Stanisław Welbel
01.11. — 10.11.2017
Cluj, Timişoara, Bucharest

Stanisław Welbel (b. 1982, based in Warsaw), curator and art historian. Since 2009, has worked in Zachêta - National Gallery of Art in Warsaw. He studied art history at Warsaw University, and Postgraduate Museum Curatorial Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. In 2012, he took part in The 4th Gwangju Biennale International Curator Course, in 2013 in The Artis Curatorial Research Trip to Israel, in 2013 he also took part in Suddenly Residency “Étoile Manquante” in Beauchery Saint-Martin, France, in Fire Station Residency in Dublin (2015) and in Arad Art and Architecture residency programme in Israel (2017).

Presently, he is working on a PhD thesis about Marxism in post-war Polish art history methodology at The Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He curated several shows in Zachêta and other institutions: “Ain’t No Sorry” at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (2008), “No sleep!” and “Plein-Air A Good and Risky Event” at the BWA Gallery in Zielona Góra (2010), “No, No I hardly Ever Miss a Show” (2012) and “Cosmos Calling! Art and Science in the Long Sixties” (2014), “John Lurie. I Am Trying to Think. Please Be Quiet” (2015) at Zachêta – National Gallery of Art and "Common Affairs" in the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle and Polish Institute in Berlin (2016). Curator of the festival - THE ARTISTS. Visual Artists' concerts and sound projects (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016).