Agnieszka Polska

Agnieszka Polska

born in 1985 in Lublin/PL, lives and works in Berlin

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Dreaming Clocks, Georg Kargl BOX, Vienna
Polska/ Ziętek, Dzielna Foundation, Warsaw
A Bonobo Looks At A Butterfly, A Black Moon Eclipses The Sun, Dawid Radziszewski, Warsaw
Creamcake: Outer Space Agencies, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
A Thousand Year Plan, Batalha Film Centre, Porto
A Thousand Year Plan, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Two-Headed Horse, Agnieszka Polska and Sam Samiee, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
The Thousand-Year Plan, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, Warsaw
The New Sun, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
Where Have You Been So Long?, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Agnieszka Polska: The Demon's Brain, Gdansk City Gallery, Gdansk
Agniezska Polska: Love Bite, FRYE, Seattle
5 Thousand-Year Plan, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
The New Sun, Heide Museum, Melbourne
Agnieszka Polska. I Call your Name, Associazione Barriera, Torino 
The Burrow, Neuer Kunstverein, Vienna 
Voices, Birds, Stone Tools., Georg Kargl BOX, Vienna
Agnieszka Polska at the Mobile Dome, New Infinity, Berliner Festspiele/Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
The Demon’s Brain, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum, Berlin
Softly Spoken, Project Arts Center, Dublin
Little Planet, Overduin & c.o., Los Angeles
Couckoo, Kasia Michalski Gallery, Warsaw
Screens Series: Agnieszka Polska, New Museum, New York
Poetry Passage, National Art Gallery, Prague
The Moving Finger: A Performative Lecture with Agnieszka Polska, MoMa, New York
The Body of Words – Gallery Weekend Berlin, Gallery ZAK, Berlin
Future Days, TRAFO, Budapest
In the Search of the Talking Mountain, Arsenał, Białystok
I Am the Mouth, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
The Body of Words, Rijksakademie van de beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam
Pseudoword Hazards, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
Nonsense Syllables, Summerhall, Edinburgh
Three Videos with Narration, video screening, Tate Modern, London
IBB-Viodeolounge, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
How the Work is DonePinchukArtCentre, Kiev
Aurorite, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Intervention, Belvedere, Vienna (curated by Martha Kirszenbaum) 
Solo presentation, Żak Branicka Galerie, Art Basel Statements, Basel
Gardener's Responsibility, 
Georg Kargl BOX, Vienna
Duo, Goldex Poldex, Kraków (with Tomasz Kowalski) 
The Garden, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra
Three Videos with NarrationContemporary Art Gallery Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków
Decades, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus, Cottbus
Freisler, TV Tower, Berlin (mit Antje Majewski)
Three Videos with NarrationZak | Branicka, Berlin
Towards Oskar Hansen's Open Form, Towarzystwo Zachęty Sztuk Pięknych, Lublin
The Calendar, art agenda nova, Cracow

