Katarzyna Perlak Polish, b. 1979

Education:
2015 - 2017 Slade School of Fine Art, London
MA, Fine Art Media, Distinction
2005 - 2008 Camberwell College of Arts, London
BA Hons in Photography, First Class
1998 - 2003 University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
MA in Philosophy, First Class

Awards/Bursaries/Scholarships:
2018 a-n 2018 Artist Bursary
2017 Almacantar Studio Award
2017 Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2017
2017 Leeds Queer Film Festival Audience Choice Award
2016 Eaton Fund Bursary
2016 Hanna and Zdzislaw Broncel Trust Bursary
2016 Felix Slade Scholarship
Recent exhibitions:
07.2019 Young Curators New Ideas V, Detroit Art Week, Detroit, US
03. 2019 Mellifluous Elephant, Casa Da Dona Laura, Lisbon, Portugal
02. 2019 Fade to blue, WorkHouse Basement Studio, London, UK
01.2019 Bounty Bars and Oreo Cookies, K.R.O.P.P., Uppsala, Sweden
08. 2018 Ania and Sula, Mimosa House Gallery, London
07. 2018                                         Open Bow, Nunnery Gallery, London
06. 2018   100 YEARS, SO WHAT?, Centrala Gallery, Birmingham, UK
05. 2018 Vulnerable and New Work, STRYX, Birmingham
02. 2018 Wild Angelicas & The Feminist Library, Hilbert Raum Gallery,

Berlin, Germany

01. 2018 Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Block 336 Gallery, London, UK

09. 2017 Bloomberg New Contemporaries, BALTIC Centre For Contemporary

Art, Newcastle, UK

02. 2017 ON & OFF, Proyecto Medellin Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
Performances:
06.2019 I was, but just awake, Nikki Agency, Arts Night 2019, London, UK
07.2018 Tighten Throat and Butterflies, in collaboration with Raju Rage,
Under/Valued Energetic Economy, Jupiter Woods, London, UK
07. 2018 Tighten Throat and Butterflies, METAL, Liverpool Biennale,

Liverpool, UK

07. 2018 Your Dearest Wish, Polactastic, Dalston Superstore, London, UK
11. 2017 A Day of Learnig, Diaspora Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
11. 2017 Happily Ever After, BWA Studio Gallery Wroclaw, Poland
Screenings:
01. 2019      Watra Project by Arts Territory, The Illusion of Return: Diaspora

Artists and Fluid Identity, How Museum, Shanghai, China

10. 2018                            Queer Migrant Take Over, Rich Mix, London
10. 2018 Artist Salon, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
07. 2018 The Palace, International Film Festival, Piotrowice Niskie, Poland
02. 2018 Niolam Ja Se Kochaneczke, Calvert 22 Gallery, London, UK
06. 2017  MONO, Courtyard Theatre, London, UK
03. 2017 Leeds Queer Film Festival, Leeds, UK
03. 2017 Berlin Feminist Film Week, Berlin, Germany
12. 2016 Fade to Purple, Chalton Gallery, London, UK
03. 2016 Flare, London LGBT Film Festival, BFI, London, UK

Commissions and Artist Residencies:
2017 The Illusion of Return, Arts Territoty, Poland/UK
2016 Merz Barn, Cumbria, UK
2013 Reitir, Siglufjordur, Iceland
2013 Urban Art, Hirschfeld, Germany