Barbara Prokop

Berlin address: Gleimstr. 17, 10437, Berlin, Germany.
Tel: + 49 (30) 443 17 197 or + 0172 58 13 246
Born in Vienna, Austria, 1973


2001-02 Fellowship, Katharina Sieverding in Visual Culture Studies, Universität der Künste, Berlin.
1998 Exchange in Environmental Art. Glasgow School of Art, Scotland.
1995­98 Bachelors of Fine Arts in Studio Arts. Concordia University, Montréal.

Solo exhibitions:

2004 Glitz, Glamour and World Politics. Articule. Montreal, Quebec.
2002 A Dinner Party for Jane Doe. Saw Gallery. Ottawa, Ontario. (Collaboration with Larissa
2001 Lose me, my love. Resource Centre for the Arts, St. John's.
Sox 36. Berlin.
2000 "Art may imitate life, but life imitates T.V.", Access Artist-run Centre, Vancouver. (Collaboration with Larissa Fassler)
1999 "Art may imitate life, but life imitates T.V.", VAV Gallery, Montreal. (Collaboration with Larissa Fassler)

Selected group exhibitions and screenings:

Far, So Good. YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto
Detroit International Video Festival, (screening) Museum of New Art, Detroit
La maison de la culture Marie-Uguay, Quebec
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Berlin and Paris
Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin
An American in Paris. P.P.Premises, Berlin
No Live Girls. Lusty Lady, Seattle and San Francisco
Novalog 2001 Tel Aviv-Berlin. Staatsbank. Berlin
"Process-Space" Festival 2001. Rousse, Bulgaria
Front for Communication 2001. Plovdiv, Bulgaria
"Art may imitate life, but life imitates T.V." Collaborative installation with Larissa
Fassler, Access Artist-run Centre, Vancouver
Long Ago and Far Ahead. Group exhibition. CESTA. Tabor, Czech Republic
Wolfgang Schmidt Party. Public performance collaboration with Larissa Fassler
Volkspark Friedrichshain, Berlin, July 30
Hold Your Breath. Group exhibition. Municipal Art Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
BREAK 21/VDOR 21. Festival for emerging artists. Ljubljana, Slovenia
Videoarchaeology. Video festival. La traverse art centre, Paris, France
Video Vérité. Video exhibition TED Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria
Videoarchaeology. Video Exhibition. ATA Centre for Contemporary Art, Sofia
Contemporary Visual Festival. Installation event of public works. Eastern Edge
Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland


1999 -continued Barbara Prokop

Random. (group exhibition) Leonard and Ellen Bina Gallery. Montréal
48 rooms/hours. Installation project in boarding house. Montréal, Québec


2001- Celanese Canada Internationalist Fellowship
1998- Conseil des arts textiles du Québec award
1997- British Columbia Arts Council award
1997- Jack Lehman Bursary


Front for Communication 2001. New media exhibition and symposium. Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 2001
"Process-Space" Festival 2001. Group installation exhibition. Rousse, Bulgaria, 2001
Long Ago and Far Ahead. CESTA. Tabor, Czech Republic, 2000


48 Hours/48 rooms, exbibition on CD-ROM. 2002.
Videoarchaeology, CD-ROM catalogue. 1999.

Selected Reviews:

Johnson, Mia, Barbara Prokop & Larissa Fassler: "Art may imitate life, but life
imitates T.V", Preview: The Gallery Guide Alberta, BC, Oregon &
Washington. P. 60. Nov - Jan. 2000-01.
Fuchs, Claudia, Derselbe und doch ein ganz anderer (The Same One and Yet a
Totally Different One), Berliner Zeitung, Berlin. Number 174, July
28, 2000.
Meixner, Silvia , "Mein Name ist Schmidt."- "Meiner auch!" "Meiner auch!" ("My
Name is Schmidt. Mine too! Mine too!") Die Welt. Berlin. July, 31,00
Groll, Martin, "Verschmidtste" Party am Märchenbrunnen ("Smithed" Party in the
Märchenbrunnen), Berliner Morgenpost, Berlin, Germany, July 31, 2000
Contemporary Visual Festival: Speaking Chairs. Mix : Independent Art & Culture.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Vol.25 No.2, Page 15. Fall 1999
Vaughan-Jackson, Mark, Festival offers art in unexpected places, The Telegram.
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
LeBlanc, Roger, Eastern Edge Gallery to bring art to the people. The Express.
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada , 1999
Sullivan, J.M., Visuals for the public. The Newfoundland Herald, Arts section.
Article on Contemporary Visual Festival. St. John's, Newfoundland,
Canada. pages 27-28. August 14,1999
CBC radio (Newfoundland). Interview about The Speaking Chairs, August 5, 1999

Video Distributer:

Vtape, Toronto, Ontario.