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Banaczek, Daniel
Born in 1974 in Kraków, Daniel Banaczek studied philosophy at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. He is a member of the Kraków artists’ collective “biogrupa.” Since 1998 he has produced numerous theatre and dance projects with “biogrupa,” which were shown at international theatre festivals in Germany, Czechia, Croatia, and other countries. The focus of his artistic work is on projects with minorities and social fringe groups (immigrants, prison inmates, etc.). In addition to theatre and performance projects he creates documentary films and interventions in public space. He also organises and leads international workshops.
Recent projects (selection):
“Radar,” 50th Venice Biennale, 2003.
“New Art. In Nowa Huta,” Biogrupa Artistic and Educational Association, Kraków and Nowa Huta, 2004.
“Ambasada Polska – Polnische Botschaft in Lindenau” [“Ambasada Polska – Polish Embassy in Lindenau”] (art project), Leipzig, 2004/2005.
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