EDUCATION

Yale University (M.F.A. 1996)
SUNY Empire State College (B.A. 1994)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS

 

2015

Kunsthal Aarhus, Dump! Multispecies Making and Unmaking, Aarhus, Denmark (June 26-Sept 20)

Les Rencontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

Doc Alliance Films, Explorers with Film Cameras, (Streaming), March 2015

Stanford University, Radical Shorts, Stanford, CA

Point of View Magazine, POVMAGAZINE.COM (Streaming), March 2015

Museum of the Moving Image, First Look, Astoria, New York

Visions and Beyond, 2nd Shenzhen Animation Biennial, Shenzhen, China

 

2014

Les Rencontres Internationales Paris-Berlin-Madrid, Paris, France

Filmmaker Festival, Milan, Italy

Artisterium 2014, Tbilisi, Georgia

2nd International Visual Arts Festival, RE-Culture 2, Patras, Greece

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, Alternative Visions / The Films of Paweł Wojtasik, November 12

University of California Santa Cruz, Porter Visiting Artist, November 10

RIDM, Single Stream (with Toby Lee & Ernst Karel), Montreal, Canada

CPH:Dox, Single Stream (with Toby Lee & Ernst Karel), Copenhagen, Denmark

FIC VALDIVIA, 21st International Film Festival of Valdivia, Chile

Locarno Film Festival, Single Stream (with Toby Lee, Ernst Karel), Locarno, Switzerland - International premiere

Traverse City Film Festival, Single Stream (with Toby Lee, Ernst Karel), Traverse City, Michigan

Whitney Biennial, Single Stream (with Sensory Ethnography Lab, Toby Lee, Ernst Karel), New York, NY

Ann Arbor Film Festival, Single Stream (with Toby Lee, Ernst Karel), Ann Arbor, Michigan - world premiere

The International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, Installation High Water, Cartagena, Colombia (Feb 7 - April 7)

Ambulante Film Festival, Mexico City and other cities in Mexico

Spring Break Art Show, curated by Kathleen Cullen, New York, NY

Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Video Data Bank Program, Stuttgart, Germany

Flaherty NYC, New York, NY

The Nippon Club, Japonism in Contemporary Arts, New York, NY

Hong Kong International Film Festival, Avant-garde section, Hong Kong

2013
Museum of the Moving Image, Single Stream (Installation), Astoria, New York (July-Nov)
New York Film Festival, Views from the Avant-Garde, New York, NY
Harvestworks, Below Sea Level (Installation), part of New York Festival of Electronic Art, New York, NY
Michael Thibault Gallery, It-Thou, Los Angeles, CA
Video Dumbo, Eyebeam, New York, NY
Queens College Art Gallery, Namaste, Queens, New York
Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, OH
FLEX, Florida Experimental Film and Video Festival
Hyperabstraction, 53 Crosby St, curated by Emil Memon, New York, NY

2012
Hors Pistes Film Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Hors Pistes Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Oberhausen Short Film Festival, Germany, VDB
Roots and Culture Gallery, Chicago, IL, VDB
Antimatter Film Festival, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, VDB

2011
Prospect 2 Biennial, New Orleans, LA, Below Sea Level, 360° Panoramic video
installation with sound by Stephen Vitiello
Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY, solo exhibition
International House, Philadelphia, PA, artist screening
The Outpost, Artist Screening & Talk, Ridgewood/Bushwick, NYC
New World Symphony, Next Atlantis, video with music by Sebastian Currier, Miami, Florida
Symphony Space, Next Atlantis, video with music by Sebastian Currier, New York, NY
Berlin International Film Festival, Forum Expanded, Berlin, Germany
Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hong Kong, China, Grand Prize, Short Film

2010
New York Film Festival, Views from the Avant-Garde
Kronos Quartet performs Next Atlantis, (le) Poisson Rouge, New York, NY
Issue Project Space, Brooklyn, NY
Dallas Videofest, Dallas, Texas
Streamfest Film Festival, Salento, Italy
At the Still Point, 5-channel installation, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
Soundscape by Stephen Vitiello Inside/Out, curated by Micaela Giovanotti, Cuchifritos Gallery/Project Space, New York, NY (3-person show)
Hamilton College, Best of The Flaherty, curated by Scott MacDonald, Clinton, NY
The Program: Art Beyond the Frame, the Conduit Gallery, Dallas Texas
Carnegie Hall, Next Atlantis video with music by Sebastian Currier, NYC
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Next Atlantis, Philadelphia, PA
UnionDocs, Glassing the Landscape, Brooklyn, NY

