Daria Melnikova Latvian, b. 1984

Works
Biography

Born 1984 in Latvia

Lives and works in Riga, Latvia

 

Education/RESIDENCIES

2018

November - December Cité internationale des arts, Paris, France

2017

June - July Rupert, Vilnius, Lithuania

2015

May - July KW Residencies, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

2005 - 2011

Art Academy of Latvia, Audio-Visual Art department, BA, MA

 

SELECTED  Solo EXHIBITIONS

17.04.2019

House of Muses (as part of Temporary Structures/ Display project till 2023) PLATO, Ostrava, Czech Rebublic

31.10. - 18.11.2018

Meet Mr. Jazzy Sunday! Kulturfolger, Zurich, Switzerland

20.05. - 09.07.2017

Dancing Specularity (together with Agata Melnikova) kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia

21.03. - 15.04. 2017

Yesterday Is The New Tomorrow ISSMAG gallery, Moscow, Russia

29.09. - 27.10. 2016

Celestial Stems (together with Agata Melnikova) Four to Seven, Riga, Latvia

13.05. - 19.06. 2016

EX-UVIA Konstanet, Tallinn, Estonia

03.09. - 23.09.2015

Room 2. Fool’s Gold Summer House, Riga, Latvia

11.04. - 03.05.2014

Room 1. Brewing Harmony Vita Kuben, Umea, Sweden

07.02. - 16.03.2014

A Green Silhouette of Grey kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia

15.05. - 19.06.2011

Dashing Lines and Forming Heaps kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

16.10. - 01.12.2019

The Estate Autumn kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia

03.08. - 30.09.2019

The Estate Tobias Kaspar’s Estate, Salacgriva, Latvia

11.06. - 20.10.2019

Orient 2 KHB Kunsthalle Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia

09.02.2018 - 24.03.2019

There and Back Again Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland 04.07. - 03.08.2018

Entangled Tales Rupert, Vilnius, Lithuania

07.10. - 19.11.2017

Title Doesn’t Matter Latvian National Museum of Art

29.09. - 01.10.2017

Tallinn Photomonth 2017

Art fair Konstanet booth, Tallinn, Estonia

19.02. - 08.04. 2017

The Aesthetics of Dedication, Exploitation and Haute Collaboration Silberkuppe, Berlin, Germany

20.08.2016

Stoneroses #5 Riverside, Bern, Switzerland

29.06. - 24.07.2016

San Serriffe Intro Space, Riga, Latvia

26.02. - 17.04.2016

Something Eerie SIGNAL– Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden

07.10. - 15.11.2015

A Bigger Peace, A Smaller Peace Latvian Railway History museum, Riga, Latvia 23.01. - 21.02.2015

Lily’s Pool Art in General, New York, USA

15.11.2014 - 15.02.2015

Present Tense Kalmar konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden

15.08. - 21.09.2014

Aspen - Kemmern kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia

08.05. - 01.06.2014

Vortex Garage Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow, Russia

06.02. - 01.06.2014

Literacy - Illiteracy 16th Tallinn Print Triennial, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia 20.12.2013 - 06.01.2014

Sculpture Is Space Hobusepea Galerii, Tallinn, Estonia

04.05. - 18.08.2013

You Only Live Thrice NoPlace, Malmo, Sweden

04.05. - 18.08.2013 24

Spaces - Cacophony Malmo Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

12.06. - 19.09.2010

Rauma Biennale Balticum 10 Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, Finland

 

Exhibitions
Bibliography

Learn to talk while talking http://echogonewrong.com/learn-to-talk-while-talking/ An interview for echogonewrong.com, 2016

 

The X Factor http://echogonewrong.com/the-x-factor/ echogonewrong.com, 2016 A Bigger Peace, A Smaller Peace, Š. Puķīte, Studija, visual arts magazine, #105 Neputns, Riga, 2011

 

An Irresponsible Perfectionist, http://arterritory.com/en/texts/interviews/4629-an_irresponsible_perfectionist/1/ An interview for arterritory.com, 2015

 

Wrapped up in the cafe, M.Rudovska, Studija, visual arts magazine #97, Neputns, Riga, 2014

 

Dashing Lines and Forming Heaps, J. Taurens, K. Groševs, D. Melnikova, album of works, Biennāle - 2005, Riga, 2012

 

The Order of Chaos. Whirls of Jumbled and Organized Thoughts, J. Borgs, Studija, visual arts magazine, #79 Neputns, Riga, 2011