Selected Group Exhibitions

Ten Thousand Suns, 24th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
Cosmos Cinema, 14th Shanghai Biennale, Power Station, Shanghai
My Last Will, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
After Laughter Comes Tears, MUDAM Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Don´t Dream Dreams, Moderna galerija, MG+, Ljubljana
... and they lived..., Kunsthalle Bratislava, Bratislava
My Last Will, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz
My Precious, Werkleitz Media Art Centre, Halle
FOOD AGE, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome
Chronic desire - Sete cronică, Museum of Public Transportation,Timișoara
Climate of Concern: Burning Out in the Age of Fossil Expressionsm, RADIUS CCA, Delft
Avantgarde und Gegenwart. Die Sammlung Belvedere von Lassnig bis Knebl, Belvedere 21, Vienna
An Incomplete & Unreliable Guide to Social Media War Room, Curated by Valentinas Klimašauskas, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
Der Apfel. Eine Einführung (Immer und immer und immer wieder), Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun
What If a Journey..., 3th Autostrada Biennal, Prizren
State and Nature, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
Reality, Languages, Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna
Baltic Triennial 14: The Endless Frontier, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
See Me Moving Placeless, MoCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje
GEORG KARGL EDITIONS, Georg Kargl Permanent, Vienna
All the Love, MoCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje
Would You Be Available…, Georg Kargl Permanent, Vienna
Attempt at Rapprochement, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
Dallas Aurora Biennale
Melbourne Festival
Biennale Labin
The Penumbral Age - Art in the Time of Planetary Change, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
7th Canakkale Biennale
Unfolded Matters, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
Art Encounters Biennial of Contemporary Art, Timișoara
Female Video Artists from Poland, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo
Anti-, 6thAthens Biennale, Athens
Low form, MAXXI, Rome
Brace for Impact, de Appel, Amsterdam
Writing the Mountains, 6th Biennale Gherdëina
I am the Mouth, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb (MSU), Zagreb
No Looking Back, Okay?, UGM Maribor Art Gallery
VIVA ARTE VIVA, 57th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia
Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
PEACE, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
Suspended Animation, les Abattoirs - FRAC Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse
Paratoxic Paradoxes, Benaki Museum, Athens
Half-Truth, Museum of Sculpture – Królikarnia Palace, Warsaw
Everything Is Getting Better. Unknown Knowns Of Polish (Post)Colonialism- SAVVY Contemporary Berlin
Commercial Break, Public Art Fund, New York
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw
Watchlist, Signal, New York City
The Beguiling Siren is Thy Crest, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Sequences VIII: Elastic Hours- Sequences Performance Festival, Reykjavik
The 8thClimate11thGwangju Biennale, Gwangju
Extended animation, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC
Common Affairs: Revisiting The Views Award– Deutsche KunstHalle, Berlin
Szalona Galeria, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw (curated with Janek Simon and Jakub Barbaro)
Iwillmedievalfutureyou4– Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde
Iwillmedievalfutureyou4–Aarhus Kunsthaal, Aarhus
Histories of a Vanishing Present, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles
AMOR, OI Futuro, Rio de Janeiro
Memory at Last. Art in Poland: 1989 – 2016, Galleria Civica di Modena
Lost in the Archive, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga
The End of the World, Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato
Shape of Time – Future of Nostalgia, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest
De – Mo – Cra – Cy, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin
Shadow Scenes, Colomboscope Festival, Colombo
Kaprow’s Fluids, Public space project by Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
The Shadow of the Dome of Pleasure, Artspace, Auckland
Speaking Parts,Raven Row, London
Undiscovered Words, Highline, New York
Antje Majewski:Apple. An Introduction. (Over and over again), Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach
Laugther and Forgetting, Bucharest Art Week, Bucharest
Time Lapse, Sihtasutus Tallinna Kunstihoone Fond, Tallinn
You Imagine What You Desire, 19. Bienale of Sydney, Sydney
In the Near Future, MOMA Warsaw Collection, MOMA Warsaw, Warsaw
Antje Majewski: Apple. An Introduction. (Over and over again), Lodz
The Night of the Great Season, Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse
The Structure and Properties of Matter, Hordland Kunstsenter, Bergen
The Sky is Blue in Some Other Way: A Diagram of a Possible Misreading, Galeria Elba Benitez, Madrid
As You Can See: Polish Art. Today, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Still bewegt. Videokunst und alte Meister, Altana Kultur Stiftung, Bad Homburg
The Mystic Gardener, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
Development and Hygiene, Zachęta National Art Gallery, Warsaw
The Lamp of Memory, Valentines Mansion, London Borough (with Tomasz Kowalski)
Collection. Fragment, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Future doesn’t wait, La Capella, Barcelona
Fragile Sense of Hope., Art Collection Telekom - me Collectors Room, Berlin
Crime in Art- Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków (MOCAK), Krakow
Strawberry Sausages, Nosbaum&Reding
Call me on Sunday, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
Mom, Am I Barbarian?, 13. Istanbul Bienali, Istanbul
Leisure, Discipline & Punishment, 6th Contour Biennial of Moving Image, Mechelen
30th Biennial of Graphic Art, Ljubljana
The Black Moon Palais de Tokyo, Paris
The Future Generation Art Price @ Venice, Palazzo Papadopoli, Venice
BRITISH BRITISH POLISH POLISH: Art from Europe's Edges in the Long '90s and Today, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Views 2013 - The Deutsche Bank Foundation Award, Zacheta National Art Gallery, Warsaw
Magazin 4, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz
Focus Poland Project: Take 5, CCA Znaki czasu, Toruń
Intervention (with Lisa Oppenheim), Belvedere and 21er Haus, Vienna
Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev
Project 35 - Volume 2Independent Curators International, various venues
