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If you are interested in my art work or would like to talk about a project, or if you have any other questions feel free to e-mail me: moskal@laksom.com.

Biography

Born and raised in Poland, Przemyslaw Moskal moved to the U.S. in 1990. In 2003 he graduated with Master of Professional Studies degree from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University and began his career as new media artist and consultant for a variety of non-profit and commercial projects. In 2011 he earned his PhD in Film Art from The Cinematography and Television Production Department at The Leon Schiller National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Lodz, Poland under the supervision of prof. Stanislaw Szymanski.

His interactive, digital art works, which are both screen based and installations have been recognized and exhibited at: Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, New York, U.S; Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, Paris, France; Cornerhouse Gallery in Manchester, U.K.; Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, New York, U.S.; Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, U.S.; Thailand New Media Art Festival, Bangkok, Thailand; WEB3DArt Consortium, Monterey, U.S.; Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland; SIGGRAPH 2004 Gallery, Los Angeles., U.S.; Hypersonica 2004, Sao Paulo, Brazil; AXA Gallery, New York, U.S; Conservatoire d'Art et d'Histoire, Annecy, France; Media Art Biennale, Warsaw, Poland; Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland; Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland; Brock University, Canada; among others.

Moskal received grants from New York State Council on the Arts and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council for his project Virtual and Real: K-Dron and Light. In 2004 he participated in New New Yorkers Festival in Warsaw, Poland during which he presented his interactive art works at the Zacheta National Gallery of Art in an exhibition sponsored by the American Embassy in Warsaw and co-organized with the Warsaw Electronic Festival.

In November of 2004 Moskal was invited by an award winning design studio, Local Projects, to design and program interactive 3D component for The ChronoScope, an interactive installation which was on view at AXA Gallery in Times Square as part of an exhibition entitled: At The Crossroads of Desire: A Times Square Centennial, curated by Max Page. In August 2005 The ChronoScope received Honorable Mention Award from I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review in interactive category.

From 2003 to 2006, Moskal was an artistic director of New York Dance & Arts Innovations, Inc. a non-profit-organization in NYC. He coorganized over 60 events annually, presenting hundreds of artists in the New York City area. Currently, Moskal is a vice-president on the board of directors of the organization and is involved in the production of its annual International Chopin & Friends Festival.

From 2005-08 Moskal was an adjunct faculty at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at the Department of Media Communication and Technology. Currently, he holds a position of Assistant Professor at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY where he is a faculty member of the Digital Media Arts Program in the Communication Studies Department.

Exhibitions / Awards:

March 17-29, 2014
I had a pleasure to lecture on The Role of Photographic Image In Interactive Art during my tour of Polish Universities in March 2014. The institutions I visited included: Department of Graphic Arts, University of Social Sciences, Lodz; Department of Graphic Arts, University of Humanities and Economics in Lodz; School of Film and Audio-visual Arts, University of Social Sciences, Warsaw; International Art-House Film Festival On The Timeline organized by the Art School of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin. Also, I participated in a panel New Trend and Technologies in Audiovisual Media at the same festival.

September 20 - October 4, 2013
My piece Reflections: Painting with Pixels is part of a group exhibition titled Polonia Arts Show organized by the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo. The opening is on Friday, Sept. 20 at 5 pm, Main Street Studios, 515 Main Street, Buffalo, NY. Click here to view pictures from the opening of the exhibition.

July 19 - August 30, 2013
Can You Pull The Plug, an interactive installation that questions the current state of surveillance is on view at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 2013 Members Exhibition. Click here to view pictures from the opening of the exhibition on my facebook page.

November 16-18, 2012
Digital Sculptures for Analog Sounds installation was presented at the ChoP Festival, a festival of Polish experimental music in Shenzhen-Hong Kong, China. Click here to view video documentation of the interactive user experience.

November 13-20, 2012
Video documentation of Digital Sculptures for Analog Sounds was invited for screening at the European Film Festival for Documentaries - documentArt, Poland/Germany in video art category, curator: Antoni Karwowski. Click here to view the video.

November 8, 2012
QR_Art: Digital Sculptures for Analog Sounds will be part of a traveling group exhibition titled Do Not Leave The World As It Is - Janusz Korczak. The exhibition will be presented in New York/US, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, and Slovenia. Curator: prof. Teresa Zebrowska. Click here for more information about the exhibition in NYC.

May 11, 2012
Nut Warz, a mobile game for the Check'Yo Nutz testicular cancer awarness compaign was released for Google Play and iTunes. I supervised the design and development of the game, which was done by three of my students: Brianna Blank, Brian Russ and Jordan Smith from the Digital Media Arts Program at Canisius College. Click here to download the game for your Android or Apple device.

