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6th Oct:                           Queer Migrant take over, Rich Mix, London

25th Oct:                          Artist Salon, Turner Contemporary, Margate







2015-2017:                                 Slade School of Fine Art, London MA, Fine Art Media


2005-2008:                                 Camberwell College of Arts, London, BA Hons in Photography


1998-2003:                                 University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland, MA in Philosophy





2018:                                        Hanna and Zdzislaw Broncel Trust 2018 Bursary


2018:                                        a-n 2018 Artist Bursary


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 2016 Bursary

2016:                                        Felix Slade Scholarship




08.2018:                                     Ania and Sula, Mimosa House Gallery, London


07.2018:                                     Open Bow, Nunnery Gallery, London


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


05.2018:                                    Vulnerable and New Work, STRYX, Birmingham

02.2018:                                    Wild Angelicas & The Femisnist Library, Hilbert Raum Gallery,      Berlin, Germany


01.2018:                                     BNC, Block 336 Gallery, London, UK


10. 2017:                                      3, A Case de Donna, Lisbon, Portugal


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


03.2017:                                        On the Verge, 12 Star Gallery, London, UK

02.2017:                                         MA 2017 Show, Atkinson Gallery, Milfield


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

 01. 2017                                       MeMeMeMe, The Crypt Gallery, London, UK


10.2016                                     Forwards + Backwards, A Case de Donna, Lisbon, Portugal


10.2016                                     STOFF Festival, Stockholm, Sweden


07.2016                                     Autocorrect ruined my life, Chalton Gallery, London., UK


02. 2016                                   Bounty Bars n Oreo Cookies, Rich Mix, London, UK


08.2014:                                     Biennale del Salento, Lecce, Italy


  1. 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



09. 2018:                                  Sounds 4 Survival, Wysing Pholyphonic, Wysing Art Centre, Cambridge (performance by Jamila Johnson – Small and Phoebe Collings James)


07.2018:                                    Tighten Throat and Butterfly, METAL, Liverpool


07.2018:                                    Your Dearest Wish, Polactastic, Dalston Superstore, London


11. 2017:                                      A Day of Learnig, Diapora Pavilion, Venice, Italy


11. 2017:                                      Happily Ever After, BWA Studio Gallery Wroclaw, Poland






07.2018:                                    The Palace, International Film Festival, Piotrowice Niskie, Poland

02. 2018:                                    Niolam Ja Se Kochaneczke, Calvert 22 Gallery, London, UK

06.2017:                                      MONO, Courtyard Theatre, London, UK

03.2017:                                       Leeds Queer Film Festival, Leeds, UK


03.2017:                                         Berlin Feminist Film Week, Berlin, Germany

12.2016                                        Fade to Purple, Chalton Gallery, London, UK

03. 2016                                      Flare, London LGBT Film Festival, BFI, London, UK







Commissions and Artist Residencies:


2017:                                        The Illusion of Return, Arts Territoty, 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


2009:                                        Transient Spaces – Tourist Syndrome, Palanga, Lithuania





  1. 2017:                          Folk, Love and Utopia workshops, The Showroom Gallery, London.


  1. 2017:                           Art and Vulnerability: Brexit, Migration and Queer Diasporas. – artist talk at UCL, part of 2017 UCL Festival of Culture. London, UK


  1. 2017:                            Artist Lunchtime Crit, Turf Projects. London, UK