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Goya
mixed media on cardboard, 35×25 cm, 2011
Twarz mięso / Meat face
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2011
Paląca / Smoking girl
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2011
Heidi
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2011
Robaki / Worms
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2009
Sznyty / Cutting
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2009
Na krawędzi / On the edge
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2010
Mleko / Milk
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2009. Exhibited at CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw PL 2010
Morze / The sea
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2010
Bez tytułu / Untitled
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2010
Manul
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2009. Exhibited at CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw PL 2010
Idol
mixed media on cardboard, 35 × 25 cm, 2009. Exhibited: CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw PL 2010
Zły uczynek / Bad deed
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2009
Bez tytułu / Untitled
mixed media on cardboard, 35x25 cm, 2009. Exhibited: CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw PL 2010

Aleksandra Waliszewska

b.1976, lives and works in Warszawa

 

Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. She repeatedly received the Ministry of Culture scholarship. Her work has been published by “Editions Timeless”, “My Dance the Skull”, “FUKT”, “United Dead Artists”, “Les Editions Du 57”, “Drippy Bone Books”, “Editions Kaugummi” to mention only few. Her works have been used on covers such as Chicaloyoh, Scarcity of Tanks, Mike Doherty, and the Populist series issued by Bolt Records. In 2012, Athina Rachel Tsangari, a Greek director, made a film "The Capsule" inspired by her work (www.thecapsule.info). Waliszewska is also the co-scriptwriter and played a supporting role in the film. It was commissioned by Dakis Ioannou / Deste Foundation, filmed on the island of Hydra in Greece and premiered at Documenta XIII in Kassel. In 2013 she was awarded the AECA prize for best foreign artist at ARCO Art Fair in Madrid.

 
www.waliszewska.tumblr.com

 

Selected exhibitions:

 
2015
- Zuzanna Ginczanka. Tylko szczęście jest prawdziwym życiem, Muzeum Literatury, Warsaw, PL
- Garden, ArtBrussels 2015, Brussels, BE
- Procedures for the Head. Polish Art Today, Dom Umenia, Kunsthalle Bratislava, SK
- Typology of Violence, ARCO Madrid 2015, Madrit, ES
- Lest the Two Seas Meet, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL

 
2014
- Show with a Lovely Title, Leto Gallery, Warsaw, PL
- Festival Narracje 6, Gdańsk, PL
- SHIT AND DIE, Palazzo Cavour, Turin, IT
- Gold Hands Tremble, Leto Gallery, Warsaw, PL (solo)
- Złoty wiek. Kolekcja Vinyl Canvas, Design Gallery - BWA Wrocław, PL
- Self-love, or: Artists Love Themselves, Państwowa Galeria Sztuki, Sopot, PL
- As You Can See. Polish Art Today, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL
- Eat The Blue, Le 116 Centre d’art contemporain, Montreuil, FR

 
2013
- Focus Poland Project 3: Take 5, CCA Toruń, PL
- Painters of Illustrations, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL
- THERE WILL BE ARTCTION!, Bunker of Art, Cracow, PL
- Midnight Show, Design Gallery - BWA Wroclaw, PL
- Word / Character / Territory, ARCO Madrid 2013, ES
- Season 3: Nothing About That. Fictional Narratives, Studio Otwock, PL
- The System of Objects, Deste Foundation, Athens, GR
- Insomnes, Gurú Tienda Gallery, Mexico City, MEX
- Hell as Pavilion, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR (with Athina Rachel Tsangari)

 
2012
- Garden, Warsaw Gallery Weekend, Leto Gallery, Warsaw, PL
- Nasty Child, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL (solo)
- Gouaches and drawings, Gallery of Contemporary Art Widzimisie, Siedlce, PL (solo)
- …A Petete Petete Te…, Promocyjna Gallery, Warsaw, PL (solo)
- The Capsule – Installation, Barneys Window, New York, US (with Athina Rachel Tsangari)

 
2011
- Chapter Three: Pain, ReMap3, Athens, GR (solo)
- Sweatboxing II, LETO Gallery, Warszawa, PL
- Frédéric Magazine, Galerie Jean Marc Thèvenet, Paris, FR
- 666, Artissima 18, Torino, IT
- White Cubes / Black Holes, Art Space Gallery, Cracow, PL

 
2010
- Don’t even think about it, Leto Gallery, Warsaw, PL
- Biennale LE HAVRE with Frederic group, Le Havre, FR
- Ilustration PL 2010, Sinfonia Varsovia, Warsaw, PL
- Heroes of Might and Magic, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL (solo)

 
2009
- Flowers on the attic, Geppert Appartment ,Wroclaw, PL
- I was a dog, Design Gallery BWA Wrocław, Wroclaw, PL
- Frederic Magazine arts factory, Paris, FR

 
2007
- Themselves about themselves, Municipal Gallery of Art, Lodz, PL

 
2006
- Painting of XXI century, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
- Bacchantes, Theatre Museum, Grand Theatre, Warsaw, PL
- Opus Gallery, Lodz PL (solo)

 
2005
- Narcissus, Karowa Gallery, Warsaw, PL (solo)

 
2003
- Promocyjna Gallery, Warsaw, PL (solo)

 
2002
- DAP Gallery, Warsaw, PL (solo)
- Test Gallery, Warsaw, PL (solo)

 

Scholarships & Residencies & Awards:

 
2013
- the AECA prize for best foreign artist at ARCO Art Fair in Madrid

 
2012
- EXIT Art Prize 2012

 
2010
- finalist of the polish edition of the Henkel Art Award

 
2006
- Ministry of Culture and National Heritage scholarship as part of the 'Young Poland' program (Visual Arts)

 
2005
- Scholarship of Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

 
2003
- Scholarship of Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

 

Aleksandra Waliszewska – Gold Hands Tremble

Format: 14 x 21 cm, 200 pp., soft cover
text: Maurizio Cattelan, Joan Cornellà, Warren Ellis, Allison Schulnik, Wiktor Skok, David Tibet, Szczepan Twardoch, Athina Rachel Tsangari
Publisher: Fontarte Editions, Leto Gallery, 2014

Aleksandra Waliszewska – Solution

Format: 21 x 29 cm, 180 pp., hard cover
text: David Tibet
Publisher: Timeless, 2013

Aleksandra Waliszewska — Problem

Format: 21 x 29 cm, 180 pp., hard cover
text: David Tibet
Publisher: Timeless, 2013

Aleksandra Waliszewska — Brown Teardrops

Format: 26 x 17 cm, 116 pp., soft cover
Publisher:: Timeless, 2013

Aleksandra Waliszewska — The Horse with no name

Format: 40 x 30 cm, 32 pp., soft cover
Wydawca: United Dead Artists, 2013

Aleksandra Waliszewska & Matthew Wascovich — Fantastic Animals

Format: 14 x 21 cm, 20 p., soft cover
Publisher: My Dance The Skull, 2011

Aleksandra Waliszewska — It’s my life

Format: 14 x 20 cm, 20 p., soft cover
Publisher: Kaugummi, 2010

Aleksandra Waliszewska

Format: 21 x 14 cm, 20 p., soft cover
Wydawca: My Dance The Skull, 2009

Aleksandra Waliszewska — Healing Images

Format: 11.5 x 15 cm, 16 p., soft cover
Publisher: Les Editions du 57, 2009

04.05.2016
Aleksandra Waliszewska / MAUVAISES GRAINES II / Topographie de l’art, Paris, 07.05-16.06.2016

www.topographiedelart.fr

04.04.2016
Konrad Smoleński, Aleksandra Waliszewska / THE TIME IS OUT OF JOINT / Asia Culture Centre, Gwangju, 08.04–17.04.2016

www.acc.go.kr

09.03.2016
Aleksandra Waliszewska / LA MEMORIA FINALMENTE. ARTE IN POLONIA 1989-2015 / Galleria Civica di Modena, 19.03–05.06.2016

www.comune.modena.it

04.03.2016
Konrad Smoleński, Aleksandra Waliszewska / THE TIME IS OUT OF JOINT / Sharjah Art Foundation, 12.03-12.06.2016

www.sharjahart.org

01.12.2015
Aleksandra Waliszewska / TWO STICKS / Think Tank lab Triennale, Wrocław, 03.12.2015-31.01.2016

www.ttt.wroclaw.pl

27.10.2015
Angelika Markul, Aleksandra Waliszewska / ZUZANNA GINCZANKA. TYLKO SZCZĘŚCIE JEST PRAWDZIWYM ŻYCIEM… / Muzeum Literatury, Warsaw, 29.10.2015-29.02.2016

www.muzeumliteratury.pl

24.02.2015
Wojciech Puś, Bianka Rolando, Aleksandra Waliszewska / PROCEDURES FOR THE HEAD. POLISH ART TODAY / Dom Umenia – Kunsthalle Bratislava, 27.02-28.06.2015

www.kunsthallebratislava.sk

22.02.2015
ARCO Madrid 2015, Madrid, 25.02-01.03.2015

Angelika Markul, Aleksandra Waliszewska

09.02.2015
Aleksandra Waliszewska / LEST THE TWO SEAS MEET / Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, 12.02-23.08.2015

www.artmuseum.pl

13.11.2014
Konrad Smoleński, Aleksandra Waliszewska / FESTIVAL NARRACJE 6 / Gdańsk, 15-16.11.2014

www.narracje.eu

04.11.2014
Aleksandra Waliszewska / SHIT AND DIE / Palazzo Cavour, Torino, 06.11.2014-11.01.2015

www.artissima.it

08.05.2014
Maurycy Gomulicki, Aleksandra Urban, Aleksandra Waliszewska / ZŁOTY WIEK. KOLEKCJA VINYL CANVAS / BWA Wrocław, Galeria Dizajn, 15.05-21.06.2014

www.bwa.wroc.pl

24.04.2014
Maurycy Gomulicki, Aleksandra Waliszewska / SELF-LOVE, OR: ARTISTS LOVE THEMSELVES / Państwowa Galeria Sztuki w Sopocie, 26.04-08.06.2014

www.pgs.pl

05.02.2014
Wojciech Puś, Bianka Rolando, Konrad Smoleński, Aleksandra Waliszewska / AS YOU CAN SEE. POLISH ART TODAY / Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw / 14.02-01.06.2014

www.artmuseum.pl

20.11.2013
Aleksandra Waliszewska / PAINTERS OF ILLUSTRATIONS / Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw / 22.11.2013-06.01.2014

www.artmuseum.pl

15.11.2013
Maurycy Gomulicki, Wojciech Puś, Aleksandra Waliszewska / BĘDZIE SIĘ DZIEŁO! COLLECTION 2013 / Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow / 19.11-01.12.2013

www.bunkier.art.pl

15.05.2013
Aleksandra Waliszewska / Untitled, Intervensions / Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow / 14.05.2013 untill further notice

bunkier.art.pl

22.02.2013
Aleksandra Waliszewska / Spanish Association of Art Critics / Grand Prix at ARCO Madrid 2013

www.culture.pl

13.02.2013
ARCO Madrid, 13.-17.02 2013

Maurycy Gomulicki, Wojciech Puś, Bianka Rolando, Aleksandra Waliszewska

02.01.2013
Aleksandra Waliszewska, Honza Zamojski / Focus Poland Project 3: Take 5 / CCA Toruń / January 11, 2013, 7 p.m.

www.csw.torun.pl

11.12.2012
Aleksandra Waliszewska / EXIT Prize 2012 and Exhibition “A PETETE PETETE TE …” / Galeria Promocyjna SDK / December 12, 6:00 p.m.

www.exit.art.pl

14.09.2012
Aleksandra Waliszewska / National Museum in Crakow / Show: September 22, 6 p.m.

www.muzeum.krakow.pl

12.06.2012
Aleksandra Waliszewska, THE CAPSULE installation, NewYork Barneys / DesteFashionCollection 2012, June 5 — July 8, 2012

www.hiboux.gr

18.04.2012
Exhibition of Aleksandra Waliszewska in CCA Warsaw

We are pleased to invite you to an exhibition of Aleksandra Waliszewska “Sad child” to the Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw. Inauguration of the project will take place April 23 at 6:00 p.m. and after opening there will be concerts of groups Umberto Group (USA) and 
FACIAL INDEX & Jacek Staniszewski (PL). www.csw.art.pl

01.04.2012
Exhibition of Aleksandra Waliszewska

The exhibition „Gouaches and drawings” of Aleksandra Waliszewska is open until 13th of April in Widzimisie Gallery in Siedlce. You are welcome.

05.01.2012
Aleksandra Urban and Aleksandra Waliszewska in Studio BWA Wroclaw

We invite you to the exibition „Fox hole” in which participate Aleksandra Urban and Aleksandra Waliszewska. Opening will be held on the 12th of January at 7 p.m. in Studio BWA Wrocław. The exibition is open to the 27th of January. www.lisianoraa.blogspot.com

30.10.2011
ARTISSIMA 18, Torino 04.11-06.11 2011

Maurycy Gomulicki, Wojciech Puś, Konrad Smoleński, Radek Szlaga, Aleksandra Waliszewska, Honza Zamojski

11.09.2011
Where is art? In LETO gallery

LETO gallery kindly invites You to the opening of “Sweatboxing” exhibition at 5 PM on Saturday, 24 September, as a part of “Gdzie jest sztuka?/ Where is art?” – Warsaw art weekend. www.whereisart.pl

08.09.2011
Aleksandra Waliszewska – “Chapter Three: Pain” during ReMap3 Festival in Athens

Works by Aleksandra Waliszewska will be shown during curatorial project of Marina Vranopoulou “Chapter Three: Pain / Aleksandra Waliszewska” – part of group modular exhibition that develops in time. Event is part of ReMap3 Festival. www.remapkm.org

28.06.2011
New publication of Aleksandra Waliszewska

My Dance The Skull published a new book of Aleksandra Waliszewska and Matthew Wascovich – “Fantastic Animals” www.mydancetheskull.com

23.06.2011
MIDDLE EAST #2

Leto Gallery will participate in the “Middle East #2”, where independent cultural spaces invite you on the east side of Wisła River. Start: June 25th 2011 at 6 pm. www.facebook.com, www.bwawarszawa.pl, www.asymetria.eu, www.czulosc.com, www.komuna.warszawa.pl, www.piktogram.org

23.04.2011
VIENNAFAIR 2011, Vienna 11.05-15.05 2011

Bianka Rolando, Aleksandra Waliszewska, Aleksandra Urban