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Claire Zakiewicz

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Claire Zakiewicz (born 1978 in London , UK) [1]is a British multi-media artist living between London and New York. She works across painting and performance. Her work has been featured in Tate Modern, Tate Britain, and she has performed at Foundry (bar), Resonance FM

Claire Zakiewicz is known in the Art and Feminism movement. She is senior editor and co-founder of Creatrix Magazine[2] and curates majority female events and exhibitions. In 2021 she co-founded a series of events titled Some Loose Assemblies with artists Sophie Seita and Libby Heaney [3]. The second event featured artists Gerald Curtis and Gwendolyn Kassanaar musicians Douglas Benford, Alan Wilkinson and Keisuke Matsui and dancer Petra Haller. [4]

In 2019 she appeared in Carol Szymanski’s He Said, I Thought,[5] at Signs and Symbols Gallery, and Jana Astanov’s Triple Moon Goddess (2019) at The Cell Theatre (New York) [6]

In 1997 Claire Zakiewicz was part of the artist group Neomodern, founded by Guy Denning.

Zakiewicz was named one of New York’s “Top Ten Artists Working Today” in Art511 magazine in January 2019.[7]

In 2020 she contributed a chapter for a volume of essays The Aesthetics of Imperfection in Music and the Arts: Spontaneity, Flaws and the Unfinished.[8], edited by Andy Hamilton (professor of philosophy at Durham University) and Lara Pearson (professor at Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics), which was published by Bloomsbury Publishing. She exhibited her project on this theme in at Arti3160 Gallery in May 2019[9] She presented her work on the Aesthetics of Failure, at the Newcastle Jazz Festival in 2018.[10]

Zakiewicz has written for the cultural magazine Hypocrite Reader, which is based in Brooklyn[11].

Zakiewicz exhibited at Tate Britain, for the exhibition Tweet Me Up with her ensemble Fig. [12] and Tate Modern London for the exhibition Label(2012), which was curated by Tracey Moberly.

She was artist in residence at USF, Bergen, The Mothership NYC run by artist Sol Kjok, New York, PointB Worklodge, New York, Cill Rialaig, Ireland and the Aldeburgh Beach Lookout, Suffolk[13]. In 2016 and 2018 she lived in Bill Young's dance studio in Soho.

Claire Zakiewicz collaborated with the composer Alwynne Pritchard during 2009 - 2011 in Ear to Eye [14]. She collaborated with Theatre Director Dannie-Lu Carr [15] for the opening of the off-site Biennale project IMPRECISION: The Aesthetics of Failure[16].

Her brother is the visual artist Neil Zakiewicz


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  4. Jazz, All About. "Some Loose Assemblies 2 at the Hundred Years Gallery article @ All About Jazz". All About Jazz.
  5. "Carol Szymanski: He Said I Thought, solo exhibition and live performance at signs and symbols". signs and symbols.
  6. "Triple Moon Goddess - Galactic Love Portal". 19 November 2019.
  7. "Top Ten NYC Artists Now – Art511 Magazine".
  8. "The Aesthetics of Imperfection in Music and the Arts". Bloomsbury.
  9. "Imprecision: The Aesthetics of Failure - London Metropolitan University".
  10. "Aesthetics of Imperfection wi..." andy-hamilton.
  11. "Control Variations in Improvised Drawing Practices: A White Paper | Claire Zakiewicz | the Hypocrite Reader".
  12. Tweet Me Up
  14. "Ear to Eye, London, 2009 | Alwynne Pritchard".
  15. "Not Everyone is Creative". 9 September 2019.
  16. Keefe, John; Arntzen, Knut Ove (June 2020). Staging and Re-cycling: Retrieving, Reflecting and Re-framing the Archive. ISBN 9781000073096. Search this book on

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