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Agnieszka Sejud is a photographer, visual artist, activist, part of artistic duo KWAS. She is living and working between Wrocław, Poland and Hamburg, Germany. Sejud uses different mediums to explore components of human identity, idea of individual freedom and systems of oppressions limiting our independence. Her practice works with photography, digital and analog collage, books and zines, video-works and installations. Her vision of the world is rather colorful, kaleidoscopic and psychedelic. Sejud often uses deformations and image deconstructions to serve her purposes and ideas. Her works were exhibited internationally.





2022-present MA, HFBK, Hamburg, Germany

2017-2021 BA Photography, Silesian University in Opava, Czech

2011-2016 ML, University of Wroclaw, Poland

solo shows

2022 See you on the Other Side, Festiwal W Ramach Sopotu, Sopot, PL

2021 Mimesis, TIFF Festival, PL

2020 HOAX, RDK, Warsaw, PL

2020 HOAX, internet exhibition

2019 Blue Room, Galeria u Agatki, Wrocław, PL
2019 HOAX, TIFF Open, BWA Awangarda Wrocław, PL
2019 Altars, Contemporary Museum Wrocław, PL

group shows

2022 But I'm Awake, Triennial of Photography, Hamburg, DE

2022 Discomfort of the evening, Zachęta - National Art Gallery, Warsaw, PL

2022 HOAX, Festival Circulation(s), Paris, FR

2022 The last one turn off the lights, Galeria Raster, Warsaw, PL

2021 HOAX, The Gravity of the Situation, Kraków Photomonth, PL

2021 HOAX, Zapping the Archive, Odessa Photo Days, UA

2021 HOAX, Galeria Centrala, PL

2020/2021 HOAX photobook at Kassel Dummy Award Exhibition Tour (Zagreb, AArhus, Prague, Istanbul, Dublin, Angkor, Singapore, Melbourne, Cluj-Napoca, Rome, Wopswede)

2020 HOAX photobook at Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Award, New York, Paris

2020 Mimesis, I do not share with anyone, Kraków Photomonth, PL

2020 HOAX, Futures Talent, Fotofestiwal Łódź, PL
2020 Polish Paradise, Toulouse , FR, Kaunas, LT
2020 HOAX, To the streets!, Getxophoto, Getxo, ES
2020 Staged Realities, POSTWEST Festival, Berlin, DE
2019 Gość_inność, Galeria MD_S, Wrocław, PL
2019 HOAX at Three Plagues, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, PL
2019 Mimesis, This is Important, Zalenieki, LV
2019 KWAS issue KWAS at Photobook. Storytelling at Paperlust Photobook Fest, Cracow, PL
2019 HOAX and KWAS issue KWAS at Photobook Exhibition at Athens Photo Festival, Athens, GR
2019 Wolność / Freedom, Warsaw, PL


2022 KWAS issue amok

2021 KWAS issue klops

2020 HOAX, photobook
2019 KWAS issue KWAS, zine


2021 Photographic Publication of the Year, winner (HOAX)

2020 New East Photo Prize, shortlist

2020 Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook award, shortlist (HOAX)
2020 Kassel Dummy Award, shortlist (HOAX)
2019 TIFF Open, winner
2019 Photographic Publication of the Year, shortlist (KWAS issue KWAS)

workshops& programs

2020 Futures
2020 Polish Paradise
2019 ISSP Latvia, The Personal as Political workshop with Natasha Caruana
2019 Failures Workshop with Erik Kessels



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