Rafal Zajko
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Born in Bialystok, Poland 1988   

contact : rrzajko@googlemail.com     
                              


Education

(2009-2012) Chelsea College of Art, BA HONS, Fine Art

2011 - Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste ( HBK ),
Braunschweig College of Art (Erasmus exchange )                     
Candice Breitz Class, Thomas Rentmeister Class\

(2008-2009) Central Saint Martins, Foundation in Art and Design\

 


Exhibitions

2015 - "Once more with the feeling(s)" - Lewisham Arthouse - London\
2015 - "Sunscreen" - One Thoresby Street - Nottingham\
2015 - "A journey into memory" - group show - private location - Cornawall\
2015 - "Wandering Monument" - performance - ART SOCIAL'15 - House of St Barnabas - London\
2015 - "Chelsea 10" - anniversary alumni group show - Chelsea College of Art and Design - London\
2015 - "Text and Textile" - Girls Only NYC - Picadilly - London\
2015 - "Glass Weather" - performance - "The Function #1" - The Function Room - London\
2015 - "Sunscreen" - commision by EM15 for 56th Venice Biennale 2015\
2015 - "Tan like that" - group show - Queens Crescent - London\

2014 - "Silent Citadel" - performance with Jonathan Baldock - "Centre for remote possibilities" - Matt's Gallery - London\
2014 - "Los Angeles 2019 - Edge of Human" - French Riviera project space - London\
2014 - "Global Internat Talks" - studio/parlor - ArtLicks Weekend - London\
2014 - "MADE IN LONDON" - film screening as the part of Derek Jarman Retrospective - National Centre of Contemporary Arts (NCCA)
        and Moscow School of New Cinema - Moscow, Russia\
2014 - "Liminal Space" - TAP - Southend-on-Sea\
2014 - "Wandering Monument (weave)" - commission for Pringle of Scotland\
2014 - "Dead Famous" - HAHA Gallery, Southampton\
2014 - "UNIT(e)" - "Esperanto Cafe" , g39, Cardiff, Wales\

2013 - 'HEAT' , Blockbuster Exhibitions, Berlin, Germany\
2013 - 'Rushgrove House Project', London\
2013 - 'One for the Mothers (Viva las Villas)' - installation - Hippodrome Casino, London\
2013 - 'Life (Bildung)' - event - Barbican, London\
2013 - 'Punkt bez ja' -  Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland\
2013 - 'Life (Can A Trailer Be Enough?)' - event - Jay Mews, Royal College of Art, London\
2013 - 'Pistols and Pollinators 2', The Albert Project, London\
2013 - 'Adjacent Practice Colliding Daily', ACME Project Space, London\
2013 - Future Map 2012, Lethaby Gallery, London\

2012 - BA FINE ART - Degree Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London\
2012 - CCW Artist Moving Image 2011-2012, South London Gallery, London\
2012 - 'The Life of the Mind ' group show - The Gallery, Stoke Newington, London\
2012 - 'SALT presents' group show - Old Police Station, Depford, London \
2012 - Interim show - performance 'Portikus' - Triangle space, Chelsea College of Art, London\

2011 - 'CLASHANDCONVERGE II '-  Camberwell Space , London\
2011 - Driller Killer E2 - group film screening - Shoreditch House Cinema ' Aubin ' , London\
2011 - 'Il Corpo Della Donna' group show, Milan, Italy\
2011 - 'BS Visite ' - film screening in conjunction with 'Jack Smith: A Feast for the Eyes' - ICA, London.\
2011 - 'Our lips are sealed ( Centennial Light)' - instalation , Kahland Project space, Braunschweig , Germany\
2011 - Rundgang HBK - Candice Breitz Class ,  Thomas Rentmeister Class, Braunschweig, Germany\
2011 - group show ' Without the shadow of a doubt' - Fazenda project space , London\
2011 - performance ' Polish nail artist will Polish your nails With Posh Polish nail Polish - 'Everything' Event , ICA , London\

2010 - performance 'We need a resolution' -   group show 'Junction' - Collective Space , London\
2010 - group show 'Faces' - Electric Blue Gallery,    London\
2010 - group show 'Hand Joy'  -  Centre for Recent Drawing (c4rd) , London\

Awards
2013 - Winner of inaugural Hippodrome Art Film Award 2013\
2012 - Acme Chelsea Studio Award 2012\
2012 - CCW Artist Moving Image Grand in conjunction with South London Gallery\

Residencies
2014 - g39 - UNIT(e) programme - Cardiff, Wales\
2014 - "Liminal Spaces - "Temporary Arts Projects T-A-P, Southend-on-Sea


Commissions
2014 - Pringle of Scotland - "Wandering Monument (weave)" - Hackney/

Programmes
2014 - Into the Wild - Chisenhale Art Place - London/
2015 - Syllabus - Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire/