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Zuzanna Hertzberg – daughter of Anna, granddaughter of Krystyna and Janina – is a painter, author of installations, performative actions and artivist. She deals with subjects of memory and body, as well as issues related to a broad sense of identity and belonging to a place.
She received her PhD degree at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts.
Hertzberg has worked on her Doctor of Arts degree at the Painting Studio and Public Domain Art Studio (supervised by prof. Leon Tarasewicz and prof. Krzysztof Wodiczko). She graduated with honors from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in 2011 with a Master degree in Painting. She is also a graduate of W. Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz Painting and Graphic Design Faculty.
She participated in a number of exhibitions in Poland and abroad, among them:
Niepodległe: Women, Independence and National Discourse, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (2018/19, curator Magda Lipska); Zuzanna Ginczanka. True Life Is Only About Happiness., Lviv Center for Urban History, Lviv, Ukraine (2018, curators Sarmen Beglarian, Sylwia Szymaniak); A microcosm of things: The public and private lives of collections, Museum of Warsaw (2017/18, curator Tomasz Fudala); Czech-Polish stars, Kubik Gallery, Litomysl, Czech Republic (2016, curator Naomi Smolik); Progress and hygiene, Zachęta – National Galery of Art, Warsaw (2014, curator Anda Rottenberg).
She was a recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including:
Kavaleridze. RE:VISION international program of artistic residences in Kyiv, Ukraine (2018); The Retreat for Jewish Artists organized by Asylum Arts and POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw (2017); Innovating Science Communication at Medical Museums 2014 in Leiden – Netherlands with the art project Eugenics and Euthanasia.
Representative of Poland in the 4th edition of UNESCO Art Camp Biennial – Colors of the Planet 2014 in Andorra.