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Agnieszka Sejud

is a visual artist living and working between Wroclaw, Poland and Hamburg, Germany. She graduated from the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wrocław and from the Institute of Creative Photography at the Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic. Sejud uses various media to explore different aspects of human identity, the idea of individual freedom, and systems of oppression constraining people’s independence. The artist’s practice includes photography, digital and analogue collage, books and zines, videoart and installations. Her vision of the world is vivid, kaleidoscopic and psychedelic. Sejud often employs deformations and deconstruction of imagery to illustrate her purposes and ideas. Her works have been exhibited internationally.





2022-present MA, HFBK, Hamburg, Germany

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

2011-2016 ML, University of Wroclaw, Poland


2024 Leistungsstipendium fur internationale Studierende
2023 Deutschlandstipendium
2021 One-year scholarship of the president of Wrocław for the implementation of the Mimesis project
2019 Art scholarship to study abroad

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

2024 HOAX, Biennale of the Possible Image, Liege, BE

2024 Mimesis, Annual Show, HFBK Hamburg, DE

2024 Mimesis, HOAX, Anhangen, xpon-art gallery, Hamburg, DE

2023 Mimesis, Encontros da Imagem, Braga, PT

2023 Mimesis, Looking for Trouble, Gallery Image, Aarhus, DK

2023 Mimesis, Fotofestiwal Łódź, PL

2023 Mimesis, Annual Show, HFBK Hamburg, DE

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


2022 Best Portfolio winner at Triennial of Photography, Hamburg

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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