Natacha Mankowski (1986, France) holds a Master in Architecture from the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris. For several years, she worked as architect with Jean Nouvel, Dominique Perrault, Anne Demians and Vito Acconci.
As an architect and artist, her work revolves around the investigation of cycles and ecosystems. Through her practice, she studies various landscapes and architectures to draw attention to their inherent particularities and forgotten potential. In doing so, Natacha was part of numerous artist residencies such as : Palazzo Monti (IT) 2019, Le Consulat (FR) 2018, Mana Contemporary (NJ) 2016, Watermill center (NY) 2015, Villa Lena (IT) 2015, The Brooklyn Navy Yard (NY) 2015.
She has exhibited at HVW8 (DE) 2020, Everyday Gallery (BE) 2019, Epigraphic Museum (GR) 2018, Bubenberg Gallery (FR) 2018, New day Gallery (DE) 2017, Le coeur (FR) 2016, Souvenirs (DE) 2016.
Natacha Mankowski has also collaborated with a range of artists, designers and curators for projects, festivals and site-specific venues such as : Get Lost – Art Route (NL) 2019, ISO (NL) 2019, Design Parade (FR) 2018, St Etienne Design Biennale with L. Jaffuel (FR) 2017, Berghain (DE) 2015 & 2017, Festival of Lights (DE) 2016, Traverse Festival (FR) 2016, Berlin Art Week (DE) 2015, Month of Performance (DE) 2014, Kreuzberg Pavillon (DE) 2014.
In 2019, the municipality of Amsterdam commissioned her a public artwork. Since 2015, Natacha Mankowski has been teaching and speaking about her work at institutions, such as the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam. She is part of the Taylor Foundation in Paris and was the recipient of the Tony Garnier Prize, for Architecture and Urbanism awarded by the Académie Française d’Architecture in Paris.
Art Residency and exhibition in collaboration with Alexis Bondoux (Messgewand)
Jan van Breemenstraat 1, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Public art piece curated by Get lost Amsterdam and Florence Parot
@ Art Route Amsterdam
Sloterdijk Station, Amsterdam, Netherlands
For your eyes only
Collective show online
@ Bubenberg Galerie
14 rue des Carmes, Paris, France
Stay at home
Collective show online curated by Kaspar De Jong
@ Hot Glue
Online, Amsterdam, Netherlands