Piotrowska’s work examines the complex power dynamics and psychological effects of human relationships.
For Yorkshire Sculpture International, Leeds Art Gallery is working with Joanna Piotrowska to develop a new project taking over a gallery space with a selection of her series of photographs Frantic. This series of composed black and white photographs explore notions of the human body and social structures.
Joanna Piotrowska received a BA in Photography at the Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow, in 2009 and an MA in Photography, at the Royal College of Art, London in 2013. In 2015 she was awarded with the Photoworks & Jerwood Award. Her solo exhibitions include: Joanna Piotrowska, Dawid Radziszewski Gallery, Warsaw, 2016; Hester, Southard Reid, London, 2015; How Are You?, Księgarnia | Wystawa, Cracow, 2015; FROWST, Ethnographic Museum, Cracow, 2015; s.w.a.l.k, Project Space, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland, 2014.
b. 1985, Poland
Lives and works in London
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