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TALKS

2017 International Activism panel, Women of the World Festival, Southbank Centre

2015 V&A - CSM Spatial Practices awayday workshop, artist presentation

2015 FICA (Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art), New Delhi - Against the current.

2013 Santiniketan University, India - ‘We were trying to make sense...’ Exploring socially engaged art practices.

2013 Studio 21, Calcutta, India - The ethics of collaboration - Introducing ‘We were trying to make sense...’ publication.

2012 Participation in Photography: Memory, Archives and Authorship – symposium, a part of Urban Photo Fest London in conjunction with CUCR, Goldsmiths, University of London and Urban Encounters. Chair: Abbas Nokhaste(Openvizor). Speakers: Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Liz Hingley, David Kendall (Goldsmiths, University of London), Dr. Moustafa Traoré (Sorbonne University), Annalisa Sonzogni (Kingston University), Magda Fabianczyk and Laura Cuch (Goldsmiths, University of London).

2012 APT Gallery, London - Responsible Collaborating - When Walls Are Not So White.

2012 Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi, Pakistan, artist talk

2011 Lewisham Art House, London - ‘People Don’t Have Ideas’ - Should We Make A Film On The Leopold Estate?

2010 Studio 21, Kolkata, artist talk

2009 Khoj, Kolkata, artist talk


TEACHING

2017 Central St Martins College of Art and Design, UAL, Leading Tutor for Unit 7 Knocks&Shocks Project, BA Year 2

2014 Gallery visits with first year Fine Art BA students, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

2013 Gallery visits with first year Fine Art BA students, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

2013 London As A Resource, Lecture for first year Fine Art BA students, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

2012 Gallery visits with first year BA Fine Art students, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

2012 London As A Resource, Lecture for first year Fine Art BA students, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK


EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

2015 ‘Sztuka jako środek drażniący’ (with Alicja Rogalska), Centrum Praktyk Edukacyjnych, Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznań

2014 Nubuke Foundation, Kumasi Ghana

2014 State School Nr19, Bytom, as part of ‘Where I was not’ project

2011- 2012 Weekly workshops with children from the Leopold Estate (council estate) in London


EDUCATION

2015 Goldsmiths University of London - currently researching for MA Art and Politics

2012 Foundation in Narrative Mediation at Common Ground Charity, London

2008 Byam Shaw School of Art at Central Saint Martins, London

2001 University of Economics, Katowice, Poland

PROJECTS

2017 Knocks & Shocks, as part of a teaching programme for BA year 2 students at Central St Martins College of Art and Design, UAL, London

2017 Write a Line, in collaboration with Rebecca Kenny and Margarita Rebolledo Hernandez, London

2016-2017 We Hybrids, in collaboration with Ioli Tzanetaki

2016 Festival of Choice film programme curated by Magda Fabianczyk (as Dziewuchy Dziewuchom London) in collaboration with Mercedes Tarrio (15 M London Women’s Assembly), Amnesty International, London

2015 Five Nation Film, Alchemy Festival at Southbank Centre, London

2015 Looking at Indian and Polish Cultural Collaborations, International seminar and workshop at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, India

2014 Critical Juncture, Polish - Indian exhibition and international residency programme at Kochi- Muziris Biennale, India. Curated by Magda Fabianczyk and Neelima Jeychandran with conceptual advise from Alicja Rogalska.

2013 We were trying to make sense …’ - international exhibition, 1Shanthiroad, Bangalore, India. Curated by Magda Fabianczyk

2011 - 2012 Walkway Press – An art project in collaboration with the Bengali community of the Leopold Estate, London.

