About

CV

Education:

2016  Interdisciplinary Media Art and Design Master program, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Canada

2010 Bachelor of Design, Industrial Design, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Canada

2008 Half Year program, Florence Design Academy, Italy

Exhibitions (Selected)

2018 - Wandering Ground: Finding paths, Aniversarry Gallery, Toronto

2018 - Wandering Ground: Finding paths, Ada Slaight Gallery, Toronto

2017 - Drawings [in-out], Toronto

2017 - Not From Here, Inkubator Kultury, Szczecin, Poland

2017- We’re Here Somewhere, Black Cat Gallery, Toronto

2017- Course Credit, graduate gallery, OCADU, Toronto

2017- Humanalia, graduate gallery, OCADU, Toronto

2016 - 1. OCAD graduate gallery, OCADU, Toronto

2016 - Common Room, Shankar Doll Museum, New Dehli

2015 - KNK 5 - KCK Kostrzyńskie Centrum Kultury. Gallery Dacco, Kostrzyn, Poland

2014 - Solo show - Elementary Introduction - Solo show + performance, HUNTCLUB, Toronto

2014 - GHETTO XXI – curated by Artur Chrzanowski, Monopolis Lodz, Poland

2013 - European Night Of The Museums - Noc Muzeów, curated by Klub Storrady, Poland

2013 - MusraraMix Festival 13 - curated by Avi Sabag, Jerusalem, Isreal

2013 - CONTAINERS - curated by K Světu association, Pilsen, Czech Republic

2013 - Platerowka - Biały Szlak/White Trail, curated by Natalia Szostak, Szczecin, Poland

2013 - Łącznik/ Link, Academy of Art in Szczecin, curated by Robert Knuth, Szczecin, Poland

2012 - Hunt Club Gallery - LET US GO, curated by Darlene Huynh, Toronto, Canada

2012 - Odra Zoo, curated by Ludwik Przełomski , Szczecin, Poland

2011 - Greenhouse gallery fundraiser for the Everything Roof, Toronto, Canada

2011 - Sennate Gallery, Born Into This, curated by Dimitri karakoskis, Toronto, Canada

2009 - Scotiabank CONTACT photography Festival, curated by Chris Brown,Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Canada

2008 - I Like You Better, Circa Showroom, Toronto, Canada

Art Actions

2016 - Common Room - Exhibitions + Workshops across India. Chennai, New Dheli, Mumbai and Tiruvannamalai.

2015 - Common Room - Border Happening + Workshops with San Diego Art Institute, Tijuana Mexico Public High School, Berlin Cosmopolitan School, Kids Love Design Festival, Szczecin Poland

2014 - Collaborative Performance with Thosmas Kratz, TRAFO Centre for Contemporary Art, Poland

2014 - Common Room - Border Happening + Workshops with Braguay Brazil, Escola Estudual

Correa Liceo 16, Uruguay, Berlin Cosmopolitan School, Berlin, Kids Love Design Festival, Poland

2013 - Société Imaginaire - Global Artists for Peace- Public art installation, co-organizer/participating artist, Uruguay/Brazil.

2013 - PLATERØWKA - Biały Szlak / The White Trail, Co-organizer, Public art project, Szczecin, Poland

2012 - ALTO - On The Way To The Top, co-organizer, Academy of Arts, Polmozbyt, Szczecin, Poland

2012 - Projekt Ogrodu / Community Garden Project , Klub Storrady, Szczecin, Poland

2011 - Fundacja Bonin Video Workshops - Co-facilitator / head video editor, Przemysław, Poland

2008 - Ignite the Americas/ManifesTo Festival, Toronto

Curated

2016 - COMMON ROOM - annual Kids Love Design FESTIVAL, curator, Centre for Contemporary Art Szczecin, Poland

2015 - COMMON ROOM - annual Kids Love Design FESTIVAL, curator, Centre for Contemporary Art Szczecin, Poland

2014 - COMMON ROOM - annual Kids Love Design FESTIVAL,curator,Center for Contemporary Art Szczecin,Poland, countries involved: Poland,Uruguay and Brazil.The outcome of our workshops take form as a sound installation consisting of cross-border sounds recorded by the participants themselves

2015 - Katarina Perina, Klub Storrady, Szczecin, Poland

2015 - WTF is Szczecin Zine Fest – First annual zine festival in Poland. Theme focused on education pertaining to the culture and history of the underground publishing movement during communism in Poland.

