We work with mid-careers conceptual artists who explore social justice related topics. They surface the world’s economic and social challenges through their insightful research and concepts.
Residencies and survey exhibitions: we invite the artists to think, research or create.
Community and education programs: we make art accessible and we inspire younger generations.
Partnerships with socially engaged businesses: we develop unique opportunities for making impact.
We were established in 2019 and have launched in 2020 with KODA Community program. Our work is designed around the needs of individual artists, with the main aim to provide them with due exposure and scholarship. Our strategy and our projects are aligned with the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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Founder and President
Klaudia has lived and led arts, technology and strategy projects in Europe, Africa and the United States. She works as Head of Public Relations at Polish Cultural Institute New York. Previously she served as a consultant to the British Council Arts, and worked at UBS, managing arts CSR projects. Klaudia is the 2021-2022 Helena Rubinstein Fellow at the Whitney ISP Curatorial Studies Program. She serves at the Membership Committee of ArtTable, mentors at New Museum's NEW INC, and is a member of For(best) The Culture. Klaudia holds MA in Art Business from the Sotheby‘s Institute of Art New York. She also holds MA in Economics from the Warsaw School of Economics.
Tahir Carl Karmali
Klaudia Ofwona Draber, ex officio
Nadine has lived and participated in a variety of projects, exhibitions, and events in Europe and the United States. She is also an Independent Curator and Marketing Consultant. She previously interned at the public arts nonprofit Creative Time and in the Fine Art Program and Collection at Montefiore Einstein. She has volunteered through the Online Volunteering service of the UN Volunteers program on several occasions, to support organizations located in Africa. She holds an MA in Contemporary Art from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art and a Master’s degree in Business Administration with specialization in International Marketing.
Board of Directors
Klaudia Ofwona Draber
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