CURRICULUM VITAE
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Agata Zwierzyñska
Born 1972 in Warsaw, Poland. Lives in Amsterdam.

 


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education
MA course in Fine Arts at Goldsmiths College, London view expo
BA in Graphic Design at Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
graduated from Gymnasium of Jose Marti, specialized in mathematics & physics, Warsaw
solo exhibitions
Artis, Den Bosch
HOMETEL Project installation, Day of Architecture, Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam
Pictura
, Dordrecht
Het Vijfde Seizoen, Den Dolder
HALF WAY HOME Image Consulting at FBKVB [Dutch Foundation for Fine Art, Design and Architecture], Amsterdam
video projections during public debate with Netherlands’s minister of culture, de Balie, Amsterdam
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin view panorama of the exhibition or view separate
'Pre-Fab No1’, ARTIS, s’Hertogenbosch
Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst [AFK - Amsterdam Art Foundation]
group exhibitions
'200 Jaar Prix de Rome', Kunsthal, Rotterdam
‘RCA Secret’, Royal College of Art, London
'Hotel Gridiron', Netwerk centre for contemporary art, Aalst, Belgium
‘RCA Secret’, Royal College of Art, London
‘How Much Is That Doggie In The Window’, Kunstlijn, Haarlem
‘PrintROOM’, Hotel Mariakapel, Hoorn
‘Steal My Idea’, de Balie, Amsterdam
‘Printing Matters’, Witte de With, Rotterdam
‘RCA Secret’, Royal College of Art, London
‘RCA Secret’, Royal College of Art, London
'Top Shop’, graphic art show &sale, Berlin
‘Exhibit 001’, Nth Art, Ols &Co Gallery, London
'Anachronismen 2003', Eggenfelden, Germany
‘Rietveld naar de beurs!’, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
'Anachronismen 2003', Fürstenwalde, Germany
‘The Last Supper’, Panama, Amsterdam
‘RCA Secret’, Royal College of Art, London
'Commitment’, Las Palmas, Rotterdam
‘Unbreakable’, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
‘2001 Public Space Odyssey’, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
‘2nd Best’, Peblinc, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Hidden’, Baby, Amsterdam
‘Rietveld naar de beurs!’, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
‘Alle Leden’, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
‘Nieuwe Leden’, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
‘Prent’99’, graphic art exhibition, Nijmegen
‘Graphics’, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Leiden
‘Rietveld naar de beurs!’, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
‘Winners of the Prix de Rome for Graphic Art’, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
‘Rietveld naar de beurs!’, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
‘Democracy Show’, Gate Foundation, Amsterdam
10 years of FBKVB [Dutch Foundation for Fine Art, Design and Architecture], Kunsthal, Rotterdam
‘Rietveld naar de beurs!’, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
grants, artist in residence, prizes and competitions
basic grant - FBKVB
residency at Netwerk, centre for contemporary art in Aalst, Belgium
contribution to working budget - FBKVB
project grant for preproduction of stop-motion animation film “Drowning In Nightmares” - FBKVB
residency at Het Vijfde Seizoen, den Dolder, NL
screenplay development grant for animation film "Drowning in Nightmares", Dutch Filmfund
basic grant - FBKVB
residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, funded by Dutch Foundation for Fine Art, Design and Architecture [FBKVB]
Dutch Crown Prince’s wedding coin design competition
special graduation project prize for the book “A.G.I.” - The Ray Finnis Charitable Trust, London
distinction at The Rocket Clip Festival, Paradiso, Amsterdam
study grant for MA course in Fine Arts at Goldsmiths College - FBKVB
study grant - Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds
HOMETEL Project subsidy - FBKVB
research subsidy for project HOMETEL - Amsterdam Art Foundation
winner of 1st prize Prix de Rome for Graphic Art
publication subsidy for the Barcelona Project - Mondriaan Foundation
starter stipend FBKVB
starter stipend FBKVB
projects, publications and performances
The HOMETEL Wall at the Lloyd Hotel
"Me and I" dummy publication (2 copies)
"Photo Studio’, 2-hour performance recorded live for the VPRO TV broadcasting company
"Drowning In Nightmares" stop-motion animation
CLINICVILLE, workshop with 12 other artists, psychiatric clinic in Den Dolder