March 21, 2012
Reflections: K-dron was presented at the opening night of the Janusz Kapusta Rhapsody in K-Dron exhibition at the Gershwin Hotel in NYC. View pictures and video of the event on my facebook page.

October 18, 2011
Interview for a documentary Game/Create: Creativity in the Gaming Subculture by Garrett Weinholtz. The film premiered at Canisius College Montante Cultural Center on October 18, 2011. My interview is at 16'13.

July 19 - August 21, 2011
Digital Sculptures For Analog Sounds was screened at FILE / Hypersonica (Electronic Language International Festival) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

June 13-14, 2011
Digital Sculptures For Analog Sounds was presented at Interacting With Immersive Worlds conference at Brock University in Ontario, Canada.

June 9, 2011
Reflections: K-dron was presented at Lodz Film School in Poland as my doctoral project under the supervision of prof. Stanislaw Szymanski.

May 14 - August 28, 2011
Digital Sculptures For Analog Sounds was part of the Cyberideologies exhibition in the main frame of FONLAD FESTIVAL at the UAVM Virtual Museum. Click here to view the catalog of the exhibition.

February 13-16, 2011
Mobile version of the K-dron Game
was presented at the American International Toy Fair in New York City. I developed the game for Janusz Kapusta - artist, philosopher and discoverer of the K-dron shape.

December 4, 2010
Tele-presentation with Polish artist Jarek Grzesica at Warsaw Electronic Festival Conference (WEFCON 2010) titled: "Music and Interactive 3D Environments", Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland.

December 2, 2010
Digital Sculptures For Analog Sounds was selected for online exhibition titled Chico.Art.Net.2010 of the Department of Art and Art History, California State University, Chico.

November 22-28, 2010
Digital Sculptures For Analog Sounds was selected by the German New Media Fest 2010 for the online JavaMuseum exhibition.

October 2, 2010
Digital Sculptures For Analog Sounds was presented at the 7th Annual 4th Street Arts and Music Festival in New Jersey.

June 17 and June 25, 2010 - Warsaw Electronic Festival
June 17 at 5pm
- Opening exhibition of Reflections: Divided 2 and Digital Sculptures for Analog Sounds, Gallery 2.0 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, curator Roch Forowicz.
June 19 at 10am-4pm - Workshop: digital mirror, video as an interface - image analysis in Flash, Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw.
Click here to see the full schedule of the festival.

June 3, 2010
PING 2010 presented at National CASTL Institute
PING research project, a collaboration with Dr. Roberto Gregorius, was presented at 2010 National CASTL Institute hosted by Creighton University in Omaha, NE.

May 12 - 29, 2010
Reflections: Divided II at Virtual Humanities
Reflections: Divided II at Virtual Humanities group exhibition, Icon Gallery in Coimbra, Portugal. Curated by Jose Vieira of FONLAND.

May 1, 2010
Reflections: Divided 2 at STIMULUS Artists and Models
Reflections: Divided 2 was selected by Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center in Buffalo to participate in a group exhibition STIMULUS Artists and Models Affair #22
Saturday, May 1, 2009, 9pm to 2am at The Yard, 57 Tonawanda Street, Buffalo, NY. Read more about the event.

April 8, 2010
Guest lecture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, titled: "Interaction, Body, Virtuality", part of the VI Warsaw Festival of Art Photography. Invited as a member of the jury of the festival.

March 10 - May 14, 2010
Reflections: Divided 2 at Centrum Sztuki - Galeria El

Reflections: Divided 2 is on view at Centrum Sztuki - Galeria El (Art Center - El Gallery) in Elblag, Poland as part of a group exhibition titled Imaging / Obrazowanie.

February 19, 2010
Phone Inquiry Narrative Gaming (PING) presented at Digital Day at Canisius College

PING is a collaborative research project that I've been working on with Dr. Roberto Gregorius from Adolescence Education Department at Canisius College. Click here to view online presentation of PING.

February 2010
Article in ARTLUK

An article written by Dr. Justine Price about Reflections: Painting With Pixels appeared in ARTLUK, a quarterly art magazine published in Poland. Click here to read the article on the DMAC blog.

November 14, 2009
Polish-American Photo-Workshop Exhibition at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in NY, NY

This exhibition, presented during International Chopin & Friends Festival, showcases photographs of four of my students from Canisius College who traveled to Poland and Tunisia for a photography workshop lead by Dr. Mariusz Dabrowski from Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in Poland. Download pdf file with more information (384KB).