2009
MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), April – Feb, 2010
Below Sea Level, with soundscape by Stephen Vitiello
Anthology Film Archives, Flaherty NYC (solo)
Cine Trans Europe, Paris, France
UnionDocs, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
Robert Flaherty Seminar, featured artist, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris, France
Videoformes, Dark Sun Squeeze, 3-Channel Installation, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Liquid, Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester, CT

2008
Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain (Sept. – Jan. 2009)
Love Love Love, Martos Gallery, New York, NY
Martos Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Sonic Self, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
Liste ’08, Basel, Switzerland
Oberhausen Film Festival, Germany
KRAJ, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Opole, Poland
Armory Show, New York, NY
Photo L.A., Los Angeles, CA

2007
SCANNERS Video Festival, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
The Reina Sofia Museum, Cine y Casi Cine, Madrid, Spain
Aspen Art Museum:MINUS, Aspen, Colorado
Video Dumbo, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY
PBS/Thirteen, Public TV, Reel NY, New York Metropolitan Area
50,000 Beds Project, Artspace, New Haven, CT; Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT;
The Aldrich Museum (Ridgefield, CT)
Michael Janssen Gallery, Blood Meridian, curated by David Hunt, Berlin, Germany
Jail Gallery, Pie in the Face, Los Angeles, CA
Gray’s Reef Film Festival, Savannah, Georgia
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, Connecticut Contemporary, Hartford, CT
Momenta Art Gallery, Inaugural Screenings, Brooklyn, NY
Coercive Atmospherics, curated by David Hunt, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
Athens International Film Festival, Athens, Ohio
Orchard Gallery, Collectives of Irrepressible Cinema(s), New York, NY
IMAGES Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
Why Look at Animals? Artspace, New Haven, CT
It Isn’t Funny Anymore, Project 1981, L.I.C., NY

2006
Sara Meltzer Gallery, Prevailing Climate, New York, NY
Out of True, curated by M. Giovanotti & J. Korotkin, Design District, Miami, Fla
Anthology Film Archives, Voom HD Lab Presents, New York, NY
POZA, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT (Oct. – Jan. 2007)
ANTIMATTER Underground Film Festival, Victoria, BC, Canada
Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
Borderline Video Art Festival, Platform China gallery, Beijing, China
Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival, Chicago, IL
Maui Film Festival, Hawaii
LOOP Fair, Barcelona, Spain
Digital Art Oxford, Oxford, England
San Francisco Cinematheque, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
Westport Arts Center, Hypervision, Westport, CT
Rotterdam International Film Festival, part of Video Music 2: Electric Current
Alona Kagan Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Exit Art, The Studio Visit, New York, NY
New Space Gallery, The Love Show, MCC, Manchester, CT (co-curator)

2005
Greater New York 2005, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, L.I.C., NY
Art Basel / Miami Beach, curated by David Hunt, Miami, Fla
The New New York Video, Sous-Sol Gallery, Paris, France
Alona Kagan Gallery, Heat, New York, N.Y
Proyecto Cultural de Castellon, Terra Infirma, curated by Berta Sichel, Valencia, Spain
From the Root to the Fruit, curated by David Hunt, Alona Kagan Gallery, NYC
Scope Hamptons, curated by David Hunt, Southampton, NY
In the Round, Ely House, Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT
Kunstencentrum Netwerk Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
F-18 Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (2-person show)
“and Death” New Space Gallery, MCC, Manchester, CT (co-curator)

2004
The Reina Sofia Museum, Cine y Casi Cine, Madrid, Spain
NADA (The New Art Dealers Alliance), Miami, Florida
Momenta Art Gallery, No Return, Brooklyn, NY
Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary
Fish Tank Gallery, Big America, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT (solo)
The God Show, New Space Gallery, MCC, Manchester, CT (co-curator)

2003
The Lightshow, Clocktower Art Space, Brooklyn, NY
Cosmorama, Akus Gallery, E. CT State University, Willimantic, CT
Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY
New Space Gallery, MCC, Manchester, CT (solo)

