TATIANA WOLSKA

Born in 1977 in Zawiercie (PO)
Lives and works in Brussels (BE)

 

The essence of Tatiana Wolska playing with sculpture is recycling. She hardly ever buy things. And if she does – these are just elements indispensable for construction.

Tatiana Wolska just plays with blocks. And the blocks she plays with might be plastic water bottles – thousands of which are used every day… Pieces of wood – industrial waste disposed of by companies… Old, used and worn-out mattresses.

There are so many objects around. They surround her on all sides driving her to distraction and confusing to such an extent that she totally lost interest in quest of different material, no matter how sophisticated and luring they might be.

Tatiana Wolska is a “junk” collector. She watches her collection without any concept or plan. Being deprived of imagination she starts to join those elements, bind them together – out of sheer curiosity. Sometimes the structure formed in this way grows powerful, becomes beyond her, overawes her…

She likes it when those structures become strong and independent. They become themselves. In fact there are plenty of things she could say – like how fascinated is she by the borderline between fine art and applied art – but what is simply the most important thing for her is everyone’s individual contact with works.

 

Education :

DNSEP (Magisterium of Beaux-Arts), Ecole des Beaux-Arts Villa Arson, Nice (FR)
DNAP (Licentiate of Beaux-Arts),Ecole des Beaux-Arts Villa Arson, Nice (FR)
Chelsea College of Art, London (UK)
École Municipale d’Art, Villa Thiole, Nice (FR)

SOLO SHOWS

2018

Transgression, Guest Pascal Pinaud, Irène Laub Gallery, Brussels (BE)

Galerie Miejska Arsenal, Poznan (PO)

Liaison, Galerie Catherine Issert, Saint-Paul-de-Vence (FR)

Habitat Potentiel pour une Artiste, Galerie de la Marine, Nice (FR)

Etude… Une semaine et une main, Atelier d’Estienne, Pont-Scorff (FR)

2017

La saga, Galerie Double V, Marseille (FR)

2016

Nowhere Beyond, Irène Laub Gallery, Brussels (BE)

Garden Party 2016, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens garden (BE)

2015

Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)
Mutacje, Galerie Claudine Papillon, Paris (FR)
Work in progress, Irène Laub Gallery (FEIZI), Brussels (BE)
Hors les Murs, Hôtel de Sully, Paris (FR)

2014

Les modules, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)

2013

Contre-temps, Galerie Catherine Issert, Vence (FR)

2012

Dojo, Nice (FR)

2008

Exposition individuelle, Galerie Wpolnota Polska, Cracovie (PO)

GROUP SHOWS

2018

PRESENT, Musée et Jardins Van Buuren, Uccle (BE)

La Collection BIC, CentQuatre, Paris (FR)

Melancholia, Fondation Boghossian, Brussels (BE)

Politics of Discontent, cur. Jonathan Sullam, Irène Laub Gallery, Brussels (BE)

2017

Poésie Abstraite partie II, Ma Galerie, Paris (FR)

In Natura, Association Artais, DOC, Paris (FR)

Galerie L’étrangère, London (UK)

Nous n’aurons de cesse d’explorer, Double-V Gallery, Marseille (FR)

Construire, Déconstruire, Delta Studio, Roubaix (FR)

Something (Un)conscious, cur. François de Coninck, Irène Laub Gallery, Brussels (BE)

2016

Impressions d’ateliers, Château-Musée Grimaldi, Cagnes-sur-Mer (FR)
(Un) Renoncé,
Galerie Art Bastion, Miami (USA)
Tribew Saison 1, Tribew, Paris (FR)
The Collection, Irène Laub Gallery (FEIZI), Brussels (BE)
Nomadisme , FRAC Corse (FR)
Le clou, FRAC PACA, Marseille (FR)
198920072016, Galerie Papillon, Paris (FR)

2015

Le clou, MUCEM, Marseille (FR)
Lady Made, Espace le carré, Lille (FR)
Gaz Station de la partie II, Gagliardi Art System, Turin (IT)
Petits Formats, Galerie Catherine Issert, Saint-Paul (FR)
GEODESIS, l’impossibilité tracé, Galerie Ouiseman, Paris (FR)

2014

J’écris donc je suis, Le Garage, Brive (FR)
Wish you were here, Galerie Catherine Issert, Saint-Paul (FR)

2013

Duo Conjecture, Galerie in extenso, Clermont-Ferrand (FR)
Entrée libre mais non obligatoire, Villa Arson, Nice (FR)

2012

Moi et les Autres, Galerie Catherine Issert, Saint-Paul (FR)
Sunshine & precipitation / De la pluie & du beau temps 2 , Belfast (IE)

2011

Auto-Station, La Station, Nice (FR)
Que sera, sera … , Centre d’art Neuchâtel, Suisse (CH)
Ratio Natura Poesis, MDAC L’Art contemporain et la Côte d’Azur, Cagnes sur Mer (FR )
PAGÈS Viallat Wolska , Galerie Catherine Issert, Saint-Paul (FR)
Piegigriggio , Corse (FR)

2010

Nitrospective, Piedigriggio, Corse (FR) Replikantki 2, Centre d’art contemporain, BWA, Katowice (PO)

2009

Bas’art, Fréjus (FR)
Moi et les Autres III, Galerie Catherine Issert, Vence (FR)

2008

Ex-Voto, Piedigriggio, Corse (FR)
Monographie, Galerie Wpolnota, Cracovie (PO)

2007

Génération 2007, Galerie de la Marine, Nice (FR)
Dernière station avant l’autoroute, Museav, Nice (FR)
L’art c’est renversant, Galerie Lafayette, Nice (FR)

FAIRS

2018

Art Brussels, Brussels (BE)

2017

Art Night, London (UK)
Artvilnius, Vilnius (LT)
Jeune Création Européenne, Contemporary Art Biennale, Como (IT)
Drawing Now, Paris (FR)

2016

Yia Art Fair, Brussels (BE)
Drawing Now, Paris (FR)

2015

Art Brussels 2015, Brussels (BE)
Biennale de Sologne, Chaumont-sur-Tharonne (FR)
Yia Art Fair, Hors-les-murs, Paris (FR)

2010

Festival de Arte Mare, Bastia (FR)

2008

Biennale d’Art contemporain, Nîmes (FR)
Pavilion’s workshop, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)

RESIDENCY

2016

Suggestion de temps #2, Site Saint-Sauveur, Rocheservière (FR)

PRIZES

2014

‘Grand Prix’, Salon de Montrouge, Montrouge (FR)

2010

Prize ‘Jeune talent de la sculpture de la CCT’, Corse (FR)

COLLECTIONS

FRAC Corse (FR)

Collection BIC, Paris (FR)