Petra Feriancova

*1977, bratislava

An order of things 2

installation view Cecoslovacchia pavillion Venice Biennale 2013

An Order of Things 3

installation view Viennafiar 2014

Things That Happen, Things That Are Done. On Beginnings And Matter

installation view fondazione Morra Greco

installation view Homeland

An Exhibition on Doubt

installation view MAN museum Nuoro

Systems, Individuals, And Measuring Tools

installation view Bolit Girona

Petra Feriancova

Born 10.05.1977 in Bratislava (former Czechoslovakia)

Lives and works in Bratislava (Slovak Republic)


1998-2002 MA/ L’Accademia delle Belle Arti, Rome, Italy

1996 AFAD Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava

1991-1995 Bratislava Institute of Art and Design

Since 2009 –ArtD study at AFAD Academy of Fine Arts and Design


Premio Level 0, ArtVerona 2015

Winner of OSKAR CEPAN AWARD 2010


2011 ISCP, International Studio & Curatorial Program ISCP, New York, USA

Solo Exhibitions


Bòlit. Centre d'Art Contemporani. Girona

MAN_Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro

amt _ project


PETRA FERIANCOVÁ, ArtVerona, Verona, Italy, IT

VULNERABLE, YET EVERLASTING (ARCHIVE OF KVĚTOSLAVA FULIEROVÁ) Viltin Gallery, A Check Your Head! project, Off Biennale, Budapest. HU



EVERY DAY HAS ITS NOON, amt _ project, Bratislava, SK


BIRDS, MYTHS and TUSKS, Frame, Frieze London, UK


STILL THE SAME PLACE, (together with Zbyněk Baladrán), Czech and Slovak Pavilion, Giardini, 55th Venice Bienale, IT

Solo presentations at ARCO, Madrid, SP


A STUDY OF THE SECONDARY PLAN, DUMB (The House Of Arts), Brno, CZ (curated by F. Kowolowski)

WEIKENDORF, Kunstraum Weikendorf, Weikendorf, Publicart, Austria

A REPORT ON THE TIME SPENDING, Jiri Svestka, Berlin, Germany


POSTSCRIPTUM TO CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGE, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, SK (curated by Lucia Gavulová)

CREATOR 2008, Photolumen Foundation, Budapest, HU

THEORY OF A CITY OR THE POSSIBILITIES OF AN A4, International Studio & Curatorial Program ISCP, New York, USA


TALES AND POEMS, White Fish Tank, Ancona, IT

REPETITION, CUT, PAIR AND AGAIN, amt _ project, Bratislava, SK


EXIT GHOST (with D. Kenderová, J. Varga), Valentina Moncada Gallery, Rome, IT


PYTHAGORAS DESCENT, HIT Gallery, Bratislava, SK, (curated by Lucia Gavulová)



NATURAL SELECTION, Moravian Gallery, Brno, CZ, (curated by Marek Pokorný)

RE:VIEW, Siemens Art_Lab, Vienna, Austria


POLIS, (with K. Krakowiak, M. Moravcik), Valentina Moncada Gallery, Rome, IT


BY THE WAY..., (with Jesper Alvaer), Jiri Svestka, Prague, CZ


TRANQUITANIE, MXM Gallery, Prague, CZ, (curated by Marek Pokorný)


GREETINGS FROM LILIPUTTANIA, Valentina Moncada Gallery, Rome, IT

Selected Group Exhibitions


Osamelí, GMB, Pálfyho palác, Bratislava, SK (curated by Nada Kancevova)

Coated in Pre-Existence, Elisabeth Xi Bauer, The Cob Gallery, London, UK (curated by Giulia Damiani)

Cities and (Velo) cities, De Markten, Brussels, BG (curated by Václav Janoščík)

Miart, amt _ project, Boccanera gallery, Trento, Milano, IT

On Directing Air, amt _ project, Milano, IT


The Fountainhead, Fondazione Zimei, Pescara, Italy, IT, (curated by Massimiliano Scuderi)

