Wiktoria Wojciechowska

About

Wiktoria Wojciechowska 

 

Multimedia artist, working with photography, video, collage, installation, books.

Born in Lublin, Poland.

Graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland.

 

Awards:

2019 – Fondation F. Schneider, Contemporary Talents Award, Wattwiller, France;

2018 – 'Sparks' Public's Choice Award, Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles;

2018 – 'Sparks' Madame Figaro Award, Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles;

2017 – 'Sparks' Emerging Photographer Fund, Burn Magazine, Honorable Mention;

2017 – 'Sparks' Grand Prix Tibrew;

2016 – Prix pour la Photographie Fondation des Treilles;

2016 – 'Sparks’ Emerging Talents Awards, LensCulture;

2016 – 'Sparks’ Coming OUT, Best Diplomas of Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw;

2016 – 'Sparks’  2nd place, Fidal Photo Fisheye Magazine 2016;

2016 – 'Sparks’ Best Polish Art Diplomas Award 2016, Gdansk, Poland;

2015 – 'Short Flashes’ Oskar Barnack Leica Newcomer Award 2015;

2015 – 'Short Flashes’ La Quatrieme Image Young Talents 2015;

2015 – 'Short Flashes’ Two Honorable Mentions, IPA 2015;

2015 – 'Sparks’ The Griffin Art Prize, Krakow Photomonth, Poland;

2013 – 'Own Place' under the title 'Synthesis', First Prize in Poznan Photo Diploma Awards.

 

Selected Exhibitions:

2019 – 'Sparks' in 'La Fabrique des illusions', Mucem, Marseille, France;

2019 – 'Chinese Chapters' / 'Notes sur la Chines', Stimultania, Strasbourg, France, solo exhibition;

2019 – 'Sparks' screening at 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' 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;

2017 – 'Sparks’ Centre Photographique - Hotel Fontfreyde, Clermont - Ferrand, France;

2017 – 'Sparks' Confluence gallery, Nantes, France, solo exhibition;

2017 – 'Sparks' Ramskram Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland, solo exhibition;

2017 – 'Secret Garden' Museum of Natural History Philadelphe Thomas, Gaillac, France, solo exhibition;

2017 – 'Sparks’ Museum of Photography in Riga, Latvia, solo exhibition;

2017 – 'Sparks’ Theatre Dracenie, Draguinan, France, solo exhibition;

2017 – 'Sparks’ Circulation(s), Paris, France;

2016-2017 – 'Sparks’ Gallery Biuro Wystaw, Warsaw, Poland, solo exhibition;

2016 – 'Sparks' - 'Chapters' video, Venice International Performance Art Week, Italy;

2016 – 'Short Flashes’, Masters of Photography, Photokina, Cologne, Germany;

2016 – 'Sparks’ ZPAF Gallery, Month of Photography Krakow, Poland, solo exhibition; https://vimeo.com/170224655

2016 – 'Short Flashes’ Oskar Barnack Award Exhibition, Fotofestival Lodz, Poland;

2016 – 'Sparks’ The Encounters of Young International Photography, Espace Grapelli, Niort, France, solo exhibition;

2016 – 'Short Flashes’ The Encounters of Young International Photography, group exhibition, Niort, France;

2015 – 'Short Flashes’ Oskar Barnack Award Exhibition, during Festival Les Rencontres, Arles, France;

2015 - 'Short Flashes’ Oskar Barnack Award Exhibition, Leica Gallery, Wetzlar, Germany;

2015 - 'Short Flashes’ Oskar Barnack Award Exhibition, Photolux Festival, Lucca, Italy;

2015 – ’Short Flashes’ Humanity Photo Awards, Shangri-La, China;

2015 – 'String’, Non-existent Object, Podgorica, Montenegro;

2015 – 'Sparks’, Mimicra, Etnography Muzeum, Warsaw, Poland;

2015 – ‘Aurora portraits’, Onward Photo Compe ’15, Onward Photography Festival in Philadelphia, USA;

2014 – 'Own Place' under the title 'Synthesis' Akomodation, Month of Photography in Minsk, Belarus;

2014 – 'Aurora Portraits’ Twelve Layers, SIM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland;

2014 – 'Own Place’ Voies Off - Festival Screenings, Arles, France;

2014 – 'Own Place’ Photonic Moments Festival Screenings, Ljubljana, Slovenia;

2014 – 'Own Place' under the title 'Synthesis', Transphotographique(s) Festival, Lille, France;

2014 – 'Short Flashes’ Action!Exhibition!, Lao Beijing restaurant, Beijing, China;

2013 – 'Own Place' under the title 'Synthesis' PhotoDiploma, Slodownia, Poznan, Poland;

 

Filmography:

From the project 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, video loop

 Women came to hospital, 2016, video, 6’00’’

 How bad we are mortal, 2015, video, 1’02’’

