The Art Walk Gallery Council supports the creation of the artistic discourse and the main directions of the development of the exhibitions. Its members, working in the fields of art, culture and media, supervise the formulation of the annual program and the cooperation with curators, artists and external institutions. They also give their opinions on external artistic cooperation proposals submitted to the Art in the City Foundation, which coordinates Art Walk’s operations.
The first Board’s term covered the years 2016-2018. Members of the Council in the first term of office were curator Marta Czyż, Katarzyna Roj (Dizajn Gallery – BWA Wrocław), Paweł Stremski (gazeta.pl, Targi Rzeczy Ładnych) and Paulina Wrocławska (Dwutygodnik.com).
In the current, second term, the permanent composition of the Art Walk Board includes Marta Czyż and Jakub Słomkowski (artist painter, performer, musician).
The Council deliberations are enriched by invited experts form various fields related to the trends and thematic issues presented in the gallery.
The ongoing Council’s term members (2019-2023):
Art historian and curator. Since March 2011 she had co-created the Kordegarda Gallery’s artistic program. She cooperates with many art galleries in Poland and abroad.
As a curator, she prepared and coordinated exhibitions at, among others, BWA Zielona Góra, National Museum in Szczecin, Ujazdowski Castle – Centre for Contemporary Art, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, and Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna. She created projects for the public space (for example with Jadwiga Sawicka).
She was the curator of the Young Artists section for the 3rd International Festival of Ephemeral Art in Sokołowsk. Together with Julia Wielgus she published a book “D.O.M. Polish” (with Raster Gallery and BWA Zielona Góra) and “Within the Exhibition – Talks with the Curators”.
A graduate of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in the field of painting. As a young graduate, he became the laureate of the “Samsung Art Master “2009 competition.
Apart from the performance art and painting, he is involved in creating music for performances of Iza Szostak. He is the initiator and organizer of the “Kolacja na Hucie” happening, which he has been carrying out every year since 2007.
He is a member of the association Nie z Tej Bajki, co-founder of the creative group “Parque-no”, founder (together with Jakub Dykiert) of the band “KUBATWICEIMPROVISE” and the performance duo (with Loik Bertrand) “Loikuba”.
He has previously collaborated with Art Walk Gallery as the winner of the “Art Walk Open Call 2017” competition, creating an original exhibition “The World Is Yours” (December 2017-February 2018).
Dr Karolina Wlazło-Malinowska
Curator and cultural worker, working at the intersection of art, science, and technology. She has an extensive experience in coordinating artistic and cultural events. She holds a PhD in landscape design, with interdisciplinary research on the impact of outdoor lighting on the image of the city at night. In her curatorial practice, she seeks original paths towards new, less obvious perspectives on the perception of reality that can enrich human experience and coexistence with other entities.
She has been working with the Art in the City foundation since 2014, curating and coordinating the Art Walk Gallery’s exhibitions since its opening.