2015 - 2017 Sonia Kazovsky

Sonia Kazovsky (DAI 2017) is an artist and researcher based in Amsterdam. Sonia’s practice is grounded in a clear set of commitments to rethink ‘the political’ in and through Art. By challenging and appropriating inherent structures of power as expressed through different instantiations, Sonia  engages with Institutionally acknowledged narratives, (H)istorical plots, labour relations and existing forms with an attempt to articulate propositions for active participation. Her work combines theatre, writing and collaborations as well as organisation of different cooperatives and other working structures for herself and fellow practitioners with the aim to develop and strengthen enduring practices in a precarious field. 
Sonia’s s work has been exhibited in institutional as well as self organised initiatives. In 2019, Sonia’s work was nominated for the artist revelation prize of ADAGP, at MAD Paris (FR) and in 2020 she received the stipend for Emerging artists from the Mondriaan fund (NL). Her work is part of the National Library of the Netherlands.

Learn more about The journey towards the radical image Sonia Kazovsky’s 20 minute
presentation for Maelstrom Slow Dance - DAI's 3 day graduation lectures marathon, June 2017

Learn more about Sonia Kazovsky’s written MA thesis: Capital-as-Power: elaborating strategies in and through art in the financial and political contemporary

Learn more about Sonia Kazovsky’s "life after DAI" by means of Sonia’s