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     Zygmunt Rytka, born 11.03.1947, Warsaw. Has participated in over 150 group exhibitions since 1972; had 29 one-man shows since 1974. Lives and works in Warsaw and Podkowa Le¶na. A member of Polish Photographers' Union since 1979. Awarded a diploma and medal of the Union for oustanding creative achievements in the field of photography. Works in the field of photography and video. For years has 'co-operated' with the Bia³ka river, a site where the cycles of Supplementary Pictures and Continual Infinity originated. Assuming that stones last forever and symbolize the eternity of Nature, he sets them in motion, questioning a static character typically attributed to them Dynamic Objects 2002- .

     From the 70s has been active in neo avant-garde movement as an artist, also documenting artistic events. In 1974 had his first one-man show - Time Units - at the Remont Gallery in Warsaw. In 1975-77 worked at the Contemporary Gallery in Warsaw. During Martial Law period involved in the activities of Strych/Attic in £ód¼. In 1972-2000 realised Private Collection - his record of the art scene he was associated with.

     His works can be found in the collections of Muzeum Sztuki in £ód¼, the National Museum in Wroc³aw, Museum of the History of Photography in Cracow, the Museum of Varmia and Masuria in Olsztyn, the Exchange Gallery in £ód¼, the BWA Gallery in Lublin, the BWA Gallery in Zielona Góra, Artoteka in Zielona Góra, Centre of Polish Sculpture in Orońsko and in numerous private collections.




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