Nika Kupyrova (1985 in Kyiv, Ukraine) grew up in Prague, studied at the Edinburgh College of Art, Iceland University of the Arts and the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. She currently finds her creative home in Vienna. Within her practice she is interested in methods of narration, introducing literature, pop culture phenomena and contemporary media theory into extended sculptural space.
Artistic presentations include participation in II and III Moscow International Biennale of Young Art and exhibitions in WIELS Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels (2018), Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art in Pittsburgh, USA (2011), Wien Museum MUSA in Vienna (2018), SODA Gallery in Bratislava (2018), Kunstraum Niederoesterreich in Vienna (2015) and Meetfactory Centre for Contemporary Art Prague (2012). Nika is a recipient of Erste Bank ExtraVALUE Art Award (2017), a state scholarship for emerging artists STARTStipendium (2019) and is a collaborator of a media theory research project originalcopy.