galerie d'art kaminska & stocker
alina mnatsakanian

 

Painting, drawing, installation, video, media mix

 

Lives and works in Neuchâtel

*1958, Teheran

 

Exhibitions (selection)

2018

Kunst 18 Zürich, 24th International Contemporary, Art Fair, with gallery Kaminska & Stocker, Zürich, Switzerland

 

Galerie 2016, Hauterive, Switzerland

 

Tufenkian Fine Arts, Glendale, CA, USA (solo)

 

Galerie d’art Kaminska et Stocker, (duo), Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland

2017

CICA Museum, Gimpo, Corée du sud

 

Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds

 

Musée d’art et d’histoire, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

 

Le Grand-Cachot, Chaux-du-milieu, Switzerland

 

Garboushian gallery, Beverly Hills, California (solo)

2016

Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds

 

Théâtre du casino, Aix-les-Bains, France (solo)

 

Centre d’art Contemporain Ticino (CACT), Bellinzona, Switzerland

2015

MultipleSpacings, Bern, Switzerland (solo)

 

Le Manoir de la ville de Martigny, Switzerland

 

CAN, Neuchâtel*

 

Projectraum M54, Basel*

 

Garboushian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, USA

 

Centre PasquArt, Bienne*

 

Centre d’Art Contemporain, Yverdon-les-Bains*

 

Théâtre Saint Gervais, Genève*

 

Moncton University, Moncton, Canada

 

Proiectum, Köniz

 

EPFL Rolex learning center, Lausanne

2014

Galerie C, Neuchâtel (robotic performance)

 

Modern Art Museum Yerevan, Armenia

2013

Gallerie Nelly L’Eplattenier, Lausanne

2012

Università la Sapienza, Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Rome

 

The Leonardo museum, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

 

Proiectum, Köniz (solo)

 

La Locomotive, La Chaux-de-Fonds (solo)

 

Villa Dutoit, Genève

 

Au Joli mois de mai, Bienne

2011

Centro Arte Contemporanea Ticino (CACT), Bellinzona

 

San Francisco Art Institue, San Francisco, CA

 

Musée d’art et d’histoire, Neuchâtel

2010

National Gallery, Yerevan, Armenia

 

Centro Arte Contemporanea Ticino (CACT), Bellinzona

 

Galerie Nelly L’Eplattenier (solo), Lausanne

 

Jardin Botanique, Université de Neuchâtel

2009

Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA, USA

 

Musée d'histoire, La Chaux-de-Fonds (solo)

 

Center for contemporary experimental art, Yerevan, Armenia (solo)

 

Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, CA, USA

2008

Musée d'art et d'histoire de Neuchâtel

2007

Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds

 

EWZ, Zürich

2005

Artists' Union, Yerevan, Armenia

 

Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA

2004

University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 

Articultural Gallery, West Los Angeles, CA, USA

2003

Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA, USA

 

Articultural Gallery, West Los Angeles, CA, USA

2000

California State University, Los Angeles (solo)

1999

L.A. Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA

 

* Projection of One person died, ephemeral monument

Grants and residencies

2012

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) pour "Our cyclopean walls"

2012

Residency, Art and Cultural Studies Laboratories (ACSL), Armenia

2009

California State University, Fullerton, residency, Grand Central Art Station, Santa Ana, California

2009

Grant of the state of Neuchâtel, Department of Multicultural Cohesion for “Our Storis/Nos Histoires”

2008

Swiss Federal Office of Culture, Artists-in-Labs residency at Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Lugano

2007

Grant of the Swiss Federal Office of Culture, Mediaprojects, for “The mountain comes to me”

2003

Grant of the California Council for the Humanities for “Our Stories”

 

Public collections

City of Neuchâtel

School of Management (HE Arc Géstion), Neuchâtel

School of Engineering (HE-Arc, Ingénierie), St-Imier

Musée d’art et d’histoire Neuchâtel

Musée des beaux-arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds

 

Education

2000

Master of Arts, California State University, Los Angeles

1984

Licence, Art Plastiques, Université de Paris 8, Vincennes/Saint Denis

1976-7

Architecture, Universitiy of Tehran, Iran

 

Publications

Ramela Abbamontian Grigorian, Mario Casanova, Alice Henkes, Suren Manukyan, Alina Mnatsakanian, Karine Tissot, 2018, “One person died”, Lausanne: Art & Fiction,

Karine Tissot, 2018, CACY [KAKI], n. m., 2013-2017, Lausanne: Art & Fiction 2017, “Extra-Muros”, Chaux du Milieu: Grand Cachot (catalogue)

Anne Aymon de Chambrier, 2016, “Partout”, Neuchâtel: Visarte Neuchâtel (catalogue)

Marie-Léa Zwahlen, 2011, “Entrez libres!”, Musée d’art et d’histoire, Neuchâtel: Visarte Neuchâtel (catalogue)

2010, “Think art act science”, Swiss artists in labs, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Zürich: Swiss Artists in labs (catalogue)

Jill Scott, 2010, “Networking the margins”, Editions Wien, New York: Springer

Elizabeth Little, 2009, "Hidden wounds, paper bullets", Santa Ana: Grand Central Art Center (catalogue)

2008, “Jeanne Lombard (1865-1945) et les artistes Neuchâteloises 1908-2008”, Hauterive: Gilles Attinger SA, (catalogue)

Ramela Abbamontian, 2007, “The Diasporic Witness: Reconstructing Testimony in the Works of Contemporary Los Angeles Artists”, Cultural and Ethical Legacies of the Armenian Genocide edited by Richard G. Hovannisian, Los Angeles, CA: Transaction Publishers

Ramela Abbamontian, 2006, “Crossing Borders and Imagining Home/land: Armenian Artists Construct a Diasporic Identity in Los Angeles” Shifting Borders, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Peter Frank, 2003, “From Ararat to America”, Los Angeles (catalogue)

 

Articles

Jacques Girard, 28 mai 2015, "L’art contemporain s’expose «partout»", Neuchâtel: L'Express

Patrice Neuenschwander, 29 avril 2015, “Monument Ephémère”, Neuchâtel: Vivre la Ville

Catherine Favre, 22 avril 2015, “Le génocide est dans son ADN”, Neuchâtel: L'Express

Salomé Di Nuccio, 4 mars 2015, “L’art contemporain pour se souvenir du génocide arménien”, Neuchâtel: Courier Neuchâtelois

Alice Henkes - avril 2015, “Alina Mnatsakanian”, Bern: Kunstbulletin

Javier Gamero Kinosita, avril 2015, “De Muerte y vida”, Bern: Mundo Hispanico

Bernadette Richard, 18 août 2011, “Des nouvelles du Neuchâtel visuel”, Lausanne: L’Hebdo

Yves-André Donzé, 8 août 2011, “«Entrez libres» dans le dédale de l'empreinte et de la lumière”, Neuchâtel: L’Express

Bernadette Richard, 30 juillet 2011, “Quand l’imaginaire explore la vie et la poésie”, Jura: Le Quitidien Jurassien

Denise Frossard, 15 juillet 2011, “15 artistes comme autant de libertés artistiques”, Neuchâtel: COM

Magdalina Zatikyan, 10 juin 2010, “Ararat en tournée”, Erevan: Gollos Armenii

Paula Selleck, 10 novembre 2009, “Hidden Wounds, Paper Bullets”, Fullerton, CA: California State University, Fullerton, Inside

Arevik Badalyan, 11 juillet 2009, “The hero of the virtuel displacement is the mount Ararat”, Yerevan: Azg

Ramela Abbamontian, 2008, “Alina Mnatsakanian’s search for home”, Los Angeles, CA: Armenian Reporter Arts & Culture

Sylvia Freda, 4 octobre 2007, “Alina Mnatsakanian, la Heidi d'Arménie”, Neuchâtel: L’Express Mayda Saris, 12 juillet 2007, “Alina Mnatsakanian Zorik”, Istanbul: Agos

Basile Weber, 23 Août 2006, “Un temple multi-culturel”, Neuchâtel: L’Express

Janet Samuelian, May 29, 2004, “Artist Mnatsakanian joins high schoolers for multi-media installation”, New York, NY: Armenian Reporter International

Gary Moskowitz, May 24, 2003, “Glendale youth tell their stories”, Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Times

Janet Samuelian, December 30, 2000, “Southland art exhibitions mark end of the 20th century”, New York, NY: The Armenian Reporter International

Evelyn Renata Rueda, December 2000, “Soul expression through arts”, L.A., CA: University Times

Janet Samuelian, November 22, 1997, “Alina Mnatsakanian paintings,installations”, New York, NY: The Armenian Reporter International

Arus Shahbazian, December 11, 1997, “Mnatsakanian’s “Journey” into the inner reaches”, Glendale, CA: Asbarez Daily

 

 

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