 Mass, 2016, video, 2’34’’

From the project The Path:

The Path, 2017, 3 screens projection, video, 42’

 

Residencies, scholarships, 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 city Gaillac, France;

2016 – Residency in Hafnaborg Center of Art and Culture in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland;

2016 – Residency Prix de la Photographie, Foundation 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 2015/2016;

2013/2014/2015 – three scholarships of President of Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw 2015/2016;

2014 – Polish Association of Authors ZAiKS grant for project 'Aurora portraits';

2014 – SIM Residency Reykjavik, 'Aurora portraits', Reykjavik, Iceland;

2014 – Fine Arts Photographers Residency,'Short Flashes', Global Exchange Center, Beijing, China;

Shortlists and Nominations:

2019 – 'Sparks' Poznan Photo Diploma Award, Poland;

2017 – 'Sparks' Luma Rencontres Dummy Book Award, Arles, France;

2017 – 'Sparks' Images Vevey Book Award, Vevey, Switzerland;

2017 – 'Sparks' Interphoto Festival, Bialystok, Poland;

2016 – ’Sparks’ Voies-off Prize Finalist, Voies-off Festival, Arles, France;

2016 – 'Sparks' FotoVisura Grant, Honorable Mention;

2016 – 'Short Flashes’ Author’s Book Awards, Festival Rencontres, Arles, France;

2016 – Unseen Young Talents 2016;

2016 – Joop Swart Masterclass 2016;

2015 – Emerging Artist Scholarship Lucie Foundation;

2015 – Gomma Photography Grant for continuation of „Sparks”project;

2014 – 'Own Place’ Emergentes DST Prize 2014, Encontros da Imagem Festival, Braga, Portugal;

2014 – 'Own Place’ Oskar Barnack Leica Newcomer Award 2014;

2014 – 'Own Place’ Voies Off and La Saif Prize 2014;

 

Publications, interviews and articles:

2017 – 'Sparks' Dummy Book, design: Ewa Behrens, https://vimeo.com/189493458

2017 – 'Sparks - portrait of the war in Ukraine' ebook, selected works, http://tribew.com/publishing/catalogue/wiktoria-wojciechowska/

2016 – 'Short Flashes' BOOK, published by Bemojake, http://www.bemojake.eu/Shortflashes_description.html

2017 – 'Sparks' The Best of Lensculture vol. 1, https://www.lensculture.com/bookshop-us#lensculture-book-vol-1

2017 – Article by Liza Premiyak, The Calvert Journal, https://www.calvertjournal.com/features/show/9292/new-east-100-Wiktoria-...

2017 – 'Short Flashes', article, Contemporary Lynxhttp://contemporarylynx.co.uk/six-recent-must-have-photobooks

2017 – 'Sparks' article, Bird in Flighthttps://birdinflight.com/ru/vdohnovenie/fotoproect/zolotoj-otryad-ukrain...

2016 – 'Sparks' Fisheye Magazine, Rencontres d'Arles 2016 Special Edition interview and article by Hélène Rocco, https://www.fisheyemagazine.fr/en-ce-moment/actu/regards-croises-sur-le-...https://www.fisheyemagazine.fr/en-ce-moment/actu/niort-expose-la-jeune-p...

2016 – PhotoPoland - http://www.fotofestiwal.com/2016/leica-oskar-barnack-award/

2016 – 'Sparks' Vice Photo Issue 2016https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/4w5wpg/portraits-and-documentary-phot...

2016 – 'Short Flashes' Clothes for Humans vol.1;

2016 – 'Sparks' interview by Magda Roszkowska, Notes na 6 tygodni;

2016 – 'Sparks' interview by Mateusz Bieczyński, Formathttp://format-net.pl/pl/wywiady/item/385-spojrz-mi-w-oczy-a-powiem-ci-co...

2016 – 'Sparks' interview by Verónica Sanchis Bencomo, PH Museumhttps://phmuseum.com/news/multifaceted-portraits-of-the-war-in-ukraine

2016 – 'Sparks' doc! magazine vol. Q3 #38, https://blowuppress.eu/products/doc-photo-magazine-vol-q3-38

2016 – 'Own Place' article, FOTO 27http://www.casopis-foto.cz/foto-27/

2016 – 'Sparks' article, Lensculturehttps://www.lensculture.com/articles/wiktoria-wojciechowska-sparks-ukrai...

2016 – 'Short Flashes', article, The Guardian, https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/may/06/wiktoria-wo...

2016 – 'Sparks' article, Szumhttp://magazynszum.pl/tag/wiktoria-wojciechowska/

2016 – 'Sparks' articles Magazyn Przekrój,

2016 – 'Short Flashes', article by Liz Jobey, Financial Times Magazinehttps://www.ft.com/content/df3ff8de-e582-11e5-a09b-1f8b0d268c39

2016 – 'Short Flashes', article, Wiredhttps://www.wired.com/2016/01/wiktoria-wojciechowska-short-flashes/

2016 – biography, Culture.plhttp://culture.pl/pl/tworca/wiktoria-wojciechowska

2016 – 'Swallow',  article by Max Grobe, Hunger;

2016 – 'Short Flashes', article, Another Maghttp://www.anothermag.com/art-photography/9268/oddly-uplifting-photograp...

