Justyna Kabala

Justyna Krystyna Kabala

b. Poland, based in London, UK


MA Royal College of Art London 2011

BA London College of Communication UAL London 2008


Selected exhibitions


Night Shifts II. Design Action, LDF/LCC Public Programme, UAL 2020

Academia da Floresta, University of Saõ Paulo, Brazil, 2019

Designing Protest, People's History Museum, Manchester, 2019

German Open '98 (solo), Luna Elaine, London, 2019

Emergence, London Design Festival, LCC Public Programme, UAL 2019

Night Shifts, UCL Public Engagement Programme, UCL East 2019

Two Lives and Two True Machines, Coleman Project Space, London, 2018

Failure, Litost, Prague, Czech Republic, 2018

Reference Mollusk, Gossamer Fog, London 2016

Recommended for you, Art Licks Weekend, London 2015

Freight (solo), The Means Peckham, London 2015

Mostyn Open 19, Mostyn Art Gallery, LLandudno 2015

Vulpes Vulpes Open, Vulpes Vulpes, London 2014

Art Licks Weekend, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 2012

Diaphonies, Copenhagen Place, London 2012

CP-HP, Hackney Picturehouse, London 2012

RCA/RA Graduates Show, RAC, Pall Mall, London 2012

Elapse (solo), Silownia, Poznan 2011

Folio, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford upon Avon 2011

Royal College of Art Graduate Show, London 2011

CMYOK!, CGP, London 2011

First Time, Hackney Picturehouse, London 2011

Immaterial Girls, Copenhagen Place, London 2011

Chew the Float, Victoria Baths Trust, Manchester 2010

Anything I Can Do..., CGP, London 2010

Arteria, Crypt of St. George the Martyr, London 2009

Resistance Unit, Former Vinyl Factory, London 2009

Polish Artists in Southwark, Nolia’s Gallery, London 2008

Anatomy of Reading, Old Sweet Shop Gallery, London 2007


Selected press and publications


Two Lives and Two True Machines (self-published), 16 pages, 2018

Broken Noses (self-published), 136 pages, 2017

The Guardian (commissioned work) London June 2017

Wallpaper* (commissioned work) London 2016, 2017

Go To Ground - Studio As A Living Room (conversation), Vulpes Vulpes London 2015

Arte e Critica 71, Mobile Coordinates (interview) Milan 2012

The Independent online, A Radical Take On Shakespeare (review) London 2011

Eye Magazine online, The Printer’s Tale (review) London 2011

Future Works (contributor) Royal College of Art, London 2011

Creative Review (online) Live Coverage (interview) London 2011


Selected commissioned work, collections and awards


Villiers David Prize in Fine Art 2011

Royal College of Art Printmaking Bursary Award 2010

Government Art Collection, London, acquired in 2016

Colette Paris, France (commissioned work) 2015, 2017

Dover Street Market New York (commissioned work) 2015

Le Bon Marche Paris, France (commissioned work) 2015, 2016, 2019




Lecturer, London College of Communication, UAL London 2018 - present

Lecturer, University for the Creative Arts, Epsom 2012 - 2018

Visiting Lecturer, Hong Kong Design Institute, Hong Kong 2017 - 2018

Fellow of Higher Education Academy 2016