OTIS REM

Solo exhibition in the framework of Erste Bank ExtraVALUE Art Award 2017

Opening: 3.10.2017
Exhibition: 4.10. - 18.11.2017

Pseudo-Latin, everyday found object, readymade, malapropism. Like a spell that targets art production, like magic that haunts its gestures, the gestures of the manipulation of forms, the gestures of the manipulation of material. In both the virtual and truest sense of the word: handling. The handling becomes the artifice. Enchanting, always ambiguous. Otis Rem is like an abracadabra: universal, deployable in all times and spaces. Depending on the context, however, its usage leads to different results. A, B, C, D, the individual parts of the dynamic system in a temporary standstill. Fragmentary and modular, adaptive. A-Bra-Ca-Dabra. With intention, on purpose—yet unpredictable.

extract from the text written for Otis Rem by Franz Thalmair – whole text can be read here

Opening: 3.10.2017, 19:00 + magic show by Alexander Nitzberg
24.10.2017 18:00 Guided tour with Nika Kupyrova and Franz Thalmair
18.11.2017 15:00 Artist talk by Nika Kupyrova

Exhibition: 4.10 – 18.11.2017

Kunstverein das weisse haus
Hegelgasse 14, Vienna, Austria

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THE THEORY OF LEAVES

Looking at plants as model for collaboration among human and non-human spheres and how they affect their environments and viceversa, Theory of Leaves four-days program aims to generate a climate of knowledge through the atmospheric circulation of cohabitation, exploration, distributed and situated learning promoted by artistic and cultural production.

With: Beatriz Olabarrieta, Belén Zahera, Jacopo Miliani (artist fellows 2017), Laura Huertas Millán (invited artist), Sara Giannini, Grégory Castéra, Markéta Stará Condeixa, Gema Melgar, Martina Angelotti (invited curators), Eli Cortiñas, Antonio Contador, Tobias Kaspar, Nika Kupyrova, Temra Pavlovic (guest artists), Borbála Soós (guest curator)

Curated by Veronica Valentini and organised by Emma

Santa Zita Institute
Offagna (Ancona, IT)
16 - 20 July 2017

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SONATA FOR FOUR HANDS

Nika Kupyrova & Maureen Kägi

Opening: 21.6.2017, 19:00

Berlinskej model
Pplk. Sochora 91, Prague, Czech Republic

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MARA NOVAK & JANINE SCHRANZ: NEVERWHERE

Curated by Nika Kupyrova

Opening 15.6.2017, 18:00
Exhibition: 16.6. - 15.8.2017

Galerie Ferdinanda Baumanna
Štěpánská 622/36, Prague, Czech Republic

Exhibition featured on Artalk.cz

Exhibition featured on Footnotes on art

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SALON IG: Nika Kupyrova

Nika Kupyrova talks about her project “Thinking about artists” in conversation with Elke Krasny

6. June 2017, 19:00

Galerie IG BILDENDE KUNST
Gumpendorfer Straße 10-12
1060 Vienna

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Erste Bank ExtraVALUE Art Award 2017 gives out two prizes in 2017 for Karl Salzmann and Nika Kupyrova

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PERIPHRASIS (FOR A DITTO, DITTO DEVICE)

Periphrasis (for a ditto, ditto device) is an experimentally designed scenario in the draft stage, a think-tank and rehearsal for a future exhibition—but Periphrasis (for a ditto, ditto device) is also an exhibition in itself. Starting from the idea of the copy as a nowadays omnipresent yet more and more invisible artistic practice and form, seven Austrian and international participants discuss different strategies of appropriation.

Sebastian Gärtner, Ane Mette Hol, Joséphine Kaeppelin, Michael Kargl, Nika Kupyrova, Stefan Riebel, Franz Thalmair

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Freies Theater Innsbruck VORBRENNER
Wilhelm-Greil-Straße 23, Innsbruck, Austria

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WORKING KNOWLEDGE

Participating artists: Julia Amelie, Mara Novak, Janine Schranz, Pawel Szostak, Dorothea Trappel, Thomas Wagensommerer

Curated by Nika Kupyrova

Opening: 28. February 2017, 19:00
Exhibition: 1. - 26. March 2017

Galerie AMU - Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Malostranské náměstí 12
Prague, Czech Republic

Exhibition views featured by Artalk.cz

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WIRES WITH STRANGLE THE SLUGGISH PAPER

artist’s book presentation in conversation with Stefanie Seibold

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna University Library

24. November 2016, 19:00
Schillerplatz 3, 1010 Vienna

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Guided tour of the artist studios in Vienna curated by Nika Kupyrova

Visit to the studios of Fabian Seiz, Liddy Scheffknecht, Lukas Janitsch, Moussa Kone, Zenita Komad
Meeting point: 13:00 Märzstraße 111

in the framework of VIENNA ART WEEK Open Studio Day
Saturday, 19. November 2016

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YOUNG ART AUCTION 2016

Positions of the young Austrian art scene selected by Severin Dünser (21er Haus)

Exhibition: 2. – 9. November 2016
Auction: 10. November, 19:00 (invitation only)

21er Haus
Arsenalstraße 1, 1030 vienna

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AWAY think tank #3

A concept by AWAY – a project around residencies

Participants: Gerhard Jagersberger (Ministry of Culture Austria), Nika Kupyrova (artist), Bärbel Vischer (MAK – Schindler Stipendium), Lisa Mazza (curator BAU), Hansel Sato (artist), Barbara Mahlknecht (curator and lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna), Olga Okunev (Ministry of Culture Austria), Katja Stecher (co-curator AWAY)

Thursday 3. November 2016, 10:00 – 14:00
Alte Post- und Telegrafenamt
Zollergasse 31, 1070 Vienna

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ACC – A CHARACTER’S COAT

in the framework of VIENNA DESIGN WEEK
a project by Pia Bauernberger curated by Flora Peyrer-Heimstätt

works by mischer’traxler studio, Siegrun Appelt, Nika Kupyrova, Fabienne Feltus, Heirs, Anna Peyer, Taiyoung Ha

Exhibition: 30. September – 9. October 2016
Cocktail: 4. October 2016 17:00

Alte Post, Dominikanerbastei 11, 1010 Vienna

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artist-in-residence as a part of the program "Con-temporary Urbanity"
by invitation of ARTos Foundation and Austrian Embassy in Cyprus
25. September – 4 October 2016

lecture and work presentation
29. September 2016 at 19:30

The ARTos Cultural and Research Foundation
64, Ay. Omoloyiton Ave. Nicosia, Cyprus

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RETHINKING

Participating artists: Julia Amelie, Lucia Hofer, Nika Kupyrova, Jen Noh, Dorothea Trappel

selected presentations Master Diploma 2016
class of TransArts - Transdisciplinary art, University of Applied Arts in Vienna

Opening: 21. June 2016, 19:00
Exhibition: 22. June - 2. July 2016
das weisse haus, Hegelgasse 14, 1010 Vienna, Austria

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JUXTAPOSITIONEN

Participating artists: Nicoleta Auersperg, Margit Busch, Stefan-Manuel Eggenweber, Sebastian Gärtner, Maria Grün, Luzie Kork, Nika Kupyrova, Marlene Lahmer, Mara Novak, Jen Noh, Aline Sofie Rainer, Poppi Stefanska, Stephanie Rizaj, Jakob Zacharias Steiner, Hui Ye

Curated by Franz Thalmair

25. May 2016, 19:00
21er Haus - Salon für Kunstbuch
Arsenalstraße 1, 1030 Vienna

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WORKING KNOWLEDGE

Participating artists: Julia Amelie, Pawel Szostak, Mara Novak, Jen Noh,
Thomas Wagensommerer

Curated by Nika Kupyrova

Opening: 11. April 2016, 19:00
Exhibition: 12. April - 27. May 2016

IG Bildende Kunst
Gumpendorfer Straße 10-12, Vienna

as an opening event of Un_University: TransArts-Platform zu Formen der Lehre and with support of the class of TransArts at the
University of Applied Arts Vienna

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KUNSTASYL 2015

charity auction in aid of Asyl in Not

3. November 2015, 19:00
Atelierhaus der Akademie der bildenden Künste (Semperdepot)
Lehàrgasse 8, 1060 Vienna

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Occupation: artist

a lecture by Nika Kupyrova

23. October 2015, 10:20
The English College in Prague
Sokolovská 320, Prague

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ARTIST STALK

a talk by Nika Kupyrova
moderated by Michal Stolárik

Saturday 10. October 2015, 20:00

Dom umenia / Kunsthalle Bratislava
Nám SNP 12, Bratislava, Slovakia

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When Sophisticated People Think They Are Having Fun

Participating artists: Julia Amelie, Sebastian Gärtner, Lucia Hofer, Nika Kupyrova, Jakob Zacharias Steiner, Thomas Wagensommerer, Marit Wolters

Curated by Franz Thalmair

IN DER KUBATUR DES KABINETTS - art salon in Fluc : 24. June, 19:00
Praterstern 5, Vienna

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Re-

Participating artists: Julia Amelie, Manuel Beck & Jeremias Altmann, Christina Beller, Marie-Anna Christine, Maria Cozma, Sebastian Gärtner, Maria Grün & Max Berner, Christiane Heidrich, Sebastian Kraner, Nika Kupyrova, Rick Lins, Johanna Odersky, Rick Reuther, Antonia Rippel-Stefanska, Anna Sophia Rußmann, Janine Schranz, Bastian Schwind, Jakob Zacharias Steiner, Dorothea Trappel, Gianna Virginia, Marit Wolters, Hui Ye

Curated by Franz Thalmair

Opening: 18. June 2015, 19h
Exhibition: 19. June – 25. July 2015

Kunstraum Niederoesterreich
Herrengasse 13, 1010 Vienna, Austrua

Publication for the exhibition edited by Franz Thalmair and University of Applied Arts in Vienna
Berlin: Revolver Publishing, 2015

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work featured in PLATFORM PLATVORM Magazine - THE FIRST ISSUE
June 2015 : Amsterdam

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NEIGHBOURS / Contemporary Art Scene in Vienna

a lecture by Nika Kupyrova

Tuesday 19. May 2015, 19h

etc. galerie
Sarajevska 16, Prague

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WYSINWYS (What You See Is Not What You See)

Participating artists: Piotr Blajerski, Radek Brousil, Dávid Demjanovič, Erik Janeček & Franz-Julius Pelz & Martin Toldy, Nika Kupyrova, Jan Nálevka, Peter Sit, Adam Šakový, Roman Štetina

Curated by Michal Stolárik

Opening: 14. April 2015, 19h
Exhibition: 15. – 30. April 2015

SODA Gallery
Školská 9, Bratislava, Slovakia

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Seedingart: die auction 2015

Artists: Mario Dalpra, Benjamin Eichhorn, Gerhard Gutruf, Lubomir Hnatovic, Udo Hohenberger, Guido Katol, Alex Kiessling, Ronald Kodritsch, Nika Kupyrova, Michail Michailov & Hannes Anderle, Katharina Prantl, Martin Praska, Lukas Pusch, Hubert Scheibl, Die Schichtarbeiter, Anna Stangl, Nives Widauer, Zenita Luis, Sula Zimmerberger, Heimo Zobernig

Saturday, 21. March 2015, 16:00
ZOOM Kindermuseum,
Museumplatz 1, Vienna

Proceeds go to Projekts des Vereins Vollbunt

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SUPER EDITION #3

Release: 13. March 2015, 19:00

Artists from Vienna: Michail Michailov, Nika Kupyrova, Herbert De Colle, Ahu Dural, Michael Kral, Hong Zeiss, Michaela Schweighofer, Veronika Burger, Kirsten Borchert, Florian Aschka, Thorben Eggers

Artists from Los Angeles: Mirjam Thomann, Andés Felipe Uribe, Raul Baltazar. Renée Petropoulos, Benjamin Weissman, Margarethe Drexel. Isabela Avila, Víctor Albarracín-Llanos, Carmen Argote, Elena Bajo

Kunstraum SUPER in collaboration with Elisabeth Haid, Josef Schröck and SELECTO Planta Baja from Los Angeles

Kunstraum SUPER
Schönbrunnerstr. 10/1050, Vienna, Austria

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Collector & Reflector - working with found material in fine arts

guest lecture as a part of the seminar by Karin Fisslthaler

29. January 2015

The University of Art and Design Linz
Hauptplatz 8, Linz, Austria

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Open Studio Day / VIENNA ART WEEK 2014

curated by Mario Codognato (21 Haus), Franz Thalmair, Daniela Zyman (TBA21)

Saturday 22. November 2014 13.00 - 18.00

featured in the article Wenn das Öl noch nass ist in Falter 12.11.2014

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PARALLEL VIENNA 2014

Opening: 30. September 2014, 18:00
Exhibition: 1. – 5. October 2014, 12:00 - 19:00

Altes Zollamt
Schnirchgasse 9 1030 Vienna, Austria

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IN ORDER TO GET THE RAINBOW YOU MUST ENDURE THE RAIN

a project by Nika Kupyrova

Opening: 9. September 2014, 19:00
Exhibition: 10. September - 25. October 2014

O. T.
Kleine Sperlgasse 1A, 1020 Vienna

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IN DER KUBATUR DES KABINETTS - AN ON-GOING PROJECT

Participating artists: Akram Al Halabi
, Franz Amann
, Ahu Dural
, Karin Ferrari
, Nika Kupyrova
, Fabian Seiz

Curated by Ursula Maria Probst

Opening: 23. July 2014, 21h

FLUC
Praterstern 5, Vienna, Austria

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das weisse haus Jahresgabenausstellung 3

Opening: 12.June 2014, 19h
Exhibition: 13. - 22. June 2014

Kunstverein das weisse haus
Kriehubergasse 24-26, 4th floor
Vienna, Austria

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The First World Congress of the Missing Things

installation/performance project presented by Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment, Inc.

conceived by artist Barbara Holub (transparadiso, Vienna/ Austria)
in collaboration with Marie-Christin Rissinger, Elisabeth Stephan, Julian Verocai (Social Design / University of Applied Arts, Vienna)

contributions by Lucia Hofer, Nika Kupyrova, Marit Wolters, Simone Klien

7. - 8. June 2014, 10:00 – 17:00
Lexington Market / Subway Station
320 W.Lexington St. / Baltimore, Md. USA

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OBSESSION

Participating artists: Nicoleta Auersperg, Christina Beller, Johanna Fürlinger, Sebastian Gärtner, Maria Grün, Lucia Hofer, Nika Kupyrova, Mara Novak, Jakob Steiner, Céline Struger, Lukas Troberg, Eugen Wist and Marit Wolters

cooperation between Galerie Schloss Puchheim and University of Applied Arts Vienna

curated by Lucas Cuturi

Opening: 11. April 2014 19:30
Exhibition: 12. April - 4. May 2014

Galerie Schloss Puchheim
Gmundnerstraße 1a, Attnang Puchheim, Austria

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three images from the photography series “Family Matters” are now available as an edition for Kunstverein das weisse haus

Argentinierstraße 11, 1040
Vienna, Austria

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an interview and a feature about my work in the third issue of Monika Magazine (London), November 2013 (p.84-97)

page 84-85
page 94-95
page 96-97

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Open Studio Day / VIENNA ART WEEK 2013

curated by Severin Dünser, Janina Falkner, Alexandra Grausam and Bettina Spörr
Saturday 23. November 2013 13.00 - 18.00

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LAST CALL FOR DO IT YOURSELF

Nika Kupyrova / Joe Scanlan

curated by Pirmin Blum and Andrea Jungmann (Sotheby's)

Opening: 22. Oktober 2013 19:00
Exhibition: 23. Oktober - 5. November 2013

ARTSPACE pirmin blum
Hahngasse 27,
Vienna, Austria

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PARALLEL VIENNA 2013

Opening: 8. October, 19:00
Exhibition: 9. – 13. October 2013

Participating artists: Anna-Maria Bogner, Anna Ceeh, Ramesch Daha, Dejan Dukic, Helene van Duijne, Franz Graz, Tomas Gänszler, Marlene Haring, Harald Hund, Anna Jermolaewa, Alex Kiessling, Ernst Kostlitsch, Elke Silvia Krystufek, Nika Kupyrova, Lena Lapschina, Lichterloh, Roberta Lima, Angelica Loderer, Marko Lulic, Christoph Meier, Otto Mühl, Roman Pfeffer, Markus Proschek, Nino Stelzl, Iv Toshain, Simon Veres, Mariane Vlaschits, Roswitha Weingrill, Franz West, Clemens Wolf, Erwin Wurm, Heimo Zobernig, Mounty R.P. Zentara and others

Participating galleries/exhibition spaces: AFG, HHDM, Mauve, Lisa Bird, Im Ersten, Wiener Art Foundation, Lust Gallery, Studio Mühlgasse, Helmut's Private Art Club, Galerie Konzett, Kunstbuero, Krinzinger Projekte, Stadthaus Galerie, Kunstraum am Schauplatz, CVA Satellite, Galerie Elisabeth und Klaus Thoman, Büro Weltausstellung, Ortner 2

Altes Telegrafenamt,
Börseplatz 1, 1010 Vienna, Austria

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35th Anniversary Art Auction

10. Oktober 2013

Mattress Factory Art Museum
500 Sampsonia Way
Pittsburgh, USA

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ON THE ROAD

participating artists: alien productions, H.H. Capor, Ilse Chlan, Heinz Cibulka, elffriede.aufzeichnensysteme, Beba Fink, Robert F. Hammerstiel, Marie Hermine Haselmeier, Leo Kandl, Brigitte Koyen, Nika Kupyrova, Lampalzer/Oppermann, Sabine Maier, Michael Mastrototaro, Wolfgang Müllner, Gerald Zahn and others

opening: 6. September 2013
exhibition: 7. September – 5. October 2013

curated by alien productions

Niederösterreichisches Dokumentationszentrum für Moderne Kunst
Prandtauerstraße 2, 3100 : St. Pölten, Austria

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