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Publications / Reviews / Interviews

Creatrix Pod, presented by Claire Zakiewicz 2024

SPAM zine, Posthuman, all Too Human, by William Kherbek 2023

Lookout Cookout: An Artists’ Cookbook. Curated by David Baldry and Caroline Wiseman, 2023

Creatrix Magazine: Claire Zakiewicz Interviewed and Photographed by Chris Freeman, 2022

3am Magazine: Embodied Patterns - an interview with Claire Zakiewicz, 2022

Resonance FM: A Baroque Biennale with Claire Zakiewicz, 2022

Resonance FM: Drawing Sound and Echos, 2022

There's no way I can know it, the object of the body, Claire Zakiewicz & Sophie Seita, 2022

SPAM zine, Some Loose Assemblies, by Louis Mason, 2021

All about Jazz: Some Loose Assemblies 3 at Hundred Years Gallery, by John Eyles, 2021

Creatrix Magazine: Some Loose Assemblies 2, by John Eyles, 2021

All about Jazz: Some Loose Assemblies 2 at Hundred Years Gallery, by John Eyles, 2021

Generative Art Using Neural Visual Grammars and Dual Encoders, (acknowledgement), by Chrisantha Fernando, 2021

Staging and Re-Cycling: Retrieving, Reflecting and Re-Framing the Archive, edited by John Keefe and Knut Ove Arntzen,Chapter 18 by Gian Carlo Rossi and Jacek Ludwig Scarso (Routledge) 2020

Top Ten NYC Artists Now (Art 511 Magazine) 2019

Interviewreihe "Davon leben" - Interview mit Claire Zakiewicz, Martin Spiess 2019

Open by Dannie-Lu Carr and Claire Zakiewicz, 2019

Struggle and Surrender: Process and Material in Painting by Elisabet Dijkstra, 2018

Hypocrite Reader: Dispatch: Art Out of the World by Lenna Pierce, 2018

Interview. with. the. artist. Claire. Zakiewicz by Cherubino, 2016

Verdure Engraved: 6 Questions by Jez Riley French, , 2016

Verdure-Engraved: Feature - Claire Zakiewicz, 2015


Writings by Claire Zakiewicz

The Aesthetics of Imperfection in Music and the Arts: Spontaneity, Flaws and the Unfinished, Chapter 21 (Bloomsbury), 2020

Working Through Challenging Times, 2020

Control Variations in Improvised Drawing Practices: A White Paper, 2019


Claire Zakiewicz is an artist working in London, Venice and New York. Named in the New York's top ten artists list for Art511 magazine, 2018, her practice examines the physical and metaphorical relationships between sound and painting. She explores how this research can be applied within the context of performance, drawing, music, photography, installation and video projections.
Born in London, UK, Zakiewicz studied at Chelsea College of Art and Anglia Ruskin University and received an MA from Sir John Cass School of Art while exhibiting and performing widely in London and Bergen throughout the 2000’s. Between 2009 and 2012 Zakiewicz was a member of the ensemble Fig. with composer Alwynne Pritchard and sound artist Thorolf Thuestad, who performed together in London, Bergen and New York. Her works were presented at Tate Tanks and Tate Britain, in the exhibitions Tweet Me Up, 2011 and Label, 2012 curated by Tracey Moberly.

Between 2013 and 2020, Zakiewicz was based in New York. She undertook numerous art residencies, including Mothership NYC, PointB Worklodge and Bill Young's Dance Studio, Soho. During her time in the USA Zakiewicz exhibited and performed at venues including The Elizabeth Foundation, NOoSPHERE Arts, Last Frontier NYC, Mothership NYC, Plaxall Gallery, Itinerant Performing Arts Festival and Satellite Art Show (Miami). Zakiewicz co-founded Creatrix Magazine with Jana Astanov in 2019.

Since 2020 Zakiewicz has reoriented back to the art scene in Europe and has had residencies at Cill Rialaig in Ireland and The Aldeburgh Beach Lookout in Suffolk, England. Now living and working in London, Zakiewicz has recently exhibited with artist/poet Sophie Seita in the duo show 'There's no way I can know it, the object or the body' at Hoxton 253 Arts Project Space. She has been collaborating with many London-based artists and performers including co-authors of the publication Performance Drawing: New Practices Since 1945, Birgitta Hosea and Carali McCall, Simon Tyszko of Resonance FM, improvisational musician Emily Suzanne Shapiro of 'Mellifera' Arts Platform and actor/writer Dannie-Lu Car. She performed and exhibited as part of the performance drawing event and exhibition curated by Ram Samocha 'Field of Action' in 2022. At the end of 2022 Claire staged a solo immersive performance painting during the closing month of the Venice Biennale 2022 titled Tintoretto's Daughter, she collaborated with rVenice-based photographer Mark Edward Smith on a photography project reviewed by William Kherbek for SPAM zine.

Her essay 'The Aesthetics of Failure' was published by Bloomsbury in 'The Aesthetics of Imperfection in Music and the Arts; Spontaneity, Flaws and the Unfinished', 2020.















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