Daria Melnikova


Daria Melnikova (b. 1984, Latvia) has graduated from the Art Academy of Latvia, Visual Communication department. Her solo exhibitions include: Yesterday Is The New TomorrowISSMAG gallery, Moscow (2017), EX-UVIAKonstanet, Tallinn (2016), Room 2. Fool’s Gold, MVT Summer House, Riga (2015), Room 1. Brewing HarmonyVita Kuben, Umeo (2014), A Green Silhouette of Grey (2014) and Dashing Lines and Forming Heapskim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga (2011). Selected group exhibitions: Dedication, Exploitation & Haute CollaborationSilberkuppe, Berlin (2017), Stoneroses #5Riverside, Berne (2016), Le Fragole del BalticoCareof, Milan (2015), Something eerieSignal Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, Lily’s PoolArt in General, New York (2015), Literacy-Illiteracy,16. Tallinn Print Triennial, KUMU, Tallinn (2014), Present TenseKalmar konstmuseum, Kalmar (2014), VortexProject Space Garage, Moscow (2014), Sculpture Is SpaceHobusepea, Tallinn (2013). Daria is the first laureate of the kim? Residency Award. She recently started to collaborate with her sister Agata Melnikova. Their common work includes two exhibitions Dancing Specularity at kim? Contemporary Art Centre (2017) and Celestial Stems at Gallery 427 (2016) both in Riga as well as ongoing accessory collection Ancient Relics.

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