Zakład Mediów Elektronicznych UŁ

Publications

English books, exhibition catalogues and journals
Human Traits. Patrick Tresset and the Art of Creative Machines, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2016, pp. 208. 
Guy Ben-Art: Nervoplastica. Bio-robotic Art and its Cultural Contexts, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2015, pp. 256. 
Ken Feingold: Figures of Speach, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2014, pp. 144. 
Meat, Metal & Code / Contestable Chimeras: Stelarc, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2014, pp. 256. 
Bill Vorn and His Hysterical Machines, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2014, pp. 192. 
Wonderful Life: Laurent Mignonneau and Christa Sommerer, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2012, pp. 176. 
Crude Life: The Tissue Culture & Art Project – Oron Catts & Ionat Zurr, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2012, pp. 160.
Towards the Third Culture. The Co-Existence of Art, Science and Technology, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2011, pp. 192.   pdfdownload book
Virtual Art / Virtual Domains of Art, "Art Inquiry" Vol. X, 2008, pp. 208.
Cyberarts / cybercultures / cybersocieties, "Art Inquiry" Vol. V, 2003, pp. 276.
Izabella Gustowska: Passions and Other Cases, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw 2001, pp. 48.
Miroslaw Rogala: Gestures of Freedom, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw – Gallery of Contemporary Art Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow 2001, pp. 152.
Workshop of the Film Form 1970-1977, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw 2000, pp. 120.    pdfdownload book
Kinga Araya – Grounded, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw 2000, pp. 16.
LAB 6. International Exhibition of (Multi)media Art, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw 1997, pp. 88.
Lynn Hershman: Captured Bodies of Resistance, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw – Leon Wyczolkowski Museum, Bydgoszcz, 1996, pp. 98.
LAB 5. International Exhibition of Film, Video, and Computer Art, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw 1995, pp. 104.
The Middle of Europe. Avant-garde Film and Video Art in Austria, Czecho-Slovakia, Poland and Hungary, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw 1992, p. 80.

Selected English papers and chapters
  • Finding Oneself in Others, in: Ken Feingold: Figures of Speach, Center for Contemporary Art, ed. Ryszard W. Kluszczyński, Gdansk 2014, p. 6-23. 

    Stelarc - a Singular Artist. Ten Thoughts on the Place of Stelarc's Work in Contemporary Art, in: Meat, Metal & Code / Contestable Chimeras: Stelarc, ed. Ryszard W. KLuszczynski, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2014, p. 224-245. 

    Bill Vorn's Creative Work in the Context of Contemporary Trends in Art, in: Bill Vorn and His Hysterical Machines, ed. Ryszard W. Kluszczynski, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2014, p. 152-185.
  • Viewer as Performer or Rhizomatic Archipelago of Interactive Art, in: Relive. Media Art Histories, ed. Sean Cubitt and Paul Thomas, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts - London, England 2013, p. 65-82. 

  • Experience - Memory - Identity. Media experiences as the foundations of hybridized identity, "Art Inquiry" vol. XV (XXIV), 2013, p. 31-46. 
  • Between Estrangement and Loss: Some Thoughts on Vera Frenkel's Body Missing, in: Vera Frenkel, ed. Sigrid Schade, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern 2013, p. 185-194. 
Multi-directonal Time or the World as an Archipelago, in: Kinga Araya: Walking with Kinga, ed. Karolina Więckowska, Kraków 2012, p. 26-39.

From Artificial Ecosystems to Critical Reflection. An introduction to the analysis of the work of Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau, in: Wonfderful Life: Laurent Mignonneau and Christa Sommerer, ed. Ryszard W. Kluszczynski, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2012, p. 92-111.   pdfdownload paper

The Aesthetics of Reason and Care, in: Crude Life: The Tissue Culture & Art Project – Oron Catts & Ionat Zurr, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2012, p. 72-91.   pdfdownload paper

From Spectacle to Community Art. Akademia Ruchu in Public Space, in: Akademia Ruchu. City. The Field of Action, eds. Anna Hegman, Kacha Szaniawska, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw 2012, p. 25-33.

