Since 2000 I was researching various approaches to reality in Eastern Europe. I wanted to show how past influences presence. The history of Eastern Europe is changing all the time, depending on political structures. In my view, communism has never finished, it has just transformed into something else. During normalization period people were taught to be passive. I couldn't stay without opinion, I wanted to visualize this process of transformation.
Born in 1977. Nimcova studied at the Institute of Creative Photography in the Czech Republic and later at the Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
She has recently exhibited her works at MODEM, Debrecen; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Mucsarnok – Kunsthale, Budapest; Aarhus Kunstbygning; Billytown, Den Haag; SMBA, Amsterdam and BWA Sokol, Nowy Sacz.
Nimcová is a recipient of numerous awards, including the TatraBanka Art Award (Slovakia), ECB Photography Award (Germany), Oskar Cepan Award (Slovakia), Leica Oskar Barnack Award (Germany) and Baume and Mercier Award (Italy).
Her works has been recently acquired by Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, MUDAM Luxembourg and Slovak National Gallery.
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