Katarzyna Kozyra – Polish sculptor, creator of installations and video art, perfromer. Born February 1, 1963, in Warsaw; resides in Warsaw, Berlin and Trento. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (1988–1993). The Animal Pyramide her thesis project, touched upon the issue of death. The work gained her significant renown and was the subject of broad discussions, and effectively initiated the phenomenon of 'critical art' in Poland. In 1998 she won an honorary distinction at the Art Biennial in Venice for the videoinstallation 'Men’s Bathhouse'.