*1990 in Bratislava, Slovakia
lived and worked in England, Czech Republic, Austria, Belgium, Taiwan
currently based in Arles, France

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contact me at deanadea@gmail.com

EXHIBITIONS

solo

2021 – For Rent, A4-Nultý priestor, Bratislava (SK)
2019 – Pomaly ďalej zájdeme, T3 – kultúrny prostriedok, Bratislava (SK)
2019 – Když burnout dostihne i slunce, Galerie Dukla, Ostrava (CZ)
2018 – Apropos Anthropos, DOT Gallery, Bratislava (SK)
2018 – As if you cast a fishing rod into the void, Bubec, Prague (CZ)
2017 – A wall is always two-sided, Galerie Jelení, Prague (CZ)
2017 – Health ‚n‘ Safety instruction, Blunk Galleri, Trondheim (NO)
2017 – Albi there, Centre d’art Le Lait, Albi (FR)
2016 – Geographical Articulation, Nástupište 1-12, Topolčany (SK)
2016 – The counter, with Hynek Chmelař, Galerie In Vitro, Ústí n. Lab. (CZ)
2016 – Health ‚n‘ safety instruction, Galerie Saigon, Ostrava (CZ)
2015 – It is one city, with Jürgen Rendl, Beastro, Bratislava (SK)
2013 – Is this it?, Photoport gallery, Bratislava (SK)
2012 – ‚?‘, Clutch gallery, Bratislava (SK)
2011 – We don’t agree, with Andrej Kolenčík, Enter Gallery, Bratislava (SK)

group

2020 – Smoke Mirrors, Medium Gallery, Bratislava (SK)
2020 – Decameron 19, Centre of Gravity, Bristol (UK)
2019 – Sedimenty sametu, GAFU, Ostrava (CZ)
2019 – Non-sense Agency, Pier-2 Art Center, Kaohsiung (TW)
2019 – Magic Carpets, Hybernska, Prague (CZ)
2019 – Winterfresh, Garage Gallery, Prague (CZ)
2017 – Half-life, Kampus Hybernská, Prague (CZ)
2017 – Suspended spaces, Centre d’Art Le Lait, Albi (FR)
2016 – Depart. of Photography AFAD, Art Center Gallery 4, Cheb (CZ)
2016 – High Tech Low Life, Zwitschermaschine Galerie, Berlin (DE)
2016 – Best diploma works of VŠVU, Oravská galéria (SK)
2016 – Diploma exhibition, Open Gallery, Bratislava (SK)
2015 – Re-migration of image, Stredoeurópsky Dom Fotografie, BA (SK)
2015 – Essl Award Finalists, Galéria Medium, Bratislava (SK)
2015 – Prague Photo 2015, Kafkuv Dom Prague (CZ)
2015 – Bratislava 3x, Galerie Nahoře, České Budejovice (CZ)
2014 – Art un Anchored, boat MS Stadt Wien (AT/SK)
2014 – Diversity required, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava (SK)
2014 – Identity in touch, Zwitschermaschine Gallery, Berlin (DE)
2013 – Private – public=personal, ALUO, Ljubljana (SI)
2013 – Taylor Wessing Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London (UK)
2013-2015 – Site-specific project, Globe Gallery, Grabowsee, Berlin (DE)
2013 – Wald, Neue Galerie im Höhmannhaus, Augsburg (DE)
2013 – Prague Photo 2013, Kafkuv Dom, Prague (CZ)
2013 – Ateliér kreativní foto Mira Švolíka, Galeria Nahoře, České Bud. (CZ)
2012 – Tri dielne, Slovak National Museum, Bratislava (SK)
2012 – Tajuplná krajina, Cinema Hviezda, Trnava (SK)
2012 – Selection of Lubo Stacho, Gallery Medium (SK)
2012 – Ateliér kreatívnej fotografie, Slovak Institute, Prague (CZ)
2011 – Azbestové prázdniny, Photogether gallery, Zlín (CZ)

FESTIVALS

2019 – Fresh Street, Onis Oirr (IR)
2019 – Inact Festival, Strasbourg (FR)
2018 – Bien Urbain Festival, Besançon (FR)
2018 – Landscape Festival, Prague (CZ)
2017 – Rules of the game, Kukačka festival, Ostrava (CZ)
2017 – Half-life, Povaleč Festival, Valeč (CZ)
2016 – Festival Boskovice, Múzeum Boskovice (CZ)
2015 – Between Banality and a Miracle, Kukačka festival, Ostrava (CZ)
2014 – Tutti Frutti festival, Tržnica, Bratislava (SK)

AWARDS

2018 – 2. prize – TRAM project, design of the train interior between SK and AT
2016 – Shortlist of Startpoint Prize (CZ)
2015 – Finalist of ESSL Art Award (SK/AT)
2014 and 2015 – Finalist of VÚB Photo of the Year, Bratislava (SK)
2013 – Shortlist of Taylor Wessing Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London (UK)
2013 – 3. prize – VÚB Photo of the year, Bratislava (SK)

RESIDENCIES

2020 – Cité Internationale des arts, Paris (FR)
2019 – Pier 2 Art Centre, Kaohsiung (TW)
2019 – La Napoule Foundation, Mandelieu La Napoule (FR)
2018 – Threads Kent, Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury (UK)
2018 – Bien Urbain, Besançon (FR)
2018 – The School, Hasselt (BE)
2017 – Bubec, Prague (CZ)
2017 – Centre d’art Le Lait, Albi (FR)
2016 – Nástupište 1_12, Topoločany (SK)

PUBLICATIONS

2018 – Bratislava’s Superstructures, with Aurélia Garová, published by HotDock project space, 350 copies, ISBN: 9-788057-005452 (SK)
2014 – Greetings from Bratislava, self-published, 3 copies (SK)
2013 – Is this it? self-published, 300 copies, (SK)

EDUCATION

2010 – 2016
BA and MA degree, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava (SK)
ERASMUS programme, Nottingham Trent University (UK)
INTERNSHIP photography and art department, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien (AT)
INTERNSHIP Art Jewelry department, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava (SK)
INTERNSHIP Graphic design department, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava (SK)