2002
National Museum, Minsk, Belarus
8 Reflections on Time, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT
Wyjscie Ewakuacyjne Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

1999
Artists Space, New York, NY

AWARDS, GRANTS & RESIDENCIES

2014
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs. NY

2012
New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in Video/Film
Fulbright scholar award - India

2011
Grand Prize, Short Film Competition, Hong Kong Int'l Film Festival

2010
NYSCA Individual Artist Grant in Film&Video

2009
Flaherty Seminar/featured artist

2008
Equipment grant, EMPAC, Troy, NY

2007
Look and Listen, panelist, Robert Miller gallery, New York, NY

2006
NYSCA Individual Artist Grant in Film & Video
Yaddo, Janet Sloane endowed residency (Film), Saratoga Springs, NY
VOOM HD Lab, New York, NY, grant

2005
LAB HD, New York, NY, Artist-in Residence
Yaddo, Newman’s Own, Inc. endowed residency (Film), Saratoga Springs, NY
MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire

2004
The Outpost, Artist-in-Residence, Brooklyn, N.Y.

1999
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

1996
Edward Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
International Biennial of Contemporary Art in Cartagena de Indias (BIACI), Catalogue, February 2014

Innovacion en el Mar Caribe, Vogue Mexico, March 2014

2011
Perception as Transcendence, Interview with Paweł Wojtasik, Scott MacDonald, Film Quarterly, December 2011
Prospect.2 New Orleans. Best of the Show: 5 Exhibits that Should Not Be Missed, Doug MacCash, The Times-Picayune, November 13, 2011

2010
A Quartet Mixes It Up with Younger Voices, Steve Smith, The New York Times, 10/11/2010
Inside/Out, Anne Doran, Time Out New York, 6/10/2010
The Gallery Scene on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Blake Gopnik, The Washington Post, 5/23/2010
Paweł Wojtasik at Smack Mellon, Karley Klopfelstein, Artcritical.com, 4/10
Best in Show:...Paweł Wojtasik’s “At the Still Point,” Robert Shuster, The Village Voice, 3/30/10
American Composers Orchestra, Steve Smith, The New York Times, 2/1/10
New Composers at Annenberg, David Patrick Stearns, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 2/2/10

2009
Mournful Reflections, Sebastian Smee, The Boston Globe, 4/18/09

2008
Like a Shipwreck We Die Going Into Ourselves, Exhibition Catalogue, Saveur Edition
POZA, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, catalogue
Fall Guide 2008, Like a Shipwreck We Die Going Into Ourselves, Robert Schuster, The Village Voice, 9/03/08

2007
Hotel Rooms Become Overnight Stars, Linda Yablonsky, The New York Times 7/8/2007
50,000 Beds, exhibition catalogue, Aldrich Museum, Real Art Ways, Artspace New Haven Animals Exhibit Startles, Subverts, David Wheelock, Yale Daily News, 2/13/07

2006
The Aquarium, Artforum, Claire Barliant, 5/2006
International Perspectives on Being Polish, The New York Times, Benjamin Genocchio, 12/3/06
Paradox of Perception: The Video Work of Paweł Wojtasik, New York Arts
Magazine, Aaron Yassin, 5/2006
Love, Without Make-up, The New York Times, Benjamin Genocchio, 4/9/06
The Mind’s Eye, The New York Times, Benjamin Genocchio, 3/19/06

2005
Greater New York 2005, PS 1 Contemp. Art Center & MoMA, catalogue
Terra Infirma, Berta Sichel, Proyecto Cultural de Castellon, Valencia, Spain
El Pais, Madrid, Spain, 7/24/05
A Short History of Decay, Vincent Meessen, F-18, HISK, Belgium
Philadelphia Inquirer, Edward J. Sozanski, 3/20/05
Best of New York 2004, From The Floor, Todd Gibson

2004
No Return, The New York Times, Holland Cotter, 10/1/04
No Return, The New Yorker, 10/18/04
Balkon Magazine, Budapest, Hungary, 8/04, p. 43
Cine y Casi Cine, The Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain, catalogue, 11/04

DVD COLLECTION

2005
Electric Current 2, DVD published by CollectiveEye. Essay by Aaron Yassin