Agnieszka Polska and Tomasz Kowalski, both visual artists, for last three years have worked together as a sung poetry band. 'Nothing Twice' is a composition based on Wislawa Szymborska's poem with the same title.
Agnieszka Polska was born in 1985 in Lublin, Poland; she now lives and works in Cracow and Berlin. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow and the Universitaet der Kunste Berlin.
Her work has previously been screened at: LUX/ICA Biennial of Moving Images, London, Great Britain (2012); Tate modern, London, Great Britain (2012); Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany (2012).
Selected group shows include: GREY PEAK OF THE WAVE, Harris Lieberman, New York, US (2012); Forgetting of Proper Names, Calvert 22, London, Wielka Brytania (2012); Antje Majewski, The world of Gimel, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria (2011); Passion of an Ornithologist. On Myth Making, CCA Sokół, Nowy Sącz, Poland (2011); Early Years, KunstWerke Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany (2010). Her selected recent solo shows include: PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine (2012 upcoming); CCA Zamek Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland (2012 upcoming); Solo presentation, Żak Branicka Galerie, Art Basel Statements (2011); Gardener's Responsibility, Georg Kargl BOX, Vienna, Austria (2011); Decades, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus , Cottbus, Germany (2010); Three Videos with Narration, Zak | Branicka, Berlin, Germany (2010).
Tomasz Kowalski was born in 1984 in Szczebrzeszyn, Poland, lives and works in Cracow, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow.
Selected recent solo exhibitions include: The Truant, Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin, Germany (2012); CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland (2011); Sen, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Wien, Austria (2010); Powrót Przodka,Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (2010). Selected recent group exhibitions: Circus as a Parallel Universe, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria (2012); Museum der Wunsche / Museum of Desires, MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien, Austria (2011); Genius Without Talent, De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2011); Acquisitions recentes: D' Antonin Artaud a Tatiana Trouve, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2011); Hareng Saur: James Ensor and Contemporary Art, S.M.A.K.- Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium (2010). His work is also part of permanent public collections at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien, Austria; Frac des Pays de la Loire, Nantes, France; and MOCAK, Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow.
Nominated by ICA
This work is part of ICA SOUNDWORKS - www.ica.org.uk/soundworks