This is one part from the 6th part video-art cycles . PSYCHOANIMALJA is about disease of the mind which I impute to animal behavior. This animals are not sickness in reality, there are so normal animals behavior which I connect with human mental disorders.

  • Izabela Chamczyk
  • Renata Iwaniec
  • Agnieszka Obszańska
  • Izabela Chamczyk
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 EUR
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  • Language:
    English, Polish
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Director Biography - Izabela Chamczyk

Born 1980, graduated in Painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław, Poland. A painter -
performance artist - rebel, she process-based artist. Working in many media she constantly redefines
their boundaries; emotions are essential element of her idea of art. One of such projects was the Twelve-
month War, realized in 2013. The action explored the issues connected with the place of the artist
on the art market and in the circles of cultural institutions, as well as those that searching for space,
recognition for her own art, and uncompromising confrontation with the viewer entails.
Chamczyk was twice awarded scholarships of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage. She is
also a finalist of some of the most prestigious competitions in Poland, including the 10th Geppert
Competition in Wroclaw, 6th Triennial of Young Artists in Orońsko, and a Vordemberge - Gildewart
competition in MOCAK. She has had numerous solo exhibitions and participated in dozens of group
shows, including in the SCC Gallery in Isfahan, Iran, the EntropiaGallery in Wrocław, Poland, the
GSW in Opole, the BWA in Zielona Góra, the Centre for Contemporary Art in Toruń, the Festival in
Sokołowsko, the ERARTA in Sankt Petersburg.
Her works are in many private and public collections in Poland and abroad.

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