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Name: Jan Baracz  
Destination: Phnom Penh, Cambodia  
Dates of Fellowship: March 15 - April 15, 2017  
Recommended by: Ellen Harvey
Artist, NYC
Local Coordination: Meta Moeng
 
Jan Baracz was born in Warsaw, Poland, and moved to New York city in 1981. His projects include Sand Box 1.0 show at the Contemporary Art Center, in Warsaw, Poland; Life is Short at Art Basel, Switzerland; and The Ghost at artMbassy Gallery, Berlin, Germany. Baracz's sequential photographic projection Eyebeads by Words Held Fast premiered in New York in 2006. In 2008 he produced the cinematic installation Reality Cinema/LIVE VIDEO at Art in General, New York; in 2012 Baracz completed a first installment of the media/sculptural project How to Float Above the Psychic Stampede and Other Traditional Remedies at the Stefan Stoyanov Gallery, New York. His latest installation On the nature of dust deposits, Minerva owl flight patterns and other commonly overlooked events is on view at Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art in Peekskill, New York. He has received grants and awards from the The Art matters, Asian Cultural Council, the Edward F. Albee Foundation, and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, among others. Baracz's photography has appeared in Paris Review, American Letters & Commentary, and Jane magazine.


Special thanks to the Bamboo Centre in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
 
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