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1988 born in Skwierzyna

2009 – 2012 graduated from the Faculty of Intermedia at the University of Arts in Poznan

2011 Samsung Art Master, finalist, CCA Ujazdowski Castle

2012 – 2014 graduated from the Faculty of Media Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

2018 Special Award of the ING Polish Art Foundation, Warsaw Gallery Weekend

2019 winner of The VIEWS, Deutsche Bank Award

 

 

Dominika Olszowy's practice is located on the crossroads of various media – including video, performance, installation and a unique mix of truth and fabrication. Olszowy creates works, which she sometimes treats as amulets that swearing and tame reality in crisis. In her works she’s often based on personal experience, however, processes them in a universal, full of subtle humor statements about the human condition and time. Founder of ephemeral Sandra Art Gallery (since 2008), co-founder of a hip hop group Cipedrapskuad and a moped gang Horsefuckers M. C. Apart from her individual practice, Olszowy often collaborates with theatre directors creating set design. In 2019 years she was awarded the "Views - Deutsche Bank" for the most interesting young Polish artist last two years. Lives and works in Warsaw.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2019
- Household Spirit, Raster Gallery, Warsaw, PL
- Happy End, The Arsenal Gallery, Białystok, PL

2017
- Sixty Six Fourhundred, MOS, Gorzów Wielkopolski, PL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
- Angust, lokal_30/ Sandra Art Gallery, Warsaw, PL
- Fruit of all trees, Łódź of Four Cultures Festival, PL
- Monumentomania, Warsaw Under Construction 11, PL
- Views 2019, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
- State of Focus, Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, PL
- Theatre of War, The Project Room Awards, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL

2018
- Waiting for Another Coming, CAC Vilnius, LT
- Waiting for Another Coming, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
- If I Were the Moon, Raster Gallery, Warsaw, PL
- Co pozostało, Miejski Ośrodek Sztuki, Gorzów Wielkopolski, PL
- PTV. Performans TV, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
- Why Do We Not Send Artists to the Moon, FWD Gallery, Poznan, PL
- Speedway in Art, BWA Zielona Góra, PL
- Speedway in Art, BWA Tarnów, PL
- Waiting for Another Coming, CAC Vilnius, Litwa, LT
- Things to Learn from Facebook, The Arsenal Gallery, Białystok, PL
- Flow/ In the Wild I Love Vistula, Gdansk City Gallery, PL
- Speedway in Art, Miejski Ośrodek Sztuki, Gorzów Wielkopolski, PL
- Plato Café, "Amor Fati", PLATO Ostrava, CZ
- Farmhands in Factories and Boas in Brasseries, The Arsenal Gallery, Białystok, PL
- Weltschmerz, residence in The Modern Art Gallery, Opole, PL

2017
- PTV. Performans TV, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
- Swag & Threat, TRAFO, Szczecin, PL
- Off Season, NARRACJE Festival #9, Gdańsk, PL
- Two 4 One, BWA Zielona Góra, PL
- Art Work, City Gallery, Wroclaw, PL
- Better Self, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
- Hoolifemmes, Museum at Open’er 2017, The Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Gdynia, PL
- Art Work, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiyev, UA
- Hi-Blood Pressure 展, Koganei Art Spot, Tokyo, JP
- TRUE ROMANCE, Zona Sztuki Aktualnej, Szczecin, PL
- The Power of Friendship, local_30, Warsaw, PL
- FLOW / The Return of the Catfish, Księgarnia Wystawa, Cracow, PL
- Śmiechu warte, Zona Sztuki Aktualnej, Szczecin, PL

2016
- Nothing About You Without Us, Culture Congress, Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw, PL
- Place, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, PL
- Small Sculptural Forms, BWA Warsaw Gallery, PL

2015
- Test of Spirit, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
- Returning. Leszek Knaflewski and soundscapes, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
- Horsefuckers M.C., Sandra Art Gallery, Bank Pekao Project Room, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
- In the Pan, performance festival, Sandra Art Gallery, Warsaw, PL

2014
- Society is Mean, Raster Gallery, Warsaw, PL
- As You Can See: Polish Art Today (performance at opening), The Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, PL
- Sthendal’s Syndrom, Zona Sztuki Aktualnej Gallery, Szczecin, PL
- Crimestory, CSW, Toruń, PL

2013
- School of happiness, Viennafair, Vienna, AU
- Sandra Salon. Prestige & Style, Sandra Art Gallery, Warsaw, PL
- THE ARTIST Festival, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
- Mum, I just really need to focus on my art right now, The Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Poznan, PL
- 3rd birthday of the Czułość Gallery, Warsaw, PL
- Wandaliza, BWA Zielona Góra, PL
- Kohezja, Mirosław Bałka's Studio of Spatial Activities, Teatr Nowy, Warsaw, PL

2012
- Exaltation. From Pharaoh to Lady Gaga, The National Museum In Warsaw, PL
- 4. ArtBoom Festival, Cracow, PL
- AAACUPUNTURE!, Kordegarda Gallery, Warsaw, PL

2011
- Laureate of 8. edition Samsung Art Master, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
- Tomorrow Never Dies, European Culture Congress in Wroclaw, BWA Gallery, PL
- 14th Media Art Biennale, WRO Alternative Now, Wroclaw, PL
- N.A.T.U.R.E. Broken screens, Kabelvag, NO
- Video on demand, FaVu Vut Gallery, Brno, CZ

 

SCENOGRAPHY AND COSTUMES

 

2018

- Anger (set design and costumes), Teatr Powszechny, Warsaw, PL

- Fear (costumes and video), TR Warszawa, Warsaw, PL

 

2017

- Girls (set and costume design), Teatr Studio, Warsaw, PL

- The Burning of Joanny B. (set and costume design), Teatroteka WFDiF, Warsaw, PL

- Mars one (costumes), Teatr Nowy, Poznan, PL