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Martha Kicsiny

Place of birth: Bristol, United Kingdom
Date of birth: 1995. 09. 21.

Born in Bristol in September of 1995, she then lived in London until the age of nine. Then she moved to Budapest, Hungary where she studied. In 2014-2015 she took part in Arts University Bournemouth’s Foundation in Art and Design Course. From 2015 until 2020 she studied in Budapest at the Hungarian Fine Art University. In the Autumn semester of 2017 she was on Erasmus exchange at Edinburgh College of Art. She currently lives in Budapest and mainly works on experimental films and video installations.

STUDIES:
2015-2020:Painter Artist Course, Hungarian University of Fine Art, Budapest, Hungary
2018-2019:
Member of the College of Art and Art Theory, Budapest, Hungary
2017:
Erasmus scholarship to the Painting course at Edinburgh College of Art, United Kingdom
2014-2015: Foundation in Arts and Design, Arts University Bournemouth, United Kingdom: Merit
2010-2014: Városmajori High School, Budapest

EXHIBITIONS, SCREENINGS:
2020:
Mass Concrete – solo video art showcase (Castro Villa, Partraszállás Festival of the BME’s Architecture Collage, Balatonaliga, Hungary)
2020:
I Told You – group exhibition (Mókus Bisztró, Budapest, Hungary)
2020:
Mostra – solo video art showcase (OKNA, Porto, Portugal)
2020: reconstruction of life – solo video art showcase (One Night Public Gallery, Sopot, Poland)
2020: BODYIMAGE – The Nude in Contemporary Hungarian Photography – Budapest Photo Festival – group exhibition (Kiscelli Múzeum, Budapest, Hungary)
2020:
A Screening of Short Films Made by University Students (Trafó, Budapest, Hungary)

2019: film as idea, film as film, film as art Film Festival – group screening (Studio Teatrgaleria,Warsaw, Poland)
2019: Diversity – The College of Art and Art Theory’s End of Year Exhibition – group exhibition (ISBN Gallery, Budapest, Hungary)
2019:
OTTHON – group exhibition (OtthonÁruház, Budapest, Hungary)
2019:
LOOPCAVE #8 Martha Kicsiny (UK) Exercises in Perception – solo video art showcase (LOOPCAVE, Desterro, Lisbon, Portugal)
2019:
2. Szerpentin Dance Film Festival – group screening of short films and dance performance collaboration (Három Holló, Budapest, Hungary)
2019:
Ludwig Competition – group exhibition (Hungarian University of Fine Art, Budapest, Hungary)
2019: 
ERROR: THE ENTITY DOES NOT HAVE THE PROPER ATTRIBUTE – group exhibition (MAMŰ Galéria, Budapest)
2019:
NEXTFESZT_3 – group screening of short films (Trafó, Budapest, Hungary)

2018: Secret Garden Film and Video Festival – group exhibition (Roman Catacomb Museum, Valkenburg, Netherlands)
2018: Unplastered – solo exhibition (Hidegszoba Stúdió, Budapest, Hungary)
2018:
Danubiart 2018 Vernissage – group exhibition (Besucherzentrum Welterbe, Regensburg, Germany)
2018:
_ _ _ _ _ Photography Exhibition – group exhibition (2B Gallery, Budapest, Hungary)
2018:
WORKING TITLE 2 – group exhibition (MAGMA Contemporary Art Space, Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania)
2018: Paint It Till You Make It – group exhibition (B32 Galéria, Budapest, Hungary)
2018: Body Politics Course with Tobias Zielony – group exhibition (Ludwig Foundation & Hungarian University of Fine Art, Budapest, Hungary)
2018: Ludwig Competition – group exhibition (Hungarian University of Fine Art, Budapest, Hungary)

2017: Young Generation Art Fair – group exhibition (Godot Galéria & Zsilip, Budapest, Hungary)
2017: Einstand. – group art exhibition (Bánkitó Festival, Bánk, Hungary)
2017:
We Live in Our Empire – first solo exhibition (Budapest Jazz Klub, Budapest, Hungary)
2017: Barcsay Competition – group exhibition (Hungarian University of Fine Art, Budapest, Hungary)

2016: Pop up group exhibition (Godot Gallery, Budapest, Hungary)
2016: Social Europe – Challenge Migration: Street Art 2016 – group exhibition (Erasmus+ & Fürstenfeld, Austria)
2016: Pesti Séta group exhibition (Gólya Presszó, Budapest, Hungary)
2016: Pesti Séta group exhibition (Zeg Zúg, Budapest, Hungary)

2015: Pesti Séta group exhibition (Janis Pub, Budapest, Hungary)
2015: Preparation for Higher Education Summer Show – group exhibition (Arts University Bournemouth, Bournemouth, United Kingdom)

2014: Budai Drawing School – group exhibition (KSH Library, Budapest, Hungary)

AWARDS, ACHIEVEMENTS, COMPETITIONS, PUBLICATIONS:
2020:
Elle Magazin (2020. 07-08.): Tökéletlen, nem baj?
2019:  
Új művészet (2019. 6.): Mindenhol jó Otthon – Művészeti projekt a lakhatásról
2019:  Special Mention, Hungarian Shorts, II. Szerpentin Dance Film Festival, Budapest, Hungary
2018:
Shortlisted for the ICIA’s International Competition for Intermedia Artwork 2018, Krakow, Poland
2018:
Unplastered fanzine
2017: National Art Student Conference
2016: Trafó – online collaboration
2014: BUMF:Media – publication and interview
2013: National High School Educational Competition in Drawing – 8th place
2013: National High School Educational Competition in Art History – 15th place

WORKSHOPS (LEAD):
2020:
Mass Concrete – Excavating Structures of Society in Kádár’s Villa (Partraszállás Festival of the BME’s Architecture Collage, Balatonaliga, Hungary)
2019:
Student Union’s Hungarian University of Fine Art Group: Education Critique Workshop (Telep Gallery, Budapest, Hungary)
2019:
 Társadalomelmélet.rar: Cycling and Resistance Workshop
(Summerrad Festival, Zebegény, Hungary)
2018:
Társadalomelmélet.rar: Images of Resistance – Political Poster Making Workshop (Free October Festival, Gólya Presszó, Budapest, Hungary)

WORKSHOPS (PARTICIPATED IN):
2020:
AT x Kaos Camping x Analogue Film Workshop (Kővágóörs Art Camp, Kővágóörs, Hungary)
2018:
Body Politics Course with Tobias Zielony, Ludwig Foundation (Hungarian University of Fine Art, Budapest, Hungary)
2016: Social Europe – Challenge Migration: Street Art 2016 Erasmus+ program (Fürstenfeld, Austria)

LECTURES:
2019: Leap Dance Symposium: Dancing heritage, Tracing lineage (University of Otago, New Zealand)

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS:
Godot Gallery’s Collection