GREY PEAK OF THE WAVE, Harris Lieberman, New York
Air de Pologne, De garage, Mechelen
The Poster Show, Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin (with Tomasz Kowalski)
Forgetting of Proper Names, Calvert 22, London
Sport in Art, MOCAK, Krakow
Misplaced, Displaced, Replaced, Rotwand Gallery, Zurich
Sport in Art, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK), Cracow
Misplaced, Displaced, Replaced, Rotwand Gallery, Zurich
In PRL only Military Academies, Militia Academies and PWSSP aren’t on strike,
Pies Gallery, Poznań
21 Artists Shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev 
The Call for Fashion, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Project 35 – Volume 2, Independent Curators Internationational, Various venues. Soundworks, ICA –The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Grey Peak of the Wave, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York
Objects and Disintegrations, Gdańsk City Gallery, Gdańsk
Air de Pologne, De Garage, Mechelen
The Poster Show, Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin
The Forgetting of Proper Names, Calvert 22 Gallery, London
Passion of an Ornithologist. On Myth MakingCCA Sokół, Nowy Sącz
The Promise, Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris
Vedo Cose Che Non Ci Sono, Polish Institute by MOMA Warsaw, Rome
Rapidshare, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin
Un seminaire a la campagne, France Fiction, Paris
Early Years, KunstWerke – Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Multiplex, peer to space, Munich
Disobedience, Lmakprojects, New York
Good Old Days, Aarhus Kunstbygning, Aarhus
The past is a foreign land, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Toruń
Nothing Important is Just Art, Anaid Art Gallery, Bucharest
No Sleep!, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra
Anabasis, Festival of Dialogue of Four Cultures, Łodź
Wolność Od-zysku, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Qu'est–ce que c'est degueulasse?, Vienna center
Sport dla niewysportowanych, ZPAF i S-ka Gallery, Cracow
Polish landscape, Museum of Modern Fine Arts, Minsk
A!, Arsenal City Art Gallery, Poznań
Polish Alphabet_1, BWA Tarnów
Medical Gymnastics, Video point, Galerie Zak | Branicka, Berlin
Ain’t no sorry, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
The last, the new, Stalowa Wola
Blankly, perfect summer, Gallerie VertexList, New York
16 objects that may not be found, artpol, Cracow
Selected Screenings and Performances 
The talking car, Wiener Festwochen, Vienna; Festival Carta,The Singel, Antwerp (theater)
The New Sun, Perth Festival, Lawson Gallery, Perth
The Talking Car, BoCA Biennale, Lisbon (theater)
Agnieszka Polska at e-flux Screening Room
Blickle Archive Series #53: Surface Tensions, Belvedere, Vienna
The Happiest Thought, The New Infinity Athens, 7th Athens Biennale Eclipse, Onassis Foundation, Athens
Agnieszka Polska, Two Days of Video Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
Black Atlantis, SALT, Istanbul
The sky above …, CCA, Tallinn
Medical Gymnasctics, Millennium Docs Against Gravity, Warsaw
Agnieszka Polskaat, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Videoart at Midnight Festival, Kino Babylon, Berlin
The Leisure Time of a Firearm, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, Georgia
Videoart at Midnight #85: Agnieszka Polska, Babylon, Berlin
Children of the Internet, KIASMA, Helsinki
Agnieszka Polska, Tensta Konsthalle, Stockholm
The Wrong Side of Me, Space, Tensta konsthall, Spånga
The Body of Words – performative lecture, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC 
My Little Planet (performance), Kunstwerke, Berlin (as a part of Emily Roysdon’s programm) 
Open Frame Award, goEast Film Festival, Wiesbaden
Film and Talk, Agnieszka Polska: Future Days, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin
Future Days, RISD Museum, Providence
The Moving Finger – performative lecture with Agnieszka Polska, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Undiscovered Words, High Line Channel 14, New York
Talking Mountain at CPHD film Festival, Copenhagen
Speaking Parts,Raven Row, London (performance with David Bernstein)
Double Feature, Shirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
Watery Rhymes at T-mobile New Horizons Festival, Wrocław
Future Daysat Extremely Loud, Incredibly Close, Salt Beyglu, Istanbul
Me and You and Everyone we meet, BAR, Barcelona
Agnieszka Polska at Me Collectors Room, Berlin
Nativity, Nottingham Contemporary (performance with Sebastian Cichocki)
Future Daysat T-mobile New Horizons Festival, Wrocław
Sound Waves and Garbled Gibbers, Van Eyeck, Maastricht (performance with Jay Tan)
Future Daysat Akbank, Istanbul
Future Daysat Tramway Artists’ Moving Image Festival 2014, Glasgow
Future DaysInstitute of Contemporary Arts, London (screening and performative lecture with Sebastian Cichocki)
All About These... Ladies and GentlemenViafarini, Milan
, International Documentary Film Festival, Copenhagen 
Future Days, Contour 6. Biennial of Moving Image, Mechelen
Time To Recollect: Civil Virtue/ Sil Krol, Stadthausgalerie Kunsthalle Münster, Munster
goEast – 13th Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, Wiesbaden
Hair, 13th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
20th International Festival of Animated Film, Stuttgart
Kino der Kunst, Munich
How the Work is Done, 29th Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest, Kassel
Film in Contemporary Art, Stockholm
FETISH & FIGUREInstitute of Contemporary Arts / Lux Biennal of Moving Image, LondonPalace de Tokyo, Paris / La Loge, Brussels / Galerie KAMM, Berlin
Memoirs of an Amnesiac
, Images Festival, Toronto
Between us, Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund
Art and Film: Tate Modern – Agnieszka Polska/Alina Szapocznikow, Tate Modern, London 
The Themersons: 1 Day Before Yesterday – 1 Day After Tomorrow
, ICA – The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
12x12. The IBB Video Lounge, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin


Winner of the Preis der Nationalgalerie
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam
Film Award 2013, MOMA Warsaw & Polish Film Institute
The Site Residency, Baltic Art Center, Visby, Gotland
Nominated for The Future of Europe Art Award, Stiftung Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig
Shortlisted for Views 2013 - The Deutsche Bank Foundation Award
Shortlisted for Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kijev
Grand Prix in the Geppert Award 2011, BWA Wrocław 
Shortlisted for Preis für junge Filmkunst, Deutsche Filmakademie, Berlin