Monika Sosnowska

Born in Poland, 1972

Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Poznan, Poland, 1993 – 1998
Studied at Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, 1999 – 2000
S-air, Sapporo, Japan, 2002
Stipendium at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin, 2004

Lives and works in Warsaw, Poland

Selected Solo Exhibitions

deCrodova Sculpture Park and Museum, ‘Monika Sosnowska: Tower’, Lincoln MA
Ginza Maison Hermès, ‘Monika Sosnowska: Gate’, Tokyo, Japan
Fundação De Serralves, ‘Monika Sosnowska: Architectonisation’, Porto, Portugal

Hauser & Wirth New York, ‘Tower’, New York NY

Pérez Art Museum Miami, ‘Market’, Miami FL
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen CO
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, ‘Regional Modernities’, Melbourne, Australia
Contemporary Art Gallery Vancouver, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)

The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany
Public Art Fund, ‘Fir Tree’, New York NY

Kurimanzutto, ‘___’, Mexico City, Mexico
Tamayo Museum, ‘Fire Escape’, Mexico City, Mexico
K21 Ständehaus, ‘The Staircase / Die Treppe, 2010’, Dusseldorf, Germany

Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Stairway’, Herzliya, Israel
Hauser & Wirth New York, ‘___’, New York NY
Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘The Staircase’, Herzliya, Israel
Artpace, ‘Monika Sosnowska’, San Antonio TX

Capitain Petzel Gallery, ‘___’, Berlin, Germany

The Modern Institute, ‘____’, Glasgow, Scotland
Primrose Hill, Public art for London’s Parks, ‘The Wind House’, London, England

Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
52nd International Biennale of Venice, Polish Pavilion, ‘1:1’, Venice, Italy
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, ‘Loop’, Vaduz, Lichtenstein
Museum Dhondt Dhaenens Deurle, ‘Picture This!’, Deurle, Belgium
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Projects 83’, New York NY
Galerie Gisela Capitain, ‘Display’, Cologne, Germany
Sprengel Museum, ‘Interventionen 41’, Hanover, Germany
Musac Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Leon, Spain
Arsenal Gallery, ‘Instalacja/Installation’, Białystok, Poland
Kronika Gallery, ‘Display/Wystawa’, Bytom, Poland (Travelling Exhibition)

Foksal Gallery Foundation, ‘Display/Wystawa’, Warsaw, Poland (Travelling Exhibition)
OPA Office for Art Projects, Guadalajara, Mexico
Freud Museum, ‘The Tired Room’, Vienna, Austria
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

Serpentine Gallery, London, England
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
De Apple Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Modern Institute, ‘___’, Glasgow, Scotland
Stella Lohaus Gallery, ‘___’, Antwerp, Belgium

Laura Pecci Gallery, ‘___’, Milan, Italy (with Wilhelm Sasnal)

Display Gallery, ‘___’, Prague, Czech Republic (with Wilhelm Sasnal)
Foksal Gallery Foundation, ‘___’, Warsaw, Poland

Laboratorium Gallery, Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, ‘Little Alice’, Warsaw, Poland

Rijksakademie, ‘Bon Voyage’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rijksakademie, ‘Additional Illumination’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rijksakademie, ‘Non-existent Room in a Part’, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Rijksakademie, ‘Double Reality’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rijksakademie, ‘Shift’, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Selected Group Exhibitions

Blaffer Art Museum, ‘Buildering: Misbehaving the City’, Houston TX
Contemporary Arts Center, ‘Buildering: Misbehaving the City’, Cincinnati OH
De La Cruz Collection, ‘From the Collection: Looking at process’, Miami FL
Lehmbruck Museum, ‘One Great Idea – 50 Years of the Lehmbruck Museum’, Duisburg, Germany
Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, ‘dzisiaj / As You Can See: Polish Art’, Warsaw, Poland
Museum Langmatt, ‘Salon distingué — Household Effects in Good Company’, Baden, Switzerland

Museo di Santa Guilia, ‘Novecento mai visto’, Brecia, Italy
Kunstmuseum Bonn, ‘Heimsuchung: Uncanny Spaces in Contemporary Art’, Bonn, Germany
Museum Morsbroich,‘Twisted Entities. Zeitgenössische polnische Kunst’ Leverkusen, Germany

Haus der Kulturen der Welt, ‘Between Walls and Windows. Architektur und Ideologie’, Berlin, Germany
2012 Shanghai Biennale- REACTIVATION, Shanghai, China
Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, ‘New Sculpture’, Warsaw, Poland
MCA Chicago, ‘Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity’, Chicago IL
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, ‘Minimal Myth’, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Palais des Beaux-Arts, ‘The Power of Fantasy: Imagination at work’, Brussels, Belgium
Zabludowicz Collection, ‘We Will Live, We Will See’, London, England
De Appel, ‘Fluiten in het Donker – project by the Curatorial Programme 10/11’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venice Biennale, ‘ILLUMInations’, Venice, Italy
MUMOK Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, ‘Museum of Desires’, Vienna, Austria

LABoral Centro de Arte, ‘Passages. Travels in Hyperspace’ from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Conteporary Collection, Gijon, Spain
Daimler Contemporary, ‘Ampersand – A Dialogue of Contemporary Art from South Africa & the Daimler Art Collection’, Berlin, Germany
Centre Pompidou, ‘elles@centrepompidou’, Paris, France

Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, ‘elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou’, Paris, France

Kurimanzutto, ‘Nos cambiamos de domicilio’, Mexico City, Mexico
Schaulager, ‘Monika Sosnowska / Andrea Zitte’l, Munchenstein, Basel, Switzerland
Kurator. Ein Förderprogramm der Gebert Stiftung für Kultur, ‘Susan Ohilipsz, Monika Sosnowska’, Rapperswil, Switzerland
Stadtisches Museum Abteiberg, ‘Delusive Orders’, Mönchengladbach, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)

South London Gallery, ‘STAY FOREVER AND EVER AND EVER’, London, England
Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi, ‘Delusive Orders’, Lodz, Poland
Sommer Contemporary Art, ‘XXS (Extra Extra Small)’, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Foksal Gallery Foundation in collaboration with Kurimanzutto gallery, ‘Koniec egzotycznej podróży / The Exotic Journey Ends’, Warsaw, Poland
Center for Contemporary Art Zamek Ujazdowski, ‘W Polsce; Czyli gdzie? / In Poland, That Is Where?’, Warsaw, Poland
Grieder Contemporary, ‘START’!, Küsnacht, Zurich, Switzerland
Zamość, ‘Ideal cities – invisible cites’, Potsdam, Germany
Charlottenborg udstillingsbygning, ‘Phanton’, Copenhagen, Denmark
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘ARS 06 – Sense of the Real’, Helsinki, Finland
Witte de With, ‘Satellite of Love’, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Center fro Contemporary Art Zamek Ujazdowski, ‘W samym centrum uwagi / At the Very Center of Attention’, Warsaw, Poland
Green Light Pavilon, ‘Longing Balloons are Floating Around the World’, Berlin, Germany

Compton Verney Art Gallery, ‘Only Make-Believe: Ways of Playing’, Warwickshire, England
Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, ‘Il Teatro dell’Arte and Luna Park. Arte Fantastica’, Passariano, Italy
Bonner Kunstverein, ‘DER KUNST IHRE RÄUME’, Bonn, Germany
Andrew Kreps Gallery, ‘We Disagree’, New York NY

episode 3, BAK, ‘Who if Not We…? Cordially Invited’, Utrecht, Netherlands
Galerie du TBN, ‘Ce qui reste’, Rennes, France
Galleria Continua, ‘Barraque D’Dull Odde’, San Gimignano, Italy
Den Haag Sculptuur, Den Haag, Netherlands
Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, ‘Dimension Folly’, Trento, Italy
Le Plateau, ‘Distances?’, Paris, France
BWA Gallery, ‘PRYM’, Zielona Góra, Poland
Foksal Gallery Foundation, ‘Parallel Action’, Cieszyn, Poland
Basis Voor Actuele Kunst, ‘Cordially Invited’, Utrecht, Netherlands

Zacheta National Gallery of Art, ‘Spojrzenia 2003 – Nagroda Fundacji Deutche Bank / Views 2003 – Deutsche Bank Cultural Foundation Award’, Warsaw, Poland
Intercross Creative Center, S-AIR Show 2, Sapporo, Japan
Zachęta Gallery, ‘Sztuka współczesna dla wszystkich dzieci / Contemporary Art for All Children’, Warsaw, Poland
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, ‘Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered. Spatial Emotion in Art and Architecture’, Zurich, Switzerland (Travelling Exhibition)
Łaznia Centre for Contemporary Art, ‘Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered: Spatial Emotion in Contemporary Art and Architecture’, Gdańsk, Poland (Travelling Exhibition)
Prague Biennale 1, Prague, Czech Republic
Sculpture Center, ‘Architectures of Gender: Contemporary Women’s Art in Poland’, New York NY
Nordenhake Gallery, ‘Pale Fire’, Berlin, Germany
50th Venice Biennale, ‘Clandestine’, Venice, Italy
Foksal Gallery Foundation, ‘Hidden in a Daylight’, Cieszyn, Poland
8th International Istanbul Biennial, ‘Poetic Justice’, Istanbul, Turkey
Galerie Gisela Capitain, ‘Splendor Geometrik’, Cologne, Germany
Villa Arson, ‘Re:Location 6’, Nice, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
Łaznia Center for Contemporary Art, ‘Re:Location 6’, Gdańsk, Poland (Travelling Exhibition)
Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
Kurimanzutto, ‘Labyrinth’, Mexico City, Mexico
International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Israel Museum, ‘Art Focus 4’, Jerusalem, Israel
La Capella del Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu, ‘POLES: The New Art of Poland’, Barcelona, Spain
Sony Center, Art Forum, Berlin, Germany
Royal College of Art, ‘Fair’, London, England
4th Kwangju Biennale, ‘Project 1’, Kwangju, South Korea
Manifesta 4 – European Biennale of Contemporary Art, Frankfurt, Germany
Kunsthalle Basel, ‘In Capital Letters’, Basel, Switzerland

Raster Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
Gelerie du Jour, ‘Il y a toujour quelq’un qui veux quelque chose’, Paris, France
1st Biennale of Tirana, Tirana, Albania
Bielska Gallery BWA, ‘Painters’ Competition’, Bielsko-Biala, Poland
Leon Wyczółkowski Museum, ‘Oikos’, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Centre de Solai, ‘Escape’, Bamako, Mali
Hans Brinker Hotel, ‘The Double Room’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Outline Foundation, ‘Painted Image Limited’, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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