Kasia Kujawska-Murphy works in the area of space and time; her art considers psychological aspects of sight and perception
to which she subordinates the media she uses in her installation, video and drawing.
In 2010 received a state distinction of Ministry of Culture and National Heritage: “Deserved for Polish Culture”.
Since 1997 she has been working at University of Fine Arts (UAP) in Poznan / Poland and leads a class at Animation Department for students of all years (BA and MA and Ph.D. degrees) and all Departments including students from Erasmus International Progrmam.
Having graduated with an M.A. Degree (she won the Ministry of Culture Prize for the best Diploma) in 1997 in the area of Painting and Video Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan; she completed her Ph.D., in 2002 and her Habilitation Degree
(post-doc.) in 2011. Since 2016 she was promoted for Associated Professor.
Also studied at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design in London (1995/96).
Kasia continues her work both in the role of Artist and Curator. She has exhibited internationally including shows in Poland, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, England, Germany, that includes Bauhaus School in Dessau and Westbeth in New York City. Kasia has been invited to give international lectures wildly including Columbia University, School of Visual Arts in New York and Kyoto University of Art, and other symposiums and talks.
She is a member of Programm Committee at Baltic Contemporary Art Centre in Slupsk and Ustka (PL).
Initiating projects with these international contacts, she has played a leading curatorial role in creating major art shows in Poland and Japan. She setup a permanent art exchange between Polish and Japanese artists from Poznan and Osaka (Kansai region). Since 2003 she has been organized art shows for Polish artists at The International Art Exhibition in The Contemporary Art Space in Osaka, Japan, also promotes English contemporary art in Poland. Kasia played a pivotal role in curating and organizing an Art District “Re:Generation” (International Art Show in Forgotten Districts). These events involved international Artists as well as art students in exhibiting in Public spaces as means of regeneration of forgotten parts of the city through art.
She publishes regularly in art magazines and catalogues.
Kasia Kujawska-Murphy lives and works in London (UK) and Poznan (PL);
Key words: symmetry, constructivism, installation, interdisciplinary, entropy, video, interactive, minimalism, architecture, psychology, dialog, coordination, regeneration, city
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