Natalia Jachyra is a Polish-Canadian emerging artist from Toronto, Ontario. Natalia is currently based in Edmonton, Alberta. She holds a Master’s of Fine Art from the University of Alberta where she presented a body of work titled ‘the companionship of isolation’. She works predominantly in video, audio, and installation and is primarily interested in the ways we experience space and the encounters within them. Natalia’s work is thinking through various discourses such as phenomenology, female embodiment, urban environments and their social practices/ issues.
Recently, she was Harcourt House’s 2017/2018 Artist-in-Residence. In 2018 Natalia participated in the Luminous Bodies Residency in Toronto and was the 2017/ 2018 Artist-in-Residence at FAVA for the months of September and October. Natalia taught drawing-based courses in addition to intermediate-level contemporary studio practices at the University of Alberta.