Biography

Performance art is a radical, reliably transparent and casual means of communication. The last which remains functional when all other failed. | Angelika Fojtuch
Angelika Fojtuch after The last performance in Modelarnia

Photo: Alina Żemojdzin

Angelika Fojtuch
Born in 1978, lives and works in Gdynia, Poland and Düsseldorf, Germany

Education
2005 Diploma, Department of Sculpture and Intermedia, Academy of Fine Arts, Gdańsk
1998 / 2005 A.M. study, Academies of Fine Arts: Toruń, Kraków, Gdańsk, Poznań

Work, Projects
2017-2018 GATE art zone – Artspace in Düsseldorf – originator & curator
2013-2016 PhD candidate at the University of Arts, Poznań
2011-2013 teaching assistant at Intermedia Department, Academy of Fine Arts, Gdańsk
2006-2008 PORT PERFORMANCE – International Forum for Performance Art – originator & tutor

Membership
2015 member of Internationale Künstler Gremium (IKG)

Award

2003 Gdansk City Award for Young Artists

Scholarships
2018 Kulturamt der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf, GATE art zone, Art Project Grant

2017 Kulturamt der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf, GATE art zone, Art Project Grant

2016 Interdisciplinary research project of PhD candidates of UAP and UAM in Albania

2015 The Crossed Residences programme of the City of Strasbourg, Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Apollonia European Art Exchanges

2013 International Scholarship of the City of Mönchengladbach and Wilberz-Stiftung

2012 Gdynia City, Independence.Do, Santo Domingo, Travel Grant

2012 IAM, Performance at Goodman Arts Center in Singapore, Travel Grant

2010 IAM, Deformes in Santiago de Chile, Travel Grant

2009 IAM, Biennale in Thessaloniki, Travel Grant

2009 IAM, Navinki in Minsk, Travel Grant

2008 IAM, OPEN in Beijing, Travel Grant

2008 IAM, NADA Art Fair in Miami, Travel Grant

2007 IAM, The Polish Year in Israel, Herzl Mirage-Artist in Residence in Tel Aviv

2004 GARBa Young Artists Residence in Basilicata

2004 The Culture Foundation of Poland, Art Project Grant

2003 Gdynia City Scholarship

2000 Fondazione Romualdo del Bianco, Artist in Residence in Florence

Public collections
Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź
re.act.feminism – a performing archive, Berlin
Josef und Hilde Wilberz-Stiftung, Mönchengladbach
City of Mönchengladbach, Museum Abteiberg

Performances in events and locations (selection)
Quadriennale 2014, Düsseldorf
Ruptures & Convergences, Kuad Gallery Istanbul
Live Action 9, Göteborgs Konsthall Gothenburg
Future of Imagination‘8, Goodman Arts Center Singapore
For You, Muzeum Sztuki Lodz
NIPAF’11, Tokyo & Osaka
7a11d, Fado Center Toronto
OPEN, 798 Art Zone Beijing

Art Fairs
NADA Art Fair in Miami, Gallery lokal_30
SUPERMARKET Art Fair in Stockholm, Gallery lokal_30
VIENNAFAIR in Vienna, Gallery lokal_30