Marina Naprushkina, The Office for Anti-Propaganda

Marina Naprushkina (*1981, Minsk) is a political feminist artist and activist. 

Her diverse artistic practice includes video, performance, drawings, installation, and text. Her work engages with current political and social issues. 
Naprushkina is mostly working outside of institutional spaces, in cooperation with people, communities and activist organizations. Naprushkina is focusing on creating new formats, structures, and organizations based on self-organization overlap in theory and practice.

2007 Naprushkina founded the Office for Anti Propaganda. It concentrates on power structures in nation-states, often making use of nonfiction material such as propaganda issued by governmental institutions. 
Started as an archive on political propaganda the „Office“ drifted to a political platform. In cooperation with activists and cultural makers, Office for Anti Propaganda lounges and supports political campaigns, social projects, publishes underground newspapers. 

2013 Naprushkina initiated the initiative „Neue Nachbarschaft/Moabit“. The initiative grew up to one of the largest initiatives in Berlin and build up a strong community of people with and without migrant and refugee background.

Naprushkina participated a.o. at the Kyiv Biennale (2017), the 7th Berlin Biennale (2011), 11th International Istanbul Biennale (2009). Her work has been featured in exhibitions at Tallinn Art Hall (2018),  Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok (2017), Wiener Festwochen (2016), Brooklyn Museum (2016), Museum of Modern Art Warsaw (2015), Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw (2014), Centro Cultural Sao Paulo (2014), Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (2013), Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (2013), calvert22, London (2013), SALT, Istanbul (2012), Moderna Gelerija Ljubljana (2012), BAK, Utrecht (2012).
Naprushkina was awarded the ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture (2017) and the Sussmann Artist Award (2015).

Since 2016 Naprushkina is lecturer at *foundationClass, Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee in Berlin.


Neue Nachbarschaft //Moabit (New neighborhood//Moabit)

 
Refugees‘ Library
 ( 2013- 2019, an archive on courtroom sketches dedicated to asylum and migration politics)


Neue Nachbarschaft//Studio 26

Platform for art as a tool for political and social action / for people with and without a refugee background / all ages








Беларусь//Институт Будущего
(Belarus//The Institute of the Future):
series of lectures and workshops dedicated to politic, art and feminism, held by artists and activists in Minsk, Belarus.