About Lucia Nimcova

bio
born in 1977, humenne, slovakia
works in amsterdam / brussels / humenne

education
2007 - 2008 rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten amsterdam, netherlands
1996 - 2003 master studies, institute of creative photography, silesian university, opava, czech republic

solo shows [selection]
2013 chuanita diary, krokus gallery, bratislava, slovakia
2011 old school (with alice nikitinova), billytown, den haag, netherlands
2010 open studio, heppen transfer, warszawa, poland
2010 an african thunderstorm, lumen gallery, budapest, hungary
2009 unofficial, donumenta, regensburg, germany
2009 leftovers, funkeho kolin, czech republic
2009 unofficial, leica gallery, frankfurt, germany
2009 why bandits run faster than policemen?, heppen transfer, warszawa, poland
2008 unofficial, tresor / kunstforum, vienna, austria
2008 unofficial, stanica, zilina, slovakia
2008 unofficial, open gallery, bratislava, slovakia
2008 unofficial, visual gallery, photokina, cologne, germany
2008 unofficial, palazzo delle esposizioni, rome italy
2006 instant women, art hall gallery, tallinn, estonia
2006 instant women, galleri london, uppsala, sweden
2005 peripheries, funkeho kolin, czech republic
2005 instant women, prague house of photography, praha, czech republic
2005 instant women, photosynkyria 2005, thessaloniki, greece
2004 slovakia 003, gallery fiducia, ostrava, czech republic
2003 slovakia 003, month of photography, bratislava, slovakia
2003 egon bondy, artforum, bratislava, slovakia
2001 hospital, gallery opera myrona, ostrava, czech republic
2000 cosmic kids, small show room, liberec, czech republic
2000 about myself, house of photography, poprad, slovakia

group shows [selection]
2013 prague biennale, czech republic
2013 limits of fashion, bunkier sztuki, krakow, poland
2012 drifting identities, ksak-center for contemporary art, chisinau, moldova
2012 design week, bratislava, slovakia
2012 each memory recalled must do some violence to its origins, undisclosed location, utah, usa
2012 on migration, photo ireland, dublin, ireland
2012 cantastoria, utah museum of contemporary art, usa
2012 zero years, modem - centre for modern and contemporary art, debrecen, hungary
2012 picturing the difference, fotofestiwal, lodz, poland
2011 zooom! decoding common practice, art miami, miami, usa
2011 labour show, visual culture research centre / national university of kyiv-mohyla academy, kyiv, ukraine
2011 bad society, memory kontrol, zilina, slovakia
2011 bodytalks - videoart & cinedans in public space, maastricht, netherlands
2011 galicia: topographies of myth / lost stories, bwa sokol, nowy sacz, poland
2011 zero years, museum of arts, zilina, slovakia
2011 view to the lichthof, modem - centre for modern and contemporary art, debrecen, hungary
2011 wij zullen doorgaan, museum het dolhuys, haarlem, netherlands
2011 disarming, galeria cypriana majernika, bratislava, slovakia
2011 identity bluffs, stedelijk museum bureau amsterdam, amsterdam, the netherlands
2011 flashbulb memory, studio gallery, budapest, hungary
2011 home edition, stredoslovenska galeria, banska bystrica, slovakia
2010 monumentalism: history and national identity in contemporary art, stedelijk museum, amsterdam, the netherlands
2010 yeasty medium - slovak photography 1990-2010, month of photography, bratislava, slovakia
2010 bless my homeland forever, i, too, will try to forget..., kunsthalle exnergasse, vienna, austria
2010 the heat, meet factory, prague, czech republic
2010 over the counter - economy in post-socialist art, mucsarnok / kunsthalle, budapest, hungary
2010 this is our time, michael stevenson, cape town, south africa
2010 the good old days, aarhus kunstbygning, denmark
2010 the romance of my young days, the future of my nostalgia, stredoslovenska galeria, banska bystrica, slovakia
2010 quickscan nl#01, nederlands fotomuseum, rotterdam, netherlands
2009 communism never happened, feinkost, berlin, germany
2009 new history, kharkov art museum, ukraine
2009 art works, prague biennale, czech republic
2009 skuter 2, jan koniarek gallery, trnava, slovak republic
2008 open ateliers, rijksakademie, amsterdam, the netherlands
2008 beyond the walls, noorderlicht festival, fries museum, leeuwarden, netherlands
2007 open ateliers, rijksakademie, amsterdam, the netherlands
2007 egon bondy, tranzit, bratislava, slovakia
2007 oskar cepan award, galeria medium, bratislava, slovakia
2007 facelift, air gallery, new york, usa
2007 glocal girls, prague biennale, praha, czech republic
2006 2nd international biennial of young artists / art is always somewhere else, bucharest, romania
2006 henkel art award, ba-ca kunstforum, wien, austria
2006 arrivals > slovakia, turner contemporary, margate, england
2006 urban condition, museum de paviljoens, almere, the netherlands
2006 last and lost, literaturhaus munchen, germany
2005 001 - slovakia - 005, month of photography, bratislava, slovakia
2005 neat, kogart gallery, budapest, hungary
2005 i image, dorottya gallery, budapest, hungary
2005 private women, international festival of photography in lodz, poland
2004 instant europe, villa manin centro d'arte contemporanea, italy
2004 joop swart masterclass 2004, foam, amsterdam , the netherlands
2004 breakthrough, grote kerk den haag, netherlands
2004 interrupted image, stredoslovenska galeria, banska bystrica, slovakia
2004 slovak photography, fotohof, salzburg, austria
2004 distance, institute of contemporary arts, dunaujvaros, hungary
2003 glokality, open gallery, bratislava, slovakia
2003 photo biennale, art museum, imatra, finland
2003 privat frei, open gallery, bratislava, slovakia
2003 stadt im sicht, kunstlerhaus, wien, austria
2002 confrontations, prague house of photography, prague, czech republic
2002 czech and slovak photography 1980-2000, museum of arts, olomouc, czech republic
2001 young slovak photography, internationale fototage, herten, germany
2001 four elements, nod, praha, czech republic