Spaces of generativity. An introduction to the art of Wojciech Bruszewski, "Art Inquiry”, Vol. XIV, 2012, p. 71-80.   pdfdownload paper

From digital identity to architecture of the nanoworld. Remarks on the art of Victoria Vesna, in: Blue Morph. Victoria Vesna + James Gimzewski, ed. Marta Korga, Anna Zalewska, Baltic Culture Center, Gdansk 2011, p. 5-9.   pdfdownload paper

Living between reality and virtuality. Remarks over the work of Monika Fleischmann and Wolfgang Strauss, in: Performing Data. Monika Fleischmann + Wolfgang Strauss, ed. Krzysztof Miekus, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2011, p. 6-20.   pdfdownload paper

art@science. About Relations between Art and Science, in: Towards the Third Culture. The Co-Existence of Art, Science and Technology, ed. R.W. Kluszczyński, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk 2011, p. 32-42. pdfdownload paper

Nomadic Images. Transmediality and hybridity in contemporary media art, "Art Inquiry" Vol. XIII, 2011, p. 121-136.

Strategies of interactive art, "Journal of Aesthetics & Culture" (Stockholm), Vol. 2, 2010,
www.aestheticsandculture.net/index.php/jac/article/view/5525.

Praise of Diversity, in: Mediations Biennale Catalogue: Beyond Mediations, ed. Marta Kabsch, Joanna Przygonska, Poznan 2010, p. 12-21.   pdfdownload paper

Action and Responsibility, in: Move. New European Media Art, ed. Kristina Tieke, Werkleitz Gesellschaft e.V., Halle 2009, p. 47-50.   pdfdownload paper

Video Art in Poland, in: Transitland – Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989-2009, ed. Edit Andras, Ludwig Museum / ACAX, Budapest 2009, p. 147-152.

Theoretical, Philosophical and Cultural Contexts of Interactive Art, in: Interactive Media Arts, ed. Antoni Porczak, Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow 2009, p. 7-53.   pdfdownload paper

From Media Art to Techno Culture: Reflections on the Transformation of the Avant-gardes, in: Place Studies in Art, Media, Science and Technology. Historical Investigations on the Sites and the Migration of Knowledge, ed. Andreas Broeckman and Gunalan Nadarajan, VDG Verlag, Weimar 2008, p. 103-123.  

Spaces of Intimacy, in: Proceedings of ISEA 2008. The 14th International Symposium on Electronic Art, ed. Ingrid Maria Hoofd, Margaret Tan, Katherine Ho Kit Ying, ISEA2008 Pte Ltd, Singapore 2008, p. 270-272.

From Film To Interactive Art: Transformations In Media Arts, in: MediaArtHistories, ed. Oliver Grau, The MIT Press, Cambridge Mass. – London, England 2007, p. 207-228.   pdfdownload paper                                                                                                                                                                                            Portuguese translation: Do Filme a Arte Interativa: Transformacoes na Artemidia, in: Arte, Ciencia E Tecnologia, ed. Diana Domingues, Editora UNESP, Sao Paulo 2009, p. 219-237.

Re-Writing the History of Media Art: From Personal Cinema to Artistic Collaboration, „Leonardo", Volume 40, 2007, No 5, p. 469-474.   pdfdownload paper

The Loss and Retrieval of the Body, in: The Art and Films of Lynn Hershman Leeson, ed. Meredith Tromble, DVD ed. Kyle Stephan, University of California Press, Los Angeles 2005.

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer – Caguamas Sinápticas, in: Afinidades Electivas, ed. Alberto Martin Expósito, ARCO, Madrid 2005.

Boundries and Energies of Art, in: Energia przekazu: Mikołajczyk, Robakowski, Rytka [Energy of Message: Mikolajczyk, Robakowski, Rytka], In Situ, Podkowa Leśna 2005, p. 36-40.

