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
2016  Vanity Theatre  Savery Gallery, Philadelphia PA, US 
  Never Forever  Annka Kultys Gallery, London, UK 
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
2016  Grayscale  Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY, US 
2015 "Vivre" Curator : Frédéric Laffy, Le Musée Passager, mobile museum, Paris area, France
2014 The Salon is a Living Room Fanny, Berta, Vienna, Austria
  E-Vapor-8 Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK
  New Romantics Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, New York, NY, US
  Raster Raster Aran Cravey Gallery, Los Angeles, US
2013 DINCA Vision Quest Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL, US
  Now: The Body And The Screen Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL, US
  BYOB Mobile Printed Matter, New York, NY
  Blue Lagoon One Thoresby Street, Nottingham, UK
  Dry Wipe Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
  Pirate Utopia Peanut Underground, New York, NY, US
2012 Art Hack Day: God ,Mode 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY, US
  >get>put Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  E-Vapor-8 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, NY
  Spark Video: Double Down Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY
  Flash Flood Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, US
  Video Syrup Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, US
  Floating World Animation Fest: DMTV2 Hollywood Theater, Portland, OR, US
2011 QR/ART, Shine a Light Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
  Speed Show: Becoming, Not Being Internet-Café Bordeux, Berlin, Germany
  Youth Culture Future Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  Blip Festival Eyebeam Gallery, New York, NY, US
  Kick in the Eye Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA, US
  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.
  Pattern Recognition By  Lindsay Howard, Dazed and Confused Magazine, vol. III no. 19, March 2013. page 64.
DATE SELECTED INTERNET PUBLICATIONS AUTHORS AND MAGAZINE
2016

Why artist Alexandra Gorczynski chose the internet over art galleries 

By Ben Porten, Technical.ly Philly, June 7, 2016 
  Wednesday Web Artist of the week: Alexandra Gorczynski  By Christian Peterson, ArtSlant Los Angeles, March 6, 2016 
2015 From Cory Arcangel To "Pac-Man": How Digital Art Curators Save Vintage Data and Hardware  By Steven Melendez, Fast Company, September 28, 2015 
  Use Your Phone, Animate Your Clothing  By Dominic DeLuque, Hyperallergic, September 11, 2015 
  Don an Augmented Reality Outfit at the Ace Hotel  By Benoit Palop, The Creators Project, September 3, 2015 
  Take Lauren's Mini Virtual Tour Of The Dallas Art Fair, 2015  By Lauren Smart, Dallas Observer, April 10, 2015 
  Slick Art Fair, Official ... what are the parallel fairs FIAC not to miss? By Laurent Boudier and Bénédicte Philippe, Télérama. October 20, 2015
  Past-Meets-Internet in Alexandra Gorczynski’s New Works By Benoit Palop, The Creators Project. August 26, 2015
2014  Inside Alexandra Gorczynski's $5,000 Art Website, "After Dark"  By DJ Pangburn, The Creators Project, December 29, 2014 
  From Virtual Wallpapers to Emoji Gardens, We Explored Digital Art at Miami Art Week  By Benoit Palop, The Creators Project, December 8, 2014 
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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
  • 600 shares
    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
  • 600 shares
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    Wednesday web artist of the week: Alexandra Gorczynski

    ARTSLANT | March 9, 2016 | 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 well...

    Vendre de l’art en ligne, les galeries passent au XXIe siècle

    TOUTE LA CULTURE | October 22, 2015 | By Amélie Blaustein Niddam   Le Rapport de l’assureur Hiscox sur le marché de l'art en ligne 2014 pointe un changement de pratique éloquent : « Les résultats de cette année mettent en lumière des modifications radicales dans la manière de découvrir et d'acheter des oeuvres d'art. Ces changements offrent des opportunités importantes aux plateformes de vente en ligne émergentes ainsi qu'aux marques établies dans le monde de l'art, où les acheteurs...

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

    CREATORS | August 26, 2015 | By Benoit Palop    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...

    At Art Basel, A Collector Just Bought This URL For $5,000

    FAST COMPANY | May 05, 2014 | By Chris Gayomali    Artist Alexandra Gorczynski sold a piece of digital media hosted on the art platform NewHive.            Screenshot via smokeinmirrors.net   Down in Miami, celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Sean Combs are flocking to spend their cumulative millions on contemporary works of art, from Picasso to Keith Haring. One of those pieces snatched up at one of the many satellite fairs by...

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