Alicja Pakosz


Alicja Pakosz. Photo: Eryk Pakosz.
Alicja Pakosz, ‘Forever Yours’, 2023, oil on canvas, 110 x 160 cm (43.3 x 63 in). Photo: Szymon Sokołowski
Alicja Pakosz, ‘Honey 2’, 2023, acrylic on paper, 21 x 29.7 cm (8.3 x 11.7 in). Courtesy of the artist
Alicja Pakosz, ‘Rain’, 2023, acrylic on paper, 29.7 x 21 cm (11.7 x 8.3 in). Courtesy of the artist.
Alicja Pakosz, ‘Exhaust’, 2022, acrylic on paper, 27 x 21 cm (10.6 x 8.3 in). Courtesy of the artist.
Alicja Pakosz, ‘Cold Lips of the Waves’, 2022, diorama / mixed media, 397 x 933 x 401 cm (156.3 x 367.3 x 157.9 in). Photo: Tomasz Koszewnik
Alicja Pakosz, ‘Reporter’, 2022, silicone, natural hair, plaster, clay, epoxy resin, plywood, metal legs, 45 x 120 x 145 cm (17.7 x 47.2 x 57.1 in). Photo: Michał Kaczyński


Biography
Through her humorous paintings, installations, and large-format dioramas, Alicja Pakosz (b. 1996, lives and works in Kraków) navigates the fissures between collective memory and histories, and visualises the shifting of the politics of memory in the matrix of nationalism and identity politics. She had solo exhibitions at Office Baroque, Antwerp (2023), Galeria Raster, Warsaw (2023), Pani Domu, Poznań (2023), CSW Kronika, Bytom (2022), and Galeria Piana, Kraków (2021). She has also participated in group exhibitions at KKKC & Krupa Art Foundation, Klaipeda (2023), Modulgalerie, Nuremberg (2023), Galeria Arsenał, Białystok (2022), Piana Gallery, Kraków (2022), LELE ArtSpace, Warsaw (2021), and the Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts, Kraków (2020). She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków and briefly studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg in 2018. She is pursuing her PhD at the Doctoral School of the Pedagogical University of Kraków.

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Exhibitions
The Last Laugh
Artists: Sarah Fripon, Adéla Janská, Min Jia, Alicja Pakosz, Rachel Youn
Hong Kong
18 May—29 June 2024
PODIUM

Unit 9D, E Tat Factory Building,
4 Heung Yip Road,
Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong

Tuesday – Saturday
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Closed on public holidays

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