festivals & screenings
2013 museumnacht, filmmuseum, dusseldorf, germany
2013 there must be order, ex elettrofonica, milan, italy
2013 there must be order, via farini, milan, italy
2012 now & after 12, moscow museum of modern art, russia
2012 international short film festival, oberhausen, germany
2012 new codes / athens video art festival, greece
2011 the recent history of daily utopias, werkstattkino, munich, germany
2009 lost & found, waag society, amsterdam, the netherlands
2009 directors lounge, berlin, germany

awards
2013 vevey international photography prize, jury special award, switzerland
2009 tatra banka art award, slovakia
2008 ecb photography award, germany
2008 oskar barnack award, germany
2007 oskar cepan / yvaa award, slovakia
2007 baume & mercier award, italy
2004 mio photo award - kasahara michiko prize, japan

collections
mudam, luxembourg
slovak national gallery, bratislava, slovakia
stedelijk museum, amsterdam, netherlands
rijksakademie artists' endowment fund, amsterdam, netherlands
rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, amsterdam, netherlands

residencies
2010 dcr guest studio, den haag, netherlands
2010 heppen transfer, warszawa, poland
2010 ph budapest, hungary
2009 udk berlin / karl hofer gesellschaft, berlin, germany
2008 international studio & curatorial program (iscp), new york, usa
2007-2008 rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, amsterdam, netherlands
2004 kunstlerhaus schloss wiepersdorf, germany
2003 kulturkontakt, vienna, austria

lectures / presentations
2012 fotofestiwal, lodz, poland
2011 the archive as project - conference, warszawa, poland
2011 the other side - symposium, bielefeld, germany
2010 vrije academie voor beeldende kunsten, den haag, netherlands
2010 jihlava documentary film festival, jihlava, czech republic
2010 maimano - house of photography, budapest, hungary
2010 aarhus kunstbygning, denmark
2009 exlibris, bratislava, slovakia
2009 film and tv school of the academy of performing arts, prague, czech republic
2009 university of amsterdam, netherlands
2008 format1, praha, czech republic
2008 photo month, krakow, poland
2007 zak gallery, berlin, germany
2006 turner contemporary, margate, united kingdom
2006 galleri kontrast & nätverket brudarna, stockholm, sweden
2006 cork institute of technology, ireland
2006 föreningen galleri london, uppsala, sweden
2005 month of photography, bratislava, slovakia / documentary workshop
2005 house of photography, poprad, slovakia / documentary workshop
2005 truc spherique, žilina, slovakia / documentary workshop
2002 house of photography, poprad, slovakia / summer photoschool
2001 house of photography, poprad, slovakia / summer photoschool
2000 house of photography, poprad, slovakia / summer photoschool

other activities
2011 deutsche borse photography prize - member of academy
2010 deutsche borse photography prize - member of academy
2010 sittcomm.award - jury member
2009 deutsche borse photography prize - member of academy
2008 deutsche borse photography prize - member of academy
2007 deutsche borse photography prize - member of academy
2007 sittcomm.award - jury member
2006 sittcomm.award - jury member
2004 institute for public affairs - jury member

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