Performance artist with visual art background, art mediator and grassroots artistic projects initiator. The main object returning in the art works is transparent tape. The performance works, installations, paintings and drawings are about recording surroundings with focus on the relation between the person recording and the surrounding space.
Born in unique eastern Poland. Holds BFA degree in Painting from Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin and MFA degree from the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design, Education/Art Mediation in Wroclaw with the specialisation: curator of exhibitions and interventions in public space. Currently based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
As a part of ESK2016 she founded Pracownia Komuny Paryskiej 45, where she conducted creative classes with the youngest neighbours form Przedmieście Oławskie in Wrocław. She organises “Shifting”,i.e. urban walks on periphery areas, as well as art galleries for children in small uninhabited spaces called mini-SUWs. Also active in the performance art collective ‘Paraperformance’.
Art works and projects realized at: Kunstacademie Friesland (Leeuwarden NL), AIL (Vienna AT), Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art (Warsaw PL), LUHOvaný Vincent ( Luhačovice CZ), KunstHaus (Wiesbaden DE), WIPAW Duży Pokój (Warsaw PL), Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art (Ustka PL), Miami New Media Festival, (Miami USA), Media Art Biennale (Wrocław PL), Muza space for art (Jaffa Tel Aviv ISR), Galeria H2O (Barcelona ES)
Education details 2015 Grant by Marshal of the Lubelskie Region, Lublin, Poland 2015 Kamila Wolszczak nominated for Gazeta Wyborcza wARTo award, Wroclaw, Poland 2014 Grant of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, 6 month cycle, Poland 2012-2013 Performance and installation, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain (international exchange) 2011-2013 Art Mediation-specialization curator of exhibitions, Department of Sculpture and Painting, second-cycle programs, the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw, MFA 2007-2011 Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, MariaCurie-SklodowskaUniversityLublin, BFA
June 2018 Artist in residence, Leeuwarden ECOC, NL 2018 02-06.2018 Artist in residence, Malta Festival Poznan, PL 2018 09-10. 2015 Artist in residence, The Baltic Gallery of Contemporary, Art Centre for Creative Activities in Ustka 21-25.07. 2014 Contexts 2014 Festival International Performance Art Workshops, Sokołowsko, Poland Workshops tutors: Alastair MacLennan, Adina Bar-On, Terese Longva and Laurel Jay Carpenter 14-24.05.2014 Aesthetic and Bias, performance workshops coordinated by Adina Bar-On, Wroclaw27.02-08.03.2014 Aesthetic and Bias, performance workshops coordinated by Adina Bar-On, Tel Aviv/Jerozolima, Israel 05-08. 2013 Erasmus Internship in Galerie H2O by Joaquim Ruiz Millet, Barcelona, Spain 02-07. 2013 Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw Rector’s Scholarship for the best students, Poland 11-24. 03.2013 Visiting Professor Workshops, coordinated by Milan Kohout, Wroclaw, Poland 2012-2013 Erasmus Exchange Scholarship Program at Politecnica de Valencia, Spain 16-20.05. 2012 Visiting Professor Workshops, fund by Scientiae Wratislevienses, coordinated by Adina Bar-On, Wrocław, Poland 30.11-03.12.2012 Light creations, group RestArt mapping, Nysa, Poland 2008-2010 Faculty of Fine Arts, MariaCurie-Sklodowska University Lublin, Scholarship for the best students
2017 “Practice avant-garde”, performative workshops for children, BWA Awangarda, Wrocław 2016-2017 Komuny Paryskiej 45: artistic/cultural and social workshop, Wrocław 2014- 2016 Projects coordinator in Wro Art Center, Wroclaw 2013-2014 -Art Gallery Assistant, Gallery Arttrakt, Wroclaw -Sunday matinees, animation screenings and workshops for kids, Wro Art Center, Wroclaw – Artistic Archive Project Coordinator, collection ArtBrut Gallery, The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Program, Wroclaw