Homeland, amt _ project, Bratislava, as a guest of Peter Bartoš. Slovakia, SK

Beyond The Obvious, Viltin Gallery, Budapest, HU (curated by Zita Sarvari)

The Infinite Lawn, Tenderpixel, London, UK, (curated by Borbala Soos)

The Soft Codes. Conceptual Tendencies in Slovak art. Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw. PL (curated by Vladimir Beskid)


Fragile Sense of Hope, ACT Art Collection, Me-Collectors Room, Berlin, DE, (curated by R. Schumacher, N.Hoyos)

Peninsula, Dotland, Berlin, DE, (curated by F. Pietrella)

Fieldwork, Habitats in Contemporary Art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, IR, (curated by Christopher Clark)

Object and Environment, Galerie Guido Baudach, Berlin, DE

Empty Pedestal, Fantasmi del'Est Europa, Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna, IT, (curated by Marco Scotini)

Interact, East Wing Biennial at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK


Grüße aus Venedig, Hilger Next, Vienna, Austria

ReMap 4, In the Studio, Kunsthalle Athens, Greece, (curated by Dionisis Christofilogiannis)

Narrative Structures, Stryx Gallery, Birmingham, UK, (curated by Claire Reece)

Our Creatures, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Birmingham, UK, (curated by Mark Fairnington)

M(i)esto medzi pamäťou a nepamäťou, Turčianska galéria, Martin, SK, (curated by Jarmila Kováčová)

Manual Of Moments, Karlin Studios, Prague, CZ (curated by Tereza Záchová, Veronika Zajačiková)


Spomalenie času, The Discovery Of Slowness, Tranzit, Bratislava, SK (curated by J.Varga, D. Kenderová)

Isolation, Meetropa, Berlin, DE

Family Talk, Futura, Prague, CZ (curated by Marco Antonini)

Sometimes, An Exhibition Of Texts, Capetown, South Africa (curated by Marc Barben, Matthew King)

Collector, Sabot, Cluj Napoca, RO


Spomalenie času. The Discovery of Slowness, Kulturfabrik Tabačka, Košice, SK, (curated by Dora Kendera, Jaro Varga)

Loophole To Happiness, amt _ project, Bratislava, SK, (curated by Maja and Reuben Fowkes)

ReMap 3, Collector, Athens, Greece

Dla dzieci i dla dorosłych. For Kids and Adults, BWA WROCLAW, PL, (curated by Una Popovic, Anna Mitus)

Afterimage, Meetfactory, Prague, CZ, (curated by Bori Szalai)

Free Port of Art, CEI Trieste contemporanea, Trieste, IT

Quiet like a Lake, Unosunove Arte Contemporanea, Rome, IT

I Fought The X Won And The X Won National Museum of Fine Arts Valetta Malta

Flashbulb Memory, Institut Hongrois, Paris, France, (curated by Bori Szalai)

Loophole To Happiness, Futura, Prague, CZ (curated by Maja and Reuben Fowkes)

Whatever We Do We Can Not Connect With You, Prague Biennale 5, Prague, CZ

Gallery By Night, Studio Gallery, Budapest, HU (curated by Bori Szalai)

Echo Videotime, Místodržitelský palác, Moravian Gallery, Brno, CZ (curated by P. Vogelová)

I Fought The X Won And The X Won, Muzeul de Artă Cluj-Napoca Romania, RO

Diorama, Oifuturo, Rio De Janeiro, Brasil, BR, (curated by Lydia Pribisova)

Loophole To Happiness, Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz, PL (curated by Maja and Reuben Fowkes)


Loophole To Happiness, Trafó House Of Arts, Budapest, HU (curated by Maja and Reuben Fowkes)

Polslov, Warszawa, Poland (curated by Milan Tittel)

