Józef  BURY

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1961 born in Mielec, Poland
Lives and works in France and Poland

Education
2010 - 2014 - Université Paris 8 and Université de Lorraine. PhD in Art, Université de Lorraine, 2014.
1993 - 1996 - École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. Diploma in art history and theory
1984 - 1986 - Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, faculty of design
1982 - 1984 - Studies of Geodesy and Cartography, Rzeszow, Pl.
1977 - 1982 - High School of Fine Arts in Rzeszow, Pl.

Józef Bury is an artist and art theoretician, the author of papers, conferences and translations on contemporary art history and theory. He works on the issues of time and space, analysing polysensory perception, memory, experience recording and sub-cognitive processes with the use of painting practices, photography, space-and-time actions as well as theoretical recording of creative process.

Since 1984 he has been involved in the activity of numerous contemporary art organisations and associations, including: the Scientific-Creative Circle at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow; the Procreart (F); the S.A.T. (Société d'Art et de Transports, F); Toto & Co (F); Espace Itinéraires (F); Wizya (F); Danae Foundation (F); Æesthetica-Nova (F); I.A.M. (PL).

Since 1993 he has been the member of the Æsthetica-Nova France Association (art, science, philosophy), taking part in editing its periodical, and organising its exhibitions and conferences. http://www.lutecium.org/stp/nova.html

1994 - 1995. He works at the Danae Foundation, (Pouilly, France). He organises artistic exchange between the Danae Foundation and Polish contemporary art centres.

1994. He participates in creation of the C.E.R.T. - Centre d'Enseignement et de Recherche Transdisciplinaire, (the Transdisciplinary Research Centre), (the Danae Foundation Project), lecturing the theory and practice of photography in transdisciplinary creation at the C.E.R.T. (1994-1996).

1997. In collaboration with the BWA Contemporary Art Gallery in Katowice he initiates and works as the originator of the International Art Meeting Katowice — the international contemporary art biennial. This includes organising the thematic symposium that accompanies the Meeting and editing the multilingual catalogue of the Meeting. http://art.action.anamnese.free.fr/publications.html

2002. He originates and edits the "Revelint - art action anamnèse", the electronic publication dedicated to contemporary art history and theory aimed at publishing artists’ theoretical texts: http://art.action.anamnese.free.fr/index.html

Since 2003 he lectures design theory, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art at the Superior School of Arts in Brest, France (Ecole Supérieure d'Arts de Brest).

Since 2004 he lectures the theory and practice of photography as a visiting professor at the University Nice Sophia-Antipolis (Master Sciences Information et Communication - Ingénierie de la création multimédia et direction artistique de projets),
And is the member of the Pierre Francastel Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Contemporary Art, University Paris X - Nanterre.

 

Latest exhibitions:

2017
- Sal de bain, 4 Saisons de l’art – Sans gaz ni trompette #1, Château d’Aubais, Aubais, Fr.

2016
- Mémoires visuelles, Le Collectionneur Moderne, Espace Thorigny, Paris.
- Chassés du paradis 2016, exposition collective (peinture), Galerie Roi Doré, Paris.

2015
- Défenestration et apprentissage du vol, 2007-2010, et Int-AIR-action, 1997 – présentation vidéo de performances en marge du colloque Georges Perec : nouvelles approches, Centre Culturel International de Cerisy.
- Chassés du paradis 2015, exposition collective (peinture), Galerie Roi Doré, Paris.

2014
- Une vie,une histoire, exposition collective (photographie), Galerie Roi Doré, Paris.
- Chassés du paradis, exposition collective (peinture et photographie), Galerie Roi Doré, Paris.

2013
- Désensibilisation – "Little Big Crunch", Plateforme, Paris.
- XI Warszawskie Targi Sztuki, Zamek królewski – Arkady Kubickiego, Warszawa.

2012
- Virtual - dyktatura eksperymentu, Galeria Spiz 7, Gdansk.
- Mois de la photo 2012, Galerie Roi Doré, Paris.
- Biofeedback dans l’art contemporain, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, L’Avant-scène — Campus Saint-Jean d’Angély, Nice.

