Biography

Alexandra Gorczynski creates two-dimensional, sculptural and video works that investigate the overlap of virtual and actual states of being. Layering together paint, photographs, and moving images, Gorczynski celebrates the formal potential of new media. She also explores the fluidity of identity, the sensuous and corporeal limitations of the virtual and the real, and more recently, a modernist approach to materials, color and form.
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DATE SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS CURATORS / PLACES
2015 Solo Show for Laffy Maffei Gallery  Laffy Maffei Gallery, Slick Art Fair, Paris, France
2014 Quantum Objects Zhulong Gallery, Dallas, TX, US
2013 Truisms Transfer Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, US
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DATE SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS CURATORS / PLACES
2015 Solo Show for Laffy Maffei Gallery  Laffy Maffei Gallery, Slick Art Fair, Paris, France
2014 Quantum Objects Zhulong Gallery, Dallas, TX, US
2013 Truisms Transfer Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, US
DATE SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS CURATORS / PLACES
2015 "Vivre" Curator : Frédéric Laffy, Le Musée Passager, mobile museum, Paris area, France
2014 The Salon is a Living Room Fanny, Berta, Vienna, Austria
2014 E-Vapor-8 Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK
2014 New Romantics Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, New York, NY, US
2014 Raster Raster Aran Cravey Gallery, Los Angeles, US
2013 DINCA Vision Quest Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL, US
2013 Now: The Body And The Screen Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL, US
2013 BYOB Mobile Printed Matter, New York, NY
2013 Blue Lagoon One Thoresby Street, Nottingham, UK
2013 Dry Wipe Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
2013 Pirate Utopia Peanut Underground, New York, NY, US
2012 Art Hack Day: God ,Mode 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY, US
2012 >get>put Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2012 E-Vapor-8 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Spark Video: Double Down Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY
2012 Flash Flood Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, US
2012 Video Syrup Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, US
2012 Floating World Animation Fest: DMTV2 Hollywood Theater, Portland, OR, US
2011 QR/ART, Shine a Light Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2011 Speed Show: Becoming, Not Being Internet-Café Bordeux, Berlin, Germany
2011 Youth Culture Future Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2011 Blip Festival Eyebeam Gallery, New York, NY, US
2011 Kick in the Eye Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA, US
2011 Getting Closer Fe Arts Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2010 The Shift 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Shadow Out of Time Boston University, Boston, MA, US
DATE SELECTED RESIDENCIES CURATORS / PLACES
2013 quartier21 MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, Austria
DATE SELECTED PRINT PUBLICATIONS AUTHORS AND MAGAZINE
2015 I’ll Buy A Gif! by Tilman Baumgärtel, Wired Magazine Germany, March 2015. page 41-43.
2013 8 Great Brooklyn Artists Under 30 by  Paddy Johnson, The L Magazine, vol. II no. 6,
March 13-26. page 26.
2013 Pattern Recognition by  Lindsay Howard, Dazed and Confused Magazine, vol. III no. 19, March 2013. page 64.
DATE INTERNET PUBLICATIONS AUTHORS AND MAGAZINE
2015 Slick Art Fair, Official ... what are the parallel fairs FIAC not to miss ? by Laurent Boudier and Bénédicte Philippe, Télérama. October 20, 2015
2015 Past-Meets-Internet in Alexandra Gorczynski’s New Works by Benoit Palop, The Creators Project. August 26, 2015
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Poetics not alone
  • ALEXANDRA GORCZYNSKI
  • Poetics Not Alone
  • Still Image + Vidéo
  • 2015
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    Lazy Medusa 2015
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  • Lazy Medusa
  • Still Image + Vidéo
  • 2015
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    The mirror and the mask 2015
  • ALEXANDRA GORCZYNSKI
  • The Mirror and the Mask
  • Still image + Video
  • 2015
  • 600 shares
    Illuminated Crescent
  • ALEXANDRA GORCZYNSKI
  • Illuminated Crescent
  • Still Image + Vidéo
  • 2015
  • 600 shares
    Languor in the Flowers
  • ALEXANDRA GORCZYNSKI
  • Languor in the Flowers
  • Still + video
  • 2016
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    Wednesday Web Artist of the Week: Alexandra Gorczynski by Christian Petersen Philadelphia-based artist Alexandra Gorczynski was one of the early stars of the new wave of digital art. Her work bridged the gap between “Tumblr” culture and fine art and helped set a precedent for the aesthetic obsessions of the scene that are still being mined today. Her education in fine art painting is clearly evident in the construction of her pieces. There is a subtle and precise attention to detail as...

    Past-Meets-Internet in Alexandra Gorczynski's New Works

    Benoit Palop — Aug 26 2015 Still from Cultivated Nature, Alexandra Gorczynski, 2015. All images and materials via NewHive An eye-­catchy amalgam of art-­from­-the-­past photographs, fused perfectly with animated flowers, fields, and even butterflies emerges in Landscape Paintings, a NewHive-based project by Alexandra Gorczynski. All this, brightened up with a few subtle symbols related to the artist's condition in society, demonstrates the Philadelphia-based new media artist's deep...

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