2016 – 'Short Flashes', article by Graziano Ferri, Dazed, http://www.dazeddigital.com/photography/article/29609/1/did-these-photog...

2016 - 'Short Flashes', article, It's nice thathttp://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/wiktoria-wojciechowska-short-flashes...

2016 'Sparks' article by Diane Smyth, British Journal of Photography, March issue;

2016 – 'Short Flashes', interview, Fotoroom;

2015 – 'Short Flashes', article by Alison Stieven-Taylor, Photojournalism Now;

2015 – 'Short Flashes', article by Alison Stieven-Taylor, L'Oeil de la Photographie;

2015 – 'Short Flashes', article, Causette #60; France, https://www.causette.fr/le-mag/lire-article/article-1301/riding-in-the-r...

2015 – 'Sparks' interview "Wypaleni" by Grzegorz Szymanik, Duży Format - Gazeta Wyborczahttp://wyborcza.pl/duzyformat/1,149196,19244110,ukrainscy-wypaleni-fotor...

2015 – 'Short Flashes’ article, Culture.pl http://culture.pl/pl/artykul/wiktoria-wojciechowska-z-nagroda-im-oskara-...

2015 – 'Sparks’ interview, Culture.pl http://culture.pl/pl/artykul/portrety-wracajacych-z-frontu-nagrodzone

2015 – 'Sparks' article, Wysokie Obcasyhttp://www.wysokieobcasy.pl/wysokie-obcasy/56,109835,18311306,Kiedy_smie...

2015 – ’Short Flashes’ interview, LFI SPECIAL EDITION / LEICA OSKAR BARNACK AWARD 2015 https://lfi-online.de/ceemes//article/show/1002199

2015 – 'Own Place', article by Krzysztof Sienkiewicz, URBANAUTICA,  http://www.urbanautica.com/post/109677454284/wiktoria-wojciechowska-own-...

2014 – 'Own Place' article, L’Oeil de la Photographie, http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/fr/2014/12/27/l-oeil-des-lecteurs/2...

2014 – 'Own Place' interview, F-stop Magazinehttp://www.fstopmagazine.com/blog/2014/12/interview-with-photographer-wi...

2014 – 'Own Place' article, Emerging Photographers, All About Photo, http://www.all-about-photo.com/photographer.php?name=Wiktoria+Wojciechow...

2014 – 'Own Place' article, Gente di fotografia, No. 59/ 2014, Italy;

2014 – 'Initiation' article, Art Photo Mag No. June 30/ 2014, Czech Republic;

2014 – 'Short Flashes' article, Beijinger, No. 06/2014, China;

2013 – 'Own Place' article, ARCHIVOzine, No. 07/2014, Portugal.

other articles:

Gazeta Wyborcza, http://wyborcza.pl/7,112588,21097463,magazyn-lensculture-wybral-wschodza...

Contemporary Lynx, http://contemporarylynx.co.uk/five-female-photographers-to-keep-an-eye-on

Culture.pl, http://culture.pl/en/article/6-must-know-21st-century-polish-documentary...

Lensculture, https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-celebrating-int...

Fotoroomhttp://fotoroom.co/ten-female-photographers-2016/

radio: - France Inter - Regarder Voir https://www.franceinter.fr/emissions/regardez-voir/regardez-voir-01-mai-...

 

Artist talks, workshops, presentations:

2017 – artist talk, Galerie Confluence, Nantes, France;

2017 – mentoring workshops, 'You see me’, International Student Week in Belgrade, Serbia;

2017 – artist talk, Ramskram Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland;

2017 – artist talk, Museum of Photography, Riga, Latvia;

2017 – discussion, organized by Szum, Salon Akademii, Warsaw, Poland;

2017 – mentoring workshops 'Experiencing by photography, photographing by experience', residecy of city Gaillac;

2016 – artist talk, Polish Paradise, during Festival Rencontres d'Arles;

2016 – artist talk, 'Short Flashes’ book, Krakow Photomonth, Poland;

2016 – artist talk, 'Short Flashes’ book, Fotofestival Lodz, Poland;

2016 – artist talk, for doc! Photo Magazine, Warsaw, Poland;

2016 – artist talk, Photolux Festival, Lucca, Italy;

2015 – presentation, Leica Gallery, Wetzlar, Germany;

2015 – performance workshops with Vest and Page, Festival Contects, Sokolowsko, Poland;

2014 – mentoring workshops, 'Hutong portraits’, Beijing, China.