Barbara Gryka, born April 1992 in Puławy (Poland). She started artistic education at the
Liceum Plastyczny im. Jozef Chełmoński in Nałęczów. Since 2013 she has been studying
at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, at the Faculty of New MediaArt. She realized BA
diploma in the Department of Audiovisual Space prof. Grzegorz Kowalski. A 2019
graduate of the Mirosław Bałka’s Studio of Spatial Activities in the Academy of Fine Arts
in Warsaw. In her practice she deals with performing arts.
2013- 2019- Masters in Miroslaw Balka Studio of Spatial Activities, Academy of Fine Art,
Warsaw (PL)
Workshop, Museum of Contemporary Art MACBA, Barcelona (ES)
(Un)Applied Arts, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
Indwelling, Grey House, Cracow (PL)
Grassomania, Gdansk City Gallery (PL)
The International Performance Festival, ECO ART,Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (THA)
The International Performance Festival, ECO ART, Jang-an Creative Yard Suncheon (KR)
Meet the Neighbours: The Weekend, How do we live together amid the chaos of urban
change?, Quarantine, Manchester (UK)
Three Plagues, OP ENHEIM, Wroclaw (PL)
Meet the Neighbours, Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
Festival Mondial des Cinémas Sauvages Brussels, (BE)
News from the city, Zloty Kiosk, Wroclaw (PL)
Warsaw Preview, Królikarnia, Warsaw (PL)
The heart bites nostalgia, Panorama Shopping Center, Warsaw (PL)
Eye Never Sleeps, BWA Bydgoszcz (PL)
Three Plagues, Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
Reconstruction, Fort Institute of Photography, Warsaw (PL)
Identity is built on little things Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
Action Lublin, Chapter 3 Operation on Places, Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
Ewa Partum, My gallery is an idea. Galeria Adres Archive Studio Gallery, Warsaw (PL)
Hestia Artistic Journey, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (PL)
IN OUT, "Łaźnia" Centre for Contemporary Art , Gdańsk( PL)
Hexen Tabor Gore, MOS, Gorzów Wielkopolski (PL)
100 Flags, Awangarda Gallery BWA Wroclaw, Central Museum of Textiles, Łódź (PL)
Pavilion of Ukraine at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia (IT)
Operation on Places, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (ISR)
Videonews, Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
100 Flags, Exhibitions Boreau, Lokal 30, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (PL)
Young Wolves, TRAFO, Obrońców Stalingradu, Szczecin (PL)
Architecture from the Inside, Gallery Labirynt, Milk Bar Chochlik, Lublin (PL)
Blurborders International Performance Art Exchange, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre,
We could be heroes, Królikarnia, Warsaw (PL)
Hestia Artistic Journey, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (PL)
Чарівник—воркшоп для дітей від Izolyatsia Platform for Culture, Kiev( UKR)
Art Ingredients | an interactive exhibition for children, Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
Akcion Lublin 2, Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
Art Now, National Museum, Cracow (PL)
Videonews, Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
How are things?, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
Young Wolves, TRAFO, Szczecin (PL)
Attention ! Border, Arsenał Gallery, Białystok, Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
Home(sick), Centre for the Meeting of Cultures, Lublin (PL)
InSpriacje, TRAFO, Szczecin (PL)
Dark_Side of the Tour, Gr_und Gallery, Berlin (DEU)
Art for the Forest, Municipal Gallery of Arsenal, Poznań (PL)
WAR, Place of Art 44, Świnoujście (PL)
S4, Studio of the Big Room, Warsaw (PL)
Grassomania, Gdańsk City Gallery (PL)
Exhibition of Experimental Fabrics, Gallery Bardzo Biała, Warsaw (PL)
Final Effect, Design Magazine sewn in the Central Museum of Textiles, Łódź (PL)
Exhibition of the Studio of Spatial Activities prof. Mirosław Bałka, BWA Tarnów (PL)
Deep Water, Gdansk City Gallery (PL)
Bad Video Art Festival, A3 Gallery, Moscow (RUS)
Play To This Play , Studio Gallery, Warsaw (PL)
Polish-Japanese Utopia/Dystopia , Spokojna Gallery, Warsaw (PL)
Girlhood, Lokal 30, Warsaw (PL)
Videonews, Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
S1_92537, Studio Otwock, (PL)
Turn to Lazarus, Gallery Raczej, Poznan (PL)
After the open air at the State Farm, Gallery Monopol, Warsaw (PL)
Studio for Students, Studio Gallery, Warsaw (PL)
Exhibition and Workshop of the Laboratory of Spatial Activities at the National Collage of
Art and Design in Dublin
THERE. Urban Presence as a Form of Artistic Research, PKO Bank Polski (PL)
Wola Warm-Up! Museum of the History of the Will (PL)
Dialogue, BWA Zielona Góra (video projection) (PL)
Biennale WRO Test Exposure, Wrocław (PL)
Shame, Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw (PL)
Dialogue, video projection at Luna Cinema, Warsaw
Μύθοι. Myths. Students/Artists/Teachers A process of exchange, Fondazione Pastificio
Cerere, Roma (ITA)
Sikorski Project, TR Warsaw (PL)
Performance, ZOO Warsaw (PL)
2019 Grey House Competition, Cracow, Grand Prix (PL)
2019 Hestia Artistic Journey, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Grand Prix (PL)
2018 Young Wolves, TRAFO, Obrońców Stalingradu, Szczecin (PL)
2018 Hestia Artistic Journey, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (PL)
2017 How are things?, Galeria Labirynt, Grand Prix (PL)
2017 Young Wolves, TRAFO, Szczecin (PL)
2017 InSpiracje, TRAFO, Szczecin (PL)
Residences/ Scholarship
2020 Meet Factory, Prague (CZK)
2020 National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens (GR)
2020 Museum of Contemporary Art MACBA, Barcelona (ES)
2019 Scholarship of the city of Lublin (PL)
2019 Residency Unlimited, NY (US)
2019 Rebel Art Space, Bangkok (THA)
2018 „Meet the Neighbours”, Galeria Labirynt collaboration: Quarantine
(Manchester,United Kingdom), Comedié de Béthune (France), Grand Theatre (Groningen,
2018 Gallery Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
2016 Gallery Raczej, Poznań (PL)
Galeria Labirynt, Lublin (PL)
Private collection