Petra Feriancová

 
Petra Feriancová (born in 1977 in Bratislava, where she lives and works) is a Slovak contemporary artist, writer and curator. She works with the intention of post-production. The key moment of her work is the conceptualisation of her own emotional reactions to the processes of perception and memory, as well as an examination of the conditions under which they are shared. She works mostly with already made images, texts and archives, which she then interprets and methodically interchanges. The main aim of manipulating a reference—pictorial or discursive—is to provide the spectator with the original affective reaction to it.

(external link : www.petraferiancova.com)
 
Petra Feriancová - Bird Guide II
2014
English edition
Sputnik
An ornithology guide which reconciles Mythology with scientific soundness (artist's book).
Petra Feriancová - Index - An Order of Things I
2013
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A vast photographic archive conceived as an extension of Petra Feriancová's project for the Czech and Slovak Republic Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.
Petra Feriancová - Selected Works - 2000-2012
2013
English edition
Sputnik
An overview of works from 2000 to 2012 by Slovak artist Petra Feriancová.
Petra Feriancová - Weikendorf I & II (2 books)
2012
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sputnik
These books are based on two different projects led by the artist during a site-specific exhibition at a gallery in Weikendorf, a little town in Lower Austria. For the first, she invited the local community to bring her photographs that would describe their lives in Weikendorf and exhibited it. The second project includes a black and white photographic installation playing on the reflections of an old fire station.
Petra Feriancová - Creator 2008 - Photos from O. Ferianc\'s archive, New Breeds 1948-1962
2010
English edition
Sputnik
A collection of photographic archives documenting ornithology experiments (artist's book).


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