Monika Razny

Installation, Painting, Participatory practices, Video

Atelier: Rotvoll Kunstnerkollektiv
Tilgjengelig for rullestol: Nei


Born in 1985 in Kraków, Poland. In 2020 she graduated from Fine Arts Academy in Kraków with MA title. Raźny did an exchange at the Zurich University of the Arts. Currently lives and works in Trondheim, Norway and is part of Rotvoll Kunstnerkollektiv. She works with painting, installation, land art and video.

In her paintings Raźny explores reduction and repetition. She investigates the nuances and subtle contrasts of colors creating an illusion of light and spatiality in the two dimensional surface. She explores the painting as a field for immersive and meditative experience.




Kunsthall Trondheim, Norway, Internship


Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland, MA Fine Arts


Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland, MFA Art & Media


Universidad de Granada, Spain, MA Faculty of Fine Arts


Selected exhibitions


Kunstfest Rotvoll, Rotvoll Kunstnerkollektiv, Trondheim, Norway


Etiuda & Anima festival, Krakow, Poland

Kunstfest Rotvoll, Rotvoll Kunstnerkollektiv, Trondheim, Norway

Photographic memory, The Malopolska Garden of Arts, Krakow, Poland


We are all lichens, Widna Gallery, Krakow, Poland, solo exhibition


#livingroom#afterdinner#mushrooming#guests#beautiful#luxury#love, RYMD, Reykjavik, Iceland, solo exhibition


Optics of the third eye, Telos, Kraków, Poland

Unclear thoughts, Fine Arts Academy, Kraków, Poland

Lines by dots, The Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia


Lines by dots, Drugie Pietro Gallery, Kraków, Poland

Issues of reality, Promotion Gallery of Fine Arts Academy, Kraków, Poland

Heterotopie, Promotion Gallery of Fine Arts Academy, Kraków, Poland


The Outlined Area, Drugie Pietro Gallery, Kraków, Poland

Art Now, The National Museum, Kraków , Poland

Call 4 Arts 2016 – special prize winner, 4 Style Foundation Gallery, Kraków,Poland


Residencies and workshops

2021 Artist in Residence in April-May at USF Verftet Bergen, Norway

2019 Soul Lubrication with Tabita Rezaire, Zurich, Switzerland

2018 Camp for the forest, photography workshops, Białowieza, Teremiski, Poland

2017 Issues of reality, international photography workshops, organised by Vysoka Skola Vytvarnych Umeni v Bratislave, Kremnica, Slovakia



SEMP, Swiss Mobility Program, 2019 – 2020


Essay published

We are all lichens, Wiadomosci ASP magazine, issue 92, (1) 2021, ISSN 1505 0661