Tomasz Kawecki (b. 1993, Krakow) is a visual artist. He is in his second year of
studies at the Institute of Creative Photography in Opava, Czech Republic, and
studied in the Faculty of Architecture at the Krakow University of Technology. He is
the co-founder of the Naga Art Gallery. Interested in the anthropology of things in
relation to the connections between people and objects, he draws inspiration for his
works from various manifestations of the peculiarities of nature. In his artistic
practice, he does not reject the efficacy of Sympathetic magic.

education:

2019/ Faculty of Philiosophy and Science of the University of Silesia in Opava/
/ Institute of Creative Photography/ Czech Republic

2012- 2015/ Cracow University of Technology/ Faculty of Architecture



scholarship and residency:

2020/ July- September/ Art House/ Adam Mickiewicz Institut/
/ work with mentor Dr. Ianina Prudenko curator of The Open Archive of Ukrainian Media Arts/ online

2019/ September- November/ Open Institute/ Strefa Wolnosłowa/ Powszechny Theater/ Warsaw 


upcoming exibithions:

2021/ Krakers/ sekcja laboratorium / Biodegradowalne / Kraków

2021/ Rotterdam Photo Festival/ group exibithion/ Holland 

2021/ LensCulture/ Art Photography award/ New York


solo exibithions:

2021/ ShowOFF - Kraków Photo Month/ solo exibithion/ Poland

2021/ God bless this family/ Gwar Przestrzeń Artystyczna/ Katowice


group exibithions:

2021/ Na Brzegach Przestrzeni/ NAGA gallery/ Cracow Fotofringe 19

2020/ In Search of Identity/ performance online/ Kolektyw Artystycznych Form Eksperymentalnych

2019/ Leeway/ Serce Człowieka LAW gallery/ NAGA gallery/ Warsaw

2019/ Instalation/ Strefa Wolnosłowia/ Powszechny Theater/ Warsaw

2019/ SZRON/ contemporary art fair/ Warsaw



awards:

2021/ IMA next "DREAM"/ GRAND PRIX winner

2021/ Belfast Foto Festival/ shortlisted

2021/ LensCulture Art Photography Awards / LensCulture/ juror's pick winner

2021/ ShowOFF  / Kraków Photo Month/ winner

2020/ Talent of the Year / PIX.HOUSE Gallery / Poznań/ winner

Publications:

-Najciekawsze wystawy Miesiąca Fotografii w Krakowie/ Vogue

-Leże/ Kwartalnik Przekrój

-Award Winner LensCulture a Lair/ Essay by Cat Lachowskyj

-Fantasies, flashbacks and frienzies: LensCulture art photography awards 2021/ The Guardian 

-portfolio review / Leże / Miesięcznik Krakow

-NAGA gallery / Szamanki i domatorki / Vogue Polska

-NAGA gallery /„Gatunek: brat. Jak unicestwić?” Karolina Wojtas / SZUM magazine 

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