Krzysztof Wodiczko

Born 1943 in Warsaw, Poland. Lives and works in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and New York City. Since 1980, he has created more than 80 large-scale slide and video projections of politically-charged images on architectural façades and monuments worldwide.

Wodiczko heads the Interrogative Design Group and is Director of the Center for Art, Culture, and Technology, formerly known as the Center for Advanced Visual Studies, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His work has appeared in many international exhibitions, including the São Paulo Bienale (1965, 1967, 1985); Documenta (1977, 1987); the Venice Biennale (1986, 2000); and the Whitney Biennial (2000). He has had retrospective exhibitions at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Fundacio Tapies, Barcelona; and the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford. Wodiczko received the 1999 Hiroshima Art Prize for his contribution as an artist to world peace, and the 2004 College Art Association Award for Distinguished Body of Work. (2009)










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