Curator & Writer
Sylwia Serafinowicz is Chief Curator of exhibitions and public programs at a/political, writer, and Editor of @aica_uk. Serafinowicz was born in Warsaw, spent a year studying at Paris VII and working at the Pompidou Centre before settling in London in 2010. Serafinowicz uses exhibitions, public programmes and digital platforms to forge better, equal futures. Serafinowicz graduated with a PhD in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art and an MA in History of Art from the University of Warsaw, Poland. Her PhD thesis was dedicated to the dynamic relationship between photography, moving image and performance. Serafinowicz continues to work at the intersection of visual, ephemeral arts and new technologies. Curated exhibitions include We Protect You From Yourselves featuring collectives Democracia and Syrena, Labor Relations, 2016,Wild at Heart, 2018 and solo shows by Kendall Geers, Franko B, kennardphillipps, Shikeith, Chila Kumari Burman, Ewa Axelrad, Daniel Malone. Her texts appeared in Artforum, Afterall Art School, Contemporary Lynx, Not. Fot, Art and Documentation amongst other outlets. Serafinowicz is a member of the British Art Network and the Executive Committee of AICA UK.
Image: Talk featuring Michael Snow and Sylwia Serafinowicz, Drake Hotel, Toronto, 2015; courtesy of Raster Gallery