Magdalena Kardasz

Born in 1967. Graduated from the History of Art Department of the Warsaw University. Worked at the Galeria na Mazowieckiej and at the Stefan Batory Foundation (contemporary art section) in Warsaw.

Since 1993, is curator at Zachęta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw. Magda is known for producing a number of touring and exchange exhibitions both of Polish art abroad and international art in Poland, as well as monographic shows by important Polish and international artists. These projects include:
2013 – Amor e odio a Lygia Clark: Art from Brazil;
2011 – Generation in Transition: New Art from India;
2011 – Le Terrain de Jeu: Contemporary Art from Brussels and Liege;
2009 – Luc Tuymans: Go and See;
2008 – Viva Mexico!;
2007 – High Tide: New Currents in Art from Australia and New Zealand;
2005 – Paweł Althamer Incites;
2004 – Under the White and Red Flag: New Art from Poland.

In 2011, Kardasz presented an exhibition Close to Home at Lukas Feichtner Galerie, within the framework of Curated_by program of Viennafair.

Since 2006, Magda runs a program of Kordegarda Gallery, which since 2010 has a new location and a new name – Zachęta Project Room.

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