Agnieszka Kurant was born in 1978 in Lodz, Poland and studied in Lodz, Warsaw, and London. She was an artist in residence at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2004); ISCP, New York (2005); Paul Klee Center, Bern (2009); Location One, New York (2012); and Iaspis, Stockholm (2013). She represented Poland at the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale (in collaboration with the architect Aleksandra Wasilkowska). Her works have been shown at: Witte de With, Rotterdam (2011); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2004); Tate Modern, London (2006); Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle (2009), Warsaw; among other international venues. She participated in several international contemporary art exhibitions including: Performa Biennial, New York (2009); Moscow Biennale (2007); Bucharest Biennale (2008); and 2nd Ural Biennial (2012). In 2009 she was shortlisted for the International Henkel Art Award (Mumok, Vienna). Sternberg Press published her monograph, Unknown Unknown, in 2008.
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