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CONTACT:
magda.zoledz@gmail.com & magdalena.zoledz.18@alumni.ucl.ac.uk  
Instagram: @magdalenazoledz


ABOUT
Magdalena Zoledz is a visual artist and PhD researcher focusing on the concept of post-photography. She works with text, photography, video, objects. She experiments with the idea of the evolution of digital images, often referring to posthumanism. She likes using science fiction writing to discover new ways of thinking about digital images. Between 2018-2019 she was a PhD visiting researcher at Slade School of Fine Art (University College London) which led to moving to London and founding ONE Project London - curatorial project showcasing a singular artwork as a starting point for the discussion about the slow art movement. She is a member of 280a - Artist Association of international artists and curators based in Vienna with a strong focus on contemporary art and post-photographic practice and founder of POSTFOTOGRAFIA.PL. She lives and works in London.


EDUCATION: 
from 2017 Photography (PhD), University of Fine Arts in Poznan, Poland
2018 - 2019 Visiting PhD Researcher, Slade School of Fine Art University College London, UK
2015 Photography (MA), University of Fine Arts in Poznan, Poland
2015 Cultural Studies (MA), University of Wroclaw, Poland
2011 Cultural Studies (BA), University of Opole, Poland


CURRENT:
PROXY OPEN CALL: collab between ONE Project & aurelia [info︎︎︎] [open call︎︎︎]
Crypto utopias. First Polish NFT art collection by CoopTech Hub & Galeria Śmierć Człowieka, Warsaw & Internet, [info︎︎︎]

UPCOMING:
2022 Contemporary Art Gallery in Opole, solo show, Poland, the 4th of Feb
2022 PROXY, IKLECTIK, London, collab between ONE Project & aurelia, the 16th of Feb, [info︎︎︎

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITION
2021 Image Dictated from the Outside,1st Floor Gallery, Opole, Poland.
2019  ...When the Internet Was Slow, Slade Degree Show, UCL, London.
2018  You Are Only an Image to Me, collaboration with Tomasz Litra, San Mei Gallery, London.
2018  Designate of the Word ‘Dog’ Is an Object of Which Truthfully Could Be Said That It is a Dog 2.0 , 01 Gallery.
2017  Do Images Dream of Seeing?, Ruska 46 Gallery, TIFF Festival, Wroclaw, Poland.
2015  Designate of the Word ‘Dog’ Is an Object of Which Truthfully Could Be Said That It is a Dog, Galeria AT, Poznan, Poland.
2015  <400%, Poznanska Nowa Gallery, Poznan, Poland.
2014  01, Contemporary Art Gallery, Opole, Poland.
2015  01, Mala Czarna Gallery, Lodz, Poland.
2013  01, U Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland.


TRIO EXHIBITION
2016  The So-Called Death of Photography, Roznia, Warszawa, Poland (with Komorowski & Dryl).
2016  Der Sogenannte Tod Der Fotografie, Zwitschermaschine, Berlin, Germany (with Komorowski & Dryl).


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION
2021 Dwupiętrówka w kamienicy, group show by poptown.eu [link], Warsaw, 19th of Nov, 19:00 UTC [event︎︎︎]
2021  ROOM 101, a collaboration with Francesco Imola, part of OTHER-ED, 2021
2021  KULA, a group show as a result of KULA Exchange Residency.
2021  Salon Wiosenny, Contemporary Art Gallery in Opole, Poland.
2020  Isolation Point, CONTEXTS EPHEMERAL ART FESTIVAL in Sokolowsko, Poland.
2020  Digital Melancholia, Paper Factory, Poznan, Poland.
2020  No Room Collection, Poznan Art Week, Poznan, Poland.  
2019  Church of Ego, U10 Artspace, Belgrade, Serbia.
2019 Catching Flies, Studio 3 Gallery, School of Arts at the University of Kent in Canterbury.
2019  VACANT DREAM STATE, EIKON Showroom MQ Vienna, FOTO WIEN, Austria.
2019  Sharing Borders, part of the Sharing Borders Conference, Slade Research Centre, London.
2018  Blue x80, Villette Makerz, Paris, France.
2018  Fu:bar 2018, Akc Medika, Pierottijeva 11, Zagreb, Croatia.
2018  Hauptsache gemeinsam, MEMPHISMEMPHIS, Linz, Austria.
2018  The Infernal Machine, beton7, Athens Photo Festival, Greece.
2018  Vario, UNSEEN Co-op, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2018  To the Point, Kobro Gallery, International Festival of Photography, Lodz, Poland.
2018  À la Flamande 3 – Landscape, Propaganda Gallery, Warsaw, Poland.
2017  The Observatory, University of Exeter, UK.
2017  Urban Legend - DEconstruction, Contemporary Art Gallery, Opole, Poland.
2014  Draw & Go, MONA INNER SPACES, Poznan, Poland.
2014  Interconnections 02, Zurich University of the Arts, Zürich, Switzerland.
2014  FLOWED PICTURE, Internation Festival of Photography, FF Gallery, Lodz, Poland.
2013  THIS THING, Internation Festival of Photography, FF Gallery, Lodz, Poland.


WRITING
2019  Coś więcej niż fotografia (Something More Than Just Photography), Postmedium Magazine.
2017  A Persian Rug is Perfectly Imperfect and Precisely Imprecise, COMO Magazine.
2017  The So-Called Death of Photography, MAGENTA MAG Magazine, 2017/18 (read online, chapters: I, II, III).
2017  UNIVERSALS. Abstraction is not lying..., Visual Reality..., K. Berlak, D. Bugaj..., The Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poland.


