Urban Spree Galerie invites you to the opening of the new solo show of Polish artist Mikolaj Rejs.
“Habitat” opens in the Galerie’s Ecke on Saturday, September 17th, during the Berlin Art Week.
Inspired by old slavic, polish traditions and folklore, the works of street artist Mikolaj Rejs intends to represent the specific habitat of ghosts, gods and demons, parallel universes and portals and mirrors to our own world.
About the artist:
Mikołaj Rejs (1984) – involved in street art since the late 90’s. His works are created mostly in the post-industrial areas. Participated in numerous graffiti and street art events (including “20 years of Krakow houser” Nürnberg 2016, Meetings of Styles, Lublin 2011-2014, Street Art Festival, Katowice 2011, Outline Colour Festival, Lodz 2009, Brain Damage, Warsaw, 2003).
Co-founder of artistic and educational projects (Day with art, MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow 2012, the Polish-Ukrainian-Moldovan project Artdrome, Lugansk 2012, Between the Wall, Legnica 2012, Roads to Freedom, MOCAK 2011). Curator of few international street art events. His small format works and photographs have been exhibited in numerous group exhibitions, inter alia: “Bonarka” Center of Contemporary Art, Krakow 2004, “Graffiti vs Street Art”- Zacheta ,Lublin 2011,”Full Moon Art” Warsaw 2014, and individual “Urban Chapels” Onamato gallery, Krakow 2013, “NOUMEN” Krakow 2014.
About Urban Spree:
Urban Spree is a 1700sqm independent space in Berlin dedicated to urban cultures. Set in a vast postindustrial compound in the heart of Berlin, the gallery promotes a grassroots artistic approach, working closely with street & graffiti artists, urban photographers and contemporary artists. The gallery curates independent art shows on a monthly basis. Artist residencies are at the core of our artistic ecosystem. With a mix of permanent and temporary studios, the residencies irrigate by their creativity and artistic contributions what Urban Spree is about.
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 17th, 19:00 – 21:00
Urban Spree Galerie
Revaler Str. 99
+49 30 / 74078597