Marcin Biesek

Marcin Biesek

Singapore, Southeast Asia, Singapore

About Marcin Biesek

(b. 1982 Czarna Woda, Poland),lived in Kingston upon Hull(UK), lives and work in Singapore.
I completed MFA with distinction at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, Poland in 2007. I create artworks predominantly in the medium of painting and sculpting.

I am interested in creating artworks about life and everything that surrounds us with its pathos. Recently I investigate contemporary problems like Refugee, fatherhood and motherhood, obesity, riots, conflicts, politics, environmental and social issues(identity, racism)

I would like to expand / explore my series of artworks called Mapping the City of new ones, inspired by Singapore city architecture, urban planning, politics mixed with digitalised 3D sculptures influenced by social distancing, cyberspace and internet. Mapping the City was my dissertation piece and was coordinated by prof. Stanislaw Radwanski at Fine Art Academy in Gdańsk.

I painted wooden, geometric units and hung them in the room, turning an idea of the city into the minimalistic concept. Some of the created abstract patterns showed urban planning of the Gdansk and political influence of that process.

In 2018 I started work on series of artworks (painting/sculptures) called Bystanders, where I am revolving around the questions of crisis, struggles of everyday alienation and how we stand as a bystander, watch and read about adversities that take place in various spaces. (Bystanders at Changi Beach '2018)





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Masters Degree in Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Art in Gdansk (Poland)

 Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk (Poland)

Diploma in Ceramics/Glass, Hull College of Art & Design (United Kingdom)


2001' Gallery A Starogard Cultural Center in Starogard Gdanski (Poland)
2005’ Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk - Into the wild
2007’ Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk -Mapping the City (Sculptural Shadow Installation ) Medium :Wood
2009' St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Hull(solo exhibition) 
2010' Hull School of Art and Design Gallery  (group exhibition)
10th Sept. 2010' Studio Eleven -group exhibition ( 
2010' Reveal Open Studios East Riding&Hull
(group exhibition)
2011' Exhibition at Middleton Hall, University of Hull. (ceramics group exhibition) 
2011' Connect>Create Exhibition  at Ferens Art Gallery "Head of life"
14th April to 30th May 2011 CSI (Culture Scene Investigation) and ID (Identification) are the inspirational themes for this year; budding art and design students from across the region have created exciting new work from their research into the collections at Hull and East Riding Museum, and the 20th-century portraits at the Ferens Art Gallery. From fashion to games design-(group exhibition)ceramics 
2013' "Sacred Forms" (Kingston Art Group Gallery)
2015' "The Flanders Field" Victoria Cross Trust
2016' "Kalina" Princess Quay(group show)
2017' "The Boy Who Loves Music" Ferens Art Gallery in Hull(UK)- group show
2018' "The Obese Thinker"- Ferens Art Gallery (group show)
2018' Affordable Art Fair Singapore

(Tristesse engraved-issue five, Marcin Biesek “Humber” Page 80-96

(Lumen, The Saint Joseph Institution Magazine -issue 18, Page 6-7

NAMM-Craftex Competition
(Memorial sculpture “303 Polish Fighter Squadron”)