ARTIST PROFILE

Markéta Magidová

  • Czech Republic (b. 1984 in Prague)
  • Currently in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Markéta Magidová is an intermediary artist working with film, photography, installation, performance and text. She mainly reflects stressful situations, efficiency, failure, anomalies in the system and unequal social hierarchy.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • Soft Target, French Institute , Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Zero Minute Warning, Centre Européen d'Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg, France.
  • Turbid Photosynthesis, Entrance Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2016

  • Typos and Stumbless (radio play), Czech Radio, broadcasting nationwide, Czech Republic.
  • Tertium non datur, FAIT Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Typos and Stumbless (screening), Studio Alta, Prague, Czech Republic.

2015

  • Persona forte (with J. Pfeiffer), Pradelna Bohnice, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Argumentum ex silentium, Stolen Gallery, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic.
  • Draft, INI Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2014

  • Restless reading, Gallery SPZ, Prague, Czech Republic.

2013

  • Translation, Pavillon Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • A room for a maid (with J. Pfeiffer), City Gallery of Nitra, Nitra, Slovakia.
  • Home vocabulary, TIC Gallery, Kabinet, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Unreturned plan, Meetfactory, Kostka Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2012

  • Here, I was trying to think about nothing, Outdoor Gallery, Nitra, Slovakia.
  • Condolences (with D. Barackova, S. Telecka), Gallery of Academy of Arts, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • But you can´t do this – I really do – I don´t understand! We Have the Opening., K4 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2011

  • Sizzling Solus and the brindle eye, F 43 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Jelení, Jelení Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • To the top of the frothiness, to the bottom of the shoaliness (with V. Magid), 35m2 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • One Ell, Four Fingers, Five Seeds and the Line, cur. Michala Janeckova,, Fenester Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2010

  • Greetings, Museum of Boskovice, Boskovice, Czech Republic.
  • The natural reservation (with A. Abramjan), Trmal´s house, Prague, Czech Republic.

2009

  • Home nets: to be continued... , City Gallery of Nitra, Nitra, Slovakia.
  • To be continued, (A)VOID gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2008

  • Home nets, Citadela Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Diagnosis, Velryba Gallery, Prague.

2007

  • Once upon a time, Svetozor Cinema, Prague, Czech Republic.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • Release on Command: The theme of group therapy and exercise in the works of contemporary artists., Jihlava Film Festival, Jihlava, Czech Republic.
  • Conditions of Impossibility II / (Im)mediate, Center for Contemporary Arts Prague, Cursor Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Sofia Underground International Performance Art Festival, National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2016

  • 16. Film Festival Litoměřice, Cargo Gallery, Litoměřice, Czech Republic.
  • Jiné Vize CZ (2007–2015), Gallery of Academy of Musical Arts, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Festival of Alternative Theatrical Expression, Medica Cultural Centre, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Movere, Migra Yoga (performance), The House of Arts, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Contemporary Czech Videoart and Film in Visual Arts, Meetfactory, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Graphomen, Story-tellers, Authors and Producers, PLATO Gallery, Ostrava, Czech Republic.

2015

  • Rule and Exception, National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopje, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of.
  • PLATOvideo05 Theatre, PLATO , Ostrava, Czech Republic.
  • PAF New York, East Village, 4th Street 59, New York, United States.
  • International festival of contemporary art 4 + 4 days in motion, Desfour palace, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • International literary festival Ha!wangarda, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland.
  • Other visions, tAd Gallery, Denton, United States.
  • Graphomen, story-tellers, authors and producers, etc. Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2014

  • Other visions, Gallery Attick, Olomouc, Czech Republic.
  • International festival of contemporary art 4 + 4 days in motion, Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • New Territories, Days of slovak literature, A4, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • Vy troubo! Pro Jiřího Koláře, Castle gallery, Hradec nad Moravici, Czech Republic.
  • New literary strategies, KC Dunaj, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • 4th International Moscow Biennale for Young Art, RuArts Gallery, Moscow, Russian Federation.
  • V4 residents, Artforum, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • Other visions, Geotermal baths, Seljavellir , Iceland.

2013

  • Lisabon Architectural Triennale, Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Festival of one-minute videos, NTK Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2012

  • For Mushrooms / For John Cage, Gottfrei, Opava, Czech Republic.

2011

  • (Un)human, Theatre Reduta, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • ABCDEF, The House of Lords from Kunstat, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • Tractatus Pedagogicus, Entrance Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2010

  • Video camp, GASK - Gallery of Central Bohemia, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic.

2009

  • Video camp, Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Homelesness, Dominic monastery, Krakow, Poland.
  • Harenda, Gallery of Academy of Arts, Krakow, Poland.
  • Stone and water, House of books, Krakow, Poland.

2008

  • One day of Czech Republic, Manes gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2007

  • Festival of photography, Cultural house, Blatna, Czech Republic.
  • Bachelor and master works, Hall 32, Zlin, Czech Republic.

2006

  • The 9th harvest, Hall 64, Zlín, Czech Republic.
  • Welten am Fluss, Bottrop Ebel, Bottrop Ebel, Germany.

LOCATION

  • Born 1984 in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Lives and works in Prague, Czech Republic.

EDUCATION

  • 2009 - 2011
    Faculty of Fine Arts VUT, Brno, Czech Republic
    Master of Fine Arts in Video
  • 2009 - 2009
    Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, Poland
    Internship in Intermedia
  • 2007 - 2009
    Academy of Art, Architecture and Design, Prague
    Master in Theory of Art (Internship at Studio of Intermedia Confrontations)
  • 2006 - 2006
    Fachohochschule, Dortmund, Germany
    Internship in Photography
  • 2004 - 2007
    Faculty of Multimedia Communications UTB, Zlín, Czech Republic
    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography

AWARDS & GRANTS

  • 2017
    Other Visions, shortlist
    PAF - Festival of Film Animation, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 2017
    Art Residency Stipend
    Center For Contemporary Art Futura, Berlin Sessions, Prague, Berlin, Germany
  • 2016
    Stipend for a residency Prague - Strasbourg
    Meetfactory, French Institute in Prague, CEAAC, Prague - Strasbourg, Czech Republic
  • 2016
    The Performance Grant
    The Foundation Life of an Artist , Prague -Zagreb
  • 2015
    Publication Grant (for artist book)
    Ministry of Culture, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2014
    Other Visions, shortlist
    PAF - Festival of Animation, Olomouc, Czech Republic

RESIDENCIES

  • 2017
    Art Residency, Berlin Sessions, Berlin, Germany
  • 2016
    International Art Residency, CEAAC , Strasbourg, France
  • 2015
    Art Residency, Egon Schiele Art Centre , Cesky Krumlov
  • 2015
    Performance Residency Program, BUDA Art Centre, Kortrijk, Belgium
  • 2015
    INI Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2014
    Visegrad Literary Program, Literary centre, Bratislava, Slovakia