The renowned scholar, writer and curator RYSZARD W. KLUSZCZYNSKI is one of the pioneers in the field of new media arts. Coming from experimental cinema, video art and media theory, in the 1990s his studies focused on the development of the art of moving pictures in the era of electronics.
The Archive of Digital Art (ADA) expands its field of contributors. Most recently, not only artists, but also scholars can become members of the vivid online community of the archive.
As Chief Curator of Film, Video and Multimedia Arts in the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw (1990 2001) he exhibited contemporary new media art by Vera Frenkel, Lynn Hershman, Miroslaw Rogala, Jeffrey Shaw, Grahame Weinbren and many more.
For many years professor of cultural and media studies at Lodz University where he is now Chair of School of Media and Audiovisual Culture. He is also Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz.
His recent studies focus on new media art, cyberculture and information society, with a special interest in relationships between art and science. Furthermore he still works as a curator. Together with Tsutomu Mizusawa he was responsible for the main part of "Mediation Biennale" in Poznan in 2010 and he was in the curatorial team of the traveling exhibition "United States of Europe" 2011-2013. Since 2011 he is artistic director of the Art & Science Meeting Project in the Centre for Contemporary Art in Gdansk, where he curated exhibitions of Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr, Monika Fleischmann and Wolfgang Strauss, Ken Feingold, Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau, Stelarc, Victoria Vesna and James Gimzewski, and Bill Vorn.