Artist Profile | Agi Gutkowska

Agi Gutkowska

Agi Gutkowska (curator, film maker) is the co-founder of Artist Bloc, an arts collective dedicated to exploring and revealing the artistic process. She has produced numerous media arts events, and produced the Artist Bloc documentaries and co-directed Stutter through the Bravo!FACT fund. She is dedicated to the arts and the production of high quality film and interactive installations. As part of Artist Bloc she has been a recipient of the OAC, TAC and finalist in the Telus Innovation Fund. She holds a BFA in New Media Studies from Ryerson University. She has curated interdisciplinary exhibitions including Stutter: Live, which was co-presented by The Music Gallery in 2008, as well as The Happiness Project : In the House in Montreal, Kingston, and in October 2011 in Toronto.

To date she has worked with such artists as Mark Pellegrino, Jon McCurley, filmmaker Lesley Loksi Chan, poet Jordan Scott, musician and illustrator Thomas Del Baso (of dd/mm/yyy), as well as Christine Duncan’s The Element Choir, The Woodchoppers Guild with whom she completed the Bravo!FACT funded short film Stutter, as well as Charles Spearin (of Broken Social Scene, Do Make Say Think) with The Happiness Project, a Juno winning album, and installation.

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Recent Work / Posts | Agi Gutkowska

After All : an exhibition

After All is a colloquium of micro-disasters and subtle apocalypses, little mistakes and lonely wanderers, absences and distortions, created by eight young visual artists. Both melancholy and acerbic, the works speak to the aftermath of arbitrary and fictitious disasters…


The Happiness Project : In the House at Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto

The Happiness Project: In the House presented by Artist Bloc, turns the album The Happiness Project by Charles Spearin into an interactive, installation-based exhibit within the walls of a residential setting. Local artists were enlisted to interpret songs from the album and are challenged to weave their own experience of the songs, as well as [...]



The Happiness Project : In the House Fundraiser took place at the Gladstone Hotel Ballroom on July 26th 2011.
Sexy Merlin, Charles Spearin and Circle Research were some of our musical guests!


The Happiness Project : In the House Fundraiser

Artist Bloc, with the support of the Toronto Arts Council is hosting a fundraising event Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at The Gladstone Hotel.  It is our goal to raise money through ticket sales, and an exclusive array of silent auction and raffle items. Check out Sponsor and Friends page for more details.   The Happiness [...]