Planting Ideas Symposium, DIVO Institute, Kolin, CZ (curated by Sonja Divo Vectomov)

Where Do We Go From Here? Secession Museum, Vienna, Austria (curated by Bettina Spörr)

The Exhibition of the Winner and the Finalists of Oskar Cepan Award, Medium gallery, Bratislava, SK

Perfection, Medium Gallery, Bratislava, SK

Our Time, LCCA, (curated by Joao Mourao), Riga, LV

Non totalmente immemori, né completamente nudi, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Monfalone, IT (curated by Eva Comuzzi, Andrea Bruciati)

Arrivals and Departures Europe, Arrivi e Partenze Europa, Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona (curated by Andrea Bruciati) IT

Romanticism of my past, Future of my nostalgy, Sommary, Central-Slovakian Gallery, Dominik Skutecky House, Banska Bytrica, SK (curated by Mira Keratová)

Our Time, B32, Maastricht, (curated by Joao Mourao)


Tusovka, New Act, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK (curated by Viviana Checchia)

Romanticism of my past, Future of my nostalgy, Cinema Hviezda, Banská Bystrica, SK (curated by Mira Keratová)

Our Time, Pavilhao 28, Lisboa, Portugal (curated by Joao Mourao)

Tusovka, atto II, Neon Campobase, Bologna, IT (curated by Viviana Checchia)


Crisis, From Our Stock, Jiri Svestka Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic CZ

Video Reflex, Central European Festival Of Contemp. Arts, GJK Synagogue, Trnava, SK (curated by Vlado Beskid)

Promenade, Soga, Bratislava, SK, (curated by Lorand Hegyi)

Tropismi, Valentina Moncada Gallery, Rome, Italy IT

Mediations Biennal, Poznań, PL (curated by Lorand Hegyi)

Tina B, Billboard Text Art, Emerging Wor(l)ds, Prague CZ

Video Exchange, Valentina Moncada Gallery, Rome IT

7th Bulgarian Biennal of Contemporary Art, Sarah's Journey. Is it still possible and thus necessary to get lost in the age of google maps? Varna, BG (curated by Lorenzo Bruni)

YVVA- Oskár Čepan Award, Exhibition of the Finalists, Medium Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia SK

5th International Dada festival, D.I.V.O Institute, Kolín, Czech Republic CZ

Micro Narratives- Tentation des petites réalités, Musee d´art moderne de Saint-Etienne, France (curated by Lorand Hegyi) FR

É tardi.. Hotel Kyjev Project, Time´s Up, Bratislava, Slovak Republic (curated by Lillian Fellmann) SK

Article 23, ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana, SL


Saint-Etienne - Bratislava: un point de vue, Musee d´art moderne de Saint-Etienne, FR(curated by Lorand Hegyi)

Mesto žensk /City of Women, Festival Of Contemp. Arts, Ljubljana, SL (curated by Dunja Kukovec)

Micro-Narratives, 48th October Salon, Belgrade, SRB (curated by Lorand Hegyi)

Central Europe Revisited, Esterhazy Palace, Eisenstadt, Austria (curated by Lorand Hegyi)

Accrochage 2007, Jiri Svestka Gallery, Prague, CZ

Skuter I, Biennale of Young Artists, Poprad, SK, (curated by Vladimir Beskid)

Prague Biennale 3, Glocal & Outsiders: Connecting Cultures in Central Europe, Karlin Hall, Prague, CZ, (curated by Vladimir Birgus)

F/Stop 1st International Photography Festival, Leipzig, Germany (curated by Kristin Schneider)

Skuter I, Biennale of Young Artists, GJK (Galeria of Jan Koniarek), Trnava, SK (curated by Vlado Beskid)

Evolution de l´Art, Bratislava, SK, (Project by Cesare Pietroiusti)


Process, International Symposium for the interdisciplinary process in contemporary art, Prague, River Town, Prague (curated by Mark Divo) the Guilt, Bastart Gallery, Bratislava, SK

Grand 1st:Cult Media, Bastart Gallery, Bratislava, SK

New Heroes, Jiri Svestka Gallery, Prague, CZ


IBCA, ´Artists Unto Themselfs´, National Gallery / Kinsky Palace, Prague, CZ (curated by Jiri Suruvka)

Forza Motrice, Officine Trambus, Rome, IT (curated by Marco De Logu)


Welcome!, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK

Mothers, Oxford House, London, UK (curated by Harry W. Pye)

Elettricita, Palazzo Comunale, Terni, IT (curated by Giuliana Stella)


Olympia, The Brno House of Arts, Brno, CZ (curated by Marek Pokorny)

The Bold and The Beautiful, Rmit project space, Melbourne, Australia (curated by Akiko Usami)

Utopia, Biblioteca Casanetense, Rome, IT (curated by Giuliana Stella)

Incontro a Roma, Accademia di Romania, Rome, IT (curated by Giuliana Stella)


Nitratto d’argento, Studio Lipoli & Lopez, Rome, IT

Visioni-Visions, MicroMuseum, Palermo, IT (curated by Cristiana Perrella)


Prototipi.01, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Rome, IT (curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi)

YIA II, Young International Artists at SantAmbrogio, Rome, IT

Videolounge, Museo d´arte contemp. Ciampino, IT, (curated by Tiziana D´Acchille)


Fuori di qui, Austrian Cultural Institute at Rome, IT, (curated by Cecilia Casorati)

Femminile altrove, Arti Visive Gallery, Rome, IT, (curated by Elisabetta Giovagnoni)


Cortili aperti (Award), Palazzo Pio V, Rome, IT, (curated by Emanuella Nobile Mino)

1998 Faunaflora, (with D. Amstutz), Tatrasoft gallery, Bratislava, SK



J+K! Július Koller, Květa Fulierová, Sputnik editions, ISBN978-80-971130-9-4

Fragile Sense of Hope, Art Collection Telekom, str. 58-65, 224, 2014 ISBN 978-3-95476-088-6

Fieldworks, Animal habitats in contemporary art, Glucksman str. 28-31 Petra Feriancová 2014 ISBN 978-1-906642-70-9

Petra Feriancová, Bird Guide II, Sputnik Editions 2014


Petra Feriancová, Bird Guide I, Sputnik Editions 2013

Petra Feriancová, Index, An Order of Things I, Moussepublishing, 2013

Is The Future Boring? Dorota Kenderová and Jaro Varga str. 13, 129, Galeria HIT 2013, ISBN 9788097154301

Marek, Pokorný, Konstanty Petry Feriancové Fotograf o fotografii, číslo 21/2013, Fotograf07 o.s., str. 76-81, ISSN 1213-9602


Petra Feriancová, Selected Works 2000-2012, Sputnik Editions 2012

Petra Feriancová, Weikendorf I, Weikendorf II, Sputnik Editions, 2012

Camera Austria International 117/2012 ISSN 1015 1915 ISBN 978-3-900508-01-2

PLAY (Excerpt: Act I, Scene I) by Petra Feriancová, p. 27–30, An Exhibition Of Texts, ISBN: 978-0 620-53280-8, Sometimes Press, 2012

Moon. Giancarlo Norese & Luca Scarabelli, 2012


Petra Feriancová: Interview with Maja and reuben Fowkes, Vlna časopis o súčasnom umení a kultúre, číslo 48 / téma V4, Peter Šulej, str. 16-23 Translocal, 2011 ISSN 1335-5341

Petra Feriancová: With my mom, with my granpa, granpa with our dog, our supper, my daughter, wih my sisters (whom I don´t have), wih my husband, with my nephew, etc. glas, papers, magazines, 2010, p. 15, p. 40, Flashbulb Memory, ISBN 978-963-88935-4-3, Gallery by Night, 2011

Petra Feriancová: Playgrounds, 2010, p. 53, Free Port Of Art (First Cei Trieste Exhibition Of Contemporary Visual Art), July 2011

Chladnička Miry Gáberovej, ISBN:978-80-970993-2-9, published by: Mira Gáberová, 2011

Petra Feriancová: Pythagorov zostup (Uncomplete Conversation III), p. 16–17, galéria HIT, 2011

Petra Feriancová: An Instance Of The Fingerpost, str.41, ISBN 978-80-89009-24-4, Nadácia- Centrum súčasného umenia, 2011


Petra Feriancová: Creator, Fantom Photographic quarterly 03/2010 Gay Sophie Rabinowits, Selva Barni, pg. 96-103 Numero di Iscrizione al R.O.C. 19.061 del 12/10/2009

Petra Feriancová, Non Totalmente Immemori, Né Completamente Nudi, Galleria Comunale d´arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, March-aprill 2010

Petra Feriancová, Creator 2008 (author's catalogue), vydavateľ: Sputnik Editions, 2010


Barbara Meneghel, Petra Feriancova, in Arrival and Departures_Europe. A New generation of Artists, catalogue of the exhibition curated by Andrea Bruciati, Walter Gasperoni, Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, 19

Petra Feriancová, Film, BW authors catalogue, 2009


Petra Feriancová, Natural Selection, Atrium 2-08 (author's catalogue), ISBN 978-80-7027-189-6, published Moravská galéria v Brne, 2008

Petra Feriancová, p. 9–12, Katalóg finalistov a víťaza súťaže Cena Oskára Čepana 2008

Petra Feriancová: By The Way, p. 84–85, Micro-narratives (Temptation of Small Realities), ISBN 978-88-6130-824-4, published by Skira Flammarion, 2008

Petra Feriancova, p. 148–149, Mediations, Bienale Poznaň 2008, vydavateľ: Centrum Kultury „Zamek“, 2008

Laugh Out Loud, 13th International Festival of Contemporary Arts- City of Women, catalogue of the festival, p. 6-7, ISBN 978-961-92182-1-1,


Petra Feriancová „Water 2006“, Petra Feriancová „Married in 77“2006, p. 106, 125, F/STOP 1. Internationales fotografiefestival Leipzig 2007, Publisher- Zentrum fur Zeitgenossiche Fotografiere Leipzig e.V., 2007

48th October Salon, Micro Narratives, ISBN 978-86-84235-87-1, 2007


Michaela Ivaniskinova (from the text), Petra Feriancová: By The Way, p. 162-163,

Petra Feriancová: By The Way, pgs. 38-39, Esterházy: Central Europe Revisited I, 2006


Prototipi 01,02, Fondazione A. Olivetti, Rome, 2003

Bold and the Beautiful, Catalogue of the exhibition, 2003


Visioni-Visions” primi 10anni- 1st decade, book, Charta 2001

Cecilia Cassorati, Dr. Klaus Wolfer, Fuori di Qui, Catalogue of the exhibition, 2001


Elisabetta Giovannoni, Femminile Altrove, catalogue of the exhibition

E.N. Mino, Cortili Aperti, catalogue published by Dimore Storiche, 1999

Newspapers and Magazines


Kaplár, Krisztina, Interview with PF,, 21.04.2015,

Hontoria, Javier. Artforum, Curator's Picks

Piccolo, Arianna, Petra Feriancova at Fondazione Morra Greco, Napoli. Exibart. 8 .01.2015.


Coppola, Massimiliano, Things that Happen, Things that are Done. On Beginnings and Matter. Cultura e spettacoli. Il Meridiano.

Tricarico, Tiziana. Tra antico e moderno, cosí Feriancova archivia il mondo. 11. 12.14 Il Mattino.

Guida, Melania. Feriancova, dalla Biennale a napoli. Oltre la soglia. Corriere del mezzogiorno.


Art Monthly, Sepetmeber 2014, No. 379, str. 34 Fieldworks: Animla Habitats in Contemporary Art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork city

La Repubblica, Vennerdí, 17.01.2014, str. 45 Il Vento dell'est soffia a Bologna per sfidare la crisi.

Alfabeta2.34, Anno V. Jan. feb 2014, str. 2 Boris Groys: Quel che rimane dell'opera d'arte totale.

Petra Feriancová: Július Koller e Kveta Fulierová. Un amore tra ricerca artistica e vita quotidiana. Str. 123. Arte e Critica. ISSN 1591-2949

Petra Feriancová: Things That happen, and Things That Are Done. On Beginnings and Matter. MU 6, Articolando. Časopis o vizuálnej kultúre.

I Asked my Friends to Describe an Artwork to Me. Petra Feriancová, Massimiliano Scuderi, Interview s MS, Arte e Critica 77, Trimestálne periodikum, Periodico trimestrale anno XXI Inverno 77 ISSN 1591 - 2949


Petra Feriancová.: V podstate som preniesla celý dom do pavilónu. Interview with Alexander Balogh. Str. 14, SME, Kultúra Pondelok, 24. 06. 2013,

Článok a profil-Marek, Pokorný, Konstanty Petry Feriancové Fotograf o fotografii, číslo 21/2013, Fotograf07 o.s., str. 76-81, ISSN 1213-9602

Petra Feriancová: Interview s Dimom Dubsonom. How to Act Bad. Dima Dubson: O svojom novom filme s Adamom Greenom. Vlna 47, ISSN 1335-969X


Benátky, stále to isté miesto. SME str. 16, Utorok, 27.11.2012.

Kreátorka od A po L. Rozhovor s Petrou Feriancovou. Petra Feriancová, Peter Šulej. Str. 12-33. VLNA 2012 ISSN 1335-969Xy

Slávne brnenské vily II, Petra Feriancová v rozhovore s Barborou Klímovou, str. 24-32, VLNA

2012 ISSN 1335-969X

Petra Feriancová: str. 2str. 5, str. 51, str. 56,57, str. 60, 61, 64, 65, Vlna 43, ISSN 1335-969X

Archív a zbieranie. K, Káčko magazín o súčasnom umení, prvé vydanie. ISSN -1338 9998 1/1 2012

PLAY (Excerpt: Act I, Scene I) by Petra Feriancová, str. 27–30, An Exhibition Of Texts, ISBN: 978-0 620-53280-8, Sometimes Press, 2012


Petra Feriancová: Interview s kurátormi Maja and Reuben Fowkes, Vlna časopis o súčasnom umení a kultúre, číslo 48 / téma V4, Peter Šulej, str. 16-23 Translocal, 2011 ISSN 1335-5341


Petra Feriancová: Creator, Fantom Photographic quarterly 03/2010 Sophie Rabinowits, Selva Barni, pg. 96-103 Numero di Iscrizione al R.O.C. 19.061 del 12/10/2009

Opoldusová, Jena: Petra Feriancová pokračuje v kulte Childe Harolda. Pravda, str.37

Musíš ísť do New Yorku! Patríš tam. Jana Nemeth. Str. 11. SME, Sobota. 26.06.2010

Opoldusová Jena: Oskára si odniesla Petra Feriancová. Pravda, Str. 36, piatok, 25.06.2010

Kto si odnesie slovenského Oskára?, SME Kultúra Streda 23. 06.2010

Cena Oskára Čepana má 15 rokov. Str. 6, SME

Petra Feriancová: Creator, Fantom Photographic quarterly 03/2010 Gay Sophie Rabinowits, Selva Barni, pg. 96-103 Numero di Iscrizione al R.O.C. 19.061 del 12/10/2009

On Directing Air 31 Mar 2016 - 13 May 2016