Angelika Markul

b.1977, lives and works in Paris

In 2004, she completed her master’s degree at the Arts Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris (ENSBA )in multimedia, directed by Christian Boltański. In Angelika’s art, one can find very distinctive repertoire of forms – she combines video images with installations, which are often constructed out of materials such as black foil, glass, or wood.
The most important solo ventures that she has undertaken in Poland include “Clarté Souterraine”, Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (2007), and “New Moon”, CCA Znaki Czasu, Toruń (2009), “Labyrinth” Gallery in Lublin and “The Hunt” at the Arsenal Gallery in Białystok (2012), “The Unleashed Forces. Angelika Markul and Contemporary Demonism.
In 2013 she presented “Monumental Installation” in Domaine départamentale de Chamarande and in 2014 “Terre de depart” in Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Her works have been seen in both group and solo shows at numerous exhibitions in France (Paris, Chamerande), in a great many important arts institutions in other countries, including Germany (Berlin, Dortmund), Italy (Turin, Venice) and Switzerland (Lucerne, Lugano) as well as in London, Madrid, Trondheim, Montreal and Yokohama. She is the winner of the SAM Art Projects Prize 2012.


Selected exhibitions and projects:

– Now&After, International Video Art Festival, State Darwin Museum, Moscow, RU
– Exo Planète, Centre d’art Centre Pompidou, Cajarc, FR
– Take Me (I’m Yours), The Jewish Museum, New York, US
– Excavations of the Future, Galerie Laurence Bernard, Geneva, CH (solo)
– A Place. Summer Storage, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, PL
– What is lost is at the beginning, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL (solo)
– Out of Limits, artgeneve 2016, Geneva, CH
– La ville au corps, Carreau du Temple, Paris, FR

– Zuzanna Ginczanka. Tylko szczęście jest prawdziwym życiem…, Muzeum Literatury, Warsaw, PL
– Migrations (In) Contemporary Art, MUNTREF Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires, AR
– Take Me (I’m Yours), Monnaie de Paris, Paris, FR
– Keep Both Feet on the Ground, BWA Katowice, PL
– State of Life. Polish Contemporary Art Within a Global Circumstance, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, CN
– Moving Not Moving, Galerie Laurence Bernard, Geneva, CH
– L’origine de l’amour, Les Salaisons, Romainville, FR
– The Wink Collection, Club Matador, Madrit, ES
– Typology of Violence, ARCO Madrid 2015, Madrit, ES

– Show with a Lovely Title, Leto Gallery, Warsaw, PL
– BUSAN Biennale 2014, Busan, KR
– Z ziemi do gwiazd, Maison des Arts, Malakoff, FR (solo)
– Untitled, abc – Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin, DE (solo)
– 400 milliards de planètes, Bunker of Art, Cracow, PL (solo)
– Wake Up Festival, Saint Jean de Luz, FR
– Primary Images, ArtBrussels 2014, Brussels, BE
– Showroom, Leto Gallery, Warsaw, PL (solo)
– Terre de depart, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR (solo)

– The Unleashed Forces. Angelika Markul and Contemporary Demonism, Museum of Art, Łódź, PL (solo)
– Installation monumentale, Estate of Chamarande, Chamarande, FR (solo)
– Paysage, EXPERIENZ #2, WIELS, Brussels, BE
– Tristan da Cunha, Pavillion 0, Signum Fondation, Venice, IT

– Do Not Forget, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, PL (solo)
– Le Chasse, Arsenał Gallery, Białystok, PL (solo)
– A l’intérieur de la nuit, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin, PL (with Nicolas Delprat)
– Untitled, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, FR (solo)
– De larmes et d’eau fraîche, Cité de la Mode et du Design, Paris, FR
– “TEMPTATION” Follow the White Rabbit!, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, DE
– Monte Negro, Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris, FR

– Plundering the ruins of reality, BWA Warszawa, Warsaw, PL
– Confessione, Particolare, Biennale 2011, Fondation Signum, Palazzo Dona, Venice, IT
– Monte Negro, Art Paris / Les Nuits Parisiennes, Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris, FR
– Hudson, Rupture mon amour, Maison des Arts de Malakoff, FR
– Ma nature, Initiatique, L’Abbaye centre d’art contemporain municipal d’Annecy, FR

– Salon Noir, MAC/VAL, Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, FR (solo)
– Zuzanna Janin Invites, Lokal 30 Gallery, London, UK
– Collectionneuse, Lodz Fokus Biennale, Lodz, PL
– Kuszenie/Temptetion, « Follow the white rabbit », Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow, PL
– Poliz & American Dream for “Smakolyki”, Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Poznan, PL

– Noire Neige, Théâtre National de Chaillot, Paris, FR (solo)
– Nów/New Moon, CoCa Torun, PL (solo)
– Devil T Hunt, Espace Vallès, St Martin d’Hères, FR (solo)
– PLASH, Wolnosc od-zysku, Zacheta – National Gallery, Warsaw, PL

– Entre-deux, Frédéric Giroux Gallery, Paris, FR (solo)
– Clarté Souterraine, CCA Ujazdowki Castle, Warsaw, PL (solo)
– Iceberg, CoCa Torun, PL
– As long as we are alive, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, PL

– Clarté Souterraine, Gallery Kewenig, Cologne, DE (solo)
– The present moment memory seen on the perspective of the years to pass, Schindler’s Factory, Cracow, PL
– Les oubliées for « Ponowoczesnosc i zycie wieczne », Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Poznan, PL

Scholarships & Residencies:

– PRIX COAL 2016

– Prix SAM pour l’art contemporain

LETO is closed till November 13 due to technical reasons