Mateusz created the institution with the aim of art collection and establishing a library. He graduated from the History of Art at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń and is the author of critical and scientific texts. Mateusz is the curator at the Centre of Contemporary Art in Toruń and has produced many exhibitions in Poland and abroad including: retrospective exhibitions of Natalia LL 'Sum ergo sum' (Toruń and Kaunas) as well as other interdisciplinary exhibitions about connections between art and fashion. Kozieradzki is also the curator of performative and paratheatrical actions. His main research focuses on the mutual influence of nature and art (ecological art, shamanism) and postwar European art, especially neo-avantgarde. He lives and works in Toruń.
Renata graduated from the Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Since 2006 she has been working in the industry related to culture and art. In 2013 she joined the curatorial team at the Centre of Contemporary Art in Toruń. Renata is also a travel enthusiast, cinema lover, enjoys cooking and yoga.
Dawid is a multi-disciplinary artist working in the mediums of photography, video, collage and performance. He took part in many individual and group exhibitions in Poland and abroad. He studied the New Media and Visual Education at Faculty of Fine Arts at the Nicolaus Copernicus Univeristy in Toruń. Lewandowski runs workshops and classes with children, students and adults. He is currently a part of the team of Promotion Department at the Centre of Contemporary Art in Toruń. His main research focuses on social media and it's connection with art education. He lives and works in Toruń. Member of Internation Society for Education Through Art InSEA.
CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL
Piotr is a Polish artist living and working in London. He graduated from the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London in 2012. His multidisciplinary practice includes: video, film, collage and installation. Krzymowski’s works are often made using found material and visual footage in order to accentuate and focus on the transitory and hybrid nature of reality. The artist participated in many solo and group exhibitions in such galleries and institutions as: ICA (London), Tate Modern (London), CoCA (Warsaw), l’etrangere gallery (London), and during the Liverpool Biennale as well as Video Biennale in Taipei.
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Natalia Lach-Lachowicz received her diploma from the State High School of Arts in Wrocław. From 1970 to 1981 she ran, together with Andrzej Lachowicz, Zbigniew Dłubak and Antoni Dzieduszycki, the PERMAFO Gallery, staging exhibitions and designing publications. In May 2007 she was awarded the Silver Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis, and in 2013 she received the Katarzyna Kobro Award, given by artists to artists. She works artistically as Natalia LL and lives in Wrocław.
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Jakub studied multiple degrees including: law , sworn translation (both at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń) as well as Human Resource Management (Wyższa Szkoła Bankowa in Toruń). He currently lives and works in Toruń and deals with international trade.
Katarzyna Zamojska and Paweł Perkowski
Herus was established in 2009. They specialise in civil and administrative law focusing mainly on art market as well as real estate. The knowledge and experience obtained in the years of operation result in the expertise and professionalism of their practice.
Herus has been collaborating with the Foundation continuously since 2018.