TRAFO PLUG IN: PROJECT ROOM ,creator/ head curator, Centre for Contemporary Art Szczecin, Poland,

Initiated an experimental space dedicated to young emerging artists.

2016 - PLUG IN PROJECT ROOM: Clearing Spaces, The Broadbent Sisters (Canada)

2016 - PLUG IN PROJECT ROOM: NATURALIZED, Moheb Soliman (USA)

2015 - PLUG IN: PROJECT ROOM: ON THE ROAD (New York, Detroit, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal)

2015 - PLUG IN: PROJECT ROOM: TRACK(S), Joanna Duda (Gdansk, Poland)

2015 - PLUG IN: PROJECT ROOM: Andreas Griener (Berlin, Germany)

2015 - PLUG IN: PROJECT ROOM: Esprit De Corps, Natalia Szostak (Szczecin, Poland)

2014 - PLUG IN: PROJECT ROOM: Let Everything You Love Die!, Maria Toboła (Warsaw, Poland)

2014 - PLUG IN: PROJECT ROOM: DYPLOMATS, Dimitri Karakostas and Sonia D'argenzio (New York)

2014 - PLUG IN: PROJECT ROOM: STAREMIASTOBANHOF , Rodrigo Marti& Ella (Mexico/Canada)

24HSZCZECIN PROJECT - Szczecin, Poland

Three emerging artists are paired up for an intense, 24-hour long collaboration in the city of Szczecin, Poland. Each Berlin based artist arrives in Szczecin where they are confronted with their selected Szczecin based collaborator. These 24h meetings are the bases for artistic collaborations. The effects of these meetings was presented at the Gravedigger’s House, the official venue of Klub Storrady.

2014 - 24HSZCZECIN:Artur Rozen /Lennarta Oskar Schroeiber

2014 - 24HSZCZECIN:Emilia Tatiana Pancewicz /Ella Tetrault

2013 - 24HSZCZECIN:Natalia Szostak /Grischa Lichtenberger

2013 - 24HSZCZECIN:Kacper Zieliński / Marianna Hahn

2013 - 24HSZCZECIN:Emilia Łapko /Hannah Nelson-Teutsch

2013 - EUROPEAN NIGHT OF THE MUSEUMS , artist / curator, Klub Storrady Szczecin, Poland

Artists: Erin Fortier (CAN), Natalia Janus (Poland), Marianna Hahn, (Germany), Rian Davidson (Canada) Justyna Werbel (Poland), Katya Burlyga (Germany), Andrea Gyorl (Hungry).

Professional Experience

2017 - Curator/producer Digifest- George Brown College  Toronto, Canada

2012 - 2015 curator, PLUG IN PROJECT ROOM, TRAFO - Center For Contemporary Arts, Poland

2012 - 2015 Head of Productions, TRAFO - Center For Contemporary Arts in Szczecin, Poland

2013 - Assistant to Director, TRAFO - Center For Contemporary Arts in Szczecin, Poland

2012 - Teaching Assistant to Dr. hab. Robert Knuth - Academy of Arts in Szczecin, Poland

2011 - 2015, Curator/Program Coordinator, Klub Storrady (NGO) dedicated to enriching Polish/German cultural relations, Szczecin, Poland

2010 - Strategy Designer, MASS LBP Consultancy advisory firm working in alliance with visionary governments and corporations,Toronto, Canada

2010 - Freelance, art department/ set dresser in film production, Toronto, Canada

Grants and Residencies

2017- selected Global Experience Project participant (Issac Julien) OCADU

2017- Inkubator Kultury, Artist in Residence, Szczecin, Poland

2016 - Academic Award, outstanding scholastic achievement, Polonia Centre, Canada

2016 - Entrance Grant, OCADU, Toronto, Canada

2016 - Atelier Circulaire Emerging Artist Residency, Montreal, Canada

2016 - Adam Mickiewicz Institute Asia Project Grant, India

2015 - KNK 5 - KCK Kostrzyńskie Centrum Kultury, Kostrzyn, Poland