Lecturer bachelor and master
Forum Kunst, artistic mentoring
Alexandra Navratil studied fine arts (Bachelor) at Central St. Martins College in London and at Goldsmiths College in London (Master). Since 2018, she has been a jury member of the Film and Media Art BS/BL expert committee.
The starting point for Alexandra Navratil’s work is often scientific-historical research on the beginnings of photography, film and industrial history. By combining and animating found visual material, Navratil’s work cycles reflect on the beginnings of modernism and its impact on today’s imagery. The works in video, installation, sculpture, film and silkscreen follow material histories in a poetic and analytical way.
Alexandra Navratil’s work was awarded the Manor Kunstpreis Zürich in 2013 and the Swiss Art Awards in 2009 and 2012. She has been artist-in-residence at the EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam, the ISCP New York and the IMMA in Dublin, among others. In recent years, her work has been shown in solo exhibitions at Kunstmuseum Winterthur, SMBA Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, CCS Paris and Photoforum Pasquart Biel, among others, and in institutional group exhibitions at CAPC Bordeaux, Museum Sztuki Lodz, ICA Philadelphia and de Appel Amsterdam.