Education
Royal College of Art, London, sculpture department (2011)
Academy of Fine Arts, Lodz, graphic and painting department (2005)
Academy of Fine Arts, Gdansk, photography department (2001)

Awards, grants, residencies
Sittcomm.award /contemporary photography 2008
Henkel award /shortlist 2010 
Scholarship of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Poland 2011
Samsung Art Master Award /shortlist 2011
Residencia Corazón, Buenos Aires, La Plata, Argentyna 2011
Artist-in-Residency Program in Treasure Hill Artist Village (THAV) of AIR Taipei 2012
Ne'na Contemporary Art Space, AIR, Chiang Mai, Thailand 2017

Group Exhibitions
2022 - 2023. Ausnahmezustand. Polnische Fotokunst heute, Berlin, Germany
2021 Approche Salom, Paris, France
2019 Krakow Photomonth, main program, PL
2018 Photo London Discovery section, UK
2017 So What I, Doomed Gallery, London, UK
2016 Escape from the ‘Liberty’ Cinema”, Galerie im Saalbau, Berlin, Germany
2016 "Gauguin Syndrome" Warsaw Gallery Weekend, Lokal_30, Warsaw, Poland
2016 "Polish paradise never dies" Arles, France 
2016 "Polish paradise never dies" Paris Photo, France 
2016 Silence-sounds, Muzeum Współczesne Wrocław, Poland
2015 The crisis is only the beginning, BWA, Wroclaw, Poland
2015 Silence-sounds, BWA, Jelenia Góra, Poland
2015 Mere Formality, Labirynt gallery, Lublin, Poland
2014 Let the beast run, Nocturnal Activities, BWA Katowice, Poland
2013 Viennafair, Vienna, Austria (with lokal_30)
2012 Visit, Taipei artist villige, AIR Taipei, Taiwan
2012 Alternative ending, Rondo Sztuki, Katowice, Poland
2012 New opening. New beginning Lokal_30, Warsaw, Poland
2011 Show RCA 2011, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2011 Arco Art Fair, Madrid, Spain (with lokal_30)
2010 Gulbenkian Galleries, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2010 Parisphoto, Paris, France (with ZPAF i S-ka)
2009 ArtMarket, Stockholm, Sweden (with lokal_30)
2009 Liste Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland (with lokal_30)
2009 OCHO group show, Barcelona, Spain
2009 OCHO group show, Milano, Italy
2009 Zoo Art Enterprises, London, UK (with lokal_30)
2009 love, City & Catastrophe, at Nelly Aman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2008 101 Tokio Contenporary Art Fair, Japan (with lokal_30)
2008 Viennafair, Vienna, Austria (with lokal_30)
2008 Teleportation and other hybrids, Saisonstartder 
 Frankfurter Galerien, Frankfurt, Germany

Solo Exhibitions
2017 Monomyth II, Entropia gallery, Wroclaw, Poland
2015 Every Single Crash, Letrangere gallery, London, UK
2014 Let the beast run, Nocturnal Activities, BWA Katowice, Poland
2013 Every Single Crash, Lokal_30 Warsaw, Poland
2012 Visit, Taipei artist villige, AIR Taipei, Taiwan
2011 Everything is a version of something else, Gallery Corazón, Buenos Aires
2011 Everything is a version of something else, Studio Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
2010 Transit, Centre Contemporary Art Laznia, Gdansk, Poland
2009 Transit, ZPAF i s-k, Gallery, Cracow, Poland 
2008 Visit, Lokal_30, Warsaw, Poland

Publications
FOAM magazine,Issue #51: SEER/BELIEVER Amsterdam 2018
Lens Culture magazine, Fixing Mythology to Paper, 2018
British Journal of Photography, May 2018,UK
Der Greif, magazine, Germany, 2016
Fresh from Poland, Issue#1, 2016, UK
Gauguin syndrome, Szum magazine, 2016, Poland
Platform 505, May 2015
FAD Magazine’, May 2015
Contemporary Lynx Magazine, May 2015
Wall Street International, April 2015
Yet-magazine Issue#5, 2014, Switzerland
Szum magazine, 2014, Poland
Der Greif, December 2014
ROJOmagazine OCHO número atómico 2009, Spain
Yvi magazine, Issue# 3, 2009, Netherlands
Picnic magazine #3 September 2008, Tel Aviv, Israel
Rojo magazine, ansatz keen on faith, worldwide edition,
January 2008, Spain
Destructed magazine #15, November 2007, Hamburg, Germany
Piktogram magazine #07, 2007, Warsaw, Poland



Books
Escape from the Liberty Cinema, Agnieszka Rayzacher/ Dorothee Bienert, Berlin 2017, Germany
Silence-sounds, Wroclaw 2016, Poland
Lokal - history of lokal 30, Agnieszka Rayzacher, Warsaw 2015, Poland
More Formality, Labirynt Gallery, Marcin Krasny, Lublin 2015, Poland
Andels Art Book, Warsaw 2014, Poland
Visit, Filip Berendt, Taipei 2012, Taiwan
The Decisive Moment, New Phenomena in Polish Photography since 2000, Adam Mazur.
You are really somebody.  Egg tempera on wood, 2023.
Fame and a face. Egg tempera on paper,  2022.
You are on a journey. Mixed media on canvas, 80 x 80 cm, 2023.
Does my skin look too real?
The opposite means it is no longer nature.

I'm not looking for trouble, I am looking for love.
I tried to scream, but my head was underwater.
The extreme yourself.
We are to change the meaning of ourselves
Do you still feel like an individual?
Now everybody knows what is means.
Feelings have obliterated facts.
The opposite of the self is no longer the crowd.
...
BoBo
How can I morph into them. 
Who, me? Yes, you.

VOODOOWURST


Ask anyone, and they'll probably tell you that the pursuit of Snow White by the evil queen in the Snow White film, is still one of the most frightening cinematic moments they have ever experienced. 

No matter how innocent and infantile such pop-cultural constructions are intended to be, they often possess a darker, even sexual side— one that naturally inhabits the mind of a child— and lay hidden within the animated narratives. 

CONTACT


filip.berendt@gmail.com