Sat 25 Mar - Tue 25 Jul 2017

Discover Repertoire - the latest of our exhibitions about the relationship of visual and performing arts following Interval, Stage and Movement, Explore the legacy of Jerzy Grotowski (1933 - 1999) - the Polish/Italian innovative and influential theatre director. Meet Jolanta Dolewska (Pol/Scotalnd) who starts her residency at the archives of Perth theatre - Scotland's oldest repertoire theatre company, delivers a series of masterclasses at Perth Youth theatre and stages her first solo show in Scotland to be launched as part of Platform 2017 - an inaugural festival of Perthshire Creativity.

Curated by Iliyana Nedkova. Produced by Horsecross Arts for Threshold artspace in partnership with Culture Perth and Kinross. Part of Horsecross Arts Youth Festival and Platfor 2017 festival of Perthshire Creativity. Supported by Creative Scotland and Heritage lottery Fund.

Jolanta Dolewska is an artist; she lives and works in Glasgow


2010 - 2012 Royal College of Art London, MA Photography (Fine Art)
2004 - 2007 University of Wales Newport, 1st Class BA Hons in Documentary Photography
2003 International People’s College, Ellsinore, Denmark

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Sdraiati accanto a me, Condominio Fotografico Associzione Culturale, Modica, Sicily, Italy
2017 Repertoire, 22-channel screen works, Treshold artspace/Perth Concert Hall, Perth
2016 Reservoir (curated by Sunil Shah), Rough Print Gallery, Dalston, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Platform Festival, Perth Concert Hall/Horsecross, Perth
2016 From North to South: The Archive as a Connective Map, SI Fest Off, Savignano sul Rubicone, Italy. Touchstone Eranda Studio, The Photographers’ Gallery, London
2015 Uncertain States Open 2015, Four Corners Gallery, London. RCA Secret, London and Dubai
2014 SSA 2014, National Galleries of Scotland, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2013 Artefacts, The Rag Factory, London. FreshFaced + WildEyed, The Photographers’ Gallery, London. Belfast Photo Festival, 2013 Open Submission, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
2012 Still Image, Dyson Gallery RCA, Battersea, London. Heaven to Earth, Fringe Photo Biennale, Bongsan Culture Centre, Daegu, South Korea. GROUP 2012 Exhibition, WW Gallery, London. Show RCA, Testbed 2, Battersea, London. Seeing for Others, WORK Gallery, London
2011 Constance Fairness Foundation Prize Exhibition, Upper Gulbenkian Gallery RCA, London. AkzoNobel Photography Award 2011, Entrance Gallery RCA, London. Altitude Plus 1000, Festival de photographie de montagne, Rossiniere, Switzerland, Construct, Folkestone Triennial, Kent. Work in progress, RCA, London
2010 RCA Secret, London
2007 Fragments. Candid Arts Trust, London. Degree Show. David Hurn Gallery, Newport, Wales
2006 Visioni Variabli. Basilica di Sant’Alessandro, Fiesole, Italy

Artist Talks and Teaching

2018 MADE Programme, Academia di Belle Arti Rosario Gagliardi, Siracusa, Sicily, Italy. Condominio Fotografico Associzione Culturale, Modica, Sicily, Italy
2017 Spaces of Justice Symposium, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow. International Photography Symposium, Nida, Lithuania. Masterclass with Perth Youth Theatre. Network of Art Teachers Across Scotland symposium, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh. UWS MEd Artist Teacher seminar, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow
2016 Edinburg College of Art, Edinburgh
2015 TalkSeePhotography, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
2014 University of Creative Arts Canterbury
2013 The Rag Factory, a public discussion with curator Sunil Shah, London. The Photographers Gallery during the Summer Fayre weekend, London
2012 Camberwell College of Arts, London. Mimar Sinar University, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 Common House, Psychotherapeutic Centre for Children, Wilga, Poland


Source Photographic Review Issue 92 Winter 2017, text by Daniel Jewesbury, pp.30-39, Belfast. Winter 2017
FK Magazine, Riga, Latvia. 2016
The Drouth Issue 54: Interstices, text by Prof. Johnny Rodger, Glasgow, Winter/Spring 2016
Uncertain States Broadsheet, London. 2015
Seeing for others, Black Dog Publishing, London. 2012
Where is the line? Photographic representation of disputed territories and the other, VDM Verlag. 2009
Coming Up Fast, Royal Photographic Society Journal, cover + pp.110-111, Volume 147. 2007

Exhibition Catalogues

Confluenze SIFESTOFF2016. 2016
Heaven to Earth, 2012 International Young Photography, Daegu, South Korea. 2012
High Altitude, +1000 Festival de Photographie de Montagne, 5 Continents, Milan. 2011
Construct. 2011
Fragments. 2007


2017 Repertoire, Horsecross Arts/Perth Theatre Archives, Perth
2016 Polski, Abbeyhill Primary School, Edinburgh
2012 Beyond Space with Banu Cennetoglu, Mimar Sinar University, Istanbul, Turkey
2011 High Altitude, Rossiniere, Switzerland

Awards, Programmes & Scholarships

RSA Morton Award, shortlisted. 2017
Dummy Award Kassel, 8.FotoBookFestival Kassel, shortlisted. 2016
Self Publish Riga, Riga Photomonth, shortlisted. 2016
The Source-Cord Prize, shortlisted. 2014
The Photographers’ Gallery Award, winner, London. 2012
Constance Fairness Foundation Prize, winner, London. 2011
Colour Project, Akzo Nobel, London. 2011
Royal College of Art Study Bursary, London. 2010-2012
Exchange photography program with Studio Maragoni, Florence, Italy. 2006
Reginald Salisbury Photographic Bursary, UWNC. 2006.
Cirius grant from the Danish Agency for International Education. 2003

Work in Threshold Artspace/Horsecross public collection and private collections in the UK and Italy.