Cezary Poniatowski - Heavy Silence


November 18th

from 5pm to 9pm


open also on

November 19th

from 3pm to 7pm



Heavy Silence is Cezary Poniatowski’s project conceived at Fonderia Artistica Battaglia. During the Open Studio residency the artist had the opportunity to follow the whole process of bronze casting, from the model creation to the final patination. All production steps were taken with support of Battaglia’s craftsmen.




Cezary Poniatowski - b. 1987, lives and works in Warsaw

In 2012 Poniatowski graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw where he received his MFA. His recent solo shows include: Relief, Basilica di San Celso, Milan (2021); Vaults and Swellings, FUTURA – Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague (2021); Welcome to Itchy Truths, Stereo, Warsaw (2020); Hearth, Jan Kaps, Cologne (2020); Hereafter (with Sami Schlichting), Mélange, Cologne (2019). His recent group shows include: Metabolic Rift, Kraftwerk Berlin, Berlin (2021); All Worlds Are Flat, Blindside, Melbourne (2021); The Spirit of Nature and Other Fairy Tales. 20 years of The ING Polish Art Foundation, Silesian Museum, Katowice (2019); Nosztrómo, Ashes/Ashes, New York (2019); Waiting for Another Coming, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (2018); Doors of Paradise, Union Pacific, London (2018); Friend of a Friend in Berlin, ChertLüdde, Berlin (2018).



Cezary Poniatowski's project was supported by Istituto Polacco di Roma.