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Painter, photographer, director, and author of installations, video works, found footage films and dramatic texts. She is a professor in the Department of Intermedia at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk. She also teaches social arts at the Institute of Polish Culture at the University of Warsaw. Represented by Szara Gallery in Warsaw. Blood is a frequent motif in her works: installations marked with blood-colored paint and red paintings. Burska juxtaposes the beautiful with what is generally considered ugly or disgusting, or otherwise rejected. Her work has been described as a combination of critical art and engagement with aesthetic issues.
She also worked for many years with found footage video that show the mechanisms of creation and depict contemporary cultural narratives. The artist’s latest poetic paintings are delicate and organic. She says about herself that she deals with problems concerning the building of coherent images of reality. She is the author of The Nest, The End of Violence (with Magda Mosiewicz), Revolt of the Deaf and other texts presented in art galleries and theater spaces.