Łukasz Horbów, born in 1995, is a visual artist whose work delves into the realms of sound, space, and poetry. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, his art embodies a tragic vision of the alienated human condition and the desperate struggle for self-preservation.
Horbów, identifying with this figure, explores the profound depths of auto-reflection driven by fear, seeking to uncover a unique language of expression through underappreciated mediums like fabric, clay, and even folk singing. Join us on a journey through his captivating world.
About the artist:
Łukasz Horbów is a visual artist born in 1995.
His artistic practice revolves around sound, spatial activities and poetry. He graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.
His understanding of the world is tragic - concentrating around the vision of an alienated human, who gradually gains understanding of one’s dramatic circumstances.
He identifies himself with this very figure, moreover it depicts broader coping mechanisms. Auto-reflection driven by fear forces people to behave and act in a way to preserve their existence.
In his practice he thrives to tame his own as well as collective fear.
He searches for its own unique language in the process.
Importantly, in his work he uses underestimated, minimized techniques – such as use of fabric, ceramics, clay work or even folk singing.
Images and text courtesy the artist
Caption Image 1: First war (2022) | Clay | 30 x 10 x 4 cm
Caption Image 2: Enkidu (2021) | Clay | 10 x 15 x 2 cm