A. A. Wołodźko's research focuses on ways in which art, by using living bodies as its medium, reveal overall cultural, social and political significance of affect in the contemporary understanding of manipulated bodies. In particular she is interested in how art comes with ethical concerns and responsibilities within its creative practice revealing the aesthetico-ethical implications for the new material meaning production.
Agnieszka Anna Wołodźko holds MA in Philosophy (UWM Olsztyn, Poland) MA in The Philosophy of Art History (Leiden University, The Netherlands). She is a PhD candidate in the cultural disciplines at Leiden University investigating ways in which art, by using living bodies as its medium, reveal overall cultural, social and political significance of affect in the contemporary understanding of biotechnologically manipulated bodies. She is an editor of the fourth issue of the Journal of the LUCAS Graduate Conference. Her recent publication are:
- “Materiality of affect. How art can reveal the more subtle realities of an encounter,” in Rosi Braidotti and Rick Dolphijn (ed.) This Deleuzian Century: Art, Activism, Life, Rodopi: Amsterdam/New York, 2015;
- “Against Nature – Against the Body? Ecocritical Role of Bioart” in Creative Expression and the 21st Century Education, (eds.) Małgorzata Suświłło and Adam Grabowski, Olsztyn: UWM, 2015;
- “Between Bio(s) and Art – Intensities of Matter in Bioart” in Inside. Outside. Other. Bodies in The Work of Gilles Deleuze and Michel Foucault, (eds.) Ann-Cathrin Drews, Katharina D. Martin, 2017 (forthcoming)
Currently teaching also at the AKI Academy of Art & Design, University of the Arts ArtEZ “AKI BIO MATTERs. Artistic research program” (2017/2018).
- Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
- Centre for the Arts in Society
- KG Moderne beeldende kunst