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Barbora Klímová

First Name
Barbora
Surname
Klímová
Born
1977
Birth place
Brno
Place of work
Brno
Website
www.barboraklimova.net
www.tranzitdisplay.cz/cs/node/158
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Keywords
conceptual art
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About artist

Barbora Klímová, winner of the Chalupecký Prize in 2005, is a conceptual artist whose themes straddle time and space. Division and combination are amongst the most visible features of her creative work, be this in the form of installations or projects. By reformulating events which someone else (an artist, theoretician, unknown people) realised in the media, such as a performance, research project or photography archive, she incorporates into her artistic output both a transposition of the original meaning and another model by which it can be read. Through her work she wants to create a new type of contact with the existing prism of history. In site-specific interventions in a gallery or public space she pulls a place out of its conventional significance. The glass partition wall using which Klímová divided the Moravia Gallery, the new colours of the public lighting system, a gradually rising row of tiles, and an object allowing you to see around corners: these are the forms of her real conflict with architecture.

 

She works with these forms using the same principles as in more abstract projects, which shift perception of the environment along the timeline. This is not “history” as the author of cultural knowledge, these are specific people and their activities. Our view of the past is deformed by what is preserved of it. Klímová combines the tangible results (such as photography and entries in archives) and the retrospective perspective of living creators in such a way as to create a precise message regarding the movement which both divides and links the original with the new.

 

The best known of her time projects are Replaced (2006), in which she repeated selected well known performances of the sixties and eighties, Personal Events (2008), in which she had persons carry out in the present activities captured in old pictures, and Famous Brno Villas II (2007). Here she designed a parallel event to a different project involving exhibitions and books on the architecture of Brno. Klímová priorities villas from the second third of the 20th century, especially from the period of normalisation, which almost didn’t make it into the original curatorial selection. The composition of a picture of our memory was represented by Our Thing (2009), in which she tracked the development of the Brno institutional art scene in the form of a wall list. This was played out in a list of names of exhibitions organised at local galleries and in the contemporary exhibition of period exhibits from the Gallery of the Young.

 

 

Author of the annotation
Markéta Kubačáková

Published
2009

CV

Studies:
2004-2006 Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten - Vlaanderen (HISK), Antwerpen, BE
1998-2004 Faculty of Fine Arts, Brno

Stipends, Residencies:
2007 ISCP, New York 2007 ISCP, New York
2007 Museums Quartier 21, Tranzit, Vienna
2003 Koninklijke Akademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Den Haag, NL
2002 Hungarian University of Craft and Design, Budapešť, HU
2001 Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, UK

Awards:
2006 Jindřich Chalupecký´s Prize
2005 Tranzit Development Grant

Exhibitions

Solo exhibitions
2009
Naše věc, Galerie U dobrého pastýře, Brno

2008
REPLACED, České centrum, New York, USA

2007
Těm, kdo se tady nenarodili?, Galerie Caesar, Olomouc

2007
Slavné brněnské vily II, Galerie G99, Brno

2005
SLIders, Moravská galerie, Brno
Příští týden ve tvém bytě (+ Jesper Alvaer), Dům umění České Budějovice, České Budějovice

2003
J. Šimáňová - fotografie, B. Klímová - objekty, Malá výstavní síň, Liberec

2002
Galerie U Rudého vola, Brno

2001
New Harmony, Eskort, Brno

2000
Bytová galerie Alice Čihalové, Třebíč

1999
Galerie Čech a Němec, Brno
Group exhibitions not included in ARTLIST.
2012
Začátek století / The Beginning of the Century, Dům umění, Ostrava
Začátek století / The Beginning of the Century, Výstavní síň Masné krámy, Plzeň (Pilsen)
Poslední prostor pro člověka / Last Space for a Man, Karlin Studios, Praha
Ostrovy odporu: Mezi první a druhou moderností 1985 -2012, Veletržní palác, Praha (Prague)

2011
Citace a interpretace, Galerie NoD, Praha (Prague)
Sochy v ulicích / Brno Art Open, Brno (Brno-město), Brno
Vladimír Havlík: V rámci projektu Práce Barbory Klímové, tranzitdisplay, Praha
(Prague)
Světlo, stín a tma, Galerie NoD, Praha
Barbora Klímová, Marián Palla: Tímto okamžikem, Galerie Jelení, Praha
(Prague)

2010
Laureáti 1990 - 2010, DOX, Velká hala, Praha
City Dreamers, Galerie Emila Filly, budova SCHIFR-AC, s.r.o., Ústí nad Labem
Formáty transformace 89 - 09, Dům umění města Brna, Brno

2009
Formáty transformace – Identity, Dům umění města Brna, Brno
Performing the East, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
WHERE TO GO? Notes on Transformation after 1989, Graz
Prague Biennale 4, Karlin Hall, Thámova 8, Praha
Les Salons, Niels Vis in a dialogue with Barbora Klímová, RED A.i.R, Amsterdam
Vladimír Havlík, Yesterday, kurátoři Barbora Klímová, Filip Cenek, Galerie Parallel, Praha
New Millenium. Minor Sensastions, Museum of Art, Seoul

2008
Manifesta07, Trentino, Jižní Tyrolsko
YVAA exhibition, Galerie Magacin, Bělehrad
6. bienále mladého umění Zvon, Galerie hlavního města Prahy, Praha

2007
Hot Destination / Marginal Destiny IV., Galerie E. Filly, Ústí nad Labem / Motorenhalle, Drážďany, DE
Re: Place, Siemens_artLab, Vídeň, AT / Bastart gallery, Bratislava, SK
Whatever video may be... Beursschouwburg, Brusel, BE
Quartier 21 Artists in residence, MQ Vienna, Vídeň, AT
Politiky přátelství, Galerie Šternberk, Šternberk

2006
Finalisté Ceny J. Chalupeckého 2006, DUMB, Brno
Pozval jsem pár přátel, aby se přišli podívat, Galerija Nova / Galerija M. Kraljevič, Záhřeb, HR
Barracks, HISK, Antverpy, BE
F.ck the Guilt, Bastart, Bratislava, SK
First Things First, CCNOA, Brusel, BE
Indikace, Jungmannova ul., Praha

2005
V. bienále mladého umění, Dům U Kamenného zvonu, GHMP, Praha

2004
Karaoke je slovní fotbal na všechny slabiky, OGV, Jihlava
Anxiety of Influence: Bachelors, Brides and Family Romance, Stadtgalerie, Bern, CH

2003
Za určitých okolností by to mohla být pravda, DpzK, Brno
Prague Biennale 1, Veletržní palác, Národní galerie, Praha
10let FaVU, DUMB, Brno

2002
Hédonistická abstrakce, Moravská galerie, Brno

2000
Pěkná výstava, Divadlo Bratří Mrštíků, Brno
Výstava studentů AVU a FaVU, Sýpka, Vlkov u Brna
Supra, Galerie Výpad, Olomouc
E322, Oravský Podzámok, SK

1999
FaVU - současná produkce, DUMB, Brno
Pandora Box, DUMB, Brno

1998
Letohrádek Mitrovských, Brno
Galerie Lužánky, Brno

Monography

Articles

Publications, Catalogues:

 

Barbora Klímová, Replaced 2006. (kat.). Author´s edition, Brno 2006.

 

Jiří Ptáček, Text for those, who were not born here. In: Barbora Klímová, For those, who were not born here? (Cat.). Galerie Caesar, Olomouc 2007, unp.

 

Jiří Valoch, For those, who were not born here? In: Barbora Klímová, For those, who were not born here? (Cat.). Galerie Caesar, Olomouc 2007, unp.

 

Mariana Serranová, Mythologies of Public Space. In: Tomáš Pospiszyl (ed.), Jindřich Chalupecký Award, Final 2006 (Cat.). J. Chalupecký society charter, Dům umění města Brna, Brno 2006, p. 79- 81.

 

Petr Ingerle, SLIders (Cat.). Moravská Galerie v Brně, Brno 2005.

 

Jiří Ptáček, The auras of aereolas. In: Jana Kalinová (ed.) Karaoke je slovní fotbal na všechny slabiky (Cat.) Galerie Eskort, Brno 2004, p. 5/6.

 

Adam Budak, Anxiety of Influence: Bachelors, Brides and Family Romance (Cat.). Stadtgalerie Bern, Bern 2004.

 

Jiří Valoch, Reflexion of minimal art in the work of Barbora Klimová. Prostor 2/2004, p. 26-27.

 

Jiří Ptáček, Barbora Klímová. In: Giancarlo Politi (ed.), PRAGUEBIENNALE 1 (Cat.). Flash Art, Milan 2003

 

Petr Ingerle, Hedonistic abstraction (Cat.). Moravská galerie v Brně, Brno 2002.

 

Reviews:

 

Karel Doležel, The exhibition Famous Brno Villas II. Era 21 4 / 2007, p. 11-12.

 

Jiří Valoch, For those, who were not born here?. Ateliér 16-17/2007, p. 4.

 

Lenka Vítková, Politics of Friendship. Umělec 2/2007, p. 80-84.

 

Mariana Serranová, Barbora Klímová. Víkend 4/2007, p. 17.

 

Tomáš Pospiszyl, Kdo od koho opisuje? Znovuoživené performance jsou ve světě běžnou záležitostí. A2 Kulturní týdeník 2/2007, p. 16-17.

 

Lenka Lindaurová, Pořád se někdo diví? A2 Kulturní týdeník 47/2006, p. 8-9.

 

Petr Volf, Barbora Klímová, Reflex 47/2006, p. 88.

 

Jana Kalinová, SLIders. Umělec 3/2005, p. 91.

 

Interviews:

 

Petr Volf, Na stromě. Reflex 48/2006, p. 50- 52.

 

Jiří Ptáček, Umění mi zas připadá mocné. A2 Kulturní týdeník 48/2006.

 

Marie Frajtová, Barbora Klímová. Instinkt 47/2006, p. 70/71.

 

Petr Volf, Barbora Klímová. Reflex 37/2006, p. 48.

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