The portrait of Magda Kardasz created by Maciek Salamon as part of his most recent project at Zachęta Project Room
Magda Kardasz (b. 1967) is a graduate of the Art History Department of Warsaw University. Since 1993 she has been a curator at the Zachęta – National Gallery of Art in Warsaw. Between 2006 and 2010 she ran the program of the Kordegarda Gallery, which was later continued in a new location called the Zachęta Project Room. Selected exhibitions at Zachęta – National Gallery of Art in Warsaw: Social Calligraphies (2016/2017); Amor e odio a Lygia Clark (2013/2014), Generation in Transition. New Art From India, Zachęta and CAC in Vilnius (2011); Le Tarrain de Jeu (2011); Portrait of the XXIst Century (2009), Viva Mexico!, Zachęta and BWA Gallery in Wrocław (2008); High Tide – New Currents in Art from Australia and New Zealand, co-curated with Simon Rees, Zachęta and CAC in Vilnius (2007); Happy Outsiders from London and Scotland, Zachęta and BWA Gallery in Katowice (2002–2003); Śnieżynka/Sowgirl – artists from Moscow, St. Petersburg and Syberia (2002).