Natalia Romik

    Natalia Romik graduated from political studies at Warsaw University, and was a two-time Berlin Freie Universität scholarship holder. She has been involved in numerous artistic and architectural activities, a creator of videos, installations (JAD- post jewish architecture in Silesia, Nomadic Shtetl Archive), and performances (Zamenhof birthday, Shtetl Signboard). Since 2007, she has collaborated with Nizio Design, with which she has implemented many architectural projects, such as the reconstruction of a synagogue in Chmielnik and the design consultations of an historical exhibition at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. She is a PhD candidate in the Department of Architectural Design at the Bartlett School of Architecture. Her title of research is (Post) Jewish architecture of memory and emptiness in contemporary urban reality of former Shtetls. In 2013, she established the Senna architectural collective focusing on architectural issues and museum displays, including one for The Museum of Upper Silesian Jews. In 2014, she was awarded a scholarship from the London Arts and Humanities Partnership.