Arts, Media, Cultures: Histories of Hybridisation, "Convergence" 2005, Volume 11, No 4, p. 124-132.   pdfdownload paper

Orlan, Stelarc and the Art of Virtual Body, "Art Inquiry" 2005, Volume VII, p. 85-94.   pdfdownload paper

Images as a Source of Self-Cognition. An Introduction to the Works of Gary Hill, "Zeszyty Artystyczne ASP Poznan", Poznan 2005, Vol. 14, p. 67-71.

screens/images/worlds_transformations of seeing, "Art Inquiry" Vol. V, 2003, p. 87-104.

Artistic Experiment in Polish Film and Video Art, in: The New Polish Cinema, ed. Janina Falkowska, Marek Haltof, Flicks Books, Trowbridge 2003, p. 165-177.

Travel – Identity – Narration, in: Kinga Araya: Hybris, ed. Sebastian Cichocki, Bytom Cultural Center, Bytom 2003, p. 37-48.

The labyrinth of identity. Remarks on the work of Anna Baumgart, in: Anna Baumgart, ed. Malgorzata Jankowska, Torun 2002.

Reflections on Cyberculture, "Art Inquiry" Vol. III, 2001, p. 47-62.

The Art of Installation, "Art Inquiry" vol. II, 2000, p. 53-73. pdfdownload paper

Dissolved or Hidden? On the Position of an Interactive Artist, in: Internet Art Between the Interactivity, Void and Diss-authorization, ed. Nebojsa Vilic, SCCA, Skopje 1999, p. 23-32.

Art at the Threshold of a new Era, in: Media Revolution, ed. Stephen Kovats, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt/New York 1999, p. 16-30.

The Multimedia Challenge. Art at the Turn of the Century, "Art Inquiry" Vol. I, 1999, p. 87-108.

New Poland – New Video. Some reflections on Polish Video Art since 1989, in: Interstanding 2, ed. Sirje Helme, Tallin 1999, p. 114-117.

Artists sent to the pillary, art critics to a lunatic asylum – the latest discussion on critical art in Poland, "Exit. New Art in Poland" 1999, No 4, p. 2074-2081.

Art, Media, and Power, in: ISEA 97 Chicago. Conference Proceedings. Papers presented at the International Symposium on Electronic Art, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1998, p. 31-33.

Postmodernism According to the Deconstructionist. From Discussions on Cyberculture, in: Methodology – Culture – Audiovisuality, ed. Eugeniusz Wilk, Silesian University Press, Katowice 1998.

Between Public and Private Space. On the art of Sanja Iveković, in: Is This My True Face, ed. Tihomir Milovac, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, 1998, p. 5-15.   pdfdownload paper

Art of Virtual Bodies, in: Consciousness Reframed: art and consciousness in the post-biological era. Conference Proceedings, ed. Roy Ascott, University of Wales College, Newport, 1997, p. nlb. Reprinted in: "Digital Creativity", 1998, Vol. 9, No 1, p. 38-42. Reprinted in: Digital Creativity: A Reader, ed. Colin Beardon, Lone Malmborg, Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers, Lisse 2002, p. 80-84.   pdfdownload paper

Art Against Imponderabilia. On the works of Vera Frenkel, in: Vera Frenkel: ...from the Transit Bar – Body Missing – www.yorku.ca/Body Missing, ed. Ulla Arnell, Thomas Sandquist, Riksutställningar, Stockholm 1997, p. 13-17.

The Material Versus The Virtual. On Dialectics of Dalibor Martinis' Art, in: Martinis - Observatorium. Video/audio/interactive installations, La Biennale di Venezia. XLVII Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, Croatian Pavilion, ed. Berislav Valusek, Rijeka: Museum of Modern Art, 1997, p. 40-47.   pdfdownload paper

(Audio)Visual Labyrinths. Non-Linear Discourses in Linear Media, in: Catalogue of the 43rd International Short Film Festival, ed. Birgit Konopatzki, Andreas Krönung, Ilona Traub, Oberhausen 1997, p. 138-144.       

