Anetta Mona Chişa & Lucia Tkáčová

Works * CV * PDF portfolio

Collaborate since 2000, live and work in Berlin and Prague.


Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava, SK

Solo exhibitions

Ah, Soul in Coma, Act Naive, Attack, curated by Janneke de Vries, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst GAK, Bremen, DE

aCtivaTe aMok, not a causaL chAin, waterside contemporary, London, UK
Lack, A touch, an aTavisM, a notiCe, HIT Gallery, Bratislava, SK

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z, with Jana Zelibska, Make Up Gallery, Kosice, SK
Either Way, We Lose, Sorry we're closed, Brussels, BE
i aM a venus, A conch, a kiT, a Cat, a Lot, Rotwand gallery, Zurich, CH

The More You Tell Me, the Stronger I Can Hit, Tarsaskor gallery, Budapest, HU
Material Culture / Things in our Hands, Christine Koenig gallery, Vienna, AT
Performing History, with Ion Grigorescu, Romanian Pavilion, 54 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, IT
The Diplomatic Tent, with Ion Grigorescu, Salonul de proiecte Bucharest, Bucharest, RO

Far from You, Karlin Studios, Prague, CZ
How to Make a Revolution, MLAC, Rome, IT

Footnotes to Business, Footnotes to Pleasure, Christine Koenig gallery, Vienna, AT
Fair Sex, Hermitage gallery, Chicago, US
Wager, Collectiva gallery, Berlin, DE

Romantic Economies, Medium gallery, Bratislava, SK
Blondes Must Be Stopped, Purple Room, Rome, IT
Anetta Mona Chisa & Lucia Tkacova, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, DE

Man, Hero, Spirit, Machine, Medium gallery, Bratislava, SK
Ortografio de Potenco, Futura gallery, Prague, CZ
Magical Recipes for Love, Happiness and Health, f.a.i.t. gallery, Kraków, PL
Everything is Work, Tranzit, Bratislava, SK

Videosomic, Space gallery, Bratislava, SK
The Red Library, Jeleni gallery, Prague, CZ

A Room of Their Own, Medium gallery, Bratislava , SK

Group exhibitions

Soft Codes, curated by Vladimir Beskid, MWW, Wroclaw, PL
Feminismen, curated by Marius Babias and Kathrin Becker, Nordsternturm, Gelsenkirchen, DE
Moment!, curated by Kordula Fritze-Srbic, Kunstverein Göttingen, Göttingen, DE
All we are, with Magdalena Abakanowicz, Yael Bartana, Judith Hopf, Ida Persson, curated by Viktor Neumann, Gdańsk City Gallery, Gdańsk, PL
Inside the City. Public Space and Free Space, curated by Janneke de Vries, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst GAK, Bremen, DE
LET’S SPIT ON HEGEL AGAIN?, with Sarah Abu Abdallah, Valentina Miorandi, curated by Like a Little Disaste,, Torre Santa Susanna, IT
First Cut, curated by Rainald Schumacher and Nathalie Hoyos, TEBA Factory, Arad, RO
Art at the Age of (Non)emotionality, curated by Vladimir Beskid, Danube Dialogues, Novi Sad, RS
books + papers, Christine König Galerie, Wienna, AT
Life: A User's Manual, curated by Ksenija Orelj, Prozori Gallery, Zagreb, HR
Who is Playing, curated by Jaro Varga, Meet Factory, Prague, CZ

2014, Espai d'art contemporani de Castello, Castello, ES
Time Pieces, curated by Marius Babias, Kathrin Becker, Nordstern Videokunstzentrum, Gelsenkirchen, DE
Private Nationalism, Kunsthalle Kosice, Kosice, SK
FEMINism, Künstlerhaus Passagegalerie, Vienna, AT
Kongress der Artikulation, curated by Claudia Dorfmüller, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, DE
Le Fereur de vivre, Art Brasserie, Foncquevillers, FR
BASH, An Exhibition in Two Parts, curated by Daniel Mason, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, New York, US
Power & Play, Cultuur-Centrum Brussel De Markten, Brussels, BE
Private Nationalism, curated by Nadine Bors, Andrea Hilger, Ilona Németh, Ostrale, Dresden, DE
Work, Galéria Cypriána Majerníka, Bratislava, SK
Intimität, with Sophie Calle, Richard Prince, Thomas Ruff, Miroslav Tichý et al., curated by Oliver Zybok, Galerie Kai Erdmann, Hamburg, DE
We Were All Rocks Once, Sorbus, Helsinki, FI
Audio Trouble, Centre d'art contemporain La Halle des bouchers, Vienne, FR
Menagerie, or Artwork Not About Love, curated by Jaime Marie Davis and Katie Grace McGowan, The Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, US
Afterimage - Images of Conflict, Galeria Civica di Trento, Trento, IT
POZOR!, curated by Elisa Andessner, Verena Hullik, Alexander Jöchl, Kunstsammlung des Landes Oberösterreich, Linz, AT

