Joanna Sokolowska, Independent Curator, Poland
Joanna Sokolowska is a former curator of the Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź, Poland. Through her exhibitions and publications, she has explored artistic practices engaged in the transformation of the ecological and economic imagination. Her curatorial projects have largely developed in relation to her research in the intersection of gender, care work and the production of (semi) peripheries within the international division of labor. Recently she has focused on learning holistic, systemic views of life and creativity. Consequently, she started studies in Process Oriented Psychology.. Selected exhibitions include: Pangea United, Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź, 2019; For Beyond that Horizon Lies Another Horizon, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, 2017; Exercises in Autonomy: Tamás Kaszás featuring Anikó Loránt (ex-artists’ collective), Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź, 2016; All Men Become Sisters, Muzeum Sztuki, 2015/16; Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin. Facts, Incidents, Accidents, Circumstances, Situations (co-curated with Magdalena Ziółkowska, Muzeum Sztuki, 2013)Workers Leaving the Workplace, Muzeum Sztuki, 2011; Another City, Another Life (co-curated with Benjamin Cope), Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw, 2008. One of her major publications is All Men Become Sisters co- published with Sternberg Press focusing on feminist perspectives on work, social reproduction in art since the 1970s until today.