Contemporary perception of polish modernistic architecture


A lecture about polish architecture from the XXth century and a painting workshop where architecture would be a main subject.

26.–30.10.2015 Institute of Art Education Leipzig

Contemporary perception of polish modernistic architecture – Lecture and Workshop from polish artists Maria Kiesner and Stefan Paruch, Warsaw (Akademia Pedagogiki Specjalnej im. Marii Grzegorzewskiej – Instytut Edukacji Artystycznej)

Lecture – polish architecture from the XXth century

Tuesday, the 27.10.2015, 6:00 pm
Institute of Art Education
Lecturehall (301)


Stefan Paruch – fine arts, painting, leading the Multimedia Workshop at the Department of Fine Arts IEA of Grzegorzewska Academy. Graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw; 2003 – 2006 Editing Department Film School in Lodz; has edited several documentary movies; was responsible for editing during an international program Ekran in Wajda School; has a couple of years experience in graphic design for TV programs; in 2008 was nominated for the Yach prize in the category animation at Yach Film Festival 2008; currently is lecturing multimedia techniques and graphical design at IEA Grzegorzewska Academy. He is painting, drawing and movie editing.



Maria Kiesner – fine arts, painting; Fine Arts Department IEA; graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw as well as 2-year pedagogical studies at the Fine Arts Academy. In 2005 and 2007 received a scholarship from the Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage. Co-creates the atelier at 11 Listopada street in Warsaw Praga. During 2001 – 2006 she worked for the Children and Art Foundation where she ran art classes for children and youth, cooperated with Children’s Art Museaum in Warsaw; during 2004 – 2008 created the program and ran art camps Leonardo for children and youth. Since 2008 she is an assistant at the IEA Grzegorzewska Academu in Warsaw. Since 2010 – associate professor at Art Education Institute Grzegorzewska Academy in Warsaw.
She paints architecture and urban landscapes. She represents objects in a realistic, ascetic way, without staffage; she is interested in factories, railway stations, schools, houses and forgotten relicts of social modernism and modernism.