Agata Ciastoń

  • Poland (b. 1983)
  • Currently in Wrocław, Poland.
  • Agata Ciastoń is a freelance curator, teacher and author based in Wrocław, Poland. Her projects often feature the recurring motif of landscape, as well as relationships between man and other animals, plants and objects.


Agata Ciastoń is a freelance curator, researcher and author. She has earned a PhD degree in culture studies from the University of Wrocław. Her PhD thesis was dedicated to the dynamic relationship between photography and moving images. Having collaborated with cultural and educational institutions and publishing houses for years, has curated group exhibitions including “Poetry and Performance. The Eastern European Perspective” (2020) and “Fotografia Magazine 1953-1974" (2017), solo shows by Marta Bogdańska, Ella Littwitz, Tom Swoboda, Netta Laufer, Amir Yatziv and Guy Slabbinck among others. In 2022, she received an artistic scholarship from the Mayor of Wrocław for a project inspired by visual archives devoted to the post-Nazi A4 highway nearby Wrocław, Poland. The main interest of her work lies in topics related to borders and territories. Her projects often explore such recurrent issues as ambiguous landscapes and the relationship between humans and the world of animals, plants and things.