Marina Naprushkina

1981 Born in Minsk
1997-2000 School of Art Glebow, Minsk
2000-2004 Academy of fine arts, Karlsruhe
2004-2008 Academy of fine arts, Staedelschule, Frankfurt am Main,
class Prof. Martha Rosler

2017 ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture
2015 Sussmann Artist Award


Recherchestipendium Bildende Kunst 2018 des Berliner Senats 
The Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern 
Arbeitsstipendium Bildende Kunst 2013 des Berliner Senats 
Artists in Residence 2012, KulturKontakt Austria
ArtsLink Residencies Program, USA
Montehermoso 2010, Art and Research, Vitoria-Gasteiz Araba, Spain
Scholarship of the Schloss-Balmoral-Foundation North Rhine Westfalia, Germany


From 2016 lecturer at *foundationClass, Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee, Berlin, DE
Lectures and workshops at Academy of Fine Art, Vienna 


The Neighbours, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

The State Is Not A Work Of Art, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn

We the People, Stredoslovenská galéria, Banská Bystrica, SVK

Beyond the Barricade, Studio 3 Gallery, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, UK

PRA___BEL, Galeria Krynki, Fundacja Villa Sokrates

ZBOR, Y gallery, Minsk

Double Feature # 8, Tirana Art Lab Center for Contemporary Art, Tirana

The Kyiv International – Kyiv Biennial 2017, Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv

6th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki 

Attention! Border – Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok

Was tun? Aspekte Galerie, München

Räume sozialer Produktion, Halle 14, Leipzig

A World Not Ours, Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse

Universal Hospitality, MeetFactory, Prague

Red Rijeka Assembly, Rijeka


Asylum, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld

Universal Hospitality, Wiener Festwochen, Wien

ZBOR. Belarusian art movement, Kyiv

Agitprop! Brooklyn Museum, New York 


2. Berliner Herbstsalon, Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin

Reconstruction Disputes, Warsaw Under Construction 7, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw

The School of Kyiv, biennale, Kyiv

Das ist nicht meine Geschichte! steirischer herbst 2015, rotor

ZBOR, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok

Post-Soviet Cassandras, Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin

Refugees‘ Library, After the butcher, Berlin

The Wall. Art Face To Face With Borders, Careof DOCVA, Milan

“T” as total resistance, SIZ Gallery, Rijeka

Artist Organizations International (AOI), HAU, Berlin


Progress and Hygiene, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

Dear Art, Galerija Nova, Zagreb

«Феминистская (art) критика», Feminist (Art) Criticism, ЦЭХ, Minsk

The Forgotten Pioneer Movement, District Kunst- und Kulturförderung, Berlin

A Parallel Modernity. Soviet Architecture 1956-1991, Centro Cultural Sao Paulo

Außer/planmäßig – 50 Jahre Halle-Neustadt, Burg Galerie, Halle

Demokratie hat es nie gegeben. Eine Revue, gfk, Linz

“Drawing the Court – 2″ in support of the May 6 Prisoners, International Memorial society, Moscow

The Feminist Pencil – 2, Borey Gallery, St. Petersburg 

Give Us The Future, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), Berlin


“Women Commentators” The Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

The Feminist Pencil – 2, Media Impact Festival, special project of the 5th Moscow Biennale, Moscow

Minsk: (Re)construction, Minsk

RE-ALIGNED ART, Tromsø Kunstforening

Giving Form to the Impatience of Liberty, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart

Spaces of Exception, ArtPlay, Moscow

Dear Art, calvert22, London

Self-government: cultural evolution vs. revolution, Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Odessa

Open City, Festival of Art in Public Spaces, Lublin 2013

Unrest of Form / Imagining the Political Subject, Wiener Festwochen, Secession, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna

Fifth International Artists’ Book Exhibition, The King St. Stephen Museum,  Székesfehérvár 

Trespassing Modernities, SALT, Istanbul

Former West: Documents, Constellations, Prospects; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

Living as Form, CCI Fabrika, co-organized by Creative Time and Independent Curators International, Moscow


Dear Art, MSUM – Museum of Contemporary Art / Moderna Gelerija Ljubljana 

Drifting Identities, KSAK-Center for Contemporary Art, Chisinau

How much Fascism?, curated by What, How and for Whom (WHW), BAK, Utrecht 

Lost Utopia, Kunstihoone, Art Hall Gallery, Tallinn 

West of EastGallery for Contemporary Art “Ў“, Minsk 

Steirischer Herbst 

Newtopia: The State of Human Rightscurated by Katerina Gregos,
Cultural Centre Mechelen 

7th Berlin Biennale 

Self governing, Kalmar Konstmuseum, solo show 

Bucharest Biennale 5 

III Moscow Biennale for young art, Moscow 

Beyond occupied images, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana; City Gallery Nova Gorica  

The ontology of art-zero, plant Horizont, Minsk 

Sound of Silence: Art during Dictatorship, curated by Olga Kopenkina, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York City

PhotoIreland Festival 2012 //Migrations, Dublin 


Presently I have nothing to show and I am showing it!, curated by Eugen Radescu, Pavilion Unicredit, Bucharest 

Videoforum, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

Opening the Door? Belarusian Art Today, curated by Kęstutis Kuizinas,
Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw 

General Plan, The Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz City 

A Journey East, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok (PL), MOCAK, Krakow (PL), Polish Institute in Kiev (UA)

Kritische Masse, Oktogon, Art Academy Dresden 

Media Impact. International Festival of Activist Art, 4-th Moscow Biennial of contemporary art, Moscow, ZHIR gallery and ARTPLAY

An art exhibition on Europe?, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig 

A Complicated Relation, Kalmar Konstmuseum 

Drifting Station, Open Space, Vienna 

Between Europe and Asia, Shiryaevo Biennale, Samara 


New Frankfurt Internationals, MMK Frankfurt / Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt a.M. 

Visual Arts. New Practices, Gallery Ў, Minsk 

Opening the Door? Belarus Art Today, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius 

Fokus Lodz Biennale, Lodz 

Is there any Hope for an Optimistic Art?, MMOMA, Moscow

Glob(E)Scape, 2. Moscow International Biennale for Young Art 

Rückblicke, Polnisches Institut Berlin

What Happens to the Hole When the Cheese Is Gone?, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, curated by What, How and for Whom/WHW 

When One Has to Say “We: Art as the Practice of Solidarity”, European University, Saint Petersburg 

New Old Cold War, special project of 3rd Moscow Biennale

Second dialog, special project of 3rd Moscow Biennale

What Keeps Mankind Alive? 11th International Istanbul Biennial, curated by What, How and for Whom/WHW 

Office for anti-propaganda, solo show, gallery Clages, Cologne /Germany 

Lettrism, Central House of Artist, Moscow, curated by Andrei Erofeev

Red Thread, Tanas, Berlin, curated by What, How and for Whom/WHW 

Friction and Conflict – cultural influence and exchange in Northeast Europe, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar/Sweden  

Where the east ends, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

Про Это, NSSA Moscow, I. Moscow International Biennale for Young Art 

End of 2008, Graduates show, Staedelmuseum Frankfurt, 2008

Viennabiennale, 2008, Vienna 

CamouFlash, Mediation biennale Poznan 

When I am thinking of cold Russia, I remember first the beautiful hot summers, solo show, Kunstverein Brühl 


Double dictatorship, solo show, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar 

Two questions: Who is to blame? What to do?, solo show, gallery Krings- Ernst,

My president, solo show, Kunsthalle Arnstadt