Brokat Films are the painter, 3D designer and self-proclaimed star Sasa Lubińska
together with the curator and performer artist Joanna Pawlowska.
Artists are working in the fields of digital art, new media and performance art.
Duo is exploring the relationship between text, digital representation and visual art,
researching dynamics between gender presentation and aspects of human and non-human biology in the digital world.
Equipped with cameras, 3D programs and glitter, artists annex DIY aesthetics, clichés and narrations present
in the culture of the Internet. They create videos, animations and performances, exploring imagery of the early internet
and conventions such as cooking shows, make-up video blogs or how-to sessions.
In 2021 they created a computer game called Planet Brokat and together with the video work and installation,
artworks were presented at Kling og Bang.
A group exhibition showing a series of works inspired by feminist science fiction was titled
“Yes, a falling tree makes a sound (and it has a lot to say)”.
Sasa Lubinska (b. 1990) is a painter, 3D designer, performer and tattoo artist. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk with a degree in painting. From 2016 member of art duo Brokat Films together with Joanna Pawlowska. Her works are often inspired by pop culture narratives of masculinity and femininity, alien conspiracy theories and 90s internet aesthetics. In 2012 the duo created an installation with a computer game called Planet Brokat for a group show “Yes, a falling tree makes a sound (and it has a lot to say)”, at Kling og Bang.
Joanna Pawlowska (b. 1990) is a curator, performer and artist. They graduated from the Jagiellonian University, with a degree in art theory. From 2016 member of art duo Brokat Films, together with Sasa Lubińska. Duo is exploring the relationship between text, digital representation and visual art, researching dynamics between gender presentation and aspects of human and non-human biology in the digital world. Joanna was a member of Midpunkt art space (2020-2022) and currently is a curator of the Hamraborg Festival (2021-present).
The duo is currently working on a new mixed-media project about horses and love.