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Frieze Fairs - 08 Oct 2018

Alex Baczynski-Jenkins: Frieze Artist Award 2018

A new choreographic commission exploring queer relationality and the politics of desire, intimacy and friendship

The 2018 Frieze Artist Award winner is Alex Baczynski-Jenkins.

Alex Baczynski-Jenkins (born 1987, London) lives and works in Warsaw and London. Previous solo exhibitions include: Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw (2018) and Chisenhale Gallery, London (2017). He has also presented work at: Migros Museum of Contemporary Art, Zurich (2018); Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (both 2017); Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York; Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź (both 2016); and Basel Liste (2014). He is co-founder of feminist and queer project space Kem in Warsaw. Kem have recently realised projects at the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (Kem Care, 2017) and are currently on a one year residency at the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art (Three Springs, 2018-2019). He was a fellow at the Home Workspace Program, Beirut between 2012-2013.

Frieze Artist Award is in partnership with Delfina Foundation

Supported by European Arteast foundation and Cultural Polish Institute London