In his artistic work Roch Forowicz focuses on the issue of city surveillance, the fact of being constantly observed by CCTV systems and of data being processed all the time. His activities are radical and often described as illegal ‘hacktivist’ interventions, whose aim is taking over and using surveillance devices against the will of their creators.
He has been working at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Organising Upgrade!Warsaw since 2007. Curator and co-founder of 2.0 gallery in Warsaw. Participant of many expositions and festivals, such as FILE festival (BR), HAIP Festival (SI), Liwoli09 (AT), Paraflows 09 (AT), Urban Research (DE), Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej – Zamek Ujazdowski (PL), WRO, NInA – Culture 2.0, Komuna Otwock, Copernicus Science Center, Krytyka Polityczna, Entropia, STUDIO, Beautiful Lies, WEF, MIK etc.