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Photosophy, directed by Jacek Jozwiak

Photosophy, directed by Jacek Jozwiak

The Centre for Creative Practices presents a Documentary movie on Andrzej Rozycki’s artistic output: ‘Photosophy‘. Directed by Jacek Jozwiak, Lodz 2012, 25’ Polish with English subtitles

Andrzej Rozycki

Andrzej Rozycki is a Polish visual artist, photographer, philosopher, theoretician of art and a film director. In the 60s and 70s he belonged to the famous Polish neo-avangarda groups, such as: Zero-61 and Warsztat Formy Filmowej (Workshop of the Film Form). In that time he was focused on very conceptual approach to the art of photography. In 70s he became a lecturer at the Polish National Film, Television and Theater School in Lodz. During the 80s and 90s he started to cooperate with National Television making about 50 documentaries on art and culture. His films, among them the outstanding documentary “Infinity of a distant ways. Zofia Rydet: as seen and heard”, received numerous awards at festivals. He came back to the art of photography in 90s connecting his conceptual experience from the neo-avangarda period and his current interest in anthropology, theory of religion and symbols, questions of the sacrum.

Karol Jozwiak is a historian of art, curator. Mainly interested in the questions of philosophy of art, theory and history of photography. Curator of photographic exhibition, such as Zofia Rydet’s The Arc of the Realism (2011), Zofia Rydet’s Inventorying the Image (2012), Inge Hondenbrink’s Multiply Portrait of Lodz (2012), Andrzej Rozycki’s FotoAndrzejoZofia (2010).