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Magda Typiak

Magda Typiak

area: Photography, Video

© Magda Typiak

© Magda Typiak

© Magda Typiak

© Magda Typiak

© Magda Typiak

© Magda Typiak

Key Facts




Photography, Video


Florence (ITA)

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time period

November 2019 - December 2019

Magda Typiak b. 1991

Master of Arts, she completed her MA at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk and her BA at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Torun. In 2016, she studied at the Department of Film and Photography of the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan. Her works have been displayed on exhibitions and festivals in Poland and abroad – among other places in Athens, Vienna and Polish Culture Institute in Minsk (Belarus). In 2015, she took part in Warsaw Under Construction Festival, and in 2016 her video won her the main award of an international students’ art festival in Wozownia Art Gallery in Torun. The films, photographs, and installations that she creates are postconceptual creations.
In her minimalistic pieces – delicate deconstructions of spaces – she asks questions about identity, both her own as well as a collective one.

Selected exhibitions and achievements

2019 Scholarship Mayor of Torun in the field of culture
2019 Toruń International Interdisciplinary Exhibition Ogrody Sztuki
2018 Vienna Kunst Haus Wien Hundertwasser Museum, workshop with Elina Brotherus with the exhibition of participants
2017 Warsaw Propaganda Gallery, A’ la Flamande 2 Portrait, group exhibition and auction
2017 Kraków Galeria Promocyjna ASP, „Pain relief” multidisciplinary group exhibition
2016 Gdańsk Instytut Sztuki Wyspa, Suicide box on the group show of emerging your artists Blackout.
2016 Academy of Fine Arts Gdansk, Rector scholarschip for outstanding achievements
2016 Minsk Belarus, video presented at the group exhibition in Institute of Polish Culture
2016 Suwalki Galeria Chlodna 20, video presented in the group exhibition
2016 Torun, first award for the video work City waves at the Students’ Art Review, with the exhibition in Wozownia Gallery
2016 Gdansk Kolonia Artystow, Intermedia students’ video review
2015 Academy of Fine Arts Gdansk, Rector scholarship for outstanding achievements
2015 Athens Video Art Festival ADAF (video qualified into the main show)
2015 Timisoara Romania SIMULTAN Festival, video classified to everyday projections
2015 Warsaw Museum of Modern Art, Apple trees in the Warsaw Under Construction Festival.
2015 Gdansk Gdanska Galeria Miejska, Exhibition with the video Nowe Miasto Gdansk 2015 Torun
Photo group exhibition in Centre of Contemporary Art in Torun
2015 Torun IV International interdisciplinary exhibition giARTino
2015 Gdansk Wyspa Art Institute – Exhibition of the best Intermedia students of the year
2014 Torun III Internetional interdisciplinary exhibition giARTino
2014 Kolo National group photo exhibition Portret 2014
2014 Krakow National exhibition Noto 2014, artistic scrapbook

Project info

I am currently working to create and publish my first photobook called „Living is leaving” that will contain photographs and poetry on the issue of journey, traces, loss that indicates performativeness of the subjects’ becoming and its nomadic character.
I would also like to intervene in the city space with the technique of land art that will involve local residents to make together the message about the liberty. The project for this initiative is ready I am now searching for fundings and institutional patronage.

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