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Artist Monika Fryčová
www.monikafrycova.net
1983* in Prostějov (Czechoslovakia)
Lives and works in Iceland, Czech Republic
promin.kvetinko[at]gmail.com

Education
from 2013 PhD. studies
2010 MA, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Technology VUT Brno, Czech Republic
2006 Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavík, Iceland
2004/2005 independent studies with various artists, California/Mexico

Residencies
2013 Xerem Triangle Network, Lisbon, Portugal
2013 Mt.Clérigo, Portugal
2012 Ateliers Höherweg, Düsseldorf, Germany
2011 Fine Art Gallery Santra Putra, Penestanan, Bali
2010 Theatro do Silêncio, ZDB gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
2010 Blue Factory, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland
2010 Egon Schiele Art centrum, Český Krumlov, Czech Republic
2009 Amorphy Theater, Athens, Greece
2008 Dynjandi gallery, Bildudalur, Iceland
2008 Kling & Bang gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2007 Área de cultura, Huesca, Spain

Curatorial and teaching activities
2012 Iceland Academy of Arts, Reykjavík, Iceland
2011 Democracy Center at The Icelandic Pavilion Frankfurter Buchmesse, Frankfur, Germany
2011 Academy of Industry& Arts Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
2009 Open Springs, Listaháskoli Reykjavík, Iceland
2008 Multiplace # network cultural festival, Reykjavík, Iceland
2008 Untitled, Bildudalur, Iceland
2007 ISLANDIA, gallery NoD Roxy, gallery Školská 28, Prague, Czech Republic
2006 founder duet DIRECTRIX with Eva Ísleifsdottir

Awards, Grants
2010 Nadace mladých, Prague, Czech republic
2010 Spor, Aarhus, Denmark
2008 E3'film, European League of Institutes of the Arts, the Netherlands
2008 EHP Norway, Fundation for developing art in Iceland
2008 Culture founds of Westfjörds, Iceland
2007 Pepinieres europeennes pour jeunes artistes, France
2007 České centrum Madrid, Spain
2005 Kulturní fond města Prostějov
2001 Life in universe, CERN, Switzerland

Presentation
Performances (selection)

2013
PURE MOBILE, Triangle Xerem, Lisbon, Portugal
Eistnaflug, heavy metal fest, Neskaupstaður, Iceland
Multiplace Brno, Vlnena complex, Brno, Czech Republic
SECRET FORMULA, gallery LAC, Lagos, Portugal
2012
NO PANIC, Espaço +, Municipio de Aljezur, Portugal
NO PANIC, Ateliers Höherweg, Düsseldorf, Germany
Rádskona, Seyðisfjörður Cinema, Iceland
2011
Finale Allegro, Kling & Bang Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
Life is fair / Directrix, TV show broadcast DIRECTRIX( INN Frumkvöðlar) Iceland
Quengkong, Santra Putra Fine Art Gallery, Penestanan/Ubud, Bali (with W. D. Januariawan,G. F.Kadafí, E. P. Rají)
2010
Fryčová & Goreti, Makala, Lisbon, Portugal (with A. Sargento)
Dievka Plameńou, Gallery Loja 14.18, Alfama, Lisbon, Portugal
Viva as Bruxas !#1 for Teatro do Silêncio, Negócio - ZDB, Lisbon, Portugal
Domains of Joyful Degradation, Villa Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
Ciao Bambiny !, Egon Schiele Art centrum, Český Krumlov, Czech Republic
2009
Open Springs, Smiðjunni Listaháskólanum, Reykjavík, Iceland (with various artists from France, Iceland, Czech Republic)
Day one Day one [part of MONOS exhibition] Spolek, Brno, Czech Republic (with E.Islefsdottir)
2008
Good mourning / Directrix , TV show broadcast (ČT 2), Czech Republic
Poetry in the Visual, Gallery Dynjandi, Bíldudalur, Iceland (with E.Isleifsdottir)
Untitled /in Blue Lagun, by Tomas Saraceno, Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland
Amulet, KLING  BANG gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland (with G.K.Ottársson)
Za ušima čokoládu, HaDivadlo, Brno, Czech Republic (with J.Nečas, P.Kocourek, O.Bystřický)
2007
I want to be famous - I want to fly, Ponorka, Olomouc, Czech Republic
(with E.Melax, E.Isleifsdottir, U.B.Sigurðardottir, S.Štoudková)
Eva 2 eva - femina, opening of 'Islandia', No lab. Gallery NoD /Roxy, Prague, Czech Republic (with H. Karlsson, E.Isleifssdotir)
2006
Where are they going?, Sirkus port, Reykjavík, Iceland (with E. Isleifsdottir)
Grey Bouquet, Skleněná Louka [The Glass Meadow] Brno, Czech Republic (with S. Filip)
Greenland - video - milutakutisilluni, Ammassalik, East Greenland
Open situations - Kalaallit Nunaat, Školská 28 - Communication space, Prague, Czech Republic
2005
Trabant Auction, Christmas Markets - Svobody Square, Brno, Czech Republic
MEDartovské Krupobytí, Apollo, Prostějov, Czech Republic (with J. Žalio, M. Marenčík, T. Sochorová)
Standart, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Germany (with J. Žalio, M. Marenčík)
Otro Lado, Skleněná Louka [The Glass Meadow] Brno, Czech Republic (with J. Nečas, S. Zachová, K. Šedá, V.Stratil )
Otro Lado, Divadlo hudby, Olomouc Czech Republic (with J. Nečas, S. Zachová, K. Šedá)
Tent, T.G. Masaryk Square, Prostějov, Czech Republic
2004
Instrument, N. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, California, USA
Instrument, University of Arcadia, Arcadia, California, USA
The Day the Earth Stood Still, Pallorma College, San Diego, USA (with D. Javelosa)
The Day the Earth Stood Still, Santa Monica College, Los Angeles, USA (with D. Javelosa)
2003
it was dry and almost raining, CED, Brno, Czech Republic ( with J. Nečas)
it was dry and almost raining, City Theater of Prostějov, Czech Republic (with J. Nečas, F. Nerad)
it was dry and almost raining, Ilúsia, Dolný Kubín, Slovakia (with J. Nečas, F. Nerad)
2002
Heat, Divadlo hudby, Olomouc, Czech Republic (with P. Zavadil, T. Fröhlich)
Heat, Diavdlo v 7 a půl, Brno, Czech Republic (with P. Zavadil, T. Fröhlich)
Audio-visual project, Fléda, Brno, Czech Republic (with M. Buzzi and Tarafuki)
Within the walls, MedArt, Prostějov Castel, Czech Republic (with M. Buzzi)

Festivals, Screenings, Symposiums (selection)

2012
Safnanótt/museum night Hafnarborg Museum, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
(I)ndependent People/Reykjavík Art Frstival, Art Museum Reykjavík,Iceland
Festisvall, Bío Paradís, Reykjavík, Iceland
2011
The confected archive of Kling & Bang, Dorothea Schlueter gallery, Hamburg, Germany
It's too late give me a penny! /Directrix, SEQUENCES Festival 2011, Reykjavík, Iceland
2010
Parta, Festival of Elektronic Arts RAFLOST, Reykjavik, Iceland (with I. Kari, T. Pellinen)
Chaos-Magic-Performance, Musical Festival SPOR, Granhöj Dans, Aarhus, Denmark
(with P.I. Pálsson, SCENATET ensemble)
Event 'Land & Sjór', Live from Portugal, gallery Dynjandi, Bíldudalur, Iceland
2009
16th annual Mikulov ART Symposium / NEW MEDIA, Chateau of Mikulov, Czech Republic
2008
E3' film - Directrix, Prix Europa, Berlin, Germany
Festival UNTITLED, gallery Dynjandi, Bildudalur, Iceland (DIRECTRIX)
Sound-Movement-Freedom, Multiplace network culture festival, Reykjavík, Iceland
Instrument, Festival of Elektronic Arts RAFLOST, Reykjavik, Iceland
2007
ART4LUX, forum européen de la juene creation, Abbye de Neumunster, Luxemburg
Estamos Felices, Festival Okuparte, Huesca, Spain
Universal Language, Festival Pilsen to Pilsen, Pilsen, Czech Republic (DIRECTRIX)
2006
Concert for Music Polypoetry festival, Art Museum Reykjavík, Iceland (with E. Melax)
2004
Life is Short [urban space] Alt Sill 5th Silver Lake Film Festival Hollywood, California, USA
Queen of Hearts, 5th annual Anymouse Festival of Perforamcne Art, Pilsen, Czech Republic
2001
Earth / the Planet,video project /science and technology 'Life in the Universe'' CERN / Switzerland

Exhibitions (selection)

2013
PURE MOBILE, solo, Triangle Xerem, Lisbon, Portugal
SECRET FORMULA, solo, gallery LAC, Lagos, Portugal
2012
NO PANIC, solo exhibition, Espaço +, Municipio de Aljezur, Portugal
NO PANIC, solo exhibition, Ateliers Höherweg, Düsseldorf, Germany
Export Brno, collective exhibition, KUNSTRAUM Düsseldorf, Germany
2011
PERPETUUM MOBILE, solo exhibition, Kling & Bang Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2009
Monos, Spolek, Brno, Czech Republic
Essel Award CEE, nominees exhibiton, National Gallery Prague, Czech Republic
The Wolf &The Lamb, collective exhibiton, Palac Adria, Prague, Czech Republic
MAG FAVU VUT collective exhibiton, Gallery Brno, Brno, Czech Republic
2008
Directrix no. 2, video-installation, gallery UMAKART, Brno, Czech Republic
Blaze, collective exhibition, gallery U MLOKA, Olomouc, Czech Republic
2007
Eva2Eva- Femina, gallery KIT, Trondheim, Norway (DIRECTRIX)
TRABANT- (pure life), gallery Thorstrasse 111, Berlin, Germany
Hallo u!, Prostějov Municipal Museum, Czech Republic (DIRECTRIX)
2005
Otro Lado, Villa Kovaříkova, Prostějov, Czech Republic
2004
Group exhibition of Performance Studio, House of Art, Brno, Czech Republic
2001
Earth / the Planet, video project /science and technology 'Life in the Universe''
Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

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