Zuzanna Fogtt

Zuzanna Fogtt

curator, cultural manager, and producer, the co-founder, and President of the Contemporary Art Foundation In Situ located in Sokołowsko, a historical health resort town. In Situ’s mission is to promote innovative artistic approaches and projects in the fields of visual arts, film, and sound as well as protect cultural and artistic heritage. Current projects include restoring and transforming the burned down historical “Dr. Brehmer Sanatorium” into a Laboratory of Visual, Sound Arts, and a Film Lab. In 2015, In Situ launched under Fogtt’s supervision the Krzysztof Kieślowski Archive and since 2010 the Hommage a Kieślowski Sokołowsko Film Festival showcasing the oeuvre of this major Polish film director.

She has worked on projects in cooperation with many cultural institutions, art galleries, and independent cultural space:
Freies Museum in Berlin, the Cultural Centre Krasnoye Znamya in St Petersburg, Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, Akcua Gallery in Kyoto, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Museum of Warmia and Mazury, National Museum in Szczecin, Art Gallery in Łódź, Water Museum in Lisbon, Polish Ministry of Education.

Since 2005, Zuzanna Fogtt has organized a number of the annual international festivals, seminars, conferences and educational projects on the field of visual art, performing art, sound, music, and projects in public spaces : ” Floors of Art “(Warsaw 2003), ” Garden of Art Festival ” ( Warsaw 2005-08 ), „Passengers“ – public art space festival ( Warsaw 2017-09), Energia Przekazu ( Warsaw 2006-11 ), ” 121 minutes “(2008).

Since 2010 she is the chief curator of the tree festivals organized in Sokołowsko, Poland :
“Contexts” – International Festival of Ephemeral Art in Sokołowsko, “ Hommage à Kieslowski Film Festival ”, Sanatorium Dźwięku Festival for new Music, which forms the international platform for the exchange of ideas of artists, curators, producers and managers of culture.
She has experience with projects financed by Goethe Institut, British Council, Camoes Institute, Pro Helvetia, Allianz Stiftung, Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation, Österreichische Kulturforum, Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation, Polish Ministry of Culture.
Since 2014 leads place for artistic residencies AiR Sokołowsko.

Education: Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw,1999; Warsaw University of Technology (Department of Architecture and Urban Planning), 2003, Warsaw.
Artistic Director and Curator Sanatorium Dźwięku Festival/Platform Sokołowsko along with Gerard Lebik.