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  • Šimon Sýkora

    Biography
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    • Polansky Exhibitions

    born 1990 in Pilsen (CZ)
    based in Prague and Vienna

    STUDIES

    2019
    Graduated at Academy of Fine Arts, Prague - PhD. Vladimír Skrepl, Painting studio III.

    2018
    Internship at Šaloun - Studio of the visiting artist - Sus Zwick and Muda Mathis, Performance
    Internship at Taipei National University Of Arts, Taiwan, Fine Arts

    2016
    Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, MgA. Robert Šalanda, Painting studio II.
    Internship at Unarte Bucharest, prof. Petru Lucaci, Romania, painting studio

    2013 – 2016
    Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Prof. Martin Mainer, Painting studio IV.

    2011 – 2013
    Faculty of Art and Design, Pilsen

    RESIDENCIES

    2021
    Brno A.I.R.
    Egon Schiele A.I.R, Český Krumlov

    2017
    TRN Nepomuk

    2016
    International Dresden Summer Academy

    WORK

    2020
    Gallery assistent at Sophie Tappeiner Gallery, Vienna 2016 - 2018
    Part of IDEAL.PROSTOR Project Space, Prague

    SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

    2021
    Wasteland, curated by Vanda Skálová, Gallery Gask, Kutná Hora (CZ)

    2020
    ́Turning Stranger ́, Polansky Gallery, curated by Christina Gigliotti, Brno (CZ)
    Eyes closed, Fingers down, Gallery Pragovka, Prague

    2018
    Poem to a Horse, Gallery 209, curated by Josef Mrva, Brno (CZ)

    2015
    Pretty pictures won ́t solve Anything, curated by Šimon Kadlčák, Gallery Umakart, Brno (CZ)

    SELECTED DUO SHOWS

    2020
    Savage Season, with Phillip Kolychev, curated by Linda Vondrová, Medium Gallery, Bratislava (SK)
    Logika nevolnosti, with Martin Kyrych, curated by Jan Šerých, Gallery Jelení, Prague

    SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

    2021
    MISLEADING PROJECTILES, U10 Artspace, Belgrade, Curated by: Darko Vukić

    2020
    Flashshow, Budapest
    7 Reasons to smile more, Holešovická Šachta, curated by Lumír Nykl and Tina Poliačková, Prague GIFC, The Hole, New York

    2019
    I Will Take a Knife to Your Confidence, AM180 Gallery, curated by N. Timková and M. Kovácsová, Prague Biedermeier Partygoers, curated by Hrob Collective, Olomouc (CZ)
    Spring is Always Doomed, Lume Laboratory, curated by Linda Vondrová, Milano
    Send Nukes, Gallery G18, curated by Linda Vondrová, Poděbrady (CZ)
    The most beautiful age, curated by John Hill and Tomas Džadoň, Gallery AVU, Prague
    'The Martyr’s Tale', a Group Show at Sinkhole Project, curated by Cristina Gigliotti, Berlin

    2018
    Orchid, curated by Underground Flower, Anyang, Korea
    Childhood and other Crimes, Villa Šaloun, curated by Muda Matthis and Sus Zwick, Prague

    2017
    Don ́t fetishize your own Sadness, Gallery Cyril, curated by David Bartoš, Prostějov (CZ)
    Strategies of Drifting, Gallery Unarte, curated by Jolanta Nowaczyk, Bucharest