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Magda Stanová

Education
2016 Ph.D. in Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Czech Republic
2010 MFA New Genres, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, USA
2008–2007 Università IUAV di Venezia, Venice, Italy, Faculty of Arts and Design – clasAV – Visual Arts
2007 Mgr. Art (MFA) Photography and New Media, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia
2005–2003 Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Zürich, Switzerland – Fine Arts
2003 Bc. (BFA) Photography and Video, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, Slovakia
2002 Slippery Rock University, PA, USA – exchange semester

Solo exhbitions
2014 Dáma s dvomi hlavami, Galéria mladých, Nitrianska galéria, Nitra, Slovakia
Travel Guide, Altán Klamovka, Prague, Czech Republic
2013 Ve stínu fotografie, Communication Space Školská 28, Prague, Czech Republic
Dovolenkovo turistický, Space Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
With Scientists on Art, etc. gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2011 Algoritmi nell'arte, V.M.21 arte contemporanea - Project Room, Rome, Italy
2010 In the Shadow of Photography, Fremantle Arts Center, Fremantle, Australia
2009 In the Shadow of Photography, Rencontre d’Arles, Arles, France
2008 W cieniu fotografii, Galeria ZPAF i S-ka, Krakow, Poland
2006 Schiller, Cucina e Libri, Zurich, Switzerland
2001 Schiller, Bludný Kámen, Opava, Czech Republic
2000 Rathaus, Plettenberg, Germany
Cultural center, Poprad, Slovakia
1999 Smetisko dejín, Alter Ego, Kežmarok, Slovakia

Group exhibitions
2017 Working Exhibition, Nová synagóga, Žilina, Slovakia
2016 Apparatus for a Utopian Image, EFA Project Space, New York, USA
White Spaces in Slovak Photography: The creative communication by Milota Havránková
and her students, 1972 - 2016
, Leica Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2015 Quiet Works (Dining Chair), Temple Contemporary, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, USA
2014 STOPs, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Slovakia
Open Studios, Triangle Arts Assosiation, Brooklyn, USA
Nulla Dies Sine Linea, Rudolf Fila Gallery, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
2013 Vrstvy / Layers, Médium Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2012 Kroužek, Gallery of the Slovak Institute in Prague, Czech Republic – guest of Dušan Záhoranský
Concentrado V. A4, Apis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Koncentrát V. A4, Krux Gallery, Brandýs nad Labem, Czech Republic
There Will Be Others, Angus Hughes Gallery, London, UK
Hotel de Inmigrantes: Cosmopolitan Stranger, Studio Koen Vanmechelen, Hasselt, Belgium
Posun o devadesát stupňů, Nod, Prague, Czech Republic
2011 Crazycurators Biennale III, Vasváry Ház, Pécs, Hungary
Voices from the Center, ThreeWalls, Chicago, USA
Unfree Freedom, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, USA
Mladé médium, Dom umenia, Bratislava, Slovakia
MAPY/MAPS 1960–2011, Galéria mesta Bratislavy, Bratislava, Slovakia
Crazycurators Biennale III, CK Zamek, Poznań, Poland
2010 Predpremiéra, Stredoslovenská galéria, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
Crazycurators Biennale III, Space Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
MFA Exhibition, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, USA
La Collezione Spazio Libro d’Artista, Museo Regionale di Messina, Messina, Italy
Talent Latent, Centre Cultural de Ripollet, Ripollet, Spain
2009 Twentysix Gasoline Stations ed altri libri d’artista, Museo regionale di Messina, Messina, Italy
Reorientation, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, USA
MAPP, Rosie’s Cheeks, San Francisco, USA
V priestore a v čase, Galéria mesta Bratislavy, Bratislava, Slovakia
Toys, Scala Mata Gallery, Venice, Italy
Talent Latent, Centre d’Art Torre Muntadas, El Prat, Spain; Sala Muncunill, Terrassa, Spain
2008 Talent Latent, El Refugi – Moll de Costa del Port de Tarragona, Tarragona, Spain
Talent Latent, Sales d’Exposiciones de Can Palauet, Mataró, Spain
Talent Latent, El Museu d’Art de Sabadell, Sabadell, Spain
IN/visible, Festival of Visual Art, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Arrivals + Departures, Sala Samonà, Padova, Italy
2007 BOOM!, Gallery Scala Mata, Venice, Italy
I have a dream … za plotom, Embassy of the U.S.A. Bratislava, Slovakia
Human Nature, church Zvestovania panny Márie, Bratislava, Slovakia
Tatranské šťavy, Gallery Baronka, Kežmarok, Slovakia
2006 Jump into Cold Water, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
2005 Diplomausstellung, HGK Zurich, Switzerland
2004 ISTROART 2004, Gallery Medium, Bratislava, Slovakia
REAL PRESENCE 04, Museum of 25th of May, Belgrade, Srbia and Montenegro
2003 Privat Frei, Open Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

Awards, scholarships, grants
2017 The Most Beautiful Books of Slovakia 2016 (for the book Algorithms in Art)
2016 NOVUM Foundation Award
2011 CEC ArtsLink - Independent Project Award
2010 Plat(t)form 10, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland – special mention
2009 Rencontre d’Arles, France – nomination for the Discovery Award (by Joan Fontcuberta)
Anne Bremer Memorial Library Artist’s Book Contest – winner
2008 Fulbright Scholarship
2003 Bundesstipendium für ausländische Studierende, Kunstschaffende und Forschende (ESKAS), Switzerland

Residencies
2014 Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, USA – Visegrad / Futura Artist-in-Residency Program
Generator Residency Program, Venice, Italy
2011 Futura, Prague, Czech Republic – Visegrad Artist-in-Residency Program
2007 Habit at Ypenburg, Den Haag, Holland
2006 (Gast)Gewerbe, dieHasena, Dalvazza, Switzerland
2003 GARBa, Montescaglioso, Italy

Lectures and presentations
2014 Dáma se dvěma hlavami, Situace 52, Galerie Pavilon, Prague, Czech Republic
2013 The Lady with Two Heads, Communication Space Školská 28, Prague, Czech Republic
Algorithms in Photography, conference The Lure of the New, Cognition Institute, University of Plymouth, UK
2012 Přednáška a panelová diskuze, Sympózium školy umění, AVU, Praha
Algorithms in Photography, Günter Grass Gallery, Gdańsk, Poland
Algorithms in Photography, Angus Hughes Gallery, London, UK
2011 V tieni fotografie, Studio Letná, Prague, Czech Republic
Revolution, Transformation and Identity: Central European Artists Reflect upon Post-Communistic Art, Urbanism
and Culture
, Graham Foundation, Chicago, USA
Algorithms in Art, Rehearsal for Upcoming Lecture, Futura, Prague, Czech Republic
Twist, UQBAR, Berlin
2010 The Metric System, with David Peña Lopera, part of the Alternative Lecture Series, San Francisco Art Institute,
San Francisco, USA
2009 In the Shadow of Photography, part of the Alternative Lecture Series, San Francisco Art Institute,
San Francisco, USA

Film festivals
2007 The One Minutes Belgian Open
2006 International Film Festival in Bratislava, Slovakia
AZYL, internet festival of 1minute’ and 5minute’ films, www.azyl.sk
2005 International Film Festival in Bratislava, Slovakia
AZYL, internet festival of 1minute’ and 5minute’ films, www.azyl.sk
Minimotion, Switzerland
2004 ÁČKO Film Festival, Bratislava, Slovakia

Publications
Magda Stanová: Algorithms in Art, Nakladatelství AVU / Academy of Fine Arts & CEE PhotoFund, Prague, 2016
Magda Stanová: Algoritmy v umení, Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, 2015
Philosophie Magazine No.66, Paris, February 2013
Michal Růžička, Magda Stanová: Separate and Unite: The Architecture of Social Inequalities in the Republic of Venice
[published in the Czech language], Czech Sociological Review, 2013, Vol. 49, No. 5: 703-727
There will be others.., The Modern Language Experiment, London, 2012
A2, Galerie - Zo série Travel Guide, Praha, 15/2012
Magda Stanová, Michal Růžička: Beton a automobil vs. společnost v San Francisku in Vacková, B., Galčanová, L.,
Ferenčuhová, S., eds.: Třetí město, Nakladatelství Pavel Mervart, Masarykova univerzita, Červený Kostelec, 2011
Roberto Casati, Magda Stanová, Stéphanie Roisin: (Corner)stones of Venice: Targeting the Island Advantage
in the Topological Representation of the City, www.radicalcartography.net, 2010
Magda Stanová: W Cieniu Fotografii, Fundacja Sztuk Wizualnych, Krakow, 2008
Miriam Petráňová, Magda Stanová, Illah van Oijen: Build a House, Plant a Tree, Bear a Son, Den Haag, 2007
AZYL 2005, Compilation of short films, SME, Bratislava, 2006
Illywords N°13 Progetto Consapevole, Italy, 2005
Ohne Titel: Diplompublikation 2005, Edition Fink – Verlag für zeitfenossische Kunst, Zürich, 2005
No Credits, Ausgebildete Leute, published by Annatina Caprez, Berni Doessegger, Maria Eichhorn, Yelitz Palak,
Christian Ratti and Nils Vije, Zürich, 2005

Bibliography
Lenka Sýkorová, ed.: Postkonceptuální přesahy v české kresbě, Fakulta umění a designu Univerzity Jana Evangelisty
Purkyně, Ústí nad Labem, 2015
Dennik N, Dielo dňa: V tieni fotografie, Bratislava, 1/21/2015
Juraj Čarný, Barbora Geržová, Richard Gregor, Diana Majdáková, Katarína Müllerová: Päťdesiat súčasných umelcov
na Slovensku / Fifty Contemporary Artists in Slovakia, Art Academy / Slovart, Bratislava, 2014
FlashArt Czech & Slovak Edition, Viktor Čech: Magda Stanová, No. 32-33, September - December 2014
FlashArt Czech & Slovak Edition, Lýdia Pribišová: Magda Stanová, No. 2 English Issue, 2013
Fotograf, Image and Text, Magda Stanová, Prague, #22/2013
Sme, Kam chodíme, Bratislava, 9/9/2013
FlashArt Czech & Slovak Edition, Magda Stanová – Je možné vytvoriť algoritmus na tvorbu umenia?, No. 26,
December 2012 - March 2013
Sme, Nekupujte mužom šálku, Bratislava, 10/16/2010
ProPhoto, FotoFreo's Femme Fatales, July 2010
Fulbright. V priestore a čase, exhibition catalogue, Bratislava, 2009
Rencontres d'Arles 2009, exhibition catalogue, Arles, 2009
Kwartalnik Fotografia, Magda Stanova, W cieniu fotografii, 31/2009
The Black Snapper, Photo.sittcomm – A Little Bit of Punk, Day 3, 8/24/2009
Fugitive Vision, blog by Evan Mirapau, Impressions from Rencontres d’Arles ‘09, http://fugitivevision.blogspot.com,
7/14/2009
Obieg, Zacie(m)nienie. “W cieniu fotofrafii” Magdy Stanovej, www.obieg.pl, 1/18/2009
Kultura Popularna, Ankieta, Warsaw, 1/2009
El Pais, Miradas nacidas en los margenes, Barcelona, 4/18/2008
Talent Latent, exhibition catalog, Barcelona, 2008
Schweizer Buchhandel, Schillers leben als Apfel, Zürich, 7/2006