SELF-PUBLISHED ART BOOKS
2019  VACANT DREAM STATE, edition: 200, collaboration with 280a.
2018  SENTIMENTAL DEFENSE, edition: 150, collaboration with 280a.
2017  OAK Group. Letters between Jan B., Krzysztof Bucki and..., Contemporary Art Gallery in Opole, Poland.
2017  Spreadsheets for the updated edition of The Story of Art by E. H. Gombrich, TIFF Festival, Wroclaw, Poland.
2015  01, edition: 2, Opole, Poland.


AWARDS & GRANTS
2021  Society of Authors ZAiKS Scholarship, Poland.  
2021  Marshal of the Opolskie Scholarship in Visual Arts, Poland.
2020  Culture on the Internet, Artistic Scholarship, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland.
2018  Polish Culture in the World, Grant, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Poland.
2018  Winner of Unseen 2018 Art Trial powered by Tesla, with 280a, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2017  Winner of Holy-Art TIFF Open+, TIFF Festival, Wroclaw, Poland.
2015  Winner of New Opole, Contemporary Art Gallery Opole, Poland.


PUBLICATIONS
2019  Set of Tasks. Set of Answers..., edited by Bugaj, The Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poland.
2020  Recording about post-photography for Zywa Sztuka.
2020  Layers of the Passing Time, Ecumene Residence.
2019  ACANT DREAM STATE, self-published, edition: 200, collaboration with 280a.
2019  ...When The Internet Was Slow, Slade Degree Show 2019, UCL, London.
2019  Vario, shown as a part of 280a’s portfolio, EIKON International Magazine of  Photography and Media Art.
2018  01 Zin | Zin nr.3, published by 01 Gallery.
2018  Peeling Exercises, Sentimental Defense, edition: 150, Vienna, Austria.
2015  Metaphor or "visual material"? Photography today , red. Ziętkiewicz & Biernacka, NPRH programwa, Warsaw, Poland.
2015  Colours of a city, ‘Punkt’, Arsenal Gallery in Poznan, no 11, Poznan, Poland.
2015  Drunk in PKP, PROwincja Magazine.
2014  Powołana, COMO Magazine,  Poznan, Poland.


RESEARCH &  TALKS
2021  The Sound of a Digital Image, workshops, Circuits by ArtBizTech, Clubhouse App.
2020- Co-founder of POSTFOTOGRAFIA.PL, an online archive (EN soon).
2020  Nowe narzędzia widzenia (New Seeing Tools), Interview, Postmedium Magazine.
2020  1/30 - Magdalena Zoledz, Interview, 1/30 Podcast.
2020  Third Time Lucky #4: Focusing, Interview, Radio Kapital.
2020  An Image is Just a Pretext, moderating a talk, POSTFOTOGRAFIA.PL.
2019  You Are Only an Image to Me, talk, Fast Forward 2: Women in Photography. The sixth research workshop, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.
2019  Church of Ego, Virtual Reality-Artist Retreat & Symposium.
2019  Photo Book Editing and Sequencing Workshop with Sarah Pickering, Slade Research Center,  University College London , London.
2018  Sentimental Defense, Artist Retreat with 280a, Cassis, France, 2018.


TEACHING
2021  Remote Art Education Seminar, organized by Scientific Society of Photography
2020  Singular Image in the Visual Overflow Age, lecture, Intermedia Department, University of Arts in Poznan, Poland.
2020 Artist’s Image on the Internet, lecture, Photography Department, University of Arts in Poznan, Poland.
2019  What Is Post-photography, lecture, PhD forum series, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.
2019  What Do Images Want, workshops, University of Arts in Poznan, Poland.
2019  Sharing Borders Conference & Exhibition, organized by myself & dr Hayley Newman, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.
2019  We Are Humble Servants of the Powers: Seminar & Sunday Walkology for BA/PhD students and lecturers from University of Arts in Poznan and the Slade School of Fine Art, London.

STUDENTS PROJECTS
2020  No Room Collection, a result of workshops in Photography Department at University of Arts in Poznan, Poznan Art Week, Poland.
2020  Isolation Point, CONTEXTS EPHEMERAL ART FESTIVAL in Sokolowsko (Poland), a result of workshops for Intermedia Department students, University of Arts in Poznan, Poland.


WORKS IN COLLECTIONS
Works in collection of ING DiBa Amsterdam
Several works in private collections


CURATORIAL PROJECTS:
2018-  Co-founder & leader of ONE Project London.
2020-  Żywa Sztuka (LIVING ART), podcast, www.zywasztuka.pl.
2020  ONE BOOK Residency vol.2, virtual workshops for 7 international artists.
2019  ONE Residency, artist: Saskia Rodriguez, London 2020.ONE BOOK Residency, artist: Tasneem Lohani, London.
2020  Feed Your Demons and Meet the Ally, online ZIP exhibition, collaboration with Francesco Imola.
2020  Elena-Andreea Teleaga, No return To comfort zone, virtual event as a part of Slow Art Day, 2020.
2020 ONE Project Messe 2020, secret location in North London, 2020.
2018  Izabela Jastrzebska, Scarlet House, 971620 Gallery, Luton, UK, 2018.


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