Józef Robakowski born in Poznań in 1939. Makes films, photographic series, video, installations, drawings, objects, conceptual projects, initiator of multimedia actions, editor, art theoretician and critic. Graduated from Torun University (Department of Fine Arts, art history and museum studies), Film, Television and Theatre State School in Łódź (Camera Department). Lecturer and head of Photography and Visual Advertising at Lodz Film School (1970-81). Co-founder of avant-garde groups “Zero-61” in Toruń (1961-69), “Oko”, STKF “Pętla”, “Krąg”. Co-founder of Film Form Workshop (1970) and Television Creative Group Station “Ł” in Łódź (1992-1992).. From 1971 Robakowski has run a private gallery – Exchange Gallery – collecting films, videotapes, documentation. Contact office for the international artistic movement INFERMENTAL.