born 1982 in Warsaw, PL, lives and works in Berlin
Villa Romana Fellow 2022

photo: Christina Rizk


Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts at Byam Shaw at Central Saint Martins, London
Master degree in Fine Arts at University of Fine Arts in Poznan, PL

Awards, grants and nominations

2020 /21
The Berlin Artistic Research Grant Programme, Künstlerische Forschung Berliner Förderprogramm, Berlin

2018 /19
Consortium Commissions, Mophradat Grant, Brussels

DAAD Artist-in-Berlin Programme grant, Berlin, DE

Doha film festival, production grant, Doha, QA

Nomination /Keith Haring Fellowship in Art and Activism, Bard College, New York

Shortlist /XX. Onufri Prize Praise of Doubt, National Gallery of Arts, Tirana

Downfall, Winner /Streaming the revolution, Cairo International Film Festival

We are not worried in the least, 2018, installation view

Out on the Street, 2015, video still, HD-film

Exhibitions, screenings, lectures, talks (selection)

Leila and the Poet – da lalala ti-ra, film, Maerz Music, Berlin Festspiele, Berlin

2020 /2021
The Voice of the Wind is not a Metaphor, in collaboration with curator Kamila Metwaly, Kunstlerische Forschung Berliner Förderprogramm, The Berlin Artistic Research Grant Programme, Berlin

Anbar, ćwiczenia z Mimikry, Galeria Arsenal Bialystok, PL
Anbar, solo exhibition at KW, with Consortium Commissions, Mophradat, Berlin

2019 /2020
Anbar, solo exhibition, Hammer Museum, Hammer Projects with Consortium Commissions, Mophradat, Los Angeles, US

We are not worried in the least, solo exhibition, savvy contemporary together with Forum Expanded, Berlinale Film festival, Berlin, screening and presentation at silent green Kulturquartier, Berlin

Exercises on Trials, lecture performance, DAAD, Berlin; KHM, Cologne, DE
Ideas change with time, lecture performance, together with Philip Rizk at Sursock Museum, Beirut

2015 - 2016
Out on the Street and Draw it like this, with Philip Rizk, exhibition at German Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia 2015, Venice, IT
Imaginary School Programme, co-curator of a six month education platform, Beirut, Cairo

From Behind of the Monument, film premiere, Berlinale Internationale Filmfestspiele, Forum Expanded, Berlin; Arena at Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun; Checkpoint Helsinki

From Behind the Monument, video installation, Biennale Jogja XI, Yogyakarta, ID
Video Vortex #9, re:assemblies of video, Cairo Case, Lüneburg, DE
Remarks on Medan, Degree Art, in collaboration with Open Gallery, London
Praise of Doubt, National Gallery of Arts, Tirana

About the Donkey that wanted to become a painting, video installation, Cairo Documenta exhibition
Remarks on a Square, screening, Ai Wei Wei Gallery, International Film Festival Rotterdam; Virtual Museum CASZuidas, Amsterdam; Crunch Art, NL
La sphère qui l’entour, El-Mahatta Gallery, Ramallah

How the Light gets in, Hay-On-Wye Philosophy Festival, Hay-On-Wye /Wales, UK
Cairo Intifada (directed with Philip Rizk), special screening, Berlinale Internationale
Remarks on color (Yellow version), Videoinstallation, Cairo Documenta