Curriculum Vitae

Monika Fryčová

1983* Prostějov (Czechoslovakia)

based in Seyðisfjörður, Iceland, southern Portugal and elswere

email: promin.kvetinko[at]gmail.com

Member of SÍM (The association of Icelandic visual artists)

 

Education

2013-2014 PhD. studies (Visual Arts) unfinished

2010 M.A. (Fine Arts) Faculty of Fine Arts, VUT Brno, Czech Republic

2007 B.A. (Fine Arts) Faculty of Fine Arts, VUT Brno, Czech Republic

2006 Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavík, Iceland

2004/2005 Individul studies, California /Mexico

 

Residencies / Workshops 

2016  David Larcher Lab.  l’île Maurice

2016  Achterhaus Residency Hamburg, Germany

2015  Finnmark /FOS with  Atelier NORD, Oslo Norway

2014  Triangle Network, Maurice

2013  Xerem Triangle Network, Lisbon, Portugal

          Gallery LAC, Lagos, Portugal

2012  Ateliers Höherweg, Düsseldorf, Germany

2011  Fine Art Gallery Santra Putra, Penestanan, Bali

2010  Theatro do Silêncio, ZDB gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

           Blue Factory, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

           Egon Schiele Art centrum, Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

2009  Amorphy Theater, Athens, Greece

2008  Dynjandi gallery, Bildudalur, Iceland

           Kling & Bang gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

2007  Área de cultura, Huesca, Spain

 

 

Presentation

Performances  (selection)

2016/17    See You Next Tursday, Schneiderei gallery, Vienna, Austria / upcoming 

2016/17   Etno future,  A Praça / cultural space, Porto, Portugal / upcoming

2016  Hennessey Hotel, l’île Maurice

2016   Dorothea Schlueter gallery Hamburg, Germany

2016  2025  Kunst und Kultur e.V, Hamburg, Germany

2015  PizzaNight, Tojeiro, Portugal

2014   ARTchipelago  – Partage, French Institute in Mauritius, Rose-Hill, Mauritius

            Pure Mobile vs. Dolce Vita, Gallery Školská 28, Prague, Czech Republic 

2013   Pure Mobile, Galleria 25 Aprile, Cremona, Italy

            Pure Mobile, Dorothea Schluter gallery, Hamburg, Germany

            Pure Mobile, nádvoří Dům pánů z Kunštátu, Brno, Czech Republic

            Pure Mobile, Tertulia Associação Cultural , Aljezur, Portugal

            Pure Mobile, Triangle Network  Xerem, Lisbon, Portugal

            Multiplace Brno, Vlněná 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 (INN Frumkvöðlar) Iceland

            Quengkong, Santra Putra Fine Art Gallery, Penestanan, Ubud, Bali

2010   Fryčová Goreti Makala Lisbon Portugal (with A. Sargento

            Dievka Plameńou Gallery Loja Alfama Lisbon Portugal

            Viva as Bruxas ! 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

            Day one Day one, 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 Lagoon, together with  Tomas Saraceno, Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland    

            Amulet Kling & Bang Gallery Reykjavík, 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 , eva – femina, ‘Islandia’ No lab, Gallery NoD /Roxy, Prague, Czech Republic

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 cultural centrum, East Greenland

            Open situationsKalaallit Nunaat, Školská 28, 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 Palace, Czech Republic (with M. Buzzi)

 

Festivals, Screenings, Symposia  (selection) 

2017    Raflost, Elektronic Festival of Arts, Reykjavík, Iceland (with AMY KNOLES, VASCO COSTA)

2016   Frontiers of Solitude, Skolska28, Prague, Czech Republic

2016    Frontiers of Solitude, Skaftfell, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

2015   Eastern Edge Gallery, Canada

2014   Festival da BatataDoce, Aljezur, Portugal

            Not Finished 28th annual Art Festival Reykjavík, Iceland

2013   6th annual Poetic Festival – Island Without Borders, Olomouc, Czech Republic

            Eistnaflug, Heavy Metal Fest, Neskaupstaður, Iceland

2012   (IN)Dependent People, 26th annual Art Festival Reykjavík, Iceland

            Safnanótt /museum night, Hafnarborg Museum, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

2011   The confected archive of Kling & Bang, Dorothea Schlueter Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

            It’s too late, give me a penny! /Directrix, Sequences Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland

2010   Parta, 4th annual Festival of Electronic Arts Raflost, Reykjavik, Iceland (with I. Kari, T. Pellinen)

            Chaos-Magic-Performance, Musical Festival Spor,  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 edition, Chateau of Mikulov, Czech Republic