Clash!, Art in General, New York, US
S'Long As It's Yours, Gallery Aferro, Newark, US
Qual & Wahl, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, DE
10 Jahre Lentos, Lentos Art Museum, Linz, AT
Minimal Impact, with Vicken Parsons, Natalia Zaluska, Christine König Galerie, Vienna, AT
Liquid Assets, curated by Katerina Gregos and Luigi Fassi, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, AT
Negative Capability, with Carla Accardi, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Peter Halley, Reinhard Mucha, Giulio Paolini, curated by Lorenzo Bruni, Giovanni Iovane, Galeria Enrico Astuni, Bologna, IT
Good Girls - Memory, Desire, Power, curated by Bojana Pejić, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest, RO
Steirischer Herbst, curated by Katerina Gregos, Luigi Fassi, Graz, AT
The Second Lore, with Jeremy Deller, Aleksandra Domanovic, Patricia Esquivias, Lucy Raven, Marinella Senatore, curated by Margherita Belaief and Marta Fontolan, Central Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, US
Upside Down - Let’s Dance, curated by Luk Lambrecht and Lieze Eneman, Culturcentrum Strombeek, Stronbeek, BE
Enter please, curated by Lucia Miklošková, Turčianska galéria, Martin, SK
The Oracle / The Wand, ƒƒ, Berlin, DE
You Always Return to the Water, with Klodin Erb, Tatjana Gergard, William Hunt, Constantin Luster, Klaus Lutz, Luc Mattenberg, Guillaume Pilet, Filib Schurmann, Rotwand, Zurich, CH
Zero Years, Freies Mueum, Berlin, DE
1848, with András Csefálvay, Tomáš Rafa, Erik Sikora, curated by Central Slovakian Gallery, Mira Keratová, Zuzana L.Majlingová, Banská Bystrica, CZ
RE_001: First Communion of Anemic Young Girls In The Snow and other works, with Marco Antonini, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, New York, US
Büroarbeit, curated by Nico Anklam, Years, Copenhagen, DK

Rearview Mirror, curated by Christopher Eamon, Art Gallery of Alberta, Alberta, CA
Demonstrations. Making Normative Orders, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, DE
Exit Order - New Situation, Glockengasse No9, Vienna, AT
Care Crisis, Futura gallery, Prague, CZ
Doppio gioco - Double Game. The Ambiguity of the Photographic Image, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, IT
DOMESTICating, erg's gallery, Brussels, BE
The Circus Crew, LARMgalleri, Copenhagen, DK
Beautiful Game, City Art gallery of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, SI
3rd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, RU
Artists Film International, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Ready, Set, Go!, Nitra gallery, Nitra, SK
Body Language - works from the Fotomuseum Winterthur Collection, Centre culturel suisse, Paris, FR
In 15 min everyone will be in the future, Turkish bath, Plovdiv, BG
Vermessung des Donauraumes. Positionen aktueller Kunst., Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, DE
Present Unlimited, Fabrika 126, Sofia, BG
The Real Emotions, National Art Museum Cluj, Cluj-Napoca, RO
Drifting Identities, Museum of Zemstvo, Chisinau, MD
P L A Y_N A T U R E_W O R K_F U T U R E, Tschechisches Zentrum Berlin, Berlin, DE
Down on Mainstream, Cultuurcentrum Strombeek, Strombeek-Bever, BE
What Does a Drawing Want?, Beirut, Cairo, EG

Models For Taking Part, with Bouchra Khalili, Renzo Martens, Tobias Zielony, and Artur Zmijewski, curated by Juan Gaitán, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, CA
Uber Dinge, Kunsthaus Muerz, Mürzzuschlag, AT
The Bergen Accords, curated by Sarah Rifky, Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen, NO
Rearview Mirror, curated by Christopher Eamon, The Power Plant, Toronto, CA
In Between Frames, MNAC, Bucuresti, RO
Zeroth Years, Povazska gallery - Museum of Art Zilina, Zilina, SK
The 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana, The International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, SI
The Global Contemporary, ZKM | Museum fue Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, DE
Eyes Looking for a Head to Inhabit, Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz, PL, Slovak National gallery, Bratislava, SK

History, Memory, Identity: contemporary photography from Eastern Europe, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena, IT
The Romance of my Young Days, the Future of my Nostalgia, Central Slovakian gallery, Banska Bystrica, SK
Cinema X: I Like to Watch, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, CA
While Bodies Get Mirrored, Migros Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, CH
The Atrocity Exhibition, Feinkost gallery, Berlin, DE
The artist in the (art) society, Motorenhalle, Dresden, DE
Gender Check, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
Starter - Works from the Vehbi Koc Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, ARTER - space for art, Istanbul, TR
Curated by_Vienna 2010 / Art&Film, Christine Koenig gallery, Vienna, AT
Videodrome, Autocenter, Berlin, DE
Over the Counter - The Phenomena of Post-socialist Economy in Contemporary Art, Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, HU
Beyond Credit, Sanat Limani, Istanbul, TR
As You Desire Me, Contemporary Art Gallery of Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu, RO
First Ural Industrial Biennial, Shockworkers of the Mobile Image, Ekaterinburg, RU
Erased Walls, Mediations Biennale, Poznan, PL
There Has Been No Future, There Will Be No Past, ISCP, New York, US
Transition Times - Art video d'Europe centrale, Paris Photo 2010, Paris, FR
Figura cuncta videntis (the all-seeing eye) / Homage to Christoph Schlingensief, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT
Hard to Sell, Good to Have, Palais Sturany, Vienna, AT

