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Lucia Nimcova

Slovakia / Website


Born in 1977. Nimcova studied at the Institute of Creative Photography in the Czech Republic and later at the Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

She has recently exhibited her works at Utah Museum of Contemporary Arts; Moscow Museum of Modern Art; MODEM, Debrecen; Art Miami; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Mucsarnok – Kunsthale, Budapest; Aarhus Kunstbygning; Billytown, Den Haag; SMBA, Amsterdam and BWA Sokol, Nowy Sacz.

Lucia’s videos were recently shown at Now & After Festival, Moscow, Russia; International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany; Athens Video Art Festival, Greece; Werkstattkino, Munich, Germany.

Nimcova is a recipient of numerous awards, including the TatraBanka Art Award (Slovakia), ECB Photography Award (Germany), Oskar Cepan Award (Slovakia), Leica Oskar Barnack Award (Germany) and Baume and Mercier Award (Italy).

Her works has been recently acquired by Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, MUDAM Luxembourg and Slovak National Gallery.

Beyond the Wisla (17', Netherlands, 2011)
Sports Day (9', Netherlands, 2011)
Double Coding (5', Netherlands, 2010)
Childhood Dream (7' + 11', Slovakia, 1988/2010)
Trina (5', Netherlands, 2010)
Exercise (6', Slovakia, 2008)
Vrcholné naj v našom kraji (24', Slovakia, 2008)
Drug Addiction (8', Slovakia, 2008)
Zuzanka (2', Slovakia, 2008)
Martelinar (4', Netherlands, 2008)
Kiss (4', Slovakia, 2007)


Beyond the Wisla

Beyond the Wisla (Orig.) / 2011 / Slovakia / 17 min

In 1947 the Polish regime dispersed its citizens of Ukrainian nationality in the „wrong“ direction, to the north and west, to the side of the river Wisla where Ukrainians had never been present and could be expected to assimilate.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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