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Paulina Olowska (born 1976, Gdańsk) is a Polish painter and photographer, who also works in the field of performance and video-art, social action and applied art. The areas of her artistic explorations are modernist utopias and research on the work of 20th century artists, which she combines with her own creative practice to bring unjustly forgotten ideas back to life. A characteristic thread in Olowska's work is her interest in female attitudes in art and her search for "protoplasts"; such as Alina Szapocznikow and Zofia Stryjeńska. The artist lives and works in Rabka-Zdrój.
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Ołowska studied in both the United States and Poland, attending the School of the Art Institute, Chicago and the Academy of Fine Arts Gdańsk. She participated in the DAAD residency program in Berlin. Her work, which often includes found material, deals with themes of remembrance and nostalgia. She has collaborated with other artists in an attempt to build a sense of community among Poland’s avant-garde.
Artist, Fashion Designer, Collagist, Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Video Artist
Paulina Ołowska
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