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ZOFIA TOMCZYK
(born in 1993, Poland)

// co-founder of CELESTIAL BODIES Performing Arts Platform in Motion
// member of CICHE NAGRANIA record label from Poznań, Poland
// co-founder of KINESTREFA art collective in Poznań, Poland


Websites:
// www.zofiatomczyk.com
// www.celestialbodies.art
// www.partyturycodziennosci.pl
// www.cichenagrania.bandcamp.com
// www.zofia.bandcamp.com

E-mail: zo.tomczyk@gmail.com

EDUCATION
2019 – now The School of Images Catherine Shainberg New York
2021 – now Processwork 2-years postgraduate study programme of Fundacja IPP in Poland
2018 – 2019 Master in Performing Arts – Iceland University of the Arts
2012 – 2015 BA in Composition and Dance Techniques – Art Department of Poznań School of Social Sciences in Poland

Selected training
2015 – 2017 Alternative Dance Academy scholarship // Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk Poznan, Poland. Teachers: Jeanine Durning, Angela Schubot, Jared Gradinger, Rebecca Lazier, Etienne Guilloteau, Peter Player, Dalija Aćin Thelander, Eszter Gal, Frederic Gies, Colleen Thomas Young, Rudi Laermans, Anna Godowska, Sławomir Krawczyński, Anna Nowicka, Bonnie Buckner

2015 – now Saphire®/Dream Opening® – PhD Bonnie Buckner, Cathrine
Shainberg, Anna Nowicka

2014 – 2018 Contact Improvisation, teachers: Iwona Olszowska, Sebastian Flegiel, Kama Jankowska, Michał Ratajski, Filip Wencki, Adrian Bartczak

2010 – now Contemporary dance, improvisation, teachers: Maria Stokłosa, Anna Nowicka, Maciej Kuźmiński, Elisabetta Consonni, Rosalind Crisp, Maria F.Scaroni, Paulina Wycichowska, Paweł Grala, Jacek Owczarek


SELECTED WORKS

2020:

“Odwilż” // created music as Ciche Nagrania for dance theatre performance choreographed by Paweł Grala

“Crux” // dancer, choreographer // premiered at Gallery Port Reykjavik, Iceland

“My heart is fine” // sound piece made together with Aga Nowacka for “Isoliminal. Quarantine compilation” released by Agalma Reykjavik

“Pływanie o zmierzchu” // collage by Zofia Tomczyk and Aga Nowacka for Czas Kultury magazine

“Partytury Codzienności” // co-creator of an online platform www.partyturycodziennosci.pl

Dancer in “Woda jest Tobą” // chor. Krystyna Szydłowska // Malta Festival (Poznań, Poland)

Dancer in “Instynkt” // chor. Andrzej Adamczak // Pawilon Poznań

Created sound piece for “Dead Fields” compilation // Opio Records

Organized “Contact Improvisation Gathering in Iceland” in collaboration with Natalia Oniśk // Dansverkstadid, Reykjavik (Iceland)


2019:

Produced music album “Otulenie” // Ciche Nagrania

Improvised set “Agalma III” by Ragnar Jónsson, Guðmundur Arnalds, Zofia Tomczyk recorded at Mengi Reykjavik, Iceland released by Agalma music label from Reykjavik

Performer in “I will not bury my romantic soul” dir. Ellen Vanderstraeten // Celestial Bodies Festival Iceland

Organized series of open improvisation sessions
“Movement/Sound/Impro/Jams” at Dansverkstæðið Reykjavik, Iceland

Dancer, choreographer in “3×20. Improvisation” in collaboration with Aleksandra Bożek – Muszyńska, premiere at CST Warsaw


2018:

Dancer in “Significant encounters” chor. Tim Darbyshire
premiere at Sundholl Reykjavik, Iceland

Produced “Wracanie do siebie” in collaboration with Józef Buchnajzer released by Ciche Nagrania

Co-organizer of series of quiet concerts “Ambient Sundays”, curatedin collaboration with Dominika Ożarowska at Idno, Mengi and Nordic House in Reykjavik, Iceland


2017:

Dancer, choreographer in “Te echo de menos. Mano” // NCK Kraków

Dancer in “Zaczyn” // chor. Joanna Leśnierowska, Janusz Orlik // Premiere at Stary Browar Nowy Taniec, Poznań Poland


2016:

Dancer, choreographer in “Connection” // Premiere at Międzynarodowe
Spotkania Teatrów Tańca Lublin Poland

Dancer in “Bataille i świt nowych dni” // chor. Anna Godowska, Sławek Krawczyński // Stary Browar Nowy Taniec Poznań

Dancer in “Up Side Down” // chor. Dalija Aćin Thelander, Keren Levi // Stary Browar Nowy Taniec Poznań

Dancer in “Syrenada” in collaboration with Krystyna Szydłowska
Premiere at Narodowe Centrum Kultury Kraków Poland


AWARDS

2021 Scholarship form Poznań City Hall for young artists

2020 Scholarship from the Institute of Music and Dance in Poland and Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk in Poznań and for a study visit at Movement Research in New York (postponed to 2021)

2019 “Młoda Polska 2019” scholarship holder from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland

2015 – 2017 Alternative Dance Academy scholarship from Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk in Poznań

2017 2nd prize for dance/choreography “Connection” – International Choreography Competition Warsaw Zawirowania Dance

2017 1st prize for dance/choreography “Te echo de menos. Mano”
“3…2…1…Dance!” choreographic competition Kraków, Poland

2016 award for dance/choreography “Connection” – International Choreography Competition during International Festival of Dance Theatres in Tarnów in Poland

fot. Józef Buchnajzer 

 
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