Agnieszka Mastalerz
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Female visual artist based in Warsaw

Graduate of the Studio of Spatial Activities by Mirosław Bałka at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (2018), student of Candice Breitz and Eli Cortiñas at Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Braunschweig (DAAD scholarship for 2019/20), guest by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin at the HFBK in Hamburg (2017/18).

My main focus is mechanisms of control and processes influencing and exploiting an individual. I use poetic visual language to analyze restrictive rules established within intimate relationships, communities, states, or companies, and towards the natural environment.

I exhibited ia in MOCAK - Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, eastcontemporary gallery in Milan (2022), Fabbri Schenker Projects in London, MAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Art in Rome (2021), Wschód gallery in Warsaw (2020), Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, Starak Family Foundation in Warsaw (2019), Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, Fondation Hippocrène in Paris (2018), Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (2017 - laureate of the Hestia Artistic Journey Competition).

I was a resident of Hospitalfield in Scotland (2022), Muzeum Susch in Switzerland and the Artist Development Programme at the EIB Institute in Luxembourg (2021), and AiR Futura, Prague (2020, Visegrad Fund). I participated in the Lucy Art Residency public program in Kavala (2022).

Works of mine are in Fondazione in Between Art Film by Beatrice Bulgari, Ergo Hestia Group, and European Investment Bank collections, as well as in private ones.

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