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konrad pustola

Konrad Pustola graduated in economics at the University of Warsaw in 2003, in photography at the Film School in Lodz (2006) and at the Royal College of Art in London (2008). He won the Polish Press Photo Contest (2001) and the contest” Art in the city” during the International Biennale of Architecture in Cracow (2004), he received the “Swedish Glasses of Equality” award for the social campaign “T-shirt for Freedom” (2004).



born 1976 in Warsaw, Poland

lives and works in Warsaw


exhibitions (selection)

2010 PHOTOESPAÑA, Unfinished houses, Museo de la Semana Santa, Cuenca, Spain
2010 Dark rooms, Contemporary Art Center "Bunkier Sztuki", Krakow
2009 Dark rooms, CCA Ujazdowski Castle,Warsaw, CK Zamek, Poznań, Poland
2009 Konrad Pustola, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico DF, Mexico
2006 Author, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
2006 Warsaw, Festival of Photography, Polish Institute, Rome
2006 S(t)imulations, Otwarta Pracownia, Poland
2005 Warsaw, Mala Galeria, ZPAF and CCA, Warsaw, Poland
2005 Subjectives im Objektiv, Hessische Landesvertretung, Berlin, Germany
2004 T-shirt for Freedom, numerous shows in public spaces, Poland
2004 Warsaw, Jyvaskyla Art Museum, Jyvaskyla, Finland
2004 Siena, Wizytujaca Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
2002 Sanna, First Festival of Black&White Photography, Zakopane, Poland
2001 Viva Mexico!, Museum of Paderewski, Łazienki, Warsaw, Poland

2010 ARTESANTENDER, art fair, Santander, Spain
2009 Storia Memoria Identitia, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, Modena, Italy
2009 Disappear by the Vistula, Bęc Zmiana, Warsaw
2009 New Conteporaries 2009, Rochelle School,London, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester, UK
2009 Over and over again: 1989-2009, Centennial Hall, Wroclaw, Poland
2009 Der Katholische Faktor in der Zeltgenossischen Kunst, Rengensburg, Germany
2008 Summer show, Hoopers Gallery, London, UK
2008 Poland Street Underground, PCI, London, UK
2008 Red eye effect, Polish photography in XXI century, CCA Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
2007 Incorrect, Leica Photography Prize 2007, Bielefeld, Germany
2007 Antiphotographs, Arsenał, Poznan, Poland
2006 The New Documentalists, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Zielona Gora, Bratislava, Poland
2006 Intimate architecture - abandoned architecture, Kronika Gallery, Bytom, Poland
2006 A Photographer Works on Sundays, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery, Cracow, Poland
2006 Poland now!, tour exhibition of the photographers presented by the Pozytyw magazine, Poland
2005 Creators of European Photography, Lodz, Poland


illustration above: Konrad Pustola, Dark rooms, Warszawa, 2009, c-print, dibond, 50 x 100cm. 
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