2011
- Feedback-Venezia. Infr'Action Venise 2011 – Festival International d’Art Performance, dans le cadre de l’avant-première de la 54e Biennale de Venise. "Pavillon" Infr’Action de la biennale de Venise 2011, Académie des Beaux-arts de Venise.
- Entre nous — Interstices de proximité #2. Galerie Roi Doré, Paris.
- Peindre encore, Galerie Roi Doré, Paris.
- Voyage à Babel. Evénement par la revue Lampe-tempête, Saint-Merri, Paris.

2010
- Entre nous — interstices de proximité #1. Résurgences, #1 — Espace vital. Festival de performance et des arts éphémères, Plateforme, Paris.
- Little Big Bang. Exposition inaugurale de l’espace Plateforme, Paris.
- Defenestration and Flight Training or French Defenestrations. A seminart, featuring images and postures #4. Infr'Action Paris 2010 — Festival International d’Art Performance. Centre Culturel Suédois, Institut Suédois, Paris.

2009
- Defenestration and Flight Training or French Defenestrations. A seminart, featuring images and postures #3. Audio Art Festival 2009, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery Bunkier Sztuki, Cracovie.
- Lato w Miescie. Galeria Klimy Bochenskiej. Wytwórnia Wodek Koneser, Warszawa.

2008
- At The Beginning There Was Script. IV Warsaw Art Photography Festival 2008 / IV Warszawski Festiwal Fotografii Artystycznej 2008. Galeria Klimy Bochenskiej, Warszawa.
- At The Beginning There Was Script. Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Slupsk, Pl.
- Medium Post Mortem II. Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Slupsk ; BWA Contemporary Art Gallery Katowice ; BWA Contemporary Art Gallery Zielona Gora, Pl.
- Seuil-scopie. 9e édition des Pleins Feux sur Ivry, Espace Robespierre, Ivry-sur-Seine, Fr.
- Defenestration and Flight Training or French Defenestrations. A seminart, featuring images and postures #2. 1e Rencontre Électrobolochoc à Barjols. Cinéma Odéon, Barjols.

2007
- Defenestration and training of flight. A seminart with images and postures #1."PAIR02 International Performance Event 2007", Taidepanimo, Lahti, Finland.
- Service d’annulation. Festival International d’Art Performance — Infr'Action 07, Sète, Fr.
- Interfejs Interface. 6th International Art Meeting Katowice. BWA Contemporary Art Gallery Katowice.
- Medium Post Mortem. Centre wallon d'art contemporain La Châtaigneraie, Flemalle, Belgique.
- Medium Post Mortem. Galeria Klimy Bochenskiej, Warszawa.
- Ewokacje matrycy. International Print Triennial Cracov Poland — Galeria Otwarta pracownia, Krakow.
- Blizniemu swemu. L’exposition-vente caritative : Zacheta, Warszawa ; Muzeum Miejskie Wroclaw ; BWA Katowice ; Palac sztuki, Krakow ; BWA Rzeszow.

2006
- Photographies. 8e édition des Pleins Feux sur Ivry. Espace Robespierre, Ivry-sur-Seine, Fr.
- Ewokacje matrycy. Centrum Sztuk Mlyn Mikolow, Pl.
- Traces de la mémoire / Slady pamieci. Galeria Klimy Bochenskiej, Fabryka Trzciny, Warszawa.

2005
- Villes anciennes / Art nouveau [Québec/Kraków]. Centre en art actuel Le Lieu et Galerie Vu, Québec.
- Traces de la mémoire / Slady pamieci. Gornoslaskie Centrum Kultury, Galeria Sektor I, Katowice. Ars Cameralis Silesiae Superioris, Katowice 2005.
- Chronoscopie — à l'ombre de la mer. Dans le cadre du festival Le temps d’une marée, 2005, par l’association Cybèle et la Ville de Dieppe, Espace Communication, Dieppe, Fr.
- E-motions. Galerie Arsenal, Torun, 5e Festival de Science et d'Art de Torun, Pl.