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:

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:

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 d'histoire naturelle Philadelphe Thomas, solo exhibition;

2017 – 'Sparks’ Museum of Photography in Riga, Latvia, solo exhibition; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvXvY2xps-o

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;

 

Residencies, scholarships, grants:

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:

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-row#see-more

 

2017 – 'Short Flashes', article by Liza Premiyak, The Calvert Journalhttp://www.calvertjournal.com/features/show/8706/go-east-wiktoria-wojcie...

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 – 'Sparks' PhotoPoland - album presenting talents of polish photography, http://www.fotofestiwal.com/2016/en/news/photopoland-at-arles-2016-les-r...

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,  http://notesna6tygodni.pl/?q=wciąż-ten-sam-błąd

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, http://docphotomagazine.com/product-tag/wiktoria-wojciechowska-2/

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-wojciechowskahttp://culture.pl/pl/wydarzenie/najbardziej-obiecujacy-polscy-fotografow...

2016 – 'Swallow',  article by Max Grobe, Hungerhttp://www.hungertv.com/feature/dismantling-our-dated-perceptions-of-chi...

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, Fotoroomhttp://fotografiamagazine.com/short-flashes-wiktoria-wojciechowska/

2015 – 'Short Flashes', article by Alison Stieven-Taylor, Photojournalism Nowhttp://photojournalismnow.blogspot.com/2015_11_01_archive.html 

2015 – 'Short Flashes', article by Alison Stieven-Taylor, L'Oeil de la Photographie,  http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/2015/11/17/article/159878375/alison...

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.