarowskiBORN 1982, Stalowa Wola
Jakub Woynarowski was born in 1982 in Stalowa Wola. He studied at the Graphic Arts Department and the Interdepartmental Mixed Media Studio at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. He is a multifaceted artist – he makes drawings, graphic art, comics, art books, and installations, and also curates and initiates projects. The most important field of his interests is history – anything alternative, beyond the canon, unexplained, or hard to access. His work weaves artistic practice, theoretical reflection, and independent academic research in an organic fashion. His project analyzing the symbolism of the canopy of Józef Piłsudski's tomb, created in conjunction with the Architecture Institute, represented Poland at the Architecture Biennale in Venice in 2014. Woynarowski also won the Polityka Magazine Award Paszport Polityki in 2014.