Mateusz Sadowski

b. 1984. Lives and works in Poznań, Poland.

B.A. Photography (2007) and Intermedia M.A. (2010) graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan. PhD at the University of the Arts Poznan. Winner of the scholarship 'YOUNG POLAND' of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. Prize winner of 7th edition of Samsung Art Master Award 2010. Winner of the Chris Frayne Award for Best Animated Film at 54. Ann Arbor Film Festival in 2016.

Currently he lectures at the Photography Department at the University of Arts in Poznan. Cooperates with Galeria Stereo.






2019  Indifferent star, Galeria Stereo, Warsaw, PL

2019  I have no time, 9/10 Gallery, Poznań, PL

2018  Shape of The Moment, Polonez, Poznań, PL

2017  The Resonance, Online Gallery, The Drawing Center, New York, US

2017  REFLEX WANDER, Galeria Stereo, Warsaw, PL


2015  STRES, Realny Obszar Działań, Warsaw, PL

2014  IT TAKES TIME, Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Bialystok, PL

2014  EXHIBITION OF WORKS, Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Słupsk, PL

2014  THE RESONANCE, Galeria Stereo, Warsaw, PL

2014  UNPLANNED IMAGES, BWA, Zielona Góra, PL

2013  TURN OF EVENTS, BWA, Katowice, PL

2012  LEAK, Exile, Berlin, DE

2012  I'VE SEEN TOO MUCH, SVIT, Prague, CZ

2011  THERE IS NO SUCH THING, Galeria Stereo, Poznań, PL

2011  ENTWINE, ShowOFF, Krakow Photomonth, Kraków, PL

2009  FIRE, Galeria Stereo, Poznań, PL






2014  across realities, with Wojciech Bruszewski, Fundacja Arton, Warsaw, PL

2011  Walking around the house, with Gizela Mickiewicz, EMDES Gallery, Wroclaw, PL



2020  I'll be your image, Krupa Gallery, TIFF Festival, Wroclaw, PL

2020  No room collection, on-line exhibition,

2019  Animation Beyond Cinema, screening, National Gallery of Art, Washington, US

2019  Traps_Simulations_Transmissions. Areas of Post-photography, Arsenał Gallery, Poznan,PL

2018  After the end of photography, PGS, Sopot, PL

2017  Central by East Central, Galeria Arsenał, Białystok, PL

2017  Artists' Film International 2016 & 2017, Tromso Kunstforening, Tromso, NO

2017  Volume of Effort, [co-curated with Jakub Czyszczoń], Polonez, Poznań, PL

2017  Expanding Animation, Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, NL

2016  Artists' Film International, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

2016  Artists' Film International, Fundacion Proa, Buenos Aires, AR

2016  Artists' Film International, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, PT

2016  The Silence of Sounds, Wrocław Contemporary Museum, Wrocław, PL

2016  Entoptic Screening, Galeria Salon Akademii, Warsaw, PL

2015  Granpalazzo, Palazzo Rospigliosi, Zagarolo, Rome, IT

2015  Videonale 15, Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE

2015  Collection in Action. Education Space for Kids, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, PL

2015  Katedra, Culture Centre Zamek, Poznan, PL

2014  As You Can See. Polish Art Today, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, PL

2014  Das Stille Leben des Sammlers Kempinski, Exile, Berlin, DE

2013  Things in Common, Art Stations Foundation, Poznań, PL

2013  Photography. Reconstructed, Prague Biennale Photo 3, CZ

2012  On Demand 2, tegenboshvanvreden, Amsterdam, NL

2012  Arbeitdisziplin, Municipal Gallery Arsenal, Poznań, PL

2012  Will Be Fine, Galeria Stereo, Poznań, PL

2011  A Clock That Runs on Mud, Galeria Stereo, Poznań, PL

2011  MIR, Municipal Gallery Arsenal, Białystok, PL

2011  Transilvania 2, Municipal Gallery Arsenal, Poznań, PL

2010  Samsung Art Master, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL

2010  Transilvania, BWA, Zielona Góra, PL

2010  Transit, Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, RU

2010  The Summer of Youth, Zachęta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL

2009  Videonale 12, Kunstmuseum Bonn, DE





2019  Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, USA 

2018  Animator Film Festival, Poznań, PL

2017  Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, NL

2016  Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, USA - Resonance - Chris Frayne Award for Best Animated Film

2015  Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, NL

2015  SHORTVAWES Short Film Festival Poznań PL, Poznan Open

2014  Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, NL

2014  SHORTVAWES Short Film Festival Poznań PL, International Grand Prix Tour



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