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Brief info

Danmark, 1984

Nina Nowak studied at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen and Kunstakademie Düsseldorf where she graduated from in 2015. She did a postmaster course at the Royal Institute of Fine Art in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2020/21 she is resident at Jan Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht.

Nina’s praxis evolves the questions of living and non-living matter and what it means to be alive. In her sculptures and installations topics of bodily borders, concepts of human and non human agents, functionality and ecology comes into play. Working with different techniques, Nina combines traditional woodcarving with fluids, mechanical objects and 3D techniques.

Nina’s work was shown at Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Entrée in Bergen, Norway, Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf and Horsens Kunstmuseum amongst others.

She has been awarded with grants i.a. from Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn and the Ministry of Culture and Science of the state of NorthRhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Projekter af

The piece produced at Statens Værksteder in May 2021 is part of larger project “Meet Me at the Beach/ A Timeline Starting on the Surface”. In its total it has been shown at Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Ringsted Galleri and at the Jan Van Eyck Academy… Læs mere

Nina Nowak

At SVFK Nina Nowak developed a series of objects that follow a function. The idea was to create a setting with specific devices that perform in a certain space. Time and fluids come into play when the interconnected devices transform the objects which they are… Læs mere