DAGMARA GENDA

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Distinctions

2018: Short-list, International Awards in Art Criticism, an award co-organized by Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum and the Royal College of Art, London

Conferences

2020: The Real Within Reach: Contemporary Realisms and the Arts Conference turned Zoom Workshop due to COVID-19 restrictions organized by Dr. Maryse Oullett, post doctoral researcher in the Department of Media Studies, University of Bonn, co-hosted by Dr. Jens Schröter, Chair of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Bonn.

Select Publications

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

-"Maerzmusik 2022 Tackled the Vagaries of Pandemic Time," Review in Berlin Art Link (April 1, 2022)
-"Die Falte spielen," essay in Positionen Issue 129, No. 4 (November 2021)
-"Kapwani Kiwanga," review in Border Crossings, Issue 157, Vol. 40, No. 2 (August 2021)
- "Playing the Fiddle While the Amazon Burns: Art in a Time of Climate Crisis" in Border Crossings, Issue 153, Vol. 39, No. 1 (March 2020)
- "The Strange Irreality of Virtual Reality: Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg at JSC Berlin," in Berlin Art Link (February 7, 2020)
- "Anna Oppermann looks down" in Momus (February 29, 2020)
- "When the Private Becomes Public: Transforming the Home Into An Exhibition Space," Feature in Berlin Art Link (September 27, 2019)
- "Paweł Althamer wants you to stay home : Bródno's Venice Biennale," Exhibition Reviews Annual 2018-2019 : A Selection of Outstanding Entries from the Fifth International Awards for Art Criticism (London, Shanghai: 2019)
- Review of Conflicting Heroes at Art Mûr, Berlin, for C Magazine, Issue 140 (Winter 2019)
- Review of Karla Black at Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Border Crossings, Issue 147, V. 37, no. 3 (September 2018)
- Review of Moving is in Every Direction at Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Border Crossings, V. 36 no. 3, Issue 143 (September 2017) >>download pdf
- "On Running Into History, And How to Avoid a Bloody Nose : Work by Monika Sosnowska and Przemek Pyszczek," Border Crossings, V. 35 no. 2, Issue 138 (June 2016) -->Read the article here.
- Review of Yam Lau's Nushu: Echo Chambers curated by Natalia Lebedinskaia at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon MB, esse, Issue 87 (Spring 2016)
- Review of Kelly Richardson's Terrene at the MacStewart Art Centre Guelph ON, ETC Media #105 (June 2015). (French Version)
- "VIEW from HERE : On the Contingency of Site in Wanda Koop," Momus (June 29, 2015).
- "Untruth To Materials, or, Tammi Campbell's Art After Modernism," Feature in Border Crossings V. 34 no. 2, Issue 134 (May 2015).
- "Picturing Nothing: Reading the drawings of Sophie Jodoin through the words of Samuel Beckett," Momus (July 29, 2015).

CATALOGUE ESSAYS

-"Belief and the Making of a Work of Art : a studio visit with Emily Hunt," Catalogue essay for Sirene - Goldrausch 2020, Group Exhibition of the Goldrausch Künstlerinnen Project in Berlin
-"I Know that I Know Nothing," an exhibition text for Stationary Traveller, an exhibition by Haeshin Chung at the Berlin Art Institute. (June 2020)
- "The Neurotics of the Grid in the Recent Work of Jong-Kwang Hyun," an exhibition text for Living On Grid, an exhibition by Jong-Kwang Hyun at the Berlin Art Institute (June 2020)
- "The Girlish Grotesque," catalogue essay for Joy is just melancholy with a really strong sense of purpose , a solo exhibition by Tricia Middleton, curated by Blair Fornwald, Jennifer Matotek and Wendy Peart. Dunlop Art Gallery, Sherwood Branch, Regina SK (Winter 2015).
- "Laughing It Off: humour and tragedy in the work of Kyle Beal, Erica Eyres, Christine Negus, and Shanell Papp," curatorial essay for I Laughed, I cried, I split my side at aka artist-run (2014), in Tragedy Plus Time / I laughed, I cried, I split my side , a joint publication between Dunlop Art Gallery (Regina SK) and aka artist-run (Saskatoon SK) (London: black dog publishing, 2015).
- "A Labour of Love : a contemporary allegorical tale," catalogue essay for Derek Liddington, A Love Story, catalogue for Every moment can be traced back to the first time the sun touched my face at the Cambridge Art Galleries, Cambridge ON (December 2013).