Mgr. Piotr Sikora

Adjunct Lecturer, School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Piotr Sikora (b. 1986) – graduated in Art History at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, studied at Universita degli Studi di Pavia in Italy. Critic and author of texts for exhibition catalogues. Member of the Polish Section of AICA. From 2013 untill 2015 he has been curating ShowOFF Section at Photomonth in Krakow. He worked as a program director at the Małopolska Garden of Arts. He was a collaborator at the 6th and 7th edition of Art Boom Festival of Visual Arts in Krakow and organised video art screenings, among others “Riding the Wave” in London. He curated “The Czech Pope” at MeetFactory in Prague. He received of scholarship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage 2015. Ardent player of bike polo. He lives and works in Prague and Kraków.

specialization

Art History, Contemporary Art, Art Managment, Art Critique and Curating

publications & other activities

  • Project Curator / Intermarium / http://intermariumproject.eu 2016
  • Assistant curator / National Gallery in Prague / Moving Image Department http://ngprague.cz/ 2015
  • Assistant curator / Artists in Residence Program / Meet Factory http://meetfactory.cz / 2015 - 2016
  • Curator / Zbiornik Kultury http://zbiornikkultury.blogspot.cz/ 2012-2013
  • Curator / ShowOFF at Photomonth in Krakow http://www.photomonth.com/en 2012 - 2016
  • Project curator / Art Boom Festival http://www.artboomfestival.pl/en 2009 – 2015
  • INTERMARIUM / presentation at The Deep Flows of the Running Sea conference in Museum of Art Olomouc, Czech Republic 2016
  • The power of art critique, the power of gaze / presentation at The innocent eye does not exist conference at The Pontifical University of John Paul II Krakow, Poland 2015
  • They Don't Know Why but They Doing It / presentation at After Capitalism conference in Bunkier Sztuki Gallery Krakow, Poland 2012