Katarzyna Krakowiak

Department of Architecture and Design, Gdans Academy of Fine Arts

Born in 1980, explores sculpture and architecture with the use of various media, notably sound. Graduated in 2006 from the Sculpture Transplantation Studio, at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań, under Mirosław Bałka, where she worked as an assistant from 2004 to 2007.

At the 13th International Architecture Exhibition in 2012 – La Biennale di Venezia Common Ground, her project for the the Polish Pavilion, Making the walls quake as if they were dilating with the secret knowledge of great powers, curated by Michał Libera as part of the Venice Biennale has been awarded a Special Mention.

Significant exhibitions include "The Rise and Fall of Air", Zachęta National Gallery of Art (Warsaw, 2013), "Who Owns the Air?", Galeria Foksal (Warsaw, 2011), "Game and Theory", South London Gallery (London, 2009). Her works were presented in group exhibitions at, among others, KUMU Museum (Tallinn, 2011) and HMKV (Dortmund, 2011).

In 2011-2012, she worked at the Studio Urban Interior Design (Department of Interior Design) at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk (in collaboration with Jacek Dominiczak).

Working with Krzysztof Gutfrański as part of the Ekspektatywa series (Fundacja Bęc Zmiana, 2010) she has prepared and published a manual for constructing your own Metaphones.