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  • Milena Dopitová

    Biography
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    *Born 1963 in Sternberk, lives in Prague

    Education:
    1986 - 1994 Academy of Fine Arts in Prague

    Awards:
    2011 Michal Ranny Award, Brno
    2003 Tranzit, Prague
    1997 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, INC., New York
    1997 The Central European Culture Initiative Prize, Wien

    Selected Fellowships:
    2002 International and Curatorial Programme, New York
    1997 MAK Schindler Residency, Los Angeles
    1997 The Sculpture Place, Utica New York
    1996 The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia
    1995 The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh
    1994 Canberra School of Art, Canberra
    1994 The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
    1993 Progetto 93, Civitella d’Agliano
    1992 Nottingham Polytechnic, Nottingham
    1991 Galerie 68elf, Cologne
    1990 Internationale Sommerakademie, Salzburg

    Selected Public Collections:
    The Brooklyn Museum, New York
    The Art Collection of Erste Bank Group, Vienna
    City Gallery Prague
    Czech Museum of Modern Art, Prague
    Modern and Contemporary Art Collection, National Gallery, Prague
    Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
    Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg
    GASK, Kutna Hora
    Moravian Gallery, Brno

    www.milenadopitova.cz

    Selected

    2017
    Soft Skills, Polansky Gallery, Prague

    2012
    Mine, Come on, I've got it, Mine, I'm on it!, POLANSKY GALLERY, Prague

    2011
    I'll Stay a Little Longer, Moravian Gallery, Brno (awarded of Michal Ranny Award)

    2011
    Where My First End?, City Gallery Blansko

    2007
    Come, I’ll Show You the Way Through Paradise, American Center, Prague

    2006
    Does wind also have rays?, City Gallery, Karlovy Vary

    2005
    Sixtysomething, JIRI SVESTKA GALLERY, Prague

    2004
    Everything What I Want You May Wish Too, Exhibition Hall Sokolska, Ostrava
    Washing Day, Display Gallery, Prague

    2003
    Sixtysomething, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York
    Green Plateaus, House of Lords of Kunstat, Brno

    2002
    I´m Gonna Make You Wonder if You Are My Friend, Czech Centre, New York

    2001
    Come,I´ll Show You the Way Through Paradise,
    Museum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg; together with Jasansky/Polak (catalogue)

    2000
    Come,I´ll Show You the Way Through Paradise, JIRI SVESTKA GALLERY,
    Prague, foyer of the Czech Parliament´s House of Commons,
    refused works for EXPO 2000 Hannover

    1999
    Installations 1992 – 1999, The Brno House of Arts; Ludwig Museum,
    Budapest, Kunsthalle Krems (catalogue)
    JIRI SVESTKA GALLERY, Prague
    I’m Gonna Make You Wonder if You Are My Friend, 761 Gallery, Ostrava

    1996
    Gallery MXM, Prague

    1995
    Prague City Gallery (catalogue)
    Don’t Be Afraid to Take That Big Step, Gallery 86, Trier

    1994
    You Must Remember This, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York (with David Cerny)
    Leo Model Exhibition Hall, Jerusalem (with Pavel Humhal) (catalogue)
    Milena Dopitova in Context, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
    Milena Dopitova in Context, Carpenter Center, Boston

    1993
    Gallery MXM, Prague

    1992
    Gallery MXM, Prague (with Jiri Kovanda)

    1991
    Objects and Installations, City Gallery, Sternberk

    Selected

    2013
    Biennale der Kunstler, Haus der Kunst München
    Inner Circle, City Gallery, Prague
    Open Brno, House of Arts, Brno
    Expiration Date, Galerie Emila Filly, Usti nad Labem
    Magnus Art 2013, Karlin Hall, Prague

    2012
    Islands of Resistance, National Gallery, Prague

    2012
    Islands of Resistance, National Gallery, Prague

    2011
    Mutating Medium, Gallery Rudolfinum, Prague
    The Art of Urban Intervention, Emil Filla Gallery, Usti nad Labem
    The Salon of Zlin, House of Art, Zlin
    Prague Biennale 5, Prague

    2010
    Inter-view, Nitranska Galeria, Nitra, SK
    Paris Photo, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris
    ...And Don't Forget the Flowers, Moravian Gallery, Brno
    Esprit Vakuum, Mikulov Castle
    A Part of No-Part, Chelsea Art Museum NY
    Formate der transformation, MUSA - Museum auf Abruf Vienna
    Gender Check" Zacheta, National Gallery of Art in Warsaw

    2009
    Photography and Concept, Prague House Brussels
    Gender Check, Rollenbilder in der Kunst Osteuropas
    Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien
    Family peace, Nostic Palace, Prague
    Czech Photography of the 20th Century, Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal
    Republic of Germany, Bonn
    Behind the Velvet Curtain: Contemporary Art from the Czech Republic,
    Katzen Ars Center, Washington, D.C.
    Crossing frontier, City Prague Gallery n Municipal Library, Prague 2008
    IN/visible festival of visual art, Flora, Olomouc
    Close Encounters:Central European Video Art, Fine Arts Center Galleries,
    University of Rhode Island, USA
    Self-portrait in Czech art of the 20th Century, AJG – Ales South Bohemian Gallery,
    Hluboka nad Vltavou

    2008
    IN/visible festival of visual art, Flora, Olomouc
    Close Encounters:Central European Video Art, Fine Arts Center
    Galleries,University of Rhode Island, USA
    Self-portrait in Czech art of the 20th Century, AJG n Ales South
    Bohemian Gallery, Hluboka nad Vltavou

