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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:

27th March 2021: DUCKIE INTERNATIONAL – online performance. 

8th April 2021: Remote Intimacies, Leslie – Lohman Museum of Art (NYC) & The ONE Archives (LA), online performance. 

 

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

 

The Other Art Fair  – London  – postponed, tbc.

FILTER Detroit, (US) research residency – postponed, tbc.

 

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PRACTICE STATEMENT

 

Interviews:

‘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

 

Reviews:

FORBES, by Natasha Gural xxx

ArtNet, by Terence Trouillot xxx

HYPEBEAST, by Nia Groce xxx