8/09/2015 | Speakers

Malgorzata Ludwisiak


PhD, she is a graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy and History of the University of Łódź. Since October 2014, she has been the director of the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw. From 2004 to 2006 she worked as a journalist in the Łódź edition of Gazeta Wyborcza. In 2006, she was appointed director of the 2006 Łódź Biennale (the second edition of the International Biennial of Art), and a year later she launched and became head of the first festival of design and architecture in Poland – Łódź Design. She also lectured on art history and marketing in the culture sector at the Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź (2007-10). She has authored many critical texts published in specialized magazines about art and culture: Obieg, Arteon and Kresy. From 2008, she was the deputy director of the largest institution dedicated to modern art in Poland – the Museum of Art in Łódź. In 2014, she became the director of the Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw.