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Olszewski Ireneusz

Academic professor Ireneusz Olszewski

ac. prof. Ireneusz Olszewski

Member of the Artistic Discipline Council

Faculty of Graphics and Media Art

Department of Media Art

Intermedia Activities Studio

Subjects taught

    Intermedia Activities

    Intermedia Graphics

    Animated Film

    Fundamentals of Intermedia Activities (SPG)

    Multimedia (FiM)

In 1985 he graduated from the State Higher School of Visual Arts in Wrocław (currently the Academy of Art and Design), majoring in Painting, with an annex in Animated Film. He participates in exhibitions, festivals, symposia and multimedia workshops in Poland and abroad. Organiser and participant of many multimedia open-air events. He specialises in cardboard painting, intermedia, digital and hybrid graphics, animated film, video productions, object, installation and many techniques of recording and creating images.

Currently, the main directions of my activity include: video film, animation, intermedia graphics, intermedia activities, constructing experimental structures on a plane and in space, identification of the creative possibilities of new media and use of inventive methods in the creation of visual activities, rationalisation and optimisation of visual messages, aesthetics of visual activities.

Awards and scholarships

1986 – First Award in the Experimental Film Category, Mons, Belgium

1986 – Audience Award, Mons, Belgium

1986 – Scholarship of the Minister of Culture and Art

1985 – Award of the Rector of the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław


2018 – Permutation, exhibition of works of artists from the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, Tianjin, Chiny

2017 – 72-300 dpi. Design, project, inspiration, group exhibition, Galerie der Hochschule fur Bildenden Kunste Braunschweig

2009 – Wrocław Animation, International Animation Day, Entropia Gallery, Wrocław

2002 – Europe Station, Dresden-Prague-Wrocław 

1994 – Supernatural Journey, painting and happening,Modern Art Galery, Paryż

1988 – Arsenał'88, Warsaw 


Co-organiser of five conferences accompanying the Best Media Art Diploma Competition


2018 – On the Intermedia Space of the Media Art Department of the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław, Monograph of the Media Art Department, Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław

2016 – On experiment in animation, on experimental animation - in my own experience and that of the Media Art Department, a Monograph of the Media Art Department, Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław