Participant Profile

Marianna Dobkowska


Marianna Dobkowska is a curator of residencies, projects and exhibitions and a co-creator of the residency program at Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw. She sees curatorial practice as a tool for building relations and situations based on long-term and often international collaboration, combining practices of the visual and performative arts, education and activism.

Marianna is also a co-author and co-curator  of the international curatorial seminars Re-Directing: East (2013–current), two-year project Social Design for Social Living (2015-2016) presented as part of 2015 Jakarta Biennale and at the National Gallery of Indonesia in Jakarta as well as the exhibition-meeting Gotong Royong: Things We Do Together (2017-2018) at Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art. Lastly, Marianna is a recipient of two scholarships from the Minister of Culture and National Heritage (2012, 2016); a CEC Artslink Fellow (New York); and a Backers Foundation (Tokyo) fellow.