5 Minutes With Alix Janta-Polczynski

Alix is a London based curator involved in a whole series of projects, including Collectionair! She co-founded Art Barter a platform which promotes the use of a bartering system between artists and the public, with successful exhibtions and events from London to Mexico City.  Alix also co-founded Alteria Art and co-runs Adad Books a publishing company which specialises in photography.

If you could have dinner with any artist, dead or alive, who would it be?

Louise Bourgeois

How did you become a curator?

By accident, I guess…

What 3 words best describe your curatorial style?

Accessible, experiential, and intuitive.

What is the most memorable exhibition you have ever seen, and why?

The “Fifty Days at Iliam” room by Cy Twombly at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

“A good artist has less time than ideas” Martin Kippenberger.  Do you agree?

We all have that problem, don’t we?

See Alix’s current exhibition of painter India Dewar here!


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