About



Zuza Golińska (born in 1990 in Gdańsk) is a young artist living and working in Warsaw, Poland. She often works with the space by creating installations and site-specific projects. In her works Zuza uses different media such as sculpting, painting and photography. In 2013, she received her Bachelor’s degree at Leon Tarasewicz and Paweł Susid’s Studio of Painting Space at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. In 2015, she completed her Master's degree at the Department of Media Art at the Studio of Spacial Activites, led by Mirosław Bałka. Her Master thesis was supervised by Anda Rottenberg. Her installation entitled Run-Up was presented in “Dom Słowa Polskiego” in Warsaw, Heiligenkreuzerhof in Vienna and Národni galerie in Prague. In 2014, Zuza became a finalist of the Hestia Artistic Journey Award and was awarded first prize in the Gdańsk Art Biennale. She took part in the Polish-Swedish project 'S-NOW' in Umeå during the inauguration of the European Capital of Culture and No Yawning #1 #2 #3 - a four week long project by young artists and curators at the New Theatre in Warsaw. She was a recipient of the Achievements Scholarship given by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2014). In 2015 she got nominated for the StartPoint Prize - a European award for young artists. In 2016, she was awarded a scholarship of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. Currently Zuza is working as an assistant of Mirosław Bałka at the Studio of Spacial Activities.


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Invisible Wall, Arsenał Gallery, Białystok (duo with Magdalena Łazarczyk)
Common Ground, MOS, Gorzów

2016

Common Ground, Gdańsk City Gallery, Gdańsk
东 East, Artists Colony, Gdańsk


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Breathtaking, TRAFO, Szczecin
BRIDGES/DIE BRUCKEN, Sleńdziński Gallery, Białystok
Stay in Shape, Studio Gallery, Warsaw
Close Your Eyes, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin

2016

What After Error, 70 Koszykowa street, Warsaw
Eye Candy, KUNSTHAL ved siden af, Svendborg
Among Faces, State Gallery of Art, Sopot
Nothing Will Ever Come of This, Łęctwo Gallery, Poznań
10th In Out Festival, Łaźnia CCA, Gdańsk
Hosted Simply, Heiligenkreuzenhof, Vienna

2015

Choirboys, Corner, Auckland, New Zealand
Hosted Simply, Spektrum Tower, Warsaw
Museum der Melancholie Posen, Alfa Department Store, Poznań
StartPoint Prize, National Gallery, Prague
One Minute Show, Poligon Art Space, Warsaw
Does The Sunset On Your Island Cave In Later?, B64 Hall, Gdańsk Shipyard
Goosebumps, The House of the Polish Word, Warsaw
Mimicry, Ethnographic Museum, Warsaw
Test/Exposure, WRO Media Art Biennale, Wrocław
Hestia Artistic Journey - 2015 Finalists Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
PDP Zoo, The City Zoological Garden, Warsaw

2014

Myths. Students/Artists/Teachers, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome
Sto Disegnando, Casa T estori, Milan
Lesson, Zachęta Project Room, Warsaw
50 Slov/words, Month of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia
Sto Disegnando/Drawing, V9 Gallery, Warsaw
Gdańsk Art Biennale, Gdańsk City Gallery, Gdańsk
No Yawning #1, #2, #3, #4, The New Theatre, Warsaw
Performance, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin
Open Air With Miłosz, Spokoja Gallery, Warsaw
S-NOW apersonalformofarchitecture, Umeå - European Capital of Culture 2014, Sweden
City Shaman. The Old Town, the Old Town, Warsaw

2013

Dirty Work, Streetwaves Festival, Gdańsk
Typologika/30 favorites, Typologika Gallery, Poznań
Masquerade, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm


SPACE AND SCENOGRAPHY

2017

Better Me for the Centre in Motion, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Megalit, terrace of Zachęta Project Room (with Karolina Bielawska), Warsaw
Last Animals (dir. Magda Szpecht), Łaźnia Nowa Theatre, Kraków
In Dreams Responsibilities Begin (dir. Magda Szpecht), Juliusz Słowacki Theatre, Kraków

2016

Schubert. Romantic Composition for Twelve Performers and a String Quartet
(dir. Magda Szpecht), Jerzy Szaniawski Theatre, Wałbrzych


AWARDS AND SCHOLARSCHIPS

2016

Recipient of the Scholarship of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

2015

Finalist of the StartPoint Prize
Finalist of the Hestia Artistic Journey Award

2014

Recipient of the Achievements Scholarship of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education
Winner of the Gdańsk Art Biennale
Finalist of the Hestia Artistic Journey Award


RESIDENCIES

2017

European Investment Bank Artists’ Development Programme


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015—2017

Co-leading the Studio of Spatial Activities with Professor Mirosław Bałka,
Department of New Media, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

2017

Leading the series of experimental art workshops with kids in the New Theatre, Warsaw


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