August 1–October 15, 2019
Art in General, New York
Author of installations, spatial pieces, painting and drawing works as well as videos, Agnieszka Grodzińska takes advantage of found footage and explores multiplication, reproduction and the mechanisms of social and individual disciplining. Her works blur the boundary between the images which surround us and art, and fill the gaps between theory and practice.
Grodzińska has participated in numerous solo and collective exhibitions in Poland and abroad, including Soon This Body Will Be Still, Matca Art Space, Cluj-Napoka, Romania (2019), Second Shower, Rodriguez Gallery, Poznań, Poland (2018), Manipure, Municipal Art Centre, Gorzów, Poland (2018), Stettin Vanguards, The National Museum, Stettin, Poland (2017), Roy da Prince, Futura Gallery, Prague (2016), Streaching Space, Inda Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (2016), Open Studio. Artist in Residence, Futura Karlin Studio, Prague (2016), Saturation Rhythm, Laboratorio Gallery, Prague (2013), Impossibility vs. Self-censorship, El Matadero, Madrit (2013), Echo Park, Starter Gallery, Warsaw (2012).
Two-time recipient of the Visegrad Fund grant (2016, 2018); artist-in-residence at the Gyeongju Art Centre during the International Residency Art Festival, Gyeongju (South Korea 2019), Bartok-negyed/Eleven Blokk Art Foundation (Budapest 2018), Futura Karlin Studio (Prague 2016), betOnest/The Emergence of a New Art Space, Stolpe/Oder, Brandenburg (2017), Institut für Alles Mögliche (Berlin 2015), and BANSKÁ ST A NICA Contemporary (Slovakia 2014). Grodzińska holds a doctorate from the University of Arts and has written or contributed as co-author to a number of art-related and scholarly publications. Furthermore, she is an active academic teacher, and sometimes curator, and co-running one of the studios at the Academy of Arts in Szczecin.
Agnieszka Grodzińska is artist-in-residence at Art in General as part of the Frederieke Taylor Residency Program in collaboration with the International Visegrad Fund and Centre for Contemporary Art FUTURA.
General Support of Art in General is provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation; Trust for Mutual Understanding; the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; National Endowment for the Arts; Visegrad Fund and FUTURA; Greenwich Collection; Cowles Charitable Trust; Milton and Sally Avery Foundation; Toby D. Lewis Donor Advised Fund of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland; The Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors; and by individuals. This program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.