ARTIST PROFILE

Nik  Timková

  • Slovakia (b. 1986 in Košice)
  • Currently in Praha / Košice, Stockholm, Czech Republic.
  • "Patrí k superkrehkým, zvláštnym spôsobom duchovným outsiderom." "Belongs to the super fragile, spiritual outsider in a special way." (Jana Bodnárová, Takmer Neviditeľná)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

  • 1/3 sea-water 1/3 river-water 1/3 spring-water, Šopa Galery, Košice, Slovakia.
  • Derengés / Dawn w/ Adrian Kiss curated by Áron Fenyvesi, Trafó gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Superimpositions w/ Jakub Hošek, Anežka Hošková, GHMP, Galerie Hlavního Města Praha, Colloredo-Mansfeldský Palác, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Existential Housekeeping #3, Berlinskej Model, Prague, Czech Republic.

2014

  • Existential Housekeeping #2, Galéria HIT, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • Existential Housekeeping #1, Gallery Mejan, Royal Institut of Art / KKH, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Start Up IV w/ Klára Vystrčilová, Pal Rodenius, GHMP, Galerie Hlavního Města Praha, Colloredo-Mansfeldský Palác, Prague, Czech Republic.

2013

  • w/ Jakub Hošek (Gothic Disneyland) , PAF, Přehlídka Animovaného Filmu, Olomouc, Czech Republic.
  • “-20%” , galerie 207 (UMPRUM), Prague, Czech Republic.

2012

  • A Storm of Swords, Galerie NF, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic.
  • Twilight Zone collaborative exhibition ( w/Jakub Hošek, Anders Gronlien, Vít Svoboda), Dortmund Bodega gallery, Oslo, Norway.
  • Gothic Disneyland @ Supermarket Artfair, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.

2011

  • Non Stop BROOKLYN by Gothic Disneyland ( w/ Jakub Hošek, Anežka Hošková), Open Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • ZOSCHNUTÝ LIST TANCUJE PO BETÓNE, Biela Noc / Nuit Blanche, Košice, Slovakia.

2010

  • BLACK MAMBA SAMBA VRÚSK w/ Anežka Hošková, A.M.180 gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • DE SORTE QUE PLUS JAMAIS UN INSTANT SOIT MAGIQUE, Gallery F43, Olšanské hřbitovy / Cemetery Olšany, Prague, Czech Republic.

2008

  • ABSOLUT ELEMENTS 2008 winners exhibition, Absolut Bijoux w/ Zuzana Žabková, Tatranská galéria / Gallery of Tatras, Poprad, Slovakia.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • FRONTIER JUSTICE EXPERIENCE III., SUPERMARKET - Svarta Huset, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • FRONTIER JUSTICE EXPERIENCE II., Galerie A.M.180, Praha, Czech Republic.
  • New Scenario "RESIDENCY" curated by Paul Barsch, Tilman Hornig, Mariina skála, Jetřichovice, Czech Republic.
  • FRONTIER JUSTICE EXPERIENCE I., Šopa Gallery, Košice, Slovakia.

2016

  • House of Fashion / Unbearable speed of being, Galerie Hraničář, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic.
  • Medialexicon - Faux Friends (IRL show + online project) curated by Szilvi Német, TELEP, Budapest, Hungary.

2015

  • Preliminary Sadness curated by Michal Novotný, Karlín Studios, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Neklid věcí / The Disorder of things curated by Václav Janoščík, Kvalitar gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Skrytá reč rostlin / Hidden language of plants, Kinský Palace, National gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Tabačka OPENING, Tabačka Kulturfabrik, Košice, Slovakia.
  • Generation Smart, NTK gallery ( Galérie Národní Technické Knihovny ), Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Typografie curated by Michal Novotný, Tsjechisch Institut, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

2013

  • Můj Blok, group exhibition of graphic design related w/ Brno, Kunstverein Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
  • O)svícení, NTK gallery ( Galérie Národní Technické Knihovny ), Prague, Slovakia.

2012

  • TRIA MENSO, group exhibition of collaborative works, The Glad gallery, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  • Catlin Guide 2012 launch exhibition, London Art Fair, London, United Kingdom.

2011

  • CSM MFA (Fine Arts) Degree Show, Central Saint Martins School of Arts and Design, London, United Kingdom.
  • Agnés b X CSM drawings exhibition, agnés b, London, United Kingdom.
  • Velvet, Red Gallery, Rivington street, London, United Kingdom.
  • Operation Exhibition / Contemporary Eastern European Photography, Studio 41, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  • New Pretenders, Interim Show of MA Fine Art 10/11 on Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

2010

  • 20x120 COVER exhibition, 66 gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • SCANDANAÏVIA, A.M.180 collective at Supermarket Art Fair, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • NEW MEDIA III, Kasárne Kulturpark, Košice, Slovakia.

2009

  • SELF-IDENTITY, Východoslovenská galéria / Eastern Slovakian Gallery, Košice, Slovakia.
  • SELF-IDENTITY, House of Photography, Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia.
  • VG w/ Zuzana Žabková, Festival ANYMOUS, Plzeň, Czech Republic.
  • NEW MEDIA EXPLORER, Východoslovenská galéria / Eastern Slovakian Gallery, Košice, Slovakia.

2008

  • Quelque Chose Est Rouge ( w/ La Hors De), Festival Duch-city at La Duchere, Lyon, France.
  • Nové Média v Kasárňach 2, Kasárne Kulturpark, Košice, Slovakia.
  • Quelque Chose Est Rouge /w La Hors De from Lyon (France), Kasárne Kulturpark, Košice, Slovakia.
  • Nové Média v Kasárňach, Kasárne Kulturpark, Košice, Slovakia.

LOCATION

  • Born 1986 in Košice, Slovakia.
  • Lives and works in Praha / Košice, Stockholm, Czech Republic.

EDUCATION

  • 2013 - 2015
    Royal Institute of Art / Kungl. Konsthögskolan (KKH), Stockholm, Sweden
    postgradual project program in Sculpture and Textile (Amanda Newall)
  • 2010 - 2011
    Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design ( UAL - University of Arts ), London, United Kingdom
    Master of Fine Arts, MFA in Fine Arts (Susan Trangmar)
  • 2009 - 2010
    FAMU / Film and TV School of Academy of Performative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic
    guest student in Experimental Photography (Rudo Prekop, Stepan Grygar)
  • 2009 - 2009
    Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, Poland
    guest student in Intermedia (Artur Tajber)
  • 2006 - 2010
    FUTUKE (Faculty of Arts – Technical University of Košice ), Košice, Slovakia
    Bc.Art in New Media (prof. Anna Tretter)

AWARDS & GRANTS

  • 2012
    Catlin Prize shortlist
    Catlin Guide / Art Catlin, London, United Kingdom
  • 2011
    finalist
    Chadwell Award, London, United Kingdom
  • 2008
    winner ( Absolut Bijoux w/ Zuzana Žabková )
    Absolut Elements, Bratislava, Slovakia

RESIDENCIES

  • 2015
    The Nordic Guest Studio in Malongen, Nytorget, Nordic Art Association (NKF), Stockholm, Sweden

MEMBERSHIPS

  • 2009 - Present
    A.M.180 collective, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2009 - Present
    CREEPY TEEPEE contemporary independent music festival, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic