Mateusz Choróbski

Born in 1987, Poland

2015 - 2017 PHD, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Arts, Poznań, PL
2011 - 2013 MA, Media Art - Mirosław Bałka Studio of Spatial Activities, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, PL
2008 - 2011 BA, Multimedia Communication, University of Arts, Poznań, PL
He lives and works in Warsaw. Member of the Artist Pension Trust.

In his artistic undertakings, Mateusz Choróbski tests various ranges and scales of artistic expression: from short films to complex arrangements in gallery spaces, or contextual activities in public spaces.

He cooperate with Warsaw-based Wschód gallery

Selected solo shows

Le premier venu? (nie ma już bezpańskich psów), Les Bains Douches, Alençon, FRE
A Slow Collapse of a Journey, CSW Kronika, Bytom, PL
Blue Bird', ROD, Warsaw, PL
Blue Bird, Zona Sztuki Aktualnej, Szczecin, PL
I was maddened with sunlight. I felt like laughing, Arsenał, Białystok, PL
The draught, Another Vacant Space, Berlin, DE
Long delayed reunion, Asymetria Modern, Warsaw, PL

Two person exhibition

Shop at the museum, with Anna Orłowska, XS, Warsaw, PL
Nesting, with Ronit Porat, Asymetria Fundation, Warsaw, PL
Blackground, Art Boom festival, with Anna Orłowska, Kraków, PL

Performance actions

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Manifesta 11, Zurych, CHE
Nice to meet, TRAFO, Szczecin, PL
Jitters, Komuna Warszawa, Warsaw, PL
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, BWA Katowice, PL

Selected group exhibitions

High Blood Pressure, Koganei Art Spot, Tokyo, JPE (upcoming)
Micro Salon#7, Galerie L'inlassable, Paris, FRE
Self-organization, should the world break in II , Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, ESP
Raw Material, Eva Meyer Gallery, Pairs, FRE
Dama, Turin, IT
Nic o was bez nas, Kongres Kultury, PKiN, Warsaw, PL
A stitch in time saves nine, Warsaw Gallery Weekend, PL
London Biennale in Rome, curated by David Medalla, Adam Nankervis and Raffaella Losapio, ITA
Worth Remembering! A Tribute to Jerzy Lewczyński, Asymetria Fundation, Warsaw Gallery Weekend, PL, curator Rafał Lewandowski
Jitters, Komuna Warszawa, Warsaw, PL
Hats, Winter is Comming, Grey House, Kraków, PL, curator Piotr Sikora
Precipations, Another Vacant Space, Berlin, DE, Berlin Art Week, curator Adam Nankervis
No Yawning, New Theatre, Warsaw, PL
The Map, The archive project, Another Vacant Space, Berlin, DE
The draught, Short Waves, Galeria u Jezuitów, Poznań, PL
Long delayed reunion, Rybie Oko, Biennale of young artists, Ustka, PL
Tribute to Moda Polska, Lookout Gallery, with Anna Orłowska, Warsaw, PL
untitled (2, fountain), Mum, I just really need to focus on my art right now, Arsenał Gallery, Poznań, PL
Spokojna Tour Now, performed by PDP Orchestra, MOCAK, Kraków, PL
Ciąg, Wanda Liza, BWA Zielona Góra, PL
Bluebird, Cohesion, New Theater, Warsaw, PL
Long Delayed Reunion, Curators' Network, MOCAK, Kraków, PL
_ , In Out Festival, CSW Łaźnia, Gdańsk, PL
White Cube (2), Pool, TIFF, Wrocław, PL
Beater (1), Hygiene, installation site specific in space of Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, PL
Beater (2), Zima, installation site specific in public space , Warsaw, PL
_ , By Own Measure II, Wrocław Contemporary Museum, Wrocław, PL
Diving, Gateways, KUMU, Taliin, EE
Diving, Shore to Shore, Video-art Biennial, George Mason University Gallery, Washington, USA
Diving, Generation After, 7th Biennaleof Photography: Margins, Poznań, PL
Diving, Wind in my heart, Dust in my head, Hermanns residence, Poznań, PL
Diving, Oxygen, Points of view, Manhattan Gallery, Łódź, PL
Tarzan, installation site specific in Arts and Business Center-Old Brewery, Poznań, PL
Diving, Art & Sound, Stara Gazownia, Poznań, PL

Curatorial project:

2012 Pool, with Anna Orłowska, TIFF, Wrocław, PL

Awards and Scholarships:

Listed in the ranking of the most promising young polish artists published by obieg magazine (Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw)
Nominated to the Grey House Prize
Receiver of the Scholarship from the Minister of Culture
Nominated to biennale Rybie Oko
Nominated to Curators' Network
Receiver of the Scholarship from the Minister of Education
Shortlisted to In Out Festival, CSW Łaźnia, Gdańsk
Receiver of the Artistic Scholarship from the Marshal of the Łódź Voivodeship
Nominated to Shore To Shore Video-art Biennial in Washington


interviews, conversations:
In Conversation: Mateusz Choróbski, I was interviewed by Ashik Zaman for C-print A journal about contemporary art, online
No Yawning, by Alek Hudzik, regarding Studio of Spatial Activities, Art & Business, print
During the way, by Alek Hudzik, Aktivist magazine, online and print
Ventilate the space, I was interviewed by Jakub Śwircz, Notes na 6 tygodni, print and online

art reviews:
Żeby coś zacząć, najpierw musisz się zanurzyć. Młodzi w Domu Słowa Polskiego by Karolina Plinta, Szum Magazine, online
Shop at the museum, Gazeta Wyborcza, print
I was maddened by sunlight. I felt like laughing and Blue Bird , by Karolina Plinta, Szum Magazine, print nr 8
I was maddened by sunlight. I felt like laughing, Gazeta Wyborcza, print and online