Gabriella Novak (born 1982) is a Polish-Swedish interdisciplinary artist based in Stockholm. In 2022, Novak completed a Master’s degree in Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Umeå, Sweden. They also has a background in performing arts, photography, art history, film studies and philosophy. Throughout the years, Novak has participated in Artist in Residence programs and art projects with Center for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Moderna Museet, Pals Performance Art Links, Supermarket Art Fair, Färgfabriken in Stockholm, Gallery Thomassen in Gothenburg and Bildmuseet in Umeå, Sweden.
Gabriella Novak’s work is characterized by a mixture of performance, painting, digital images, video and text. Novak’s practice is rooted in personal and bodily experiences linked to trauma. They use own body as a starting point and a research field. Novak deconstructs and at the same time designs own body in boundless collisions with various objects, machines and artificial bodies.