CV

  MARTUSHKA FROMEAST
  (Marta Kotlarska)
  born in Warsaw, Poland


  EDUCATION
  2009–2011
      University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design
      MA with distinction in Creative Practice for Narrative Environment
  2002–2006
      Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan, Faculty of Multimedia Communications
      BA in Photography
  1998–2002
      University of Warsaw, Faculty of History, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology
      BA in Anthropology

  AWARDS
  2014
      III place in BZ WBK Press Photo 2014 in reportage category “Everyday life”
  2010
      Polish Ministry of Culture and Heritage grant for artist
  2008
      „Wawoaktywni” Award, Poland - The best project of the Gypsy, Roma and Travelers Month 2008, UK
  2006
      Award of American Foundation For Usage of the Arts in Education

  PRESENTATIONS & LECTURES (selection)
  2014
      “Journeys into Northern Asia – Film & Photojournalism professional perspectives”, The Camera Club, London, UK
  2013
      “Story of Gosaikunda” KHOJ, New Delhi, India
  2012
      “Illustrating children’s book” Edinburgh International Book Festival
  2011
      “Safe European Home” in Architekturzentrum Wien in Vienna as a part of Wiener Festwochen, curator: Wolfgang Schlag
  2010
      “Diversity is not a deficiency” at Victoria and Alberts Museum, London, UK 
  2009
      “The power of the pinhole photography” at the Congress of the Polish Culture “Romano Bumburumbum” 
      at “Migration of school children in European Union.” organised by Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London, UK

  FULL DAY/HALF DAY WORKSHOPS (selection)
  2012
      Edinburgh International Book Festival 2012
  2011
      Into the City / Wiener Festwochen, Austria
      Discover Centre, London, UK
      Jewish Museum, London, UK
  2009
      Topolski Century Gallery, London, UK
      Well-being London, program by Arts Council, UK
  2008
      Klima Bocheńska Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

  INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS (selection)
  2013
      Cervantes Institute, New Delhi, India (part of Delhi Photo Festival)
      Khoj, New Delhi, India (part of Delhi Photo Festival)
      Siddhartha Arts Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal
      The Montage Gallery, London, UK
      Cinema Museum,Lodz, Poland
  2012
      Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow, Poland
  2011
      National Ethnographic Museum, Warsaw, Poland
      Menier Gallery, London, UK
  2010
      International Roma Festival, Gottingen, Germany
  2009
      Happenings in public realms, London, UK
  2008
      Gallery of Malopolska Institute of Cuture, Cracow, Poland
  2007
      Museum of Play and Toys, Kielce, Poland
      Festival Re:wizje, Warsaw, Poland
  2006
      Nizio Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

  GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  2014
      TAJSA, Museum of Modern Art, Tarnów, Poland, curators: Katarzyna Roj and Joanna Synowiec
      "Houses Silver as Tents", Museum of Modern Arts, Wroclaw, Poland, curator: Monika Weychert Waluszko
      "Other perspective-photographers; from Eastern Europe", Xishuangbanna Photo Festival 2014, China, curator: Agata Pietron
  2011
      Roma Protocol, Museum Arbeitswelt in Steyr, Austria, curator: Suzana Milevska
      Roma Media Archive in Roma Pavillion “Call the Witness” at 54th International Arts Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2011, Italy, curator: Suzana Milevska
      Roma Protocol, Parliament of The Republic of Austria within Safe European Home? at the Wiener Festwochen, Austria, curator: Suzana Milevska
  2010
      „Celebrating Survival”, The Arts Pavilion in London, UK, curator: Eva Sajovic
  2008
      „Social discourse of photography,  Artistic University, Poznan, Poland, curator: Krzysztof Jerzy Baranowski 

  BOOKS (selection)
  2011
      „Locomotive” (ISBN: 978-83-932172-0-5)
  2010
      „Baba Jaga” (nr. ISBN 978-83-85988-97-7)
  2009
    „Romano Bumburumbum”