Kinga Michalska CV

Selected solo exhibitions:

2023 Diary, curated by Nicole Burisch, FOFA Gallery, Montreal, Qc 

2022 Vampires, It’s Nothing to Laugh At, thesis show, advisor Chih-Chien Wang, MFA Gallery, Montreal, Qc

2017 Wayward Bodies, Festival Nouveau Cinéma, Agora du Coeur des sciences - UQAM, Montréal, Qc

2017 Slightly Erotic Ballads, curated by Fundacja Nośna, Galeria Opcja, Cracow, Poland

Selected group exhibitions:

2023 Tender Debauchery, curated by Agnieszka Rajzacher and Kinga Cieplicka, lokal_30, Warsaw

2022 The Discomfort of Evening, cutated by Magdalena Komornicka, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

2021 Queer Atack: Against Family, curated by Gabi Skrzypczak and Wydawnictwo Bomba, Poznań 

Poganki, lokal_30, curated by Agnieszka Rayzacher, Warsaw

2020 The Kitchen, curated by Polana Institute, The Clay, Warsaw Gallery Weekend, Warsaw 

2020 ConnectiOnze, cutared by Kimura Byol, Montreal, Qc  

2019 La présence de l’absence - Absence is Present , curated by Virginie Jourdain, Veronique Boilard, Kimura Byol, Never Apart, Montreal, Qc

2019 Maureen IV: MFA Group Show, Yves Laroche Gallery, Montreal, Qc

2018 Do it (her)self, curated by Zuzanna Dzwonkowska, Nosna Gallery, Cracow, Poland

2018 Sights of Feeling: The Millieux Institute Expo, curated by Treva Michelle Legassie, Concordia University, Montreal, Qc

2018 Femynynytees, curated by Renata Azevaldo and Treva Michelle Legassie, AVE Gallery, Montreal, Qc

2018 Queer gaze from Poland: Portrait of Love and Desire, curated by Grażyna Siedlecka, Bermondsay Project Space, London, UK

2018 Maureen III: MFA Group Show, Fonderie Darling, Montreal, Qc

2018 Revolution They Wrote, Mainline Gallery, Montreal, Qc

2018 Stack Effect 9, curated by Ian Funke-McKay, Concordia University, Montreal, Qc

2017 Wayward Bodies, Coeur des sciences – UQAM, Festival Nouveau Cinéma, Montreal

2017 Slightly Erotic Ballads, curated by Fundacja Nośna, Galeria Opcja, Cracow

2017 Slut Island, Le Cagibi, curated by Claudia Burneo, Montreal, Qc

Selected film screenings:

2023 Vampires, It’s Nothing to Laugh at, world premiere, Visions du Reel International Film Festival in Nyon, Switzerland, Short and Medium Length Competition

2022 Made in Poland, curated by Marta Miastkowska, curated by Marta Miastkowska, Avvistamenti Festival, Bisceglie, Italy

2020 TIDES: POST IMAGE SCREENING, curated by Jinyoung Kim and Zinnia Naqvi, Post Image Cluster, Montreal, Qc

2017 Ecosexual, curated by Coral Short, Altes Finanzamt, Berlin, Germany


2024 Pologne-en-Quebec, AXENÉO7, Gatineau (coming)

2022 Pologne-en-Quebec, VU Photo, Quebec City

2019 Absence is Present, Gay Archives of Quebec, Montreal


2017-2022 MFA in Photography, Concordia University
Thesis advisor: Chih-Chien Wang

2009-2012 BA in Cultural Studies, University of Warsaw

2008-2010 Diploma in Photography, Warsaw School of Photography

Non-academic training:

2020 Realisatrices Equitables - mentorship with Cathrine Hebert

2019 Formation en Scénarisation Documentaire with Jean-François Lesage, The Main Film

2019 First Pitch, RIDM

2018 Talent Lab, RIDM

2015-2017 Art Coaching with Marie-Michele Fillion, Yes Montreal

2016-2017 Artistic Mentorship with Paul Landon (UQAM), Diversite Artistique Montreal

Curatorial experience:

2017-2019 Rabarbar: Queer Porn Festival in collaboration with Martyna Tokarska and Zofka Jabłońska, presented at Queerowy Maj, Spółdzielnia Ogniwo in Cracow, Madame Q, Ada Puławska and Anarchist Film Festival in Warsaw, Poland

Selected conferences:

2021 Living a Feminist Life
Otwarte Seminarium Siostrzano-Piknikowe, curated by Magdalena Komornicka, Agnieszka Różyńska and Liliana Zeic, Zachęta, Warsaw

2020  15th Feminist Seminar: “The Spirit of Otherness. Artists and Sexual Minorities”, curated by Agnieszka Rayzacher, lokal_30, Warsaw

2019  Regarding Uncertainty Conference, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, Qc


Women Photograph 
Center for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, Concordia University

Commissioned work (photographer and videographer) selected clients:
Vice Magazine, Speciwomen Magazine, Danse Cite, Parbleux, Je Suis Julio, Tengante, Studio 303, Concordia University.