MARZENA ABRAHAMIK MFA Yale University, BA in Political Science and Philosophy, Loyola University. I am a visual artist and educator, inspired by personal histories and attachments to unachievable and necessary for survival fantasies, to further investigate communal formations and transformations. Working through photographic series where images are anchored in historical events, my formal interests in lighting, color, movement and gesture, connect individual images into unimaginable bodies of work.
Exhibitions: Girl Play & A L'ouest, solo exhibitions at Johalla Projects, solo exhibition at The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts and solo exhibition Gallery of Classic Photography. Group Exhibitions: Serralves Foundation in Porto, Heaven Gallery, Latitude, Whitney Houston Biennial, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Weinberg/Newton Gallery, (, Soccer Club Club, Aperture, Johalla Projects, Art & Design Festival, and the International Photography Festival. Bibliography: The Art of Mushroom, Sacrosanct and Shannon. Awards/Grants: Abrahamik is the recipient of the Fulbright Scholar Award, John Ferguson Weir Award, PACC, & IAS Artist Project Grant. Collections: The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Photography, and Haas Library.
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