Traces AIR Antwerpen

Yan Tomaszewski

Jul 2015 to Oct 2015
1984 lives and works in Paris

Yan Tomaszewski is invited for the 10th edition of De Sokkel, a collaboration between AIR Antwerpen and the Middelheim Museum Antwerp. During his residency Yan Tomaszewski will conceptualize and develop a new art piece for an empty plinth in the city parc of Antwerp.

In his context – and research based work, Yan Tomaszewski uses various techniques often becoming the main protagonist of his projects. Starting from a focus on know-hows and specific forms of production, Yan likes to unfold associative narrations in which the visual, the symbolic and the collective are intertwined.

Yan Tomaszewski graduated at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaxu-Arts in Paris. Yan Tomaszewski was invited for the following solo exhibitions (a selection): Szczuka’s chest, Museum Sztuki, Lodz, 2014; Museum of Reproduction, Asymetria Gallery, Warsaw, 2013; Embellissements, Primo Piano Gallery, Paris, 2012. His works were also shown in the following group exhibitions (a selection): Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, 2015; The Testers’ Salon, Chalet Society, Paris, 2013; Manifesta 9, The deep of the Modern, Genk, 2012; Salon de Montrouge, Montrouge, 2011.