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12th July                     METAL, Liverpool (performance)

15th July                     The Palace – International Film Festival, Piotrowice Niskie, Poland

24th August               Mimosa House, London (performance and exhibition opening)






2015-2017:                                      Slade School of Fine Art, London

MA, Fine Art Media


2005-2008:                                     Camberwell College of Arts, London

BA Hons, Photography


1998-2003:                                     University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

MA, Philosophy





2017:                                        Almacantar Studio Award (2nd prize)

2017:                                        Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2017

2017:                                        Leeds Queer Film Festival Audience Choice Award

2016:                                        Eaton Fund Bursary

2016:                                        Hanna and Zdzislaw Broncel Trust Bursary

2016:                                        Felix Slade Scholarship



Selected exhibitions and screenings

07.2018                                               Open Bow, Nunnery Gallery, London


06.2018                                              POLACTASTIC, Dalston Superstore, London


06.2018                                              100 YEARS, SO WHAT?, Centrala Gallery, Birmingham, UK


05. 2018                                               Katarzyna Perlak & Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll, STRYX, Birmingham, UK


05. 2018                                              HOTLINE, Arcadia Missa, London


03.2018                                              ‘Wild Angelicas and Feminist Library’, Hilbert Raum Gallery, Berlin, Germany


02.2018:                                             I Once Had a Lover, Calvert 22, London, UK


01.2018:                                              BNC, Block 336 Gallery, London, UK


11.2017:                                                A Day of Learnig, Diapora Pavilion, Venice, Italy


11.2017:                                                Polskie Wesele Bez Cenzury, BWA Studio Gallery Wroclaw, Poland


10.2017:                                               3, A Case de Donna, Lisbon, Portugal


09.2017:                                               BNC, BALTIC Centre For Contemporary Art, Newcastle, UK


06.2017:                                                MONO, Courtyard Theatre, London, UK


06.2017:                                                Slade Degree Show, London, UK


04.2017:                                                Burn For Me, Lime Wharf, London


03.2017:                                                Leeds Queer Film Festival, Leeds, UK


03.2017:                                                Berlin Feminist Film Week, Berlin, Germany


03.2017:                                                On the Verge, 12 Star Gallery, London


02.2017:                                                Ladrón Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico


02.2017:                                                MA 2017 Show, Atkinson Gallery, Milfield


02.2017:                                                ON & OFF, Proyecto Medellin Gallery, Mexico City


01.2017:                                                MeMeMeMe, The Crypt Gallery, London


12.2016:                                                Fade to Purple, Chalton Gallery, London


10.2016:                                                Forwards + Backwards, Donna Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal


10.2016:                                                STOFF Festival, Stockholm, Sweden


07.2016:                                               Autocorrect ruined my life, Chalton Gallery, London


03.2016:                                               Flare, London LGBT Film Festival, BFI, London


02.2016:                                              Bounty Bars n Oreo Cookies, Rich Mix, London


08.2014:                                               Biennale del Salento, Lecce, Italy


11. 2013:                                               Paratissima Art Fair, Torino, Italy


05.2013:                                                Zlość, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery, Krakow, Poland


08.2012:                                               Stockholm Fringe Festival 2012, Stockholm, Sweden


07.2011:                                                Stage the space, Betahaus Gallery, Berlin, Germany


04.2007:                                               Unknown Capitals, Korea Foundation Cultural Centre, Seoul, South Korea





Artist Residencies:

2017:                                         The Illusion of Return, Arts Territory, Poland/UK


2016:                                        Merz Barn, Cumbria, UK


2013:                                        Reitir, Siglufjordur, Iceland


2013:                                        Urban Art, Hirschfeld, Germany


2011:                                        Figure Ground, Gillingham, UK


2010:                                        Varmahlid, Hveragerdi, Iceland


2010:                                        Interference, Arts Admin, London


2009:                                        Transient Spaces – Tourist Syndrome, Palanga, Lithuania





2018:                                         Article about my practice in Calvert Journal – BEING LGBTQ series


2014:                                        Geeked. Urban Femisnist Geek – The Intersectionality Issue, London


2014:                                        In the City, Hanover Project at the University of Lancashire, Preston


2010:                                        36EXP, EASA Gallery, Manchester


Artist talks etc:

2017:                                        Folk, Love and Utopia workshops, The Showroom Gallery, London.


2017:                                        Art and Vulnerability: Brexit, Migration and Queer Diasporas. – artist talk at UCL, part of 2017 UCL Festival of Culture. London, UK


2017:                                        Artist Lunchtime Crit, Turf Projects. London, UK


2017:                                        Performing for (and alongside) the camera – artist talk for BA Photography students, Camberwell College of Arts. London, UK