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Anna Konik

Visual artist
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Anna Konik makes video installations and art films. Her practice combines video, photography, drawing, art objects and works in-situ with a strong space context.

Anna received a Ph.D. in Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland, and her work has been featured in numerous Polish and European museums. Her art works are held in private and corporate art collections and her solo exhibitions include:

  • In the Same City, under the Same Sky..., ZiF Bielefeld and National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest (2015/2016);
  • Grain of Sand in the Pupil of the Eye. Video works 2000-2015, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (2015/2016).

Anna’s selected group exhibitions include:

  • Three Plagues Labirynt Gallery, Lublin (2019);
  • The Wall. Art Facet to Face with Borders, TRAFO, Szczecin (2017);
  • Invisible Barriers: Moving Images, The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast (2015);
  • Progress and Hygiene, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw (2014/2015).

Anna also has extensive teaching experience including at the International Summer Academy in Salzburg, the Humboldt University in Berlin, the Faculty of Fine Arts in Warsaw, the University of Art in Poznan, Poland, and the Dresden Academy of Fine Art, among others. Anna is based in Warsaw, Poland.