Wiktoria Wojciechowska

About

Wiktoria Wojciechowska

Artist working with photography, video, collage and installation. 
Born in Lublin, Poland, in 1991. Lives in between Paris and Lublin.

Education:

2011-2016 – Academy of Fine Arts, Faculty of Media Art, Warsaw, Poland.

Awards:

2019 – Fondation François Schneider, Contemporary Talents Award, France.
2018 – Sparks, Public’s choice, New Discovery Award, Rencontres de la Photographie, 
            Arles, France.
2018 – Sparks, Madame Figaro Award, Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France.
2017 – Sparks, Emerging Photographer Fund, Burn Magazine, USA.
2016 – Prix pour la Photographie, Fondation des Treilles, France.
2016 – Emerging Talents Awards, LensCulture, USA.
2016 – Coming Out, 1st place, Diplomas of Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland.
2016 – Fidal Photo Fisheye Magazine 2016, 2nd place, France.
2016 – Best Polish Art Diplomas Award 2016, Gdansk, Poland.
2015 – Short Flashes, Oskar Barnack Leica Newcomer Award 2015, Germany.
2015 – La Quatrieme Image Young Talents 2015, France.
2015 – The Griffin Art Space, Lubicz Prize, Krakow Photomonth, Poland.
2013 – First Prize in Poznan Photo Diploma Awards, Poland.

Selected Exhibitions:

2019 – Sparks, La Filature Scène Nationale, Mulhouse, France.
2019 – Sparks, screening at Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, 
            Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany.
2019 – Sparks, in La Fabrique des Illusions, Mucem, Marseille, France.
2019 – Chinese Chapters, Stimultania, Strasbourg, France.
2019 – Sparks, Nuit des images, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland.
2019 – Sparks, videos screening at Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, 
            Auditorium du Louvre, Paris, France.
2019 – Sparks in La Fabrique des Illusions, Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon.
2019 – Sparks, Poznan Photo Diploma Award, Poland.
2019 – Sparks, screening at Nuit de la Photo, La Chaux-de-Fond, Switzerland.
2018 – Sparks, Jimei X Arles Festival, Xiamen, China.
2018 – Sparks, New Discovery Award, Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France.
2017 – SparksCentre Photographique - Hotel Fontfreyde, Clermont - Ferrand, France.
2017 – Sparks, Confluence Gallery, Nantes, France.
2017 – Sparks, Ramskram Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2017 – Secret Garden, Musée d’Histoire Naturelle Philadelphe Thomas, Gaillac, France.
2017 – Sparks, Museum of Photography in Riga, Latvia.
2017 – Sparks, Circulation(s) Festival, Paris, France.
2016 – Sparks, Gallery Biuro Wystaw, Warsaw, Poland.
2016 – Short Flashes, Masters of Photography, Photokina, Cologne, Germany.
2016 – Sparks, Month of Photography Krakow, ZPAF Gallery, Poland.
2016 – Short Flashes, Fotofestival Lodz, Oskar Barnack Award Exhibition, Poland.
2016 – Sparks, CACP Villa Perochon, Niort, France.
2016 – Short Flashes, CACP Villa Perochon, Niort, France.
2015 – Short Flashes, Leica Oskar Barnack, Festival Les Rencontres, Arles, France.
2015 – Short Flashes, Leica Gallery, Wetzlar, Germany.
2015 – Short Flashes, Photolux Festival, Lucca, Italy.
2015 – Sparks, National Museum of Ethnography, Warsaw, Poland;
2015 – Aurora Portraits, Onward Photography Festival, Philadelphia, USA.
2014 – Aurora Portraits, in Twelve Layers Exhibition, SIM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2014 – Synthesis, Transphotographique(s) Festival, Lille, France.
2014 – Short Flashes, Action!Exhibition!, Beijing, China.

Collections:

Fondation Antoine de Galbert / Musée de Grenoble, France.
Collection des Rencontres de la photographie, Arles, France.
Fondation François Schneider, France.
Fondation des Treilles, France.
Polish Modern Art Foundation, Poland.
Private collections.

Filmography:

– Sparks:
Minds directing, 2015, video, 14’05’’
Portrait of a soldier (Volodya), 2015, video, 5’37’’
Beard grows as an experience, 2015, video, 3’00’’
This is Mine, This is Grad, 2015, video, 1’17’’
The String, 2015, video, 1’19’’
Triptych (videos of Roman), 2015, 13'35''
Women came to hospital, 2016, video, 6’00’’
How bad we are mortal, 2015, video, 1’02’’
Mass, 2016, video, 2’34’’

– The Path, 2017, 3 sceens, video, 42’

Residencies, scholarships and grants:

2019 –Scholarship of the city of Lublin, Poland for Aurora Portraits.
2018 – One year Scholarship of Ministry of Culture and National Heritage 
            for Ray of Light, Poland.
2017 – Residency of Gaillac, Maison d’Artistes Antonin Artaud, France.
2016 – Residency in Hafnarborg Center of Art and Culture, Hafnarfiordur, Iceland.
2016 – Residency at Fondation des Treilles, France.
2015 – Polish Association of Authors ZAiKS grant for continuation of project Sparks.
2015 – Scholarship of Ministry of Culture and National Heritage for the outstanding 
            achievements.
2014 – Polish Association of Authors ZAiKS grant for project Aurora Portraits.
2014 – SIM Residency Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2014 – Fine Arts Photographers Residency, Global Exchange Center, Beijing, China.

Nominations:

2019 – Sparks Poznan Photo Diploma Award, Poland.
2017 – Short Flashes book, Luma Rencontres Dummy Book Award, Arles, France.
2017 – Sparks dummy book, Image Vevey Book Award, Switzerland.
2017 – Short Flashes book, Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize, Germany.
2016 – Sparks, Voies-off Prize Finalist, Voies-off Festival, Arles, France.
2016 – Short Flashes book, Author’s Book Awards, Festival Rencontres, Arles, France.
2016 – Unseen Young Talents.
2016 – Foam Paul Huf Award.
2016 – Joop Swart Masterclass.
2015 – Emerging Artist Scholarship Lucie Foundation.
2015 – Gomma Photography Grant for continuation of Sparks project.

Selected publications:

2018 – Sparks, Even Magazine, New-York, USA.
2018 – Chinese Chapters, China Life Magazine, China.
2018 – Sparks, Médiapart, France.
2017 – Short Flashes, The Calvert Journal, London, UK.
2016 – Short Flashes, monograph published by Bemojake, UK.
2016 – Sparks, Fisheye magazine, France.
2016 – Short Flashes, Financial Times (FT) Weekend Magazine, UK.
2016 – Short Flashes, The Guardian, UK.
2016 – Sparks, British Journal of Photography, UK.
2015 – Leica Fotografie International, Special edition, Germany.