    2007
    Locws 3, Swansea Museum, Swansea, Great Britain
    Global Feminism, Brooklyn Museum, New York
    Crossing Frontiers. Looking for an Artistic Identity in Eastern Europe,
    Ludwig Museum, Budapest
    Punctum, Futura – Centre for contemporary art, Prague
    Gross Domestic Product, Municipal Library, City Gallery Prague

    2006
    Grenzgänger – Künstlerische Identitätssuche im Östlichen Europa,
    KOG Regensburg
    AMOR VINCIT OMNIA, Palais am Festungsgraben, Berlin
    I invited some friends to come and watch, Galerija Nova, Zagreb
    Autopoesis, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava
    Giardino – Places for Small Stories, PAN, Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, Naples
    Praagse Tuin – beelden uit Praag, Gouverneurstein van Assen, Holland
    Frisbee - Contemporary Czech videoart and new media, The Brno House of Arts
    Zyklus 1.0 Tschechien – Ferne Nähen, Stift Lilienfeld, Austria

    2005
    Artstars, making of, Galerie du Moulin d’Asselborn
    Czech Photography of the 20th Century, City Gallery Prague
    Prague Biennale 2: Expanded Painting, International Contemporary Art,
    Karlin Hall, Prague
    Heart Nightwatch, Summerhouse Hvezda, Prague
    Cultural Domestication - Instinctual Desire, Center for the Visual Arts,
    University of Toledo, Ohio

    2004
    E.U. positive - Kunst aus dem neuen Europa, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
    Flipside, Artists Space, New York
    Troubled Times, Gruppo 78 I.C.A., Gallery LipanjePuntin, Trieste

    2003
    Glamour - British Council, Prague
    Phantom of Desire - Visions of Masochism in Art, Neue Galerie Graz
    Generations – Galerie K&S, Berlin
    Aus Liebe - Die Generation der 90er in Prag, Galerie der Stadt Remscheidt

    2002
    Imagination - Romanticism, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland
    Monday - Plain Air, City Gallery Ostrava
    Corps et traces, Musée de Beaux-Art de Nancy (catalogue)
    Extradiction, Aqua museum, Lisbon
    Politik-um/New Engagement, Prague Castle
    Imagination – Romanticism, The Brno House of Arts

    2001
    Extended Transformation, Art Gallery Zagreb
    A Sense of Wellbeing, Palace of the Imperial Thermal Baths, Karlovy Vary
    Imagination – Romanticism, Botho-Graef-Kunstpreis der Stadt
    Jena, Germany (catalogue)
    Object - Metamorphoses in Time, Czech Museum of Modern Art, Prague
    Milano Europa 2000, Triennale di Milano (catalogue)
    Dead, The Roundhouse, London (catalogue)
    Extended Transformation, City Gallery Ljubljana
    Up in Smoke, Castle Museum and Art Gallery Nottingham

    2000
    Bohemian Birds – Positions of Czech Contemporary Art, Kunst Haus
    Dresden (catalogue)
    ArtWORKS, The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
    Girls Show 2000, Art Expo Gallery, Bucharest
    Emila Filly Gallery, Usti nad Labem
    Human Touch, West Bohemian Gallery, Cheb
    Confrontation, Czech Centre, London

    1999
    Girls Show, MXM Gallery, Prague
    Transformation II, Venice Biennial, Italy
    Aspect - Positions – 50 Years of Art in Central Europe 1949-99,
    Ludwig Museum Budapest, Museum of 20th Century, Wien
    L´Autre motié de l´Europe, Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris

    1998
    Interactus 5, Accademia D´ungheria, Rome
    Sensibilities (Contemporary Art from Central Europe), European Academy of Art, London

    1997
    Born ‘68, Czech Centre, Berlin
    Art in the Public Space, National Gallery, Prague

    1996
    Urban Legend, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden (catalogue)
    Preobrazaj, Bosnia and Hercegovina Art Gallery, Sarajevo
    Interior versus Exterior, Factory Cosmos, Bratislava

    1995
    A New Europe - Supranational Art, Venice Biennial
    Artists of Central and Eastern Europe, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh
    After the Velvet Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
    Beyond the Borders, Kwangju Biennial
    The Image of Europe, Nicosia

    1994
    After the Spring, Museums of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne
    Contemporary Art from the Czech Republic, South London Gallery
    22nd Biennial, Sao Paulo (catalogue)
    Auszeit, Galerie der Künstler, Munich
    Biennial of Young Artists, Stone Bell House, City Gallery Prague

    1993
    Aperto, Venice Biennial
    Art by Women, Old Town Hall, City Gallery Prague (with Mio Shirai, Pipilotti
    Rist, Jennifer Bolande)
    Double Exit, Ludwig Forum, Aachen
    Situation Prague, Dialogue of Two Generations, Kampnagel Internationale
    Kulturfabrik, Hamburg
    That, what is left, Stenc’s House, Prague

    1992
    Sirup, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich
    D’une génération á l’autre, Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
    Slovaks and Czechs, Maeght Gallery, Paris
    Between Aesop and Mowgli, Vaclav Spala Gallery, Prague
    Frontiera 1/92, Bolzano
    Ninth Biennale - The Boundary Rider, Sydney

    1991
    Contribution to Luck, Artist’s Gallery, Munich
    New Intimate, ULUV Exhibition Hall, Prague

    1990
    Grand Concours International De Peinture 1990, Musée 2000, Luxembourg