August 26, 2009
Reflections: Painting With Pixels at Montante Cultural Center, Canisius College in Buffalo, NY
Reflections: Painting With Pixels was presented during the opening of the exhibition titled "The Outskirts of the Photographic Image: Wojnecki-Prazmowski-Dabrowski" curated by Magdalena Durda-Dmitruk from Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in Poland. The exhibition was held at the Montante Cultural Center, Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. Click here to read the text written by Justine Price, Ph.D. from the Art History Department at Canisius College.

June 24, 2009
Reflections: Painting With Pixels at Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center in Buffalo, NY.

Przemyslaw J. Moskal presented his interactive art work titled Reflections: Painting With Pixels at Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center as part of the members exhibition STATUS UPDATE. The opening of the exhibition was on Friday, July 24 2009 at 8 PM in Hallwalls Cinema.

April 20, 2009
Aspects of Development of Interactive Art in the U.S.
Lecture at the Department of Graphic Arts, Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in Poland.

April 14, 2009
5th Warsaw Festival of Creative Photography

Presentation of selected works during the 5th Warsaw Festival of Creative Photography in Poland, Media Art Institute of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, curator: prof. Mariusz Dabrowski.

April 4 - June 27, 2009
The Pixel Project

Reflections: Painting With Pixels was accepted to online exhibition titled The Pixel Project of the Unknown Artist Virtual Museum curated by Jose Vieira in Portugal.

November 8, 2008
Reflections: Suite of Light at Digital Currents
Reflections: Suite of Light, an interactve art / performance piece created in collaboration with Bartosz Smoragiewicz Quintet. The project was presented during Digital Currents exhibition, part of X International Chopin & Friends Festival.

November 6-8, 2008
Reflections: Painting with Pixels at iDEAs 08

Reflections: Painting with Pixels was accepted to iDEAs 08: Continuum, Digital Media Arts Tomorrow Through Visions of Yesterday and Today. The exhibition coinsided with the International Digital Media and Arts Association conference.

June 12-30, 2008
Reflections: Painting with Pixels at Media Art Gallery in Warsaw

My recent project Reflections was presented in Warsaw, Poland at the Media Art Gallery, Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts (ASP). On June 13 at 12 PM I gave a lecture on "Interactive Art in the U.S." - ASP, Department of Graphic Arts. The exhibition was organized by Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts with support from the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw. For more information about the project click here. Special thanks to: Warsaw Electronic Festival and Jazz Radio. Click here to download a catalog printed for the exhibition by the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts.

June 7, 2008
Reflections: Painting with Pixels was presented during "Noc Kultury" in Lublin, Poland
(Night of Culture). Exhibition was organized by Maria Curie-Sklodowska University. For more information about the project click here.

May 1, 2008 at 7 PM
Premiere of Reflections: Painting with Pixels at East Stroudsburg University.

Premiere of interactive art installation titled Reflections took place during the Media Fair at East Stroudsburg University on May 1st, 2008 at 7 PM at the Department of Media Communication and Technology - Resenkrans Hall East. For more information about the project click here.
Click here to view the slide show.

February 27, 2008
First Art.Technology meeting took place at the Dept. of Media, Communication and Technology of East Stroudsburg University with a presentation of new films by Mariusz Dąbrowski, professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland.

January 7-21, 2008
Emotionalist was invited to the 2nd Media Art Biennal in Warsaw, Poland - Gallery of Media Art, Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts.

December 7, 2007
3D Sound Sculpture created in collaboration with Edward Tang was invited to Les Pixels - Episode 2 Festival in Beauvais, France.

October 19, 2006
Emotionalist was presented at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in a group exhibition entitled Polyphony of Images, A Night of Cutting-Edge Contemporary Art from Poland: Video, Performance, and Other Media. The exhibition is curated by Monika Fabijanska, art historian and director of the Polish Cultural Institute. Click here for more information about the project.

July 6, 2006
Interactive 3D visualization for the Museum of the History of Polish Jews was presented at the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow, Poland. Click here for more information about the project.

September 17 to October 2, 2005
Virtual & Real: K-Dron & Light
was presented at Parasolka Floats Art Show in Union City, NJ. Click here for more info about this event.

August 2005
The ChronoScope received Honorable Mention Award from I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review 2005 in interactive category. Click here for more information about this project.

