Alexandra Navratil
*1978 Switzerland

Education/ Residencies

2013 Residency at ABA, Berlin Alexanderplatz, Berlin/ Pro Helvetia
2010 Residency at ISCP, International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York
2009 Residency at IMMA, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
2006-2007 (MFA) MA Fine Arts, Goldsmiths College, London
2007 Residency Vienna, Austrian Cultural Department
2002-2005 Residency at HANGAR, Centre for Art-Production, Barcelona
1999-2002 BA Fine Arts, Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, London


Awards / Prizes

2012 Manor Kunstpreis Zurich
Swiss Art Award
Mondriaan Fonds Project Award
2011 Award, Cultural Department of the Kanton of Zurich
Basisstipendium Fonds BKVB
2010 Grant IKEA-Foundation Switzerland
2009 Swiss Art Award
Prix Mobilière Young Art
Award, Cultural Department of the Kanton of Zurich
2007 Award, Patronagefond Kunsthalle Basel
2006 Award, Cultural Department of the Kanton of Zurich
2005 UBS Award, UBS Bank Cultural Fond, Switzerland
Generation 2006, Award, Caja Madrid Cultural Fond
2004 Award, MUSAC, Museum of Contemporary Art Castilla & Leon


Solo Exhibitions

2014 (upcoming) Dan Gunn Gallery, Berlin
(upcoming) CCS Centre Culturelle Suisse, Paris
This Formless Thing, SMBA, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam
2013 This Formless Thing, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
2010 Time Lags in Real Time, Inkijk, SKOR, Amsterdam
2009 The Searchlights that Dazzled the Stars, Galeria angels, Barcelona
2008 The Eternal Return of Difference, Galeria angels Barcelona
2007 Your Face Consumes my Dreams, Mies van der Rohe Pavillion, LOOP, Barcelona
The Extra, Step in- Step Out Nr.5, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Rome


Selected Collective Exhibitions

2013 I Prefer Not To, curated by Christian Hartard, Galerie Esther Donatz, Munich
Post-Production, curated by Aline Juchler and Yasmin Afschar, Van Horbourg, Zurich
2012 Living Document-Naked Reality, curated by Jennifer Burris, ICA Philadelphia
After Image, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Cinema, Voorkamer, Lier, Belgium
25th Image Festival, Toronto
2011 Tangible Time, NEST, Den Haag
L’evento immobile, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno and MAN Museo, Sardinia, Italy
Silvermoon, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna
The Power to Host, curated by Maja Ciric, ISCP exhibition space, New York
Burgers Simultanhalle, Simultanhalle Cologne
Enter Slowly, The Lab, San Francisco
2010 ISCP Open Studios, New York
The Place of Artists Cinema, curated by Maeve Conolly, Picture This, Bristol
23rd Images Festival Toronto
2009 The Filmic Convention, Formcontent, London
Endlosschleifen, Lothringer13, Munich
Festival Les Urbaines, Traffic, Lausanne
2008 Coulisses, Alexandra Navratil / Oskar Dawicki, Piano Nobile, Geneva
2007 Vision: A, organized by the Instituto Cervantes for Fotobrasil, Art Beijing, Milan InVideo,
Lyon Video Bienale, Casablanca Film Festival, La Virreina Barcelona
Existencias, MUSAC, Museum of Contemporary Art Castilla & Leon, Spain
Black Powder, Kunghee Uni Museum, Seoul
2006 Trial Balloons, MUSAC, Museum of Contemporary Art Castilla & Leon


Artist Talks

2014 SMBA Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam
2013 Kunstmuseum Winterthur
2012 Haus für Elektronische Künste, Basel
HGKZ Hochschule der Künst, Zurich
2011 Le Foyer, Perla Moda, Zurich


Bibliography

Kunstbulletin, Warenfetischismus ohne Schranken, Sarah Merten, 01.11.13
Afterall Online/ Artist at work, interview by Jennifer Burris, 04.10.13
Artline Kunstmagazin, Zurück in die Zukunft, Florian Weiland, 01.10.13
NZZ Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Plasticwelten, Eva Dietrich, 18.09.13
Landbote Winterthur, Wir werden von Bildern manipuliert, Adrian Mebold, 24.08.13
Tagesanzeiger/ Zueritipp, Fetisch Plastik, Feli Schneider, 22.08.13
Les Lettres & Les Arts, Nr. 15, 2013
Le Temps, Alexandra Navratil, un regard sur le cinéma, Elisabeth Chardon, 07.07.12
Art TV video, 25.06.12
Culturas (La Vanguardia), Acción sin reacción, Noelia Hernandez, 27.08.08
El Cultural, Teatralidad de Alexandra Navratil, David G. Torres, 18.07.08
Frieze Magazin, Alexandra Navratil, Max Andrews, 02.07.08
Culturas (La Vanguardia) 30.05.07