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Visual artist, born in 1968. Studied sculpture, graduating in 1992 from the Faculty of Applied Arts and Design in Belgrade, former Yugoslavia. From 1992 to 1994 studied at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest. She lives in Croatia, where she teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Department of New Media.

Her work has been presented at international exhibitions, including: Documenta 11 (Kassel), Manifesta 4 (Frankfurt/Main), 8. Istanbul Biennial (Istanbul), Liverpool Biennial04 (Liverpool), 3. Tirana biennial (Tirana), 10. Triennial-India (New Delhi) among others.

At collective shows in museums, including: Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), PS1 (New York), Walker Art Centre (Minneapolis), Museum MUAC (Mexico City), Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Garage Museum (Moskva), Kumu Art Museum (Tallin), Museum of Contemporary Art (Zagreb), Museum of Contemporary Art (Ljubljana), Zacheta National Gallery of Art (Warshaw), Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (Rijeka), Lentos kunstmuseum (Linz), Museum of Modern Art (Saint-Etienne), Ludwig Museum (Budapest).

At solo shows, including: Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (Mexico City), Museo MADRE (Napoli), Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art (Belgrade), Art in General (New York), Artspace Visual Art Canter (Sydney),The Art Center Silkeborg Bad (Denmark), Darat Al Funun (Jordan), Gallery NOVA, Gallery Miroslav Kraljevic and Gallery Forum (Zagreb).

"Creative Strategies" 2015, photo by Ivan Kuharic    

Group exhibitions (selection):

2018, “My art is my life”, Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad.
2018, "Stateless", NeMe Arts Center, Limassol, Cyprus.
2018, “My art is my life”, Mali salon of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka.
2018, "Despite the environment - 150th anniversary", HDLU, Zagreb.
2018, “I Saw a Woman in Inverness Whom I Shall Never Forget”, Pallas Projects/Studios, Dublin.
2018, “Post-Truth”, Montenegrin art gallery Miodrag Dado Đurić, Cetinje, Montenegro.
2018, “This Is Water”, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
, Middlesbrough, UK.
2018, "Baywatch", KVOST, Berlin, Germany.
2018, "I Am The Mouth", Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Croatia.

2017, "Sequences. Art of Yugoslavia and Serbia from the collection", Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, Serbia.
2017, "It Won’t Be Long Now, Comrades!", Framer Framed, Amsterdam.
2017, "Speculative", BIO25 - Biennial of Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2017, "Face and Identity",  Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Denmark.
2017, "Between There and There: Anatomy of Temporary Migrations", MMSU, Rijeka, Croatia.

2016, "La fine del Nuovo", Palazzo Morpurgo, Neo Associazione Culturale, Udine, Italy.
2016, Gallery of Fine Arts, Split, "Speculative – post-design practice or new utopia?".
2016, Interactive contemporary dance performance "ART-ACT-BOX"

for Performing the museum, an initiative of four museums - Museum of Contemporary Art (Zagreb), Fundació Antoni Tàpies ( Barcelona), Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Koroška (Slovenj Gradec) and Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina (Novi Sad).

2016, XXI Triennale di Milano International Exh., "Speculative – post-design practice or new utopia?"
2016, National Museum Gdańsk, "Exporting Zagreb, Constructing the Present of Memory", Poland.

2015, Museum of Contemporary Art, "Crises and New Beginnings", Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2015, Survival k(n)it 7, Riga. Latvia. Organised by the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art. 
2015, Osage Gallery, exhibition "South by Southeast", Hong Kong.
2015, Garage Museum, exhibition "Grammar of Freedom", Moscow.
2015, Motorenhalle Projektzentrum, Dresden. Exhibition "Boom, Bubble& Blast".

2014, Gallery <rotor> exhibition „The Art of Urban Engagement: Neighbourhood and Expertise“, Graz, Austria.
2014, Carré d'Art - Nīmes Museum of Contemporary Art, exhibition "Personal Cuts", France.
2014, Festival Željezara, Sisak, Croatia.

2013, Kunstmuseum Bochum, exhibition "wir wieder hier", Bochum, Germany.
2013, Gallery PROZORI, exhibition "Dictionary of daily interactions" Zagreb.

2012, Palais de Tokyo "East side stories - Contemporary Croat videos", Paris, France.
2012, Open Systems gallery, exhibition "The Bring In Take Out - Living Archive", Vienna, Austria.
2012, 52. Annale Porec, Istarska sabornica, Porec, Croatia.

2012, The House of Electronic Arts Basel, exhibition "Gateways", Switzerland.
2012, Parmeggiani Gallery, exhibition ´Dalla Parte Delle Donne´ Fotografia Europea 2012, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2012, Museum MUAC, exhibition "Moving forwards, counting backwards", Mexico City, Mexico.
2012, Futura Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague. Exhibition "Care crisis", Czech Republic.

2011, 37th Split SALON. Cellars of Diocletian’s, Split.
2011, HICA (the Highland Institute for Contemporary Art), Scotland. Exhibition "Concretely Immaterial".
2011, Kumu Art Museum, exhibition "gateways", Tallinn, Estonia. Project "Locating social (un)awareness"
2011, Museum of contemporary art, exhibition "Image of sound", Zagreb.
2011, Gal. Emil Filla, "The Art of Urban Intervention", Usti nad Labem, Czech R. Project "Everyday divergences"
2011, Gallery SKUC, exhibition "Hidden Publics", Ljubljana, SLO.

2010, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, exhibition "Case study: Artistic self-education", Germany.
2010, Exhibition "Image of sound", MKC, Split, Croatia.
2010, Gallery < rotor > Graz, Austria. Exhibition "Hidden Publics".
2010, Festival "Extravagant bodies:Extravagant minds", Pogon Jedinstvo, Zagreb.Project "Destigmatization".
2010, Galleria d’Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti Verona, Italia. Exhibition "E-motion to cohabit".
2010, Hartware MedienKunstVerein, exhibition "Agents & Provocateurs", Dortmund.
2010, Festival prvih, project "Sun's Income", Zagreb.
2010, Exhibition "Art Always Has Its Consequences", Zagreb, former building of the Museum of Contemp. Art.
2010, Museum of contemporary art, Zagreb, exhibition "Pair of Left Shoes".
2010, The Brno House of Art, Brno, exhibition "Long time no see".

2009, Museum of contemporary art, Zagreb. Exhibition "Collection in motion" from the permanent collection.
2009, Institute of Contemporary Art-Dunaujvaros, HU. Exhibition "Agents and Provocateurs"
          (the project was banned by the local politicians).
2009, REX, Beograd. Exhibition "RECONSTRUCTIONS: private = public = private = public".
2009, Exhibition "Weak Signals, Wild Cards", deAppel Curatorial Programme, Nort-Amsterdam.
2009, Labin City Gallery, exhibition "Finalists" from the Filip Trade Collection of Croatian contemp. art.
2009, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Germany. Exhibition "A pair of Left Shoes-Reality Check in East Europe".
2009, Stiftelsen 3,14 / Bergen, Norway. Ehxibition "Soft Manipulation".
2009, 43rd Zagreb Salon "Anti-design/ permanent alternatives".

2008, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg. Exhibition "Soft Manipulation", project "New prison".
2008, Moderna gallery, Ljubljana, SLO. Exhib. "Museum in the street"". Project "Bosnians out!"
2008, Exhib. "Comunication", Galery Ru˛ic, Slavonski Brod, Croatia.
2008, Donumenta2008 - Croatia, Regensburg, Germany.
2008, SPAPORT, Banja Luka, Bosna and Herzegovina.
2008, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warshaw, PL. Exhibition "Another city, another life".
2008, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, UK. Exhibition "Positive Critical Imagination".
2008, Urban festival, Zagreb, HR. Project "I'm sorry .. I'm not sorry".
2008, Exhibition "The Creators of Owners", gallery Off Limits, Madrid, Spain.
2008, On-line exhibition "Victims' symptom", LabforCulture, Amsterdam. Project "Bad News"
2008, Exhibition "Formalno anga˛irano", MMSU, Rijeka, Croatia.
2008, Exhib. "Schengen women", Moderna gallery hosted by SKUC, Ljubljana.
2008, Baranja Art Colony 2007, Waldinger Gallery, Osijek & MKG, Zagreb. Project "Reconstruction"

2007, Exhibition "Work to do!", Shedhalle, Zurich, CH. Project "1CHF=1VOICE".
2007, Exhibition "World Factory", Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, SF.
2007, Contemporary Croatian Art, National Academy of Art New Delhi, India.
2007, "Nature&society / Parallel Lines", Muzej Rupe, Dubrovnik
2007, Exhibition "Private dancers", Gallery O3ONE, Belgrade.
2007, Exhibition "Woman in Crossroads of Ideologies". HULU, Split. Project "I Feel ..."

2006, "Eastern Neighbors", Cultural center Babel, Utrecht.
2006, HTMlles: Export 2, Belgrade, Sofia, Istanbul.
2006, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Austria. Exhibition "Destroyed Worlds".
2006, Exhibition "Carte blanche", Le Commissariat, Paris.
2006, Exhibition "Body.City" Gallery MC, New York City, NY.

2006, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, Sweden
. Exhibition "Normalisation".

2005, MMSU Rijeka, Croatia. Exhibition "1. Biennial of Quadrilateral".
2005, P.S.1, New York, USA. Exhibition “Day labor”.
2005, Tirana Biennale 3, Tirana, Albania.
2005, Generali Foundation, Wien, Austria. Exhibition "How society and politics get in picture".
2005, Festival of Region, Upper Austria. Project "Austrians only".
2005, Exhibition "Just do it!", Lentos, Linz, Austria.
2005, Iaspis Galleriet, Stockholm, Sweden. Exhibition: "Nuisance or Necessity?"
2005, NurtureArt Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Exhibition "ID Troubles - US Visit"

2004, Exhibition "A New Past", Marronnier Art Centre, Seoul, South Korea
2004, Liverpool Biennial International04. Liverpool, England. Project "Teenage pregnancy"
2004, Exhibition "exUFexTension", Zagreb, Croatia. Urban festival. Project "Place Under the Sun"
2004, Generali Foundation, Wien, Austria. Exhibition "Collected Views from West or East".
2004, Halle fur Kunst Luneburg, Germany. Exhibition " ID Troubles - Shake"
2004, Saint-Etienne, France. Museum of Modern Art. Exhibition "Passage d'Europe".
2004, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany. Thematical focus "Cyborg Bodies" in the "Media Art Net". "Cyborg shop"
2004, Halle fur Kunst Luneburg, Germany. Exhibition "Re-Location".

2003, Moderna galerija Ljubljana,Slovenia. Exhibition "U3".
2003, 8th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey.
2003, Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik, exhibition "Dubrovnik-here and elsewhere", project "Comments"
2003, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Exhibition "The