« Black & Light » by Kinga Kielczynska x Sylvain Chauveau

Germany / 2009 / video / color
Courtesy of Chanel Jewellery

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Kinga Kielczynska

Born in 1972 in Warsaw, lives and works in Berlin.

Kinga Kielczynska, artiste vidéo polonaise a suivi des études aux Beaux Arts d’Amsterdam, où elle a joué dans des clubs tel que: Paradiso, Supper Club, Mazzo. Kinga réalise aussi des vidéos de mode pour le styliste Bernhard Willhelm et pour la Semaine de la Mode à Amsterdam. Elle a exposé son travail à la galérie W139, P.A.K.T. (Amsterdam), Centraal Museum (Utrecht), M&R (Londres). Ses performances ont accompagné : Electronicat, Daniel Wang, Artur8, TLP (Eskimo), Munk (Gomma), Darshan Jesrani/Metro Area, Spacid. Depuis 2004, elle est responsable de la direction visuelle Astigmatic, festival polonais de musiques électroniques. Son oeuvre est fondée sur l’utilisation d’images réelles (vidéo et photographie).

Kinga Kielczynska, works as a visual artist. She is born in 1972 in Warsaw, Poland where she currently leaves and works. Graduated from Spanish Philology at Warsaw University in Poland in 1996. After finishing her studies she went to live in Amsterdam and graduated from audio-visual departament on Gerrit Rietveld Academie and follewed her studies making a master at the Fine Art departament of the Sandberg Institute. Along making short films, video installations she also works as a VJ. Her work is largely associated with music. She exhibits her work in art galeries, music and fashion events. She is associated with Polish art channel of national broadcast TVP Kultura where she makes her own program dedicated to art and music related visuals. In her work she explores the contrasting aspects of the east and west european cultures.