Anna Kurtycz

Anna Kurtycz (Mexico) worked as a journalist and communication expert and studied engraving and art in Paris. She specializes in non-toxic engraving and woodcut. Her work has been exhibited in Benin, Canada, France, Ghana, Mexico, The Netherlands, Spain and the United States.

In Africa, where she lived and worked from 2008 to 2015 (first in Ghana and then in Benin) she created Studio Kurtycz organising exhibitions, art projects and printing workshops with adults and children. She worked with NGO's and local organisations using printing and graphic art as development tools. She has the experience working with particular groups such women, community educators, street children, etc.

She is part of the Contemporary Artists Catalogue of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, The Printers Association “Graver Maintenant” (France), the Conseil National Français d’Arts Plastiques and Stroom (NL).

In many of her artistic projects she works in interaction with the Dutch artist RUDEK.

Recent publications:

"Inclure la population locale dans la démarche artistique. Le cas de Studio Kurtycz" paper sent to the Rencontres Internationales de Peinture de Ouagadougou (2016) “Our bags are complete trash! Where design meets environmental responsibility in Ghana” InternationaalO2 Magazine 18 (1) 14-15 (2010) (NL).

“Imagenes de Ghana” Luvina 55, Verano 2009 Habitaciones Extraordinarias (Mexico).

“Let’s make sustainability playful” InternationaalO2 Magazine 15 (1) 5-9 (June 2007) (NL).


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