Barbora Šlapetová

Curriculum Vitae

Studies

1991 – 1997
Academy of Fine Arts, Prague
1995
Concordia University, Montreal
1999 – 2000
DAAD - Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst,
Akademie der Kunste, Berlin - scholarship

Cooperation with NASA since 2008

Expeditions

1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013…
Native tribes of West Papua and Papua New Guinea

Books

2004
Why the Night Is Black. With Lukáš Rittstein (Kant)
2009
Do Not Come Any Closer. With Lukáš Rittstein (Euromedia Group)
2015
How to reach the Sky (Euromedia Group – Universum)

Awards

1999
DAAD Award
2005
The Magnesia Litera Award in the category New Author of the Year for the book Why the Night is Black

Selected solo exhibitions

2000
Aqua Army. Capek Brothers Gallery, Prague
Blue December. With Lukáš Rittstein. Václav Špála Gallery, Prague
2002
2×2. Manes Gallery, Prague
2003
Love Story. Art Gallery Karlovy Vary; Krauss Erben Gallery, Dresden
2006
Milk and Soil. With Lukáš Rittstein. Slovac Museum International documentary film festival, Uherské Hradiště
2007
Why the Night is Black. With Lukáš Rittstein. Czech Center, Munich
2009
Manop, the Final First. With Lukáš Rittstein. DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague
2010
EXPO Shanghai. With Lukáš Rittstein
2013
Why the Night is Black. Tugu Kunstkring Paleis, Jakarta
2015
Everything is different. With Lukáš Rittstein. DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague

Selected International group exhibitions

2000 – 2001
Probable Painting. Czech Center, Berlin; Manes Gallery, Prague
2000
100+1 Works of Art of the 20th Century. Czech Museum of Fine Art, Prague
2001
About People. Czech Museum of Fine Art, Prague
2002
Wilderness – Nature, Soul and Language. Klatovy / Klenová Gallery
2003
Golem. Museo Nacional de bellas Artes, Buenos Aires
About Technology. Czech Museum of Fine Art, Prague
2004
The Visions. Toki Gallery, Tokyo
2005
In Time Between. NCCA, Moscow
Impression. Rudolfinum Gallery, Prague
2008
Lovely World of Fauna and Flora. Rajatila Maltinranta Finland Art center, Tampere
Exotism in Art in the 20th Century in Bohemia and Moravia. Czech Museum of Fine Art, Prague
International Triennale of Contemporary Art: Re-reading the Future. National Gallery, Prague
Aeronale. Prague Airport
Transfer. White Box Gallery, Munich
2009 – 2010
International Triennale of Contemporary Art: Re-reading the Future. National Museum of Bulgarian Art, Sofie; Kuva – Art Academy, Helsinky, Perve Gallery, Lisabon

Realizations in the public space

2002 – 2004
Sculptural part of the Interior of the Indonesian Jungle Pavilion in the Prague ZOO, together with Lukáš Rittstein and Michal Gabriel

Experimental movie

2012 – 2015
Smoke travelers – 37min long movie for 3 cinema screens, together with Jan Svěrák and Lukáš Rittstein

©2006 – 2015 Barbora Šlapetová