Alicja Bielawska


Eastern European Network

City, Country:

Warsaw, Poland


2013, 2014, 2015


Sept 2014 - Nov 2014


Born 1980 in Warsaw/Poland.

Alicja Bielawska lives and works in Warsaw and Amsterdam/Netherlands.

She graduated in Art History at the University of Warsaw and Fine Arts at Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. She received scholarships of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland (2012), Startstipendium from The Mondriaan Fonds (2012/13), and Młoda Polska scholarship (2014).

Alicja Bielawska creates sculptures, installations, drawings, and writes poetry. Her work focus on the materiality of everyday life and the relationship between objects, interiors, and memories. She is interested in the role of the relativity of perception and memory. She works as a guest teacher at the Atelier Foundation, Warsaw.

Recent solo exhibitions include: before the transit after the shift, Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn/Netherlands (2014), Fuzzy Sets, Weekender #17, Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam/Netherlands (2014), When Things Find Their Place, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra/Poland (2013) and Adopted Shapes, Arsenal Gallery, Białystok/Poland (2012).
Recent commission: Design of the curtains for the Auditorium at the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (2014).
Publication: When Things Find Their Place, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra (catalog, 2013)

Alicja Bielawska has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Poland, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain, among others The Splendour of Textiles, Zachęta National Gallery, Warsaw (2013).

Her works are included in the public collections of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Arsenal Gallery in Białystok and private collections throughout Poland and the Netherlands.

Alicja Bielawska is a fellow through the »New Networks« project, a cooperation of Akademie Schloss Solitude and the Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, with financial support by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw.