Sebastian Cichocki


Sebastian Cichocki is the Chief Curator and Head of Research at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (MSN), where he was a member of curatorial teams of Who Will Write the History of Tears: Artists on Women’s Rights (2021), Primary Forms (2021-ongoing), The Penumbral Age: Art in the Times of Planetary Crisis (2020), Never Again: Art against War and Fascism in the 20th and 21st centuries (2019), Making Use: Life in Postartistic Times (2016), and other exhibition and research programmes. Sebastian Cichocki is the Curator of the 40th EVA International – Ireland’s Biennale of Contemporary Art, 2023.

Selected exhibitions also include The Postartistic Congress (Sokołowsko, The Konteksty Festival 2021), the Polish pavilions at the 52nd (Monika Sosnowska 1:1) and 54th Biennale of Art in Venice (Yael Bartana … and Europe will Be Stunned), The Bródno Biennale (2018), Rainbow in the Dark: On the Joy and Torment of Faith, Konstmuseum Malmö (2015). Sebastian Cichocki is a curator at The Forum for Future of Culture at the Powszechny Theatre, Warsaw, a platform for feminist, ecological and antifascist activism and culture, and The Sunflower—Solidarity Community Center in Warsaw, an aid, culture and counter-propaganda initiative for those who suffered from Russia’s invasion on Ukraine. Cichocki has published extensively and lectured at various venues, including Dhaka Art Summit, the Kochi Biennale, Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Gwangju Biennale, and The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. He is a 2018 fellow at the Center for Curatorial Leadership, MoMA, New York.