Katarzyna Perlak is a Polish born artist, based in London whose practice employs video, performance, sound, textiles and installation. Perlakā€™s work is driven by politics and feelings; examines queer subjectivities, migration and potentiality of affect as a tool for registering and archiving both present continuous and past historical moments. 


Perlak background is in Philosophy, which she studied in Poland (University of Silesia) and Fine Art Media that she has studied in UK (Camberwell College of Arts and Slade School of Fine Art, London).


Instagram: @kat_perlak


coming / current:

Poganki, group exhibition, Local 30 Gallery, Warsaw, Poland. 24th April – 5th June 2021

Videoclub / Vital Capacities Moving Image Residency, 1st May – 1st June 2021


SURVEY II, touring exhibition:

g39, Cardiff, UK,  2nd July – 11th Sept 2021   

Jerwood Arts, London, UK,  1st Oct –   13th Dec 2021 

Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK:  Mar – May 2022


IN:VISIBILITIES, group show at M.1 Arthur Boskamp -Stiftung Gallery, Hohenlockstedt, Germany:  26th Sept – 1st Nov 2021






‘Queer as Agency in Contemporary Art’ – Denis Maksimov in conversation with Katarzyna Perlak xxx

The Calvert Journal: Katarzyna Perlak – the artist reclaiming queer tradition for Poland (Samuel Goff)  xxx

Contemporary Lynx: There is no shame in being Eastern European (Roma Piotrowska)  xxx

The New Contemporaries vlog xxx

The New Flesh xxx



FORBES, by Natasha Gural xxx

ArtNet, by Terence Trouillot xxx

HYPEBEAST, by Nia Groce xxx