Piotr Kurek

Portrait of Piotr Kurek
lives and works in
Warsaw, Poland
At the ZKM
  • 2023

Piotr Kurek is a Warsaw-based musician, multi-instrumentalist and composer. Known to work as a solo musician and as part of various collaborations, he has released music on Edições CN, Mondoj, Hands In The Dark, Black Sweat Records, Dunno, Sangoplasmo and other labels. Kurek has performed extensively, presenting his work at numerous music festivals like Unsound, CTM, OFF, TodaysArt and UH Fest, as well as in extensive tours in Poland and abroad. He is an alumni of SHAPE platform and OneBeat by Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation. In recent years, he was also invited to residencies at EMS in Stockholm, Sweden and Gyeonggi Creation Center in Ansan, South Korea. He has scored both short and feature-length films, including Sebastian Mihăilescu »Mammalia« (Berlinale 2023), and Magnus von Horn’s »Sweat« (Cannes Official Selection 2020).