CURATOR PROFILE

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.

BIOGRAPHY

Agata Ciastoń  is a freelance curator, teacher and author. She received her PhD in Cultural Studies at the University of Wrocław (2014). She co-operates with cultural and educational institutions, as well as publishing houses. She was the initiator, coordinator and curator of numerous exhibitions presenting the output of Polish and foreign artists. In her work, she is chiefly interested in the issue of variously understood boundaries and territories. Her projects often feature the recurring motif of landscape, as well as relationships between man and the world of animals, plants and objects. In recent years, she has focused more closely on the latest Israeli art – the artists she has been collaborating with include Netta Laufer, Ella Littwitz, Noa Heyne and Amir Yatziv.  


PUBLICATIONS

  • Ciastoń A. (2018), Conversation with Amir Yatziv & Guy Slabbinck, Catalogue of the exhibition Standby Painter, Wrocław Contemporary Museum.


  • Ciastoń A. (2017), Fotografia Magazine 1953-1974, Catalogue of the exhibition Fotografia Magazine 1953-1974, Wrocław Contemporary Museum.


  • Ciastoń A. (2017), Image Permeated with Meanings - Gordon Parks’ Documentaries, Catalogue of the exhibition I Use My Camera as a Weapon, Wrocław Contemporary Museum.


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