Ewa Świdzińska

Ewa Świdzińska - born in Milanówek in 1958. A graduate of the State Secondary School of Fine Arts in Warsaw and the Institute of Artistic Education at the Pedagogical College in Częstochowa. Since the beginning of the 1990s, he has been involved in performance art, as well as photography and installation. He conducts original interdisciplinary workshops. Lives in Warsaw.








She has taken part in many performance meetings and festivals, incl. in Interactions in Piotrków Trybunalski, EPAF in Lublin, inswarm  Polish Art of Action in France: Besançon- Lyon-Bourogne, International Performance Art Festival in Giswil, Switzerland, RIAP in Quebec City and Regina (Canada), "Tardis International" in Ipswich, England, Perfidia Perfearance at XX1 Gallery in Warsaw, in activities in open space, e.g. the International Street Art Festival in Warsaw, the International Ritual Festival in Pedvale in Latvia, as well as projects devoted to women's art, e.g. "Woman about a Woman" in Galeria Bielska BWA in Bielsko Biała, "Performance-esse" at the Wozownia Gallery in Toruń, "Women's Day" at the Arsenał Gallery in Białystok.

Her works were presented, among others at the exhibitions: "100 photos" at the ACK UMCS in Lublin (2008), "From the problem of simulation to new symbolization" at the 6th Biennale of Photography in Poznań (2009); Intimate Lives at the Piekary Gallery in Poznań (2010); "Oh no, not sex and death again!" at PGS in Sopot (2010); "Gramatyka gender" at Interphoto in Białystok (2013); "Iconography of Feminine Intimacy" at BWA in Zielona Góra (2014); "Bitter bread is Polishness" at BWA in Jelenia Góra (2014); "Selfować" at the Bielska BWA Gallery in Bielsko Biała (2017); "Polish women, patriots, rebels" at the Arsenał Municipal Gallery in Poznań (2017).

Documentation of the artist's activities, photos, reviews were published, among others, in "Magazyn Sztuki", "Art & Business", "Dekada Literacka", "Newsweek", "Obieg", "Szuma", "Format", "Exicie", "Arteonie" "," Spam.art.pl "and in the books:" Sztuka Kobiet "edited by Jolanta Ciesielska and Agata Smalcerz (published by Galeria Bielska BWA 2000); Krzysztof Jurecki "In Search of the Meaning of Photography" (published by Galeria Wozownia, Toruń 2008); Izabela Kowalczyk "Polish Mothers, Boys and Cyborgs. Art and Feminism in Poland ”(published by the Arsenal City Gallery, Poznań 2010). Kiwi from PL. Tales of performers edited by Marta Ostajewska (ed. Faculty of Artes Liberales , University of Warsaw  2019).
The artist participated in the program of Jan Świdziński and Paweł Kamiński from the series "The Alphabet of Polish Performance" broadcast on TVP Kultura. Juror of the TVP SA program. Creative Valley, from the field of Theater.


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13 November 2019