June 4 2005 - December 2006
3D Sound Sculpture was invited to Citia
, an overview around one hundred years of animation. The exhibition was inaugurated during the International Animated Film Festival, in Annecy, France at the beginning of June 2005. 3D Sound Sculpture is part of an interactive terminal entitled "THE MOVING IMAGE – NEW ART FORMS" to complement the exhibition with a virtual visit of new art forms centered on digital animated images. Click here for more information about 3D Sound Sculpture.

GPoint Electronic Festival (GEF)
April 10 - May 1, 2005

VJ style interactive 3D was presented on April 17 to the music by Jarek Grzesica, a special guest from Warsaw Electronic Festival, Warsaw Poland. The event also featured Polish video artist, Fonika. Click here for more information about GEF.

February 20-23 2005
K-Dron™ Game which I developed for Janusz Kapusta based on his original design was presented at American International Toy Fair in Javits Center in New York City. Click here to play the game.

December 31 2004
3D animation from The ChronoScope project were played on the Jumbotron during the New Year's Eve Celebration in Times Square, NYC. Click here to view the animation from the Local Projects' web site.

December 9 2004 through March 26 2005
The ChronoScope
, an installation for which I designed and programmed interactive 3D component was on view at AXA Gallery as part of the exhibition entitled At The Crossroads of Desire: A Times Square Centennial, curated by Max Page. The project was created by award winning design studio Local Projects lead by Jake Barton.

Sundays November 14, 21, and 28, 2004 - The animations of K-Dron, which I created with Janusz Kapusta were presented at Europa Gallery during Art Nights as part of Janusz Kapusta's K-Dron exhibition organized by New York Dance & Arts Innovations.

November 27, 2004 - 3D Sound Sculpture was invited to the Hypersonica 2004 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This project was co-created with Edward Tang.

October 2004 - Virtual & Real: K-Dron and Light was accepted to online art exhibtion at Sound Toys.

August 8 - 12, 2004, Virtual & Real: K-Dron & Light was presented in the gallery of SIGGRAPH 2004 International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Screen Art category.

July 4 - 11, 2004, Virtual & Real: K-Dron & Light , 3D Sound Sculpture and Divided were presented at Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland. The exhibition was part of the New New Yorkers festival organized by the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw. I also presented a workshop entitled "Interactive 3D and the Internet" which was part of informational event organized by the Warsaw Electronic Festival.

June 2004 , I made a presentation entitled Interactive 3D and the Internet, which took place at The Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences, 208 East 30th Street in Manhattan. The event was organized by Polonia Technica and The Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences.

April 2004, Virtual & Real: K-Dron & Light was chosen by the WEB3DArt consortium for an exhibition in Monterey, California.

March 2004, Virtual & Real: K-Dron & Light was presented at Thailand New Media Art Festival in the category of online art.

November 2003, exhibition of Virtual & Real: K-Dron & Light at Galapagos Art Space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Part of a group exhibition entitled Digital Expressions presented for the 5 th International Chopin & Friends Festival organized by New York Dance & Arts Innovations.

September 2003, exhibition of Divided at Amber Gallery in East Village, New York City. Part of a group exhibition organized to commemorate tragic events of September 11 th, 2001 in New York City on its 2nd anniversary.

2003, New York State Council on the Arts grant recipient for the production of interactive installation entitled Virtual & Real: K-Dron & Light.

2003, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council grant recipient for the production of interactive installation entitled Virtual & Real: K-Dron & Light.

June 2003, exhibition of 3D Sound Sculpture during the PSFCU Greenpoint Festival at The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York City.

April 2003, exhibition of The Ghost of Time at The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York City.

March 2003, Exhibition of 3D Sound Sculpture and Mosaic during Art Nights organized by New York Dance & Arts Innovations in Brooklyn, NY.

February 2003, 3D Sound Sculpture was chosen as the finalist of the Web3DArt Competition. Project was exhibited in Lab3D show at Cournerhouse in Manchester, U.K. and in St. Malo, France as part of the SIGGRAPH Conference.

2002, Recipient of the Polish Students Organization Scholarship Competition.

December 2002, exhibition of The Ghost of Time at ITP Winter Show, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

November 2002, interactive video installation created in collaboration with Antiexperience Group for the IV International Chopin & Friends Festival organized by New York Dance & Arts Innovations, Brooklyn, New York.

September 2002, 3D Sound Sculpture was chosen as a finalist of the international competition for online creations on the theme of "Audio Games". Project was presented during Villette Numérique Festival in the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, Paris, France.

2002, Recipient of The Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarship Competition.

May 2002, exhibition of 3D Sound Sculpture, an interactive 3D project done in collaboration with Edward Tang and Woncheol Lee at ITP Spring Show, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

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