Piotr Wyrzykowski

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Piotr Wyrzykowski (aka Peter Style, 1968, Gdańsk) is an artist based in Gdańsk and Kyiv was born in Gdańsk in 1968. He started as a performer. In his artistic activities he uses films, video performances, Internet, installations and video projections set in public spaces.

At the beginning he studied interior decoration (1989-1991) and then painting (1991-1995) at the Fine Arts Academy in Gdańsk. He was also a student in professor Witosław Czerwonka's Pracownia Intermedialna. He's a club VJ (performing under the name Peter Style). In the 1990s he took an active part in the Gdańsk artistic milieu, as a member of Stowarzyszenie Ludzi Aktywnych (1991-1992), director of C-14 gallery, a member of Galeria Otwarta Foundation (1992-1993), founding director of Łaźnia Miejska (today's CSW – Laznia), vice-director of Wyspa Progress Foundation (1993-1995). In 1995 he founded and became the artistic director of CUKT (Centralny Urząd Kultury Technicznej, Central Bureau of Technical Culture), active until 2001. In 1995 he received the first, and in 1997 the second prize at the WRO festival. In 2003 he was nominated for a Spojrzenia Award founded by the Deutsche Bank Cultural Foundation. (2009)

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