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

AWARDS
2017 ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture
2015 Sussmann Artist Award

SCHOLARSHIPS

2018
Recherchestipendium Bildende Kunst 2018 des Berliner Senats 
2013
The Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern 
Arbeitsstipendium Bildende Kunst 2013 des Berliner Senats 
2012
Artists in Residence 2012, KulturKontakt Austria
2010
ArtsLink Residencies Program, USA
Montehermoso 2010, Art and Research, Vitoria-Gasteiz Araba, Spain
2007
Scholarship of the Schloss-Balmoral-Foundation North Rhine Westfalia, Germany


TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

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

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS


2018
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

2017
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

2016

Asylum, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld

Universal Hospitality, Wiener Festwochen, Wien

ZBOR. Belarusian art movement, Kyiv

Agitprop! Brooklyn Museum, New York 
 

2015

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

2014

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, BerlinA

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


2013

“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

2012

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 

2011

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 

2010

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 

2009 
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 

2008
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 

2006 

Double dictatorship, solo show, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar 

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

2004 
My president, solo show, Kunsthalle Arnstadt 



Public luctures, presentations, readings

New Neighborhood / Moabit, a conversation between Marina Naprushkina and
Vasyl Cherepanyn, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, 2018

Kultur in nervösen Zeiten IV: Zum Umgang mit (Rechts)-Populismus im Kontext von Kunst und Kultur, alte feuerwache, Berlin 2018

Kultur in nervösen Zeiten III: Zeichen setzen, Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin 2018

Jour Fixe: Marina Naprushkina – Kunst als soziale und politische Praxis am Beispiel der Initiative „Neue Nachbarschaft/Moabit“, Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle, 2018

„Neue Nachbarschaft/Moabit“, Vortrag mit Lesung, Halle 14, Leipzig, 2018

Fachtagung “Kunstvermittlung zum Thema Integration für Kunstvermittler_innen an niedersächsischen Kunstvereinen und vergleichbaren Einrichtungen”, Bundesakademie für Kulturelle Bildung Wolfenbüttel, 2017

Podiumsgespräch, Keine Macht den Lügen! Über die Verantwortung der Kultur in kritischen Zeiten, Allianz Forum Berlin, 2017

Szenische Lesung “Refugees’ Library”,  Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin, 2017

Podiumsgespräch, Neue Gemeinschaften, Uncertain States, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 2016

Vortrag, rbani7e! / Housing the Many – Stadt der Vielen, Hamburg, 2016

Symposium, Neue Nachbarschaften. Formen künstlerischen Handelns im Zeichen der Migration, Bielefelder Kunstverein, 2016

Konferenz “Museen als Schaufenster in die neue Welt”, Leibniz-Institut für Raumbezogene Sozialforschung, Jüterbog, 2016

Welches Land wollen wir sein?, Hans Otto Theater Potsdam, 2016

Auch Albert Einstein war ein Flüchtling, Das Einstein-Forum, Potsdam/Caputh, 2016

Artist Organizations International (AOI), HAU, Berlin, 2015

Lesung, internationales literaturfestival berlin, 2015

Lesung, Literaturfest München, 2015

Lesung und Gespräch, Literaturhaus Stuttgart, 2015

Neue Heimat, Lesung, Maxim-Gorki-Theater, 2015

Artist Talk zum neuen internationalen Anni und Heinrich Sussmann-Kunstpreises,  Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Wien, 2015

Workshops and Public Sessions, “Public art and its role in audience development”, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2015

Podiumsgespräch, Die neue Intoleranz – Wo die künstlerische Freiheit stirbt, ist auch die Demokratie bedroht, Allianz Kulturstiftung zusammen mit Neuer Berliner Kunstverein n.b.k., 2015, Berlin

Kongress der Möglichkeiten, Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien, Berlin, 2015

Demokratie hat es nie gegeben. Eine Revue, gfk, Linz, 2014

Unter Ausschluss der Öffentlichkeit, 3-tägiger Workshop in Berlin und Stuttgart, Württembergischer Kunstverein im Rahmen der Ausstellung „Ungeduld der Freiheit“, Stuttgart, 2014

Vortrag, Former West: Documents, Constellations, Prospects; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2013

Podiumsgespräch „be Berlin – be diverse“, n.b.k., Berlin, 2013

Workshop im Rahmen der Ausstellung Unrest of Form / Imagining the Political Subject, Wiener Festwochen, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, 2013

Artist Talk, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, 2014

“More Europe” in and outside the EU. Which role can culture play?, European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) Warsaw, 2013

Konferenz, Going Public – Über die Schwierigkeit einer öffentlichen Aussage, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, 2012

Artist Talk, im Rahmen der Ausstellung “Newtopia: The State of Human Rights”, Mechelen 2012

Artist Talk, Truth Is Concrete 24/7 Marathon, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, 2012

Podiumsgespräch, WORLD ART DAY at Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 2012

Zivilgesellschaften in der Ukraine und Belarus, Leipziger Buchmesse, 2012