The Context Is the Message. Interactive Art as a Medium of Communication, in: Seventh International Symposium on Electronic Art Proceedings, ed. M. B. Roetto, Rotterdam 1997, p. 36-40.   pdfdownload paper

Metaphor, Irony and Geography of Experience, in: WRO 97. Media Art Biennale, ed. Piotr Krajewski, Violetta Kutlubasis-Krajewska, Wroclaw 1997, p. 36-41.
Trans-Media Art. On the Art of Ryszard Wasko, in: Ryszard Wasko. Retrospective exhibition 1970-1990 (photograph, film, video), Gallery Forum of Photography, Lodz 1997, p. nlb.

Net art, "Magazyn Sztuki/Art Magazine" 1997, No 1-2, p. 158-171.

Interactivity and the Problem of Communication in the Context of Philosophy of Deconstruction, in: NewMediaLogia, ed. Irina Ałpatowa, SCCA, Moscow 1996, p 192-194.
The Identity of Art – the Identity of the Artist. About the Work of Jozef Robakowski, "Magazyn Sztuki/Art Magazine" 1996, No 3, p. 196-216.

Analysis and Expression. Meta-reflection in (Multi)media Art, in: Analytical Tendencies in Modern Art, ed. Grzegorz Sztabinski, Lodz 1996, p. 57-72.

The Past and Present of (Multi)Media Art in Central and Eastern European Countries An Outline. (Approach 2), in: Reader V2_East Meeting, ed. Inke Arns, V2 Rotterdam, 1996, p. 12-18.

Modernity – Postmodernity – Deconstruction. Reflections About Cyberculture, "Magazyn sztuki/Art Magazine", 1996, No 1, p. 120-142.

The Realization of a Utopia. The Video of Zbigniew Rybczynski, in: Polish Cinema in Ten Takes, ed. Ewelina Nurczynska-Fidelska and Zbigniew Batko, ŁTN, Lodz 1995, p. 139-149.

New Poland – New Video: Reflections on Polish Video Art, in: In Sight. Media Art from the Middle of Europe, ed. S. Mitchell, YYZ Toronto, 1995, p. 36-39.

Highlights from the history of the Polish avant-garde film, in: European Media Art Festival Catalogue, ed. H. Tepe, Ralf Sausmikat, Osnabrück 1994, p. 138-151.

Video Within the Space of Polish Art, „Exit. New Art in Poland" 1994, No 4.

With Our Falling Asleep Death is Lurking in the Shadows. Impressions and thoughts noted after Izabella Gustowska's exhibition "Dreams" at the State Art Gallery at Sopot, „Exit. New Art in Poland" 1994, No 2.

Videoart in Poland. An Historical Outline, in: Ostranenie. 1st International Videofestival in Bauhaus Dessau, ed. Inke Arns, E. Tharandt, Dessau 1993, p. 143-152.

Film, Music, Language. Polish Discussions on the Abstract Film in the Period Between World Wars, „Exit. New Art in Poland" 1993, No 4.

Absolute Against Casuality. Zbigniew Rybczyński Cinema (1972-1980), „Exit. New Art in Poland" 1993, No 3.

Facing Reality: the Case of Film Art, "Polish Art Studies", XIV: 1992, p. 239-246.

Advantages of Being Independent, „New Observations" [New York], No 91, 1992, p. 16-17.

The Video Art in Poland in the Eighties, in: Image Media – Crossing Borders, ed. K. Noda, T. Yamada, Fukui 1991, p. 42-44.

The Eighties: From Specificity To The New Tradition. Avant-Garde Film and Video Art in Poland, "Undercut" [London], No 18, 1989, p. 7-8.

31 Excerpts from the History of Polish Film and Video Avant-Garde, "Undercut", No 18, 1989, p. 8-14.

Film as an Ally of the Great Avant-Garde, "Polish Art Studies", X: 1989, p. 175-184.

Phenomenological Traits in Polish Film Studies, "Polish Art Studies", IX: 1988, p. 259-273.   pdfdownload paper