Evy Jokhova

Exhibition view, "Three Colours: Green", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2022. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "Three Colours: Green", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2022. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "Three Colours: Green", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2022. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "Three Colours: Green", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2022. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "Dear Image Part II", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2020. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "Dear Image Part II", 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, 2020. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Exhibition view, "On Photographic Beings", curated by Paulius Petraitis, Riga Photography Biennial, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia, 2020. Work 'Mirror Image'. (photo: Kristine Madjare)

Exhibition view, "On Photographic Beings", curated by Paulius Petraitis, Riga Photography Biennial, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia, 2020. Work 'Mirror Image'. (photo: Kristine Madjare)

Installation view, 'Olympia I', curated by George Marsh, Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer, UK, 2018

Installation view, 'Olympia I', curated by George Marsh, Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer, UK, 2018

Installation view, '4- Totem XII', in "The Garden", Curated by Lisa Kandlohofer, Vienna, Austria, 2018

Installation view, '4- Totem XII', in "The Garden", Curated by Lisa Kandlohofer, Vienna, Austria, 2018

Installation view, 'In this hot desert I miss the snow', ( HD video installation, stone, clay, wood, wheels, dimensions variable) Yarat Contemporary Art Space, Azerbaijan, 2018

Installation view, 'In this hot desert I miss the snow', ( HD video installation, stone, clay, wood, wheels, dimensions variable) Yarat Contemporary Art Space, Azerbaijan, 2018

'The Shape of Ritual', Commissioned by the Belvedere Museum, Viena, Austria, 2017. (photo: Ulrich A. Reiterer)

'The Shape of Ritual', Commissioned by the Belvedere Museum, Viena, Austria, 2017. (photo: Ulrich A. Reiterer)

Evy Jokhova (Switzerland, 1984 – EE/UK/RU) lives and works between Lisbon, London, and Vienna. Jokhova is a multi-disciplinary artist whose practice engages with dialogue and relationships between social anthropology, architecture, philosophy and art. Working with drawing, sculpture, installation, sound, film and performance, she aims to bridge gaps between these fields and their inherent hierarchical structures. A graduate of MA Fine Art, Royal College of Art (2011) and MA Political Communications, (2013) Goldsmiths College, Jokhova is the recipient of numerous awards including Arts Council Individual Grants Award (2018), Royal Academy Schools Fellowship (2016-19), Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursary Award (2017-18), Wien Kultur Förderung (2017) and Amsterdam Fonds voor Kultur (2018). Residencies include Yarat Contemporary Art Space (2018), Belvedere Museum Vienna (2017), BijlmAIR Amsterdam (2017), Villa Lena (2017), Nida Art Colony (2017) and Florence Trust (2008-09) amongst others. Solo exhibitions include: Three Colours: Green, 3+1 Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon (2022); How to live together, CBK Zuidoost (Amsterdam, 2018); The Shape of Ritual, project commissioned by Belvedere Museum (Vienna 2017); Towering in the conditions of fragments, Passen-gers (London 2017); Staccato, Marcelle Joseph Projects (London 2016). Recent group exhibition include: Ponto d’Orvalho, curated by Joana Horta, Leonor Carrilho & Sergio Hydalgo, (Freixo de Meio, Alentejo 2021); WOTRUBA. Himmelwärts, curated by Gabrielle Stöger-Spevak, Belvedere Museum (Vienna, 2021); Art in the Plague Year, curated by Douglas McCulloh, Nikolay Maslov & Rita Souther, UCR California Museum of Photography, (California, 2021); On Photographic Beings, Latvian National Museum (Riga 2020); Boundary Layers, Yarat Contemporary Art Space, (Baku 2019); Prevent this Tragedy, Dateagle / Vongoetz Art (London 2018); Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer, Better Living: Tenderflix film festival, The Horse Hospital (London 2017) amongst others. Since 2014 the artist has run Allotment – a collaborative research project that explores social relationships and cultural politics through food. Jokhova’s work is held in the public collections of the British Government Art Collection, UK; Lafayette College Library, USA; Royal College of Art, UK and Royal Shakespeare Company, UK.

Selected woks

Green Sun, 2022
Cotton, linen, synthetic velvet, steel, natural dye, cotton embroidery thread, stoneware and porcelain glaze, 342 x 150 x 9cm

Green Sun, 2022
Cotton, linen, synthetic velvet, steel, natural dye, cotton embroidery thread, stoneware and porcelain glaze, 342 x 150 x 9cm

Alessandro, 2020
Stoneware clay and fabric, 42 x 15.5 x 27 cm
(photo: Bruno Lopes)

Alessandro, 2020
Stoneware clay and fabric, 42 x 15.5 x 27 cm
(photo: Bruno Lopes)

Waldblume, 2019, Wool embroidery on acrylic mesh, tiles, 166 x 211 x 24 cm.
(photo: photodocumenta)

Waldblume, 2019, Wool embroidery on acrylic mesh, tiles, 166 x 211 x 24 cm.
(photo: photodocumenta)

Bruised, 2019, Archival print on Somerset, concrete, vinyl on wall,
220 x 560 x 5cm

Bruised, 2019, Archival print on Somerset, concrete, vinyl on wall,
220 x 560 x 5cm

Kristoff, 2019, Fabric, tassels, toast, steel, 50 x 50 x 15 cm.
(photo: photodocumenta)

Kristoff, 2019, Fabric, tassels, toast, steel, 50 x 50 x 15 cm.
(photo: photodocumenta)

Aude, 2019, Stoneware ceramic, tassel, 38 x 14 x14 cm.
(photo: photodocumenta)

Aude, 2019, Stoneware ceramic, tassel, 38 x 14 x14 cm.
(photo: photodocumenta)

After Roberte II, 2020, Pencil on paper,
21 x 14,7 cm

After Roberte II, 2020, Pencil on paper,
21 x 14,7 cm

From Memory XIV, 2020, Print on vinyl, wool, diptych, 45 x 30 cm

From Memory XIV, 2020, Print on vinyl, wool, diptych, 45 x 30 cm

Max, 2019, Stoneware ceramic and ribbon,
56 x 20 x 12 cm

Max, 2019, Stoneware ceramic and ribbon,
56 x 20 x 12 cm

Swan Circle, 2020, Archival print on Hahnemuhle paper, 102 x 68 cm, Edition 1/3 + 1 AP

Swan Circle, 2020, Archival print on Hahnemuhle paper, 102 x 68 cm, Edition 1/3 + 1 AP

From Memory XIII, 2020, Print on vinyl, wool, 53 x 30 cm

From Memory XIII, 2020, Print on vinyl, wool, 53 x 30 cm

Leyla, 2019, Stoneware ceramics, tassels, 25 x 21 x 8,5 cm

Leyla, 2019, Stoneware ceramics, tassels, 25 x 21 x 8,5 cm

Evy Jokhova, Nadja, 2020, Stoneware ceramic, print on vinyl, wool, ribbon, 68 x 60 cm. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

Evy Jokhova, Nadja, 2020, Stoneware ceramic, print on vinyl, wool, ribbon, 68 x 60 cm. (photo: Bruno Lopes)

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