born 1994, Wyszków, Poland

 

 

 

In her actions Marta is mostly inspired by existing space, often uses video, photography, creates installations and site-specific projects. Her works refer to forces of nature in connection with human activity. She likes to attract absurd in her narration and use decisions already made. Marta lives in Grabina near Lodz in Poland and works in her garage.

 

She became laureate in many domestic and international competitions i.a. became a finalist of the Hestia Artistic Journey Award (2016) and was awarded in Młode Wilki (2015) in Szczecin, took part in WRO Media Art Biennale (2016)  She is a recipient of the Culture and National Heritage Scholarship (2018) and Achievements Scholarship given by the Marshal of Lodz City (2018). Her works were shown in many collective and individual exhibitions in i. a. the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Lodz Modern Art Museum, Labirynt Gallery in Lublin, Art Academy in Szczecin, Vilnus Academy of Art, HfBK Dresden.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2013 - 2018 - Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz,

Painting and Graphic Department

2016 - 2017 - Warsaw Academy of Art,

New Media Art Department

2017 - 2018 - École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Lyon,

Art Department (winter semester)

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

individual

- Re:Medium, Lodz City Gallery, Lodz, 06.2018 upcoming

- „It is high time”, Pracownia Duży Pokój, Warsaw, 02.2017

- „Monotypia - Marta Krześlak”, Nasza Ściana Gallery, Academy of Art in Lodz, 04. 2016

-  Video „Sunrises” awarded and shown in Atlas of Modernity Muzeum of Art in Lodz, 04. 2016

 

collective (selected)

2018

- "M3", Wschodnia Gallery, Lodz  upcoming

- "Here and Elsewhere", Kobro Gallery, Lodz

- "A la Flamande", Propaganda Gallery, Warsaw

- „Relaxation music”, WY Gallery, Lodz

 

2017

- "Jak jest", L=Labirynt Gallery, Lublin

- "Tworzywo sztuczne", ASP Piotrkowska Gallery, Lodz

- „War”, 47 Fama Festival, Świnoujście

- „Changes in perspective” - The 16th Hestia Artistic Journey, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

- „Galeria Czynna”, Plac Wolności, Lodz

- „Nothing is happening”, Instytut Fotografii Fort, Warsaw

- „Akademia Otwarta”, Spokojna Gallery, Warsaw

- „Warsztat Pracy”, Piotrkowska 68 Gallery, Lodz

- WRO Media Art Biennale, Centrum Sztuki Wro, Wrocław

- "My spadkobiercy” Katarzyna Kobro Anniversary Exhibition, Kobro Gallery, Lodz

 

2016

- „(Nie)obecność”, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin

- „Second hand”, Wschodnia Gallery, Lodz

- Incidence angle ≠ Reflection angle, Museum of Art Lodz and Academy of Art, Lodz

 

2015

- Vilnius Academy of Arts Professor Emeritus Drawing Contest Exhibition, Vilnus

- „Drezno/Łódź Schools of Art”, Piotrkowska 68 Gallery, Lodz

- „War” - Exhibition as a result of National Art Academy Workshops, Górki Wielkie

- „The war is over, not for everyone”, Institute of National Remembrance, Warsaw

- „Drezno/Łódź Schools of Art”, HfBK, Drezden

-  „My colouring... wall” as a result of workshops in MS2, Lodz

 

VIDEO FESTIVALS

 

- Video Art Festival Turku, Norway, 05.2018

- 21. International Film Festival ZOOM Zbliżenia, Jelenia Góra, Poland, 02.2018

- VIDEONEWS, Lublin, Poland, 12.2017

- Yoni Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA, 11.2017

- Shared Sight: International Short Film Festival, Matca Art Space Gallery, Kluż- Napoka, Romania, 11.2017

- The Bomb Factory Artist Film Festival IV, London, 09.2017

 

PERFORMANCE

 

- „WAGS”, WY Gallery, Lodz, 2017

- „Penal parking”, Smog Festival, Piotrkowska Street, Lodz, 2017

- „It is high time”, Pracownia Duży Pokój, Warsaw, 2017

- „Podjąć pracę poprzedników”, performance of Strzeminski Academy of Art Choir, Academy of Art, Lodz, 2016

- „Things”, performance of Strzeminski Academy of Art Choir, Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, Lodz, 2016

 

AWARDS

 

- Special Prize, 21 International Film Festival Zoom Zbliżenia, Jelenia Góra, 2018

- Laureate of „II Przecieki Sztuki”, Lodz, 2017

- Finalist of  The 16th Hestia Artistic Journey, Warsaw, 2017

- Laureate of „Points for Lodz” award in category „Art madness”, Lodz, 2017

- First Prize in Strzeminski Contest of Fine Arts, Lodz, 2017

- Award in Film Competition „EtnoKadr”, Częstochowa, 2016

- Finalist in (Nie)obecność competition, Lublin, 2016

- Award on „Młode Wilki” Audio and Video Festival, Szczecin, 2015

- Award in Vilnius Academy of Arts Professor Emerritus Drawing Contest, Vilnius, 2015

- Award on National Open Air, Dwór Kossaków, Górki Wielkie, 2015

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

- Culture and National Heritage Scholarship, 2018

- Marschal of Lodz Artistic Scholarship, 2018

- Rector Academy of Art Scholarship for best students, 2016

 

CURATOR

 

- "Całkiem, całkiem", ASP Piotrkowska Gallery, 2018 (curatorial workshops with Joanna Rajkowska)

- „IMG_01042017_1701_PL”, ZTM, Warsaw, 2017

- „Young Spirit”, Piotrkowska Gallery, Lodz, 2016

- "Warsztat pracy", ASP Piotrkowska Gallery, 2017 (curatorial workshops with Robert Kuśmirowski)

- "Kąt padania = kąt odbicia", Kobro Gallery, 2016 (curatorial workshops with Robert Rumas)