Aleksandra Kosoń (b. 1992) is a Polish artist based in Wroclaw, Poland. She works in the media of drawing, printmaking, painting, and photography. Aleksandra is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland -BA in graphic art & design. She received her MA degree in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins in London, UK. Her current research interest is in the areas of place, memory, and nostalgia. A landscape is the main inspiration for her work as she states that she perceives it as an imitation of art. She is interested in recording places around her by taking photographs and exploring the potential of images by transforming them using different techniques.
She considers drawing as the most important part of her practice as she treats is as a primal way of expression. After her visit to Japan, where she participated in an artist residency and exhibited at Setouchi Triennale 2016, she became interested in Japanese landscape painting. The result of this is her current work. She is now working on big scale drawings to challenge herself in expressing her experiences of the landscape metaphorically.
Recent group exhibitions include: Working, Thinking, Seeing, group exhibition at Rosso Cinabro gallery, Rome, Italy (2018), Chelsea Art, group exhibition at Chelsea Market, New York, USA (2018), Moving Ideas, group exhibition at Rosso Cinabro gallery, Rome, Italy (2018), International Biennial of Nations, group exhibition at Misericordia Palace, Venice, Italy (2018), Show One, curated by Marc Hulson at Central Saint Martins, London, UK (2017), Eat-Sleep-Print-Repeat, curated by CSM students at Parfitt Gallery, Croydon College, London, UK (2017), THIS IS AN ART SCHOOL, Tate Exchange, Tate Modern Switch House, London, UK (2017), 10th Annual Art Auction, Lethaby Gallery, London, UK (2017), Complex Topography: Movement and Change, curated by O- Jun, part of the Setouchi Triennale 2016, Takamatsu, Japan (2016), Step naked into the garden of virtual delights, curated by CSM students at HartsLane, New Cross Gate, London, UK (2016) and OSTEN Biennial of Awarded Artists, OSTEN Gallery in Skopje, Macedonia (2016).