2008    E3′ filmDirectrix, Prix Europa, Berlin, Germany

            Festival Untitled, gallery Dynjandi, Bildudalur, Iceland (with E.Isleifsdottir)

            Sound-Movement-Freedom, Multiplace Network Culture Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland

            Instrument, 2nd annual Festival of Electronic Arts Raflost, Reykjavik, Iceland

2007   Estamos Felices, Festival Okuparte, Huesca, Spain

            Universal Language, Festival Pilsen to Pilsen, Pilsen, Czech Republic (with E. Isleifsdottir)

2006   Concert for Music Polypoetry Festival, Art Museum Reykjavík, Iceland (with E. Melax)

2004   Life is Short , Alt Sill 5th Silver Lake Film Festival Hollywood, California, USA

             Queen of Hearts, 5th annual Anymouse Festival of Performance Art, Pilsen, Czech Republic

2002   Earth / the Planet, ‘Life in the Universe” Cern / Switzerland

 

Solo Exhibition  (selection)

 2016   2025  Kunst und Kultur e.V, Hamburg, Germany

2012   No Panic, Atelier s Höherweg, Düsseldorf, Germany

            No Panic, Espaço +,  Municipio de Aljezur, Portugal

2011    Perpetuum Mobile, Kling & Bang Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

2009   Monos, Spolek, Brno, Czech Republic

2005   Otro Lado, Villa Kovaříkova, Prostějov, Czech Republic

            Otro Lado, Café Alfa, Brno, Czech Republic

 

Group Exhibition  (selection)

2016  Frontiers of solitude, Prague ( Cz), Oslo (No), Seydisfjordur (Is)

2014   ARTchipelago  – Partage, French Institute in Mauritius, Rose-Hill, Mauritius

            Ró Ró, Skaftfell / Center for Visual Art, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

2013   Offline- Between Transits and Journeys, Carpintaria São Lázaro, Lisbon, Portugal

2012   Exkurs Brno, KUNSTRAUM Düsseldorf, Germany

2009   Essel Award CEE, nominee National Gallery Prague, Czech Republic

            The Wolf &The Lamb, Palác Adria, Prague, Czech Republic

            MAG FAVU VUT Gallery Brno, Brno, Czech Republic

2008   Directrix no. 2, gallery Umakart, Brno, Czech Republic

            Blaze, gallery U Mloka, Olomouc, Czech Republic

2007  Art4lux, Abbaye de Neumünster, Luxembourg

            Eva2Eva- Femina, Gallery KIT, Trondheim, Norway

            Trabant (pure life), Gallery Thorstrasse 111, Berlin, Germany

            Hallo u! Prostějov Municipal Museum, Czech Republic

2004   Performance Studio, House of Art, Brno, Czech Republic

 

Teaching / Lectures / Talks

2016  Mahatma Gandhi Institute, l’île Maurice

2015  Seydisfjordur school, Iceland

2014  Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavík, Iceland

            Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic

            FAVU VUT / Moravian gallery in Brno, Czech Republic

2012   Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavík, Iceland

2011   Academy of Industry & Arts Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

 

Awards / Grants / Scholarships

2016   Listamannalaun, artist’s travel grant  of  Iceland

Ministry of culture, Hamburg, Germany

Austurbrú, culture fond of East Iceland

2015    Muggur, Iceland

2014   Skala Invest Group, Prague, Czech Republic

             Câmara Municipal Aljezur, Portugal

2013   Gullberg Ehf, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

2010   Artist Foundation, Prague, Czeh Republic

             SPOR, Aarhus, Denmark

2008   E3’film, European League of Institutes of the Arts, the Netherlands

             EHP Norway, Fundation for developing art in Iceland

             Culture funds of Westfjörds, Iceland

2007   Pepinieres europeennes pour jeunes artistes, Paris, France

            Czech Centrum in Madrid, Spain

2006   Erasmus, for studies in Iceland Academy of Arts

2005   Culture funds of city Prostějov, Czech Republic

2001   Academy of Sciences in Prague and CERN in Switzerland

 

Curatorial projects

2016   Blue Factory Open Space Initiative, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

2009   International Project Open Springs, Listaháskoli Reykjavík, Iceland (with Calvacreation and Icelandic artists)

2008   Multiplace # network cultural festival, Reykjavík, Iceland

             Festival Untitled, Bildudalur, Iceland

2007   ISLANDIA, galerie NoD Roxy, galerie Školská 28, Praha, Czech Republic (with Dana Recmanová)

2006   co-founder of artistic duet DIRECTRIX with Eva Ísleifsdottir

 

Publications

2015-2016   Fryčová, Pure Mobile vs. Dolce Vita. (Fantasy vs. Discipline vol.1) forthcoming

 

 

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