‘Me and I’ pinhole camera photo series of schizophrenic patients
project The Last Interview, Beachy Head, UK
‘The Killer Blonde’ Internet Animation - discontinued
HALF WAY HOME Image Consulting at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Barcelona Project and the publication of resulting book “Underworld” (2002, Artimo)
“A.G.I. alien genetic intelligence” (dummy) – a science-fiction semi-autobiographical photographic novel
agi.voice – interactive voice-generating computer program
“True a Lie” performance
"No Words" realized during course at Goldsmiths College
HOMETEL Project & book “Trip” (2 copies) & 9 weekly columns in newspaper De Volkskrant
“Lust&Gratie”, photo-series in special colour edition of this bimonthly Dutch literary magazine
“Sexy” No.3 Very, an erotic/art magazine (self-published)
publication in autonomous art magazine “SEC” #6
Art-project at ‘De Kweekvijver’ Primary School in Oostzaan
“Sexy” No.2 Xmas (self-published)
“Sexy” No.1 Faces (self-published)
“Listen® The Telephone Book. Visitors Guide” ‘dummy’ (The Best of… “Listen® The Telephone Book”)
30 years of ‘Skrien’ film magazine, double-spread
“Listen® The Telephone Book”, winning publication of the Prix de Rome 1998 (single copy)
Housewives’ Project and resulting ‘dummy’ book-publication (2 copies)
India Project and the resulting publication of “The Calcutta Diaries” (Océ-Nederland BV/Agata Zwierzyñska 1998, Amsterdam)
“The Ten Language Sound Dictionary” Project and publication (Idea Books, Amsterdam)
short films & Internet based work
"The Suicide of an Octopus"
“Together Forever. Martine & Johan”
“The Kiss. Simona & Miltos”
"Murder Scenes"
"Remember"
"Half Way"
regular Internet broadcasts of HALF WAY HOME project reportages
“Impossible Pil&Galia”
“Tati Tata”
“Agata at the Lloyd Hotel”
“Listen® The Telephone Book Clip”
60 Internet film clips of the HOMETEL project experiences
launch of this website
“Dear Melany”
“Snuff Movie”
art festivals, lectures and discussions
Trans Artists - expert meeting
Berlin-Amsterdam/Amsterdam-Berlin, DAAD, Felix Meritis, Amsterdam
Steal My Idea’, de Balie, Amsterdam
Prix de Rome committee for Drawing- and Graphic Art
guest lecture at Sandberg Institute
"Wonder of Detail” workshop at Fine Art Academy in Den Bosch
2nd Baltic Seminar on ‘Artists in Residence’, Newcastle
The First Rocket Clip Festival, Paradiso, Amsterdam
debate between young artists and the OCenW (Ministry of Education), Amsterdam
on-line seminar inspired by the HOMETEL Project for the Studium Generale at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kampen
‘Pornography in Art’ discussion at Perdu Literature Club, Amsterdam
‘Mooie Dingen’ - “Zomergasten Live” at O42 cultural festival in Nijmegen
‘Sample Minds’ - Studium Generale at Academy of Art and Design in ‘s-Hertogenbosch
guest lecture at Rietveld Academy’s Photography Department
de Appel Centre For Contemporary Art, Amsterdam - journal-design review & video showcase
freelance work
drawings for the interior of the Dutch Hermitage, Merkx+Girod Architecten
view in detail
drawings for Julia's Pasta shops' logo & interior, Merkx+Girod Architecten
illustrations for the development plans of the Dutch Hermitage, Merkx+Girod Architecten
drawings for the presentation of the transformation of KPN into TNT, Merkx+Girod Architecten
Carpet design, Dutch Queen’s 25th Anniversary, Merkx+Girod Architecten , Raad van State, The Hague
“Gedicht 99” - book-project in cooperation with poet Guus Luyters
illustrations for department store ‘Hema’, Merkx+Girod Architecten
illustrations for different magazines (‘Elle Tuinen’ and ‘Elle Wonen’, a/o)
projects during study at the Rietveld Academy
‘de Wallen’, final exam presentation in the Red Light District, Amsterdam
Buro 100, self-founded Graphic Design students’ co-operative
‘Mupi-billboard Project, ‘Holland Festival’ art manifestation,
Poland Project and group exhibition in De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
Poland before 1992
assisting theatre designer Józef Napiórkowski at the Polish National Operetta, theatre production of Offenbach’s operetta (decor and costumes).
part-time workshop at Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, dept. Graphics
course of art history at the Gallery of Contemporary Art (Zacheta),Warsaw

 

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