Sebastian Bieniek

born 1975 in Poland, moved 1997 to study under the performance artist Marina Abramovic and the swiss conceptual artist John M. Armleder art to Braunschweig.
2002 he became the highest ranked Meisterschüler of the University of Art Berlin judged by Georg Baselitz, Rebecca Horn and Katharina Sieverding.
His best known artworks are radical performances, conceptual paintings which have often a humorous and ambivalent message and so called Double-faced photographs, where he also works with in the field of humour, ambivalence and illusion.
In his own words: „When the real looks like fake and the fake looks like real“ is his oeuvre.
2015 “The Culture Trip Magazine” selected Sebastian Bieniek as one of the “Top 5 Influential Contemporary Berlin-Based Artists”.