Born in 1962 in Kraków. Deskur’s career began with painting, but she turned to photography and video art in the 1990s. She is also a graduate of the École des Beaux-Arts in Aix-en-Provence (1983-88). She creates multimedia installations, usually in the form of figurative photographic compositions.
Deskur participated in many of both: solo and group exhibitions, for example in Museum Bochum (Germany), Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art (Korea) Location One Gallery, Künstlerhaus Benhanien in Berlin, Art Basel, Switzerland, New York, Muzeum of Art in Łódź, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Zachęta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw.
Her works can be found in the collections at the National Museum in Warsaw, Museum of Art in Łódź, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Zachęta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Museum Bochum (Germany), Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art (Korea), Potocka Gallery in Kraków, and Arsenal Gallery in Białystok.
1983 – 1988 Studies at École des Beaux-Arts, Aix-en-Provence, FR
1988 – Diploma: Diplôm National Superieur d’expresion plastique, École des Beaux-Arts, Aix-en-Provence, FR
1992 – Artist in Residence at Escuela de Diseño, Altos de Chavón, Dominican Republic;
2000 – Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Fellowship, Germany;
2001 – Location One Gallery Fellowship – Artist in Residence, New York;
2002-2003 – Philip Morris Kunstförderung Resident at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin;
2005-2006 – French Government Residence Fellowship;
2012 – Participation in Jan Simon’s project, Museum of Art in Łódź, Goldex Poldex, Auroville, India