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MAŁGORZATA KAŹMIERCZAK

ul. Zakopiańska 2b/38

30-418 Kraków

tel. + 48 606736362

e-mail: malgorzata@mkazmierczak.com

born 05.05.1979 in Kraków

EDUCATION

2005 – 2010

Doctoral  studies at the History Department of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan – Ph.D. in History

1999 – 2004

MA studies at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków – MA in History

1994 – 1999

6th LO in Kraków with English as a language of instruction

CURRENT POSITION

2017

Assistant professor at the Academy of Art in Szczecin

Editor in Chief of the Faculty of Painting and New Media of the Academy of Art in Szczecin Publishing House

2016-2017

Director of the Multimedia Library at the Academy of Art in Szczecin

Lecturer at the Academy of Art in Szczecin

2014 – 2016

Director / curator at the City Gallery of Kalisz, Poland

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

(selected events and exhibitions)

2016

Scores. An exhibition of artists associated with the Faculty of Painting and New Media of the Art Academy in Szczecin – National Museum of Art in Szczecin – curator

Art.eria Festival – Częstochowa – performance art programme featuring Jagoda Dukiewicz & Katarina Olivova – curator

Dariusz Fodczuk, God – Honour – Fatherland – at the Alternativa Festival in Gdańsk

Dariusz Fodczuk, God – Honour – Fatherland – exhibition of video and objects – Sztuka Piękno i Nie Tylko Gallery, Lublin, Poland – curator

Anarchy and New Art. 100 years of Dadaism. An exhibition of artists associated with the Faculty of Painting and New Media of the Art Academy in Szczecin – Centre for Polish Sculpture, Orońsko, Poland – curator

2015

“Imagine” performance art event organised as part of the Think Tank lab Triennale in Wrocław (Przemysław Branas, Magda Grzybowska, Fiona Wright, John Court, Alastair MacLennan, Mehdi Farajpour, Seiji Shimoda, Mineki Murata, Dariusz Fodczuk) – National Museum of Art in Wrocław, Poland – curator

Dariusz Fodczuk, God – Honour – Fatherland – exhibition of video and objects – City Art Gallery of Kalisz, Poland – curator

“Moving Pictures Moving Pieces” – a project comprising on shows of the movies about art and artists; City Art Gallery of Kalisz, Poland – curator

“Art full stop” – a project comprising of artworks located in bus stops of Kalisz (by Przemysław Branas, Karol Radziszewski, Michał Knychaus, Irena Kalicka) – curator

2014

Performance Month (Paweł Kwaśniewski, Omar Ghayatt, Irma Optimisti, Jeffery Byrd) – performance art event at the City Art Gallery of Kalisz, – curator 

Beata Ewa Białecka, Thank God I’m a Woman – exhibition of painting, City Art Gallery of Kalisz, Poland – curator

Peter Grzybowski, Faux painting. Performer’s objects – exhibition of painting, Bielska BWA Gallery in Bielsko-Biala – curator

“Pain / Pong” Bipolar International Performance Art Meeting, Sopot, Poland  – host, co-ordinator

2013

                 RE: Performance – photographic exhibition by Manuel Vason, BWA „Sokół” Gallery in Nowy Sączcurator

2012

International Performance Art Night at F.A.I.T, Kraków (http://fait.pl) – curator

Kesher 5, international performance art meeting, Fusion Arts Museum, New York – curator

Ephemeral fixed. Ephemeral art – history documented, Galeria Wschodnia, Łódź – a project consisting of 2 nights of performance art, a symposium and the presentations of artist run initiatives in Visegrad countries, organised by the Art and Documentation Association in Lodz in cooperation with partners: Galeria Jama Michal, Ostrava, Magyar Muhely, Budapest and Kassak Center for Intermedia Activity, Nove Zamky (Slovakia), (http://ephemeralfixed.eu) – curator

Ephemeral fixed pre-event at the F.A.I.T Gallery, Kraków – curator

2008

Kesher 4 – international performance art meeting, Piękny Pies Club, Kraków – curator

2006

Kesher 3 – international performance art meeting, Fusion Arts Museum, New York – curator

2005 

Kesher 2 – international performance art meeting, Fusion Arts Museum, New York – curator

2004

Kesher Pe Gimel – international performance art meeting, 3 po 3 Club, Kraków – curator

1998 – 2000

International Performance Art Festival “Castle of Imagination”, Słupsk / Ustka, Gdańsk, Sopot, Bielsko-Biała. (http://www.performance.art.pl/en/en.html) – assistant curator

1996 – 1998

Polish-Irish Symposium  ”Irish Days”, Ustka – assistant curator

since 1994

Research trips to the most important performance art festivals in Poland and internationally (including the photo and video documentation of presentations, live translations, reviews):

1994 – 2005 Fort Sztuki, Kraków.

1995 – Cracovian Meetings, BWA, Kraków.

1996 – The 7th International Festival of Live Art, St. Ann’s Lake, Transylvania, Romania.

1997 – The International Performance Art Festival “Dimension 0”, Vilnius.

1997 – Audio Art Festival, Kraków.

1998 – The Bodensee Art Festival, Friedriechshafen, Germany.

1999 – Navinki, Minsk, Belarus. .

2000 – International Art Meetings, BWA Katowice.

2001 – Transart Communication, Nove Zamky, Slovakia.

2001 – CONTEMPORARY LITTLE-PEST International Art Meeting, Budapest.

2002, 2004 – CURRENCY International Festival of Contemporary Performance, New York.

2002 – 9th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS FOR PERFORMANCE, Berlin.

2003 – FORUM SOCIAL EUROPÉEN, Paris.

2004 – New NewYorkers Festival, CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, Warszawa.

2005 – HOWL! Festival, New York.

2006 – 2012 Interakcje, Międzynarodowy Festiwal Sztuki Akcji, Piotrków Trybunalski.

2007 – CONGRESS OF PERFORMANCE, Innsbruck, Austria.

2007 – IN THE CONTEXT OF ART Festival, Warszawa.

2008 – PRÉAVIS DE DÉSORDRE URBAIN, Marseille, France.

2009 – MALAMUT Festival of Performance, Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Research trips to performance art shows at the galleries in Poland and abroad:

Galeria Pokaz, Warszawa;
Galeria XXI, Warszawa;
Galeria Manhattan, Łodź;
Galeria Entropia, Wrocław;
Otwarta Pracownia, Kraków;
Teatr Sytuacji, Kraków;
Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków,
Galeria Wschodnia, Łódź,
BWA Bydgoszcz,
Galeria Bielska BWA, Bielsko-Biała,
Galeria Miejska, Częstochowa,
Galeria BWA „Sokół” , Nowy Sącz,
DANAE Foundation, Pouilly, France,
Fusion Arts Museum, New York;
The Ukrainian Museum, New York,
Chashama, New York,
Judson Memorial Church, New York,
TIXE, New York,
BPM Performance Space, New York,
Grace Space, New York;
]performance space[ London,
OUI Performance, York.

During those trips – meetings with prominent performance artists such as: Stuart Brisley (2002), Richard Layzell (1999), Stelarc (2011), Istvan Kantor (2011), Alastair McLennan, (1998), Giovanni Fontana, (1998), Boris Nieslony (1996), Jerzy Bereś (1998), Jan Świdziński (1998), Larry Miller (2004), Carolee Schneeman (2004), Alison Knowles (2004), Joan Jonas (2005), Krzysztof Zarębski (1998) and many others. 

 EDITORIAL WORK AND PUBLICATIONS

2016

Friends from the Seaside – a book about an informal collective of artists born at the turn of 70s and 80s who studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk – co-editor

since 2016

Editor in chief of the Faculty of Painting and New Media of the Academy of Art in Szczecin Publishing House

since 2011

Managing editor or a scholarly journal Art and Documentation (http://journal.doc.art.pl/)

Editor and English translator – portal www.livinggallery.info  As part of the editorial work on the portal – a coordinator of the projects: “What is performance art?” and “Timeline of performance art”, in which collected are performance art definitions sent by performance art practitioners.

since 1995

The author of many reviews for: Gazeta Wyborcza, spam.art.pl, obieg.pl, Exit, www.livinggallery.info, Opcje, Fragile as well as texts in catalogues of artists and performance art festivals. 

MEMBERSHIP IN ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANISATIONS

since 2017

A member of AICA International

since 2011

A member of the Art and Documentation Association in Lodz.

2006-2012

A chair of the Foundation for the Promotion of Performance Art “Kesher” in Krakow

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

English (Certificate of Proficiency in English), working knowledge of French and Latin.

 

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