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Marge Monko (f)
Artist in Residence

Herkunftsland: Estland
KKA-Residency: 2016
Webseite: http://www.margemonko.com

Portrait Marge Monko
Portrait Marge Monko
©Oskar Unt
2013-2015 Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Ghent, Belgium
2005-2008 Estonian Academy of Arts, photography, MA
2005 University of Applied Arts, Vienna
2002-2005 Estonian Academy of Arts, photography, BA

Solo exhibitions
2014 You, Hop Gallery, Tallinn
2013 How To Wear Red, mumok, Vienna
How To Wear Red, Tartu Art Museum, Estonia. Curated by Rael Artel
2011 Tell me. Platan Gallery, Polish Institute in Budapest
2010 Shaken Not Stirred, Gallery of Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
2009 Bread and Roses, Draakoni Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
2008 Marge Monko and Tanja Muravskaja, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn
2007 Studies of Bourgeoisie, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
2007 Tell me, Tallinn City Gallery
2006 Studies of Bourgeoisie, Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn

Selected group exhibitions
2015 From Explosion Yo Expanse. Estonian Contemporary Photography 1991-2015.
Tartu Art Museum, Estonia. Curated by Anneli Porri
There is absolutely No cause for Alarm, Unseen festival, De Punt, Amsterdam.
Curated by Katia Krupennikova
Inside Out, Ani Molnar Gallery, Budapest, Hungary. Curated by Tünde Török
Kilometre of Sculpture, Võru, Estonia. Curated by Andreas Nilsson
EX & POST, Australian Centre for Photography, Paddington
Curated by Sári Stenczer and Krisztina Erdei

2014 Red Dawn. Laureates 2014 exhibition, HISK, Ghent, Belgium.
Curated by Gertrud Sandqvist.
Telling Tales. Swiss and Baltic artists. Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn.
Curated by Felicity Lunn and Ragne Nukk
Selective Memory. Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, Ireland.
Curated by Christopher Clarke.
Present Tense, Kalmar Art Museum, Sweden.
Curated by Marianna Garin and Andres Kurg
Marl Media Art Awards (exhibition of the nominees),
Skulpturenmuseum Marl, Germany
The Hypnotist Collector, NauArt Gallery, Barcelona.
Curated by Stacey Koosel
Viewfinders. Contemporary Baltic and Nordic Photography, Riga Art Space, Latvia.
Curated by Inga Bruvere
Carnations and Tulips, Fuga Gallery Budapest, Hungary
Curated by Rebeka Põldsam
Telling Tales, Centre Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland
Curated by Felicity Lunn

2013 Economy, Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow.
Curated by Angela Dimitrakaki and Kirsten Lloyd
Make an effort. Or, failing that, invent. Bétonsalon, Paris
Curated by Aliocha Imhoff & Kantuta Quiros
2012 Manifesta 9, Genk, Belgium. Curated by Cuauhtémoc Medina & Katerina Gregos
Köler Prize 2012 exhibition. Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia
Archaeology and the Future of Estonian Art Scenes. Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn.
Curated by Rael Artel, Hilkka Hiiop, Kati Ilves and Eha Komissarov
2011 Generation of the the Place: Image, Memory and Fiction in the Baltics, .
Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia. Curated by Vytautas Michelkevicius.
Confrontations and Provocations, National Museum in Warsaw, Poland.
Curated by Eha Komissarov
Water – Sense and Sensation, Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland.
Curated by Johanna Kurth.

2010 Kunst macht frei, Modern Hungarian Gallery, Pécs, Hungary
Curated by Gabriella Uhl and Reet Varblane
Confrontations and Provocations, Museum of Contemporary Art,
dept. of the National Museum in Szczecin, Poland. Curated by Eha Komissarov
Artishok Biennale, Tartu Art House, Estonia. Curated by Kati Ilves
Take Care. Politics of Emacipation, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Curated by Jaana Kokko and Johannes Saar

2009 Blue-Collar Blues, Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia. Curated by Anders Härm
Poses and Neuroses. Self-Portraits, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia.
Curated by Kädi Talvoja
Doings or Not, Hobusepea Gallery, Talinn, Estonia
Curated by Laura Kuusk and Margit Säde

2008 Insanity, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia. Curated by Dénes Farkas
Doings or Not, Vžigalica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Curated by Laura Kuusk and Margit Säde
Plaisirs de l’imagination, Castle of Tours, France. Curated by Eha Komissarov
Border Country, Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Art, China.
Curated by Reet Varblane

2007 Cropped Dreams and Irritators, Jeune création européenne, Biennale of Emerging art,
Montrouge, France.
Consequences and Proposals. Biennale of Young Artists, Tallinn
Curated by Anneli Porri and Rael Artel

2006 Displaced, group exhibition in Vaal Gallery, Tallinn
Displaced, group exhibition in Tartu Art House
PostPost, Draakon Gallery, Tallinn. Curated by Marco Laimre
Homo Grandis Natu, Tallinn Art Hall. Curated by Reet Varblane

2004 Home Sweet Home, Rottermann Saltstorage, Estonian Art Museum, Tallinn.
Curated by Eha Komissaarov

Curated exhibitions
2011 Tallinn Month of Photography, program director
2008 Up Close and Personal, Hobusepea and Draakon Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
I See You Looking at Me, Evald Okas Museum, Haapsalu, Estonia

2015 Right/Wrong, artist book.
Published by Lugemik in collaboration with Contemporary Art Center of Estonia.
2013 How To Wear Red, a catalogue. Published by Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Wien
2012 I Don’t Eat Flowers, a monograph. Published by Lugemik, Tallinn

Awards & Residencies
2015 ISCP (International Studio & Curatorial Program), New Yorks, U.S.A.
2014 Marl Media Art Awards 2014, nomination
2012 Köler Prize 2012, nomination
Henkel. Art. Award 2012, winner
2010 ProHelvetia residency program. PROGR, Bern, Switzerland

Works in collections
Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia
Estonian Art Museum
FRAC Lorraine, France
Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien

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