Zuzanna Hertzberg

Lives and works in Warsaw, Poland | +48 796 058 628 | suzanna.nomad@gmail.com
Languages: Polish, English, basic Yiddish and Spanish

Education

2018 PhD, Graphic Department, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland
2012-2015 Doctoral Studies, Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland (supervised by prof. Leon Tarasewicz and prof. Krzysztof Wodiczko)
2007-2011 MFA with honours, Painting Department, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland

2005-2007 BFA, Painting and Graphic Design Department, W. Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts, Łódź, Poland

Exhibitions

2020:
Difficult Pasts. Connected Worlds, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga (2020-21, curators Margaret Tali,Ieva Astahovska);
Mechitza. Chajka Grossman, artivist action on the anniversary of the outbreak of the Białystok Ghetto Uprising, Bialystok;
Mechitza. Female Fighters of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprisings, artivist action, Ghetto Heroes Monument – Umschlagplatz Monument, Warsaw;

2019:
Individual and Organized Resistance of Women during the Holocaust, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland (curator Ewa Chomicka);
#3 act: FAITH, Love Hope Faith. In Honour of…, Biuro Wystaw, Warsaw (curators Sarmen Beglarian, Sylwia Szymaniak);
#2 act: HOPE, Love. Hope. Faith. In Honour of…, Biuro Wystaw, Warsaw (curators Sarmen Beglarian, Sylwia Szymaniak);
Touch the Art, Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw (curators Joanna Rentowska, Anna Szary);
100 FLAGS, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz (curator Marta Kowalewska);
100 FLAGS for the century to obtain electoral rights by Polish women, Awangarda BWA Wrocław Gallery, Wroclaw;
#1 act: LOVE, Love Hope Faith. In Honour of…, Biuro Wystaw, Warsaw (curators Sarmen Beglarian, Sylwia Szymaniak);
Young Polish painting, National Museum in Gdansk, Department of Modern Art (curator Wojciech Zmorzyński);

2018:
Niepodległe: Women, Independence and National Discourse, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (curator Magda Lipska);
Kavaleridze. RE:VISION, Ivan Kavaleridze Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine (curator Victoria Danelyan);
Zuzanna Ginczanka. True Life Is Only About Happiness., Lviv Center for Urban History, Lviv, Ukraine curators Sarmen Beglarian, Sylwia Szymaniak);
Flow, W dzikiej kocham się Wiśle, Gdańsk Municipal Gallery, Gdańsk;
68 Workshops of Revolution, Teatr 8 Dnia, Poznań;

2017:
New / Newly discovered, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw;
A Microcosm Of Things: The Public And Private Lives Of Collections, Museum of Warsaw (curator Tomasz Fudala);
The 43rd Painting Biennale Bielska Jesień 2015, Bielska BWA Gallery, Bielsko – Biała (curator Grażyna Cybulska);
Plac Defilad: A Step Forward, 9th edition of the Warsaw Under Construction Festival, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (curator Barbara Piwowarska, Dorota Jarecka, Tomasz Fudala, Szymon Maliborski);
Tunnel Below / Skyjacking Above, nGbK, Berlin, Germany;
Women on Women, visual herstory performance during Festivalt, Cracow;
Minimal Impulse, balzer projects Gallery, Basel, Switzerland;
What About Abstractionism?, Stefan Gierowski Foundation, Warsaw;
Biennale de La Biche, Grand cul de sac marin, 97115, Gwadeloupe, (curators Maess Anand, Alex Urso);

2016:
After The Rally, Studio Gallery, Warsaw (curators Dorota Jarecka, Barbara Piwowarska);
Unknown Variable, individual exhibition, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw (curator Michał Jachuła);
10th Triennial of Small Painting Forms, Wozownia Gallery, Toruń;
Volunteers For Freedom, spoken word performance Zuza Hertzberg with Bozena Keff based on Zuza Hertzberg art project, Center for Jewish Culture and Education in the White Stork Synagogue, Wroclaw;
Dabrowskis – Disavowed Among Disavowed, art action, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw;

2015:
The 42nd Painting Biennale Bielska Jesień 2015, Bielska BWA Gallery, Bielsko – Biała;
Czech-Polish Stars, Kubik Gallery, Litomysl, Czech Republic (curator Naomi Smolik);
Order out of Chaos, Le Guern Gallery, Warsaw (curator Michał Jachuła);
Colors For The Planet, headquartes UNESCO, Paris, France;
Body and objects, Municipal Gallery, Wroclaw (curator Agnieszka Patała);

2014:
Proposed period of time, Corridor Gallery, Użhorod, Ukraine (curator Petro Ryaska);
Progress and hygiene, Zachęta – National Galery of Art, Warsaw (curator Anda Rottenberg);
Closer to Gaza, Kuhlhaus Berlin, Germany;
שטילקייט, Próżna Street 14, Warsaw (individual exhibition during 11th Singer Festival of Jewish Culture in Warsaw);
Guts, Monopol Gallery, Warsaw;
Jude, Татары,…. site-specific art , Spokojna 15, Warsaw;
Strażnicy Szabatu, Schomre Schabos, Stražci Šábesu, individual exhibition – site-specific art, old synagogue building, Cieszyn, Czech Republic;

2013:
No Budget Show %5, DKK, Lublin (curator Robert Kuśmirowski);
Everywhere is everywhere, individual exhibition, Biała Gallery, Lublin (curator Jan Gryka);

2012:
AAAcupuncture, Kordegarda Gallery, Warsaw (curator Mirosław Bałka);
Sick art, Jerozolima,Warsaw (curators Agnieszka Sural, Andrzej Pałys);

2011:
COMING OuT-Best 2011 Graduates of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Sinfonia Varsovia space, Warsaw;

Scholarships and Awards
2021 The Vivian J. Prins Foundation Artistic Residency at the Center For Jewish History, New York
2021 Building memory within ‘a city of rifts’ // Facing political collaborationism – curated workshop & artistic think-tank, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2020-21;
2020 Scholarship of the Fund for the Support of Creative Activity Of The Society Of Authors ZAIKS
;
2019-2021 Tarbut, a scholarship program organized by the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
2018 Kavaleridze. RE:VISION international program of artistic residences in Kyiv, Ukraine;
2017 Retreat for Jewish Artists organized by Asylum Arts and POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland;
2014 Representative of Poland, 4th edition of UNESCO Art Camp Biennial – Colors of the Planet, Andorra;
2014 Workshop Innovating Science Communication at Medical Museums 2014, Leiden, Netherlands (with the art project Eugenics and Euthanasia);
2014 Scholarship of the Fund for the Support of Creative Activity Of The Society Of Authors ZAIKS
;
2013 Scholarship of the Fund for the Support of Creative Activity Of The Society Of Authors ZAIKS;
2012-2013 Scholarship of Inter-University Multimedia Program;

Institutional collections:
National Museum in Gdansk, Poland; Bielsk BWA Gallery, Bielsko-Biała, Poland; Art Tank Collection, Warsaw, Poland; UNESCO, Paris, France; FEDA, Andorra; Tutelar Foundation, Andorra; Collection of Modern Art PKO Bank Polski, Warsaw, Poland