Denisa Lehocka

Date of birth : 1971

Country : Slovakia

Born in 1971 in Trencin, Slovakia.
Lives and works in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Denisa Lehocka studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, in Bratislava. She is part of many collections : Erste Bank Group Collection (Vienna), Europian Investment Bank (Luxembourg), Slovak National Gallery (Bratislava) and private collections in Slovak Rep., Czech Rep., Austria, Hungary, Germany, France, Belgium.
In 2008 she takes part of the exhibition « Micro-Narratives, Tentation des petites réalités » at the Musée d’art moderne de Saint-Etienne.

The work of Denisa Lehocka is related to the literary trend called, “autofiction”, a genre between autobiography and fiction, where the author puts himself into the story. The artist becomes the subject and the material of the work even though a large part is left to the imagination or to pure fiction.