Once Upon A Time (2013). Inkjet print, 33 x 46 in

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Katarzyna Perlak works in moving image, performance, sound, textiles and installation. Her work is driven by politics and feelings examining queer subjectivities, migration and the potentiality of affect as a tool for registering and archiving both present, continuous and past historical moments.

Katarzyna is a Polish born artist, based in London. Her background is in Philosophy, which she studied in Poland, and Fine Art Media which she studied at Camberwell College of Arts (2008) and Slade School of Fine Art (2017).  Her films have been shown widely at film festivals across Europe and she was part of Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2017. She has exhibited internationally, including: Young Curators New Ideas V, Detroit Art Week, Detroit; I was, but just awake, Art Night, London (2019); Tighten Throat and Butterflies, Metal, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool (2018); A Day of Learning, Diaspora Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennale, Venice (2017) and  Remote Intimacies, Leslie – Lohman Museum of Arts, New York & ONE Archives, Los Angeles, (2021).


Broken Hearts Hotel, one to one performance live from Folkstone, commissioned by Artsadmin, 14.02.2022

Broken Hearts Club, night of artists films and performance, Artsadmin, London,
SURVEY II, touring exhibition:
Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

Peak Gallery,  Prints edition commission, London, UK



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Texts and images by Katarzyna Perlak. Site  by Yvon Langué. Copyright © 2021 Katarzyna Perlak.