Bałka, Mirosław

A sculptor, he also makes drawings and engages in experimental film projects. In 1985 he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, where he has been the head of the Studio of Spatial Activities at the Faculty of Media Art (since 2011). In 1986–89, together with Mirosław Filonik and Marek Kijewski, he founded the artistic group Consciousness Neue Bieremiennost. In 1991 he received the Mies van der Rohe scholarship awarded the Krefeld Art Museum. He is a member of the Academy of Arts in Berlin. His works are displayed in the most important museum collections in the world, including Tate Modern (London), Van Abbemuseum (Eindhoven), MOCA (Los Angeles), and MoMA (New York).