Artist, curator, art mediator
Born in 1983 in Poland, since 1988 in Germany.
Engaged with video, installation and performance.
Interested in the interdependant relationship between individual and society.
2010-2011 Hunter College, Master in "Nonfiction Mediamaking," New York
2009-2010 „Meisterschülerin" at the University of Art Berlin
2004-2009 Graduated in Fine Arts at the University of Arts Berlin,
in the class of Prof. Lothar Baumgarten and Dr. Hito Steyerl
AWARDS AND SCOLARSHIPS
2010-2011 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scolarship for New York
2010 Nominated by the president of the UdK for the „Meisterschüler-Award"
CURATORIAL PRACTICE / ART MEDIATION
Curator of the screening "We can create our own histories" at arttransponder, in the framework of the project Revolution? Artistic practice, political interventions, collaborative achting
"Kitsch, Revenge, Solidarity? - In/visibility of Boders and Migration2" film analysis workshop at Raumerweiterungshalle Berlin.
Curator of „Staging the Border" (video platform 2010) at arttransponder: Exhibition of Farida Heuck and Yae-Hyun Yoo and film analysis workshop „Europes-Anti Virus System – In/visibilities of Borders and Migration"
Co-organizer of the International Interflugs-Academy dedicated to Self-organized
Education and Cultural Production
2006-2009 Co-organizer of the Interflugs Lecture Series at the University of Arts Berlin (Artist Talks, panel discussions, workshops)
SELECTED FESTIVALS AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Urbi et Orbi, Paço das Artes, São Paulo (Brasil)
Reality Check, Center for Contemporary Art, Trondheim (Norway)
AnaDoma – Fest für Film und Video, Braunschweig (Germany)
World Art Tendency, Sarajevo Winter Festival (Kosovo)
Videoforum, Substitute Galerie, Berlin
Exhibition Tape Modern No.9, Berlin,
Open Days House, University of Arts Berlin
4th Edition of the Streaminigfestival" International Online-Festival for Audio Visual Art, curated by the isfth Foundation in Den Haag (Netherlands)
The Loose Play Atari, Duration:London
Tehran Biennale - Touring Exhibition, Dom Omladine, Belgrad (Serbia)
Berlim:Trânsitos e transformações, Instituto Cultural Itaú, Belo Horionte & Vitória (Brasil)
26th Torino Film Festival, Torino (Italy)
100° Festival, Theater Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin
AnaDoma – Fest für Film und Video, Braunschweig
Schaurauschen – Images about Images, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin
Traffic scarcely audible, DOMOBAAL Gallery, London
Two, Gallery George Polke, London
Tehran Biennale - Touring Exhibition, Westgermany, Berlin
FID Marseille (Festival International Documentaire), Selection Video Library (France)
Soirée Flare # 2, Vidéos des Ecoles d'Art d'Europe, Montpellier (France)
Azad Gallery, Tehran (Iran)
Reloading Images Temporary School, Berlin
contact to Martyna Starosta