/ Kamila Elżbieta Wolszczak de Loo aka. Elka, b. 1988 /
She is an interdisciplinary artist. He lives and works in the Netherlands. She graduated in painting at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin and art mediation at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław. He deals with live art - performance, storytelling, installation, video, drawing. Apart from that, it carries out artistic projects involving social and public space. The main emphasis is on
concepts that provoke meeting other people, which lead to the intersection of mine and yours, private and public, rural and urban, new and used, actual and imagined, temporary and eternal. All these differences are combined in the process of discovering and researching the problem in which it is looking for new beginnings, redefinition. She is interested in moments of exclusion and possible returns, or new definitions of beaten paths. He draws inspiration from the relationship between people and objects, as well as spaces and groups. She is a lover of cooperation, therefore she often works in duets, with artists from other fields who inspire her, and permanently in the PARAperformance duo.
She received a scholarship from the Minister of Culture, a scholarship from the Marshal of the Province of Lublin and was a participant in many international artistic residencies.
Her exhibitions and live activities were presented in Poland and abroad in: Bludny Kanien (Opava, CZ), Witte Rook (Breda, NL), Goleb (Amsterdam NL), Kunstacademie Friesland (Leeuwarden NL), AIL (Vienna AT), Centrum Of Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle (Warsaw PL), LUHOvaný Vincent (Luhačovice CZ), KunstHaus (Wiesbaden DE), WIPAW Large Room (Warsaw PL), The Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art (Ustka
PL), Miami New Media Festival, (Miami USA), Media Art Biennale (Wrocław PL), Muza space for art (Jaffa Tel Aviv ISR), H2O Gallery (Barcelona ES).