Things and Thoughts, Collectiva gallery, Berlin, DE
Art Unlimited, Basel, CH
Working Memory, Tranzit, Bratislava, SK
The Making of Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, DE
One day I will be a Star, Maison du Livre, de l'Image et du Son, Francois Mitterrand, Villeurbanne, FR
Der Schnitt durch die Oberflache legt neue Oberflachen frei, Temporary gallery, Cologne, DE
Don't Worry It's Only Money, City Art Rooms, Auckland, NZ
Donumenta, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, DE
Totale Erinnerung, Fotofestival Mannheim Ludwigshafen Heidelberg, Heidelberg, DE
Gender Check, MUMOK, Vienna, AT
The Reach of Realism, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, US
Until the End of the World, AMP Gallery, Athens, GR
Communism never Happend, Feinkost gallery, Berlin, DE
Formats of Transformation 89 - 09, Brno House of Arts / Museum auf Abruf, Vienna, AT

Flowers of Our Lives, Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun, PL
The Way Things Are ... Works from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun, PL
L'Art en Europe, Domaine Pommery, Reims, FR
Do Something Different, Barbican Centre, London, UK
EL Gabinete Checo, Czech Centre, Madrid, ES
Petit Histoires, Espace Apollonia, Strasbourg, FR
All about Museum, Slovak National gallery, Bratislava, SK
Manual CC - Instructions for Beginners and Advanced Players, uqbar, Berlin, DE
6th Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, TW
Young Artists' Biennial, Bucharest, RO

Culture Clash, Bastard gallery, Oslo, NO
Partners in Crime, gallery MC, New York, US
The Collection, Trafo gallery, Budapest, HU
"art world etiquette", ThreeWalls, Chicago, US
Locus Solus (talks of inanimate reason at the country estate), Myto, Mexico City, MX
New Video Art from Central Europe: Art Power, RISD Museum, Providence, US
The Space Between, The Daryl Roth Theatre, New York, US
Prague Biennale 3, Karlin Hall, Prague, CZ
GDP, Municipal gallery, Prague, CZ
Shooting Back, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT
Bio Power, Medium Gallery, Bratislava, SK
Bad Beuys Entertainment, Boling, Bruno, Chisa & Tkacova, collectif fact, Matsoukis, Mirza, PrŽvieux, Rungjang, Zucconi, Galerie West, Hague, NL
Public art Bucharest, Bucharest, RO
Humor Works, Skuc gallery, Ljubljana, SI
Equal Opportunities, C2C gallery, Prague, CZ
L'Europe en devenir, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, FR
GDP, M'ars Gallery, Moscow, RU

Frisbee, Dum panu z Kunstatu, Brno, CZ
Innenansicht, Kunstraum NOE, Vienna, AT
My Love is Dead, gallery Oel-Fruh, Hamburg, DE
Keine Wunderkammer, Hit gallery, Bratislava, SK
Shadows of Humor, BWA Awangarda, Wroclaw, PL
Kuba: Journey Against the Current, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT
Runaway, Space Gallery, Bratislava, SK
Marketenderin. Giveaways und Performances, Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, DE
Arrivals>Slovakia, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
YVAA, The Kosova Art Gallery, Prishtina,
Transfer, Muzej savremene likovne umetnosti, Novi Sad, RS

RE-SHUFFLE: Notions of an Itinerant Museum, Art in General, New York, US
Iconoclash, The Spitz Gallery, London, UK
Prague Biennale 2, Karlin Hall, Prague, CZ
It Happenned Elsewhere, Vision Center, Cork, IE
The Artist With Two Brains, NAB - Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, UK


Open City, Lublin, PL

Screenings and festivals

Video4 In/Dependency, curated by Eszter Lázár, Zuzana Štefková, Łukasz Dziedzic, Galeria Szara, Cieszyn, PL

WoWmen!, Kaaitheater, Brussels, BE
Manifesta 10: Unlooped—KINO, curated by Nathalie Hoyos, Rainald Schumacher, St Petersburg, RU

Video Room, curated by Nerea Ubieto, Summa Art Fair, Madrid, ES
Art Video Lounge, curated by Julia Draganović, Elena Forin and Claudia Löffelholz, Art Miami, Miami, US

Grants and awards

Oskar Cepan Award (Young Visual Artists Award), CZ

Henkel Art Award (shortlist), Mumok, Vienna, AT


Ramallah, PS


Nom de guerre,,


In the Gardens of the White Male, by Dessislava Dimova, RES, August 2013


Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT
Lentos Museum, Linz, AT
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, DE
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, Modena, IT
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, CH
Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, SK
Museum of Art Žilina , Žilina, SK
Municipal Gallery Nitra , Nitra, SK
Vehbi Koc Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Istanbul, TR