2010 Transformation – A three-week EU funded art project, West Bengal in India and exhibition at Akarprakar Gallery, Kolkata, India (co-curated with Niels Staats, Mathilda Fowler, Arunas Survila and Patachitra Artists )

2009 Potential - Transit 2009 – A two-week art workshop funded by Banglnatak.com, Kolkata and exhibition at Rabindranath Tagore Centre, Kolkata, India (co-curated with Niels Staats, Mathilda Fowler, Arunas Survila, Spandana Gopal and Joel Dever and Patachitra Artists)


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016 Arrival, Departure Return, in collaboration with Tilly Fowler, Colombo Art Biennale, Sri Lanka

2016 Text and It’s Performance, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow

2016 The wall: Art Face to Face with Borders, Stara Fabryka Drutu, Gliwice

2015 Je brûle Paris (I am burning Paris), Cité internationale des arts, Paris

2015 Projekt Metropolis, Muzeum Śląskie, Katowice

2015 The wall: Art Face to Face with Borders, Careof, Milan, curated by Satnisław Ruksza / with Pawel Althamer, Wojciech Doroszuk, Giuseppe Fanizza, Nina Fiocco, Khaled Jarrar, Giovanni Morbin, Marina Naprushkina, Joanna Rajkowska, REP, Santiago Sierra, Stephanie Syjuco, Grzegorz Sztwiertnia, Lukasz Trzcinski, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Piotr Wysocki

2015 A Place Where We Could Go, NoPlace, Oslo

2015 Documents from Poland, screening at Clark House, Mumbai

2014 Critical Juncture, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India

2014 Cities Methodologies, UCL, London

2014 Onipa Ye De / Human Being is Sweet, Alliance Francaise, Kumasi

2014 Everything Must Go, Thomas Brothers, London

2014 A Place Where We Could Go, CSW Kronika, Bytom / with Erla S. Haralsdóttir, Lars Holdhusa, Frederik Gruyaert, Rafał Jakubowicz, Darri Lorenzen, Łukasz Skąpski, Krïstïan Skylstad, Paweł Kulczyński / curated by Stanisław Ruksza

2014 Different Weathers of My Body, John Jones, London

2013 Cally Calls, London / with Giles Bailey, Ruth Ewan, John Costi, Tilly Fowler, Margot Bannerman and Lee Milne

2013 X Marks The Bokship, London

2013 Cultural Citizenship – Mobile Loyalties, 12 Stars Gallery, Europe House, London / with They Are Here, Tatiana Bohm and Hélène Amouzou / curated by Lily Hall

2013 We Were Trying To Make Sense, 1 Shanthiroad, Bangalore, India / with Erica Scourti, Alicja Rogalska, Matthew Kishanu, Justyna Scheuring, Dhrupadi Ghosh,Maria Theodoraki, Olga Schulz

2012 Ersatz Monument, C. Rockefeller Centre For The Contemporary Arts, Dresden, Germany/ with Sebastian Acker and Elisabeth Rosenthal

2012 Vasl International Workshop Exhibition – Port Grand, Karachi, Pakistan

2011 Arrival, Departure, Return (as Transit with Tilly Fowler) – LOW&HIGH, Folkestone (www.lowandhighplatform.wordpress.com)

2011 Art Book Fair – The Mews Project Space, London / curated by Marialaura Ghidini

2011 HA-HA – Folkestone Fringe 2011, Folkestone

2011 BAT Pack II – Mile End Art Pavilion, London

2010 Transformation – Akarprakar, Kolkata, India

2010 Not So Mini Miniplex – The Pigeon Wing Gallery, London/ curated by Sarah Jury

2010 Miniplex – Deptford X Art Festival, London/ curated by Sarah Jury

2009 Transit 2009 – Rabindranath Tagore Centre, Kolkata, India

2008 MyspaceLdz – Work installed in a public space, Lódz, Poland

2008 Loadz of Berloons with Nina Morgenstern – Happen Studio, Gallery, Berlin

2008 Polish-Swedish Construction Workers – Skulptur Parken, Angelsberg, Sweden

2008 Complexity/Simplicity with Karl Larsson – We Arts Gallery, CSM, London

2008 Reflect – Shunt Space, London

2008 Unit. Space And The Built Environment - Whittington House, London

2007 Exchange – Byam Shaw School of Art, London

2007 Random Forms of Being – Trinity Buoy Wharf, London

2007 Through The Looking Glass – Oslo House Gallery, London


RESIDENCIES

2015 Fierce Festival, Birmingham

2014 Eye Contemporary Ghana, Kumasi, Ghana

2013 - 2014 A Place Where We Could Go, Kronika Centre for the Contemporary Art, Bytom, Poland

2013 Hostings, Commissioned by AIR and Islington Council Arts Service, as part of A Million Minutes project, London, UK / with Matt Lewis, Frances Scott, and Simona Scotto

2013 Cally Calls, AIR at Central St Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

2013 - 2014 Rewiry, Centrum Kultury w Lublinie, Poland

2012 C. Rockefeller Centre For The Contemporary Arts, Dresden, Germany

2012 Vasl, Karachi, Pakistan / with Amna Saeed, Elisabeth Rosenthal, Muzzumil Ruheel, Narjis Mirza, Sarah Mumtaz, Zeeshan, Younas, Zhou Bin

2011 Low&High in collaboration with Tilly Fowler, Folkestone, UK / other artists included Maria Theodoraki, Emily Paige Short, Sydney Hart, Erica Scourti, Blue Curry, Justyna Scheuring and Gillian White

2011 Retreat, Lake District, UK

2009 Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Kolkata, India / with Niels Staats, Tilly Fowler, Arunas Survila, Spandana Gopal, Joel Dever and Patachitra Artists

2008 Skulpture Parken, Angelsberg, Sweden / with Karl Larsson and Stanisław Boniecki

2008 Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee, Berlin


PERFORMANCES

2012 Less than me. More than you – a traveling sound piece, Karachi

2011 On defining a First Class Banana, make an apple a Royal Gala – The Mews Project Space, London

2011 Uncertainty of a Cucumber – The Pigeon Wing, London

2011 Flat Screen – Leopold Estate, London

2010 Cultural Shots, Authentic Soup – The Pigeon Wing Gallery, London

2010 Open Door – Leopold Estate, London

2010 Flip It - Eat It! –The Pigeon Wing, London

2010 Cooking from Leftovers –The Agency Gallery, London

2009 Democratic Soup – PoSt Project Space, London

2009 Post – PoSt Project Space, London

2009 Conversations – Film screenings at the Bengali Workers Association in London


PUBLICATIONS

2017  Gapa meets Magda Fabianczyk – interview by Bojana Popadic for the Global Arts and Politics Alliance (GAPA)

2016  The wall: Art Face to Face with Borders - an extension of the exhibition which had its premiere instalment in January 2015 at Careof DOCVA in Milan.The Wall tackles the subject of borders in visual arts: in socio-political, economic, historical and existential terms.

2015 Rewiry - project catalogue

2015 A Place Where We Could Go, In ‘Where I Was Not: Art as Opportunity’ Agata Tecl-Szubert writes about Fabianczyk’s work with Roma community in Bytom Bobrek

2014 Art Licks magazine, Fabianczyk interviewed by Lily Hall

2012 ‘We were trying to make sense …’ Exploring Artist and Non-Artist Collaborations - edited in collaboration with Sophie Hoyle. Includes contributions from Rachel Anderson (Artangel), Broniowianki (Polish Folk Group), Petra Bryant, Tilly Fowler (A.I.R and Central Saint Martins), Emaan Mahmud, David Roberts (Estate), Alicja Rogalska, Justyna Scheuring, Erica Scourti, Magda Fabianczyk and Sophie Hoyle .

2012 Blue is Blue, but Grey can be Blue too. Notes from the Leopold Estate – illustrated essey by Magda Fabianczyk for Deja Vu, Vienna (www.theselection.net/zeitschrift)

2011 Pirates of the Leopold Estate - contribution for They Are Here, Vivid, Birmingham

Artist, mediator and community researcher interested in exploring conflicts related to the misunderstanding of social and cultural behaviours through collaborative artistic practices.