Monika Zawadzki (Zawadzka)
Visual artist, based in Warsaw, Poland. Born in 1977
Assistant Professor in the Department of Visual Communication at the Academy of Fine Arts in Szczecin

Education
2007-2011 – PhD, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw
1997-2002 – MA, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw


Solo exhibitions (selected)
2017 – “Der Keller”, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz
2017 – “Smutek za czymś co nigdy się nie zdarzyło”, mural, 8. WROsound Festiwal, Impart, Wrocław
2015 – “Graphic set”, Prepar (techno club), Katowice
2015 – “Membranes”, sculpture in a public space, 4. Polish Culture Festival, 751D-Park District, Beijing, China
2014 – “Cattle”, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
2014 – “Selected work”, AUTOCENTER, Berlin
2013 – “Bucket”, SVIT, Prague
2012 – “A Man with Two Seesaws”, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kyiv
2012 – “The Tent and Bonfire”, Kordegarda, National Centre of Culture, Warsaw
2012 – “Mud”, Raster Editions, Raster Gallery, Warsaw
2011 – “Blackbird”, guest artist Dan Perjovschi, SVIT gallery, Prague
2010 – “Anyone”, Centre for Contemporary Art – Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
2010 – “Monica”, BWA Design, Wrocław
2010 – “Concept”, Goldex Poldex, independent art space, Cracow
2009 – “The Sausage Anarchy. Monika Enters a Gallery and Understands Nothing”, Goldex Poldex, independent art space, Cracow
2009 – “Self-portrait idealised” (from the series “Human and Animal Rights”), TR Warsaw
2008 – “Who Sleeps with the Dogs” (from the series “Human and Animal Rights”), Centre for Contemporary Art – Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
2006 – “The Greatest Bliss is Avoiding Relations with the Society”, TR Warsaw


Group exhibitions (selected)
2017 – “For beyond that horizon lies another horizon”, Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art, Oldenburg
2017 – “From Artificial Reality to a selfie. Self-portrait in the art of contemporary Polish artists”, BWA Awangarda, Wroclaw
2017 (upcoming) – “”, Muzeum Narodowe, Szczecin
2017 – “Welcome to JIL”, JIL (independent art space), Warsaw
2017 – “Collections”, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
2017– „Media State of Emergency: Partytury”, Muzeum Narodowe w Szczecinie – Muzeum Sztuki Współczesnej, Szczecin
2016 – „Anarchia i Nowa Sztuka”, Centrum Rzeźby Polskiej, Orońsko
2016 – “Washing Machine and Refrigerator”, Open City Festival, Lublin
2015 – “The State of Life: Contemporary Polish Art within the Global Circumstance”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
2014 – “4 for Beckett”, modern music concert based on graphic works, TR Warsaw
2014 (ekspozycja stała) – “Atlas of Modernity. The 20th and 21st Century Art Collection”, Museum of Art, Łódź
2013 – “Collection. Fragment”, Centre for Contemporary Art – Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
2013 – “Diamensions Variable”, Changdong, The National Art Studio, Seoul
2013 – “Self-Government: Cultural Evolution vs. Revolution”, The 3rd Odessa Biennale Of Contemporary Art, Museum of Odessa Modern Art
2013 – “Testing (Re-)Production”, Festival of Performance, Museum of Art, Łódź
2013 – “A photo of the city. Warsaw photography and related forms of art from the end of WWII until now”, Nowy Teatr, Warszawa
2012 – “Missing Documents. Photographs of Polish Transformation After ‘89”, Centre for Contemporary Art – Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
2012 – “Auropol”, Kala Kendra Gallery, Auroville, India (Cooperation Museum of Art, Łódź)
2011 – “Eyes Looking for a Head to Inhabit”, 80th Anniversary of the Collection, Museum of Art, Łódź


Residency
2013 – Changdong, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
2012 – Sunhoo Design, Hangzhou, China
2012 – Pro Artibus Foundation, Ekenes, Finland
2012 – Kala Kendra (Cooperation Museum of Art, Lodz) Auroville, India
2011 – SVIT, Visegrad Fund, Prague


Other
2005 – Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship
2012 – Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship
2010 – Jury Member, 22nd International Poster Biennale, Warsaw
2010 – Bronze Award “European Design Awards” (“Film School Library”) https://europeandesign.org/submissions/school-film-library/
2005/2013 – Artistic Director of DIK Fagazine (art and gey culture magazine)
2008/2011 – Artistic Director K Mag (lifestyle magazine)
2003/2006 – Director of independent, non-profit art gallery ZOO
?2011 – Art & Society Borders, lecture and exhibitin participation, Skopje Design Week, Macedonia
?Finlandia lecture
?Londyn lecture
?Mediolan Design Week
?London Design Week


Graphic Design co-operation with (selected) / enjoy some examples at  http://monikazawadzki.eu/dg
Polish Film Institute (“Film School Library”)
National Film Archive – Audiovisual Institute (m.in. „Polska Szkoła Dokumentu”)
TR Warsaw
Nowy Teatr
Theatre Festival Malta 2007

9. Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival, Warsaw,
TerraPolska Festival
Polish Institute in London
Museum of Art in Łodz
BWA Awangarda Wroclaw
DIK Fagazine
K MAG (lifestyle magazine)
Centre for Contemporary Art – Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw


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