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12th June                     POLACTASTIC, Dalston Superstore, London (performance)

13th June                    100 YEARS, SO WHAT?, Centrala Gallery, Birmingham (exhibition opening)

15th & 16th June       Bow Arts Open Studios, London

6th July                       Open Bow, Nunnery Gallery, London (exhibition opening)

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


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


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