Paweł Althamer (b. 1967, Warsaw / Poland), based in Warsaw, is known for his participative art projects and figurative sculptures and his performances in which he questions social structures. He participated at documenta X, Manifesta 3 Ljubljana, Skulptur Projekte Münster, and at the Venice Biennale. From 2009 to 2011 he was professor of sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Paweł Althamer studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.