Lenka Novakova is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Montreal. Born in the Czech Republic, she received her undergraduate degree in sculpture from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia and her masters in video installation and interdisciplinary practices from the Concordia University in Montreal. Currently, she is pursuing research/creation PhD in Humanities, positioning her work interdisciplinary between Theatre, Cinema and Computation Arts. In her practice she is concerned with an ephemeral poetic quality a moment of recreation and reﬂective thought through constructed environments, simple technologies and moving light; with crossover in cinema and theatre technologies. Her current research is looking at crossovers between theatre, interactive installation and cinema with focus on positioning performance within redefined notions of space. She has been recipient of numerous fellowships, awards and has an active exhibition record in Canada, USA and abroad. Sellected Fellowships from: The Coring Museum of Glass, Urban Glass, Vermont Studio Center or La Chambre Blanche in Quebec and Santa Fe Art Institute. Selected projects with: Integral Sao Paulo-Quebec, SASC Sao Paulo, Brazil, DMZ festival in Korea, Gallery Puls, Alvik, Norway and USF Verftet, Bergen, Norway.
Lenka Novak is a PhD student at matralab.