Anna Konik

(born in 1974)

Lives and works in Berlin, Warsaw and Dobrodzien.
She makes video installations. Her practice combines video, semi-documentary, installation, performance, and sculpture.

 

Selected solo exhibitions:

2016
In the Same City, Under the Same Sky… ZiF Center for interdisciplinary Research, University Bielefeld

2015/2016
Grain of Sand in the Pupil of the Eye. Video works 2000-2015, retrospective exhibition, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

2015/2016
In the same city, under the same sky…, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest

2014
– Faraway, So Near… Void Gallery, Londonderry

2013
– In the Middle of the Way – Gabor and Pati, Platan Gallery, Polish Institute Budapest
– In the same city, under the same sky… Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok

2012
– In the same city, under the same sky… Swedish Parliament, Stockholm

2011
– Play back (of Irène), ZiF Center for interdisciplinary Research, University Bielefeld
– Fear and Entranced, Atlas Sztuki, Łódz
Our Lady’s Forever, Polish Institute Düsseldorf

2010
The Villa of the Entranced, Max Liebermann Haus, Berlin

2009
– Our Lady’s Forever, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg

2008
– Our Lady’s Forever, Kronika Gallery, Bytom

2007
– Our Lady’s Forever, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Our Lady’s Forever, Eugen Lend Gallery, Graz, Austria
In the Middle of the Way, Passagengalerie, Künstlerhaus Vienna, Austria

2005
In the Middle of the Way, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, United States
Voiceless, Play Gallery, Berlin

2004
Transparency, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw; Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

2000
Disco Relaxation – Windows Gallery, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw


Selected group exhibitions:

2016
– 9. Triennial, Miejska Galeria Sztuki Częstochowa

2015
Invisible Barriers: Moving Images, The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

2014/2015
Progress and Hygiene, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw

2014
The Oxymoron of Normality, DEPO Gallery, Istanbul
Deprivation – The Rise of Eastern Culture / Another Dimension, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok
Hate Speech. I exclude the exclusion, Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw
The Oxymoron of Normality, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok
– A Voice of Ones Own ­ On Women’s Fight for Suffrage and Human Recognition, Konstmuseum and Moderna Museet in Malmö

2013
Transition, Yapi and Kredi Art Center, Istanbul
United States of Europe, De Maarkten, Brussels; Crawford Art Gallery, Cork; National Sculpture Factory, Cork, Ireland
Divina Commedia, del Museo di Arte Contemporanea del Sannio ARCOS, Benevento, Italia 2011-
United States of Europe, Łódź; Lapinlahti Helsinki; Mekas Vilnius; Plataforma das Artes Portugal; Old Market Pallouriotissa Cypr; Motorenhalle Dresden; The Red House Sofia; Les Ecluses, fabrique culturelle et numerique France

2011
Tür an Tür, Polen – Deutschland. 1000 Jahre Kunst und Geschichte, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Divina Commedia, PAN Palazzo Delle Arti, Neapol

2010
Mediation/Space, Szara Gallery, Cieszyn
Territories of the In/Human, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart
– Künstler in der KunstGesellschaft, Motorenhalle, Drezno
– I’m Not There, Kunstverein Hildesheim
– Views 2009, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw
– Views 2009, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Collection 5, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
On Tectonics of History, International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) New York
The artist in the (art) society, Kunsthalle Palazzo, Basel
Isolated, The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

2008
Video Reflex, Synagogue Centre of Contemporary art, Trnava
Teleportation and other Hybrids, Galerie U7, Frankfurt
Souvenirs: Repressed Historical and Personal Memory in Polish and Israeli Art, The Haim Herzog Center, Univesity Ben Guriona, Israel
Kraj: the Art of Artists of Polish Origins, Center of Contemporary Art, Opole

2007
– Exitus – tod alltäglich, Künstlerhaus, Vienna
– Our Lady’s Forever: European Forum for Emerging Creation, Pépinieres, Luxembourg
Outside Perspectives, The Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Ireland
– On Tectonics of History, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdańsk

2006
– Intimations of the Past, The Hungarian University of Fine Arts
– Zur Tektonik der Geschichte, Emil Filla Gallery, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
– Umwandlung-Transformation as a creation process, Berlin (Appendix to the 4th Berlin Biennale)
Approaching the Other, Observation and Intervention– Xth Biennial Exhibition of Art “In view of Values”, Centre of Art Promotion, Łódz

2005
– Approaching the Other, Observation and Intervention– Xth Biennial Exhibition of Art “In view of Values” Gallery of Contemporary Art, Office of Artistic Exhibitions, Katowice
–  Polka, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
P.S. Beyond the Red Horizon – Art of the Late 20th Century – National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow

2004
Beyond the Red Horizon – Art of the Late 20th Century – Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

2003
Deviations – K&S Gallery, Berlin
Generations – K&S Gallery, Berlin

2001
Breaking News – Young Polish Performance, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

2000
Scene 2000 – All-Poland Art Exhibition, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw