Anna Płotnicka

Anna Płotnicka (b. 1956) is an artist and curator, working in the intersection of performance, installation, and video art, whereas the last medium is for her a means of documentation, as well as a constitutive element of her works. In her works, she often explores the notion of place, understood as a place for living or a physical perception of space; she raises up questions of femininity and focusses on feelings and emotions. Her performances often take form of involving public live installations.

Anna Płotnicka graduated from the Department of Painting, Graphic Art and Sculpture at the PWSSP (today the Academy of Fine Arts) in Wrocław. She obtained her diploma in 1980, in prof. prof. J.J. Aleksiun’s atelier. She presented her works in PS1 Museum in New York, Het Apollohuisw Eindhoven, Center of Contemporary Art in Warsaw, WRO Media Art Biennale in Wrocław. She took part in many presentation women art: Obecność (ON Gallery, Poznań/1987), Kobieta w kobiecie (Galeria Bielska BWA/1996). She is also a curator: in 2001 and 2004 she was a curator of exhibitions Krzątanina 1 i Krzątanina 2., in 2006 Zamieszkanie – Sich Einrichten in Dresden, in 2007 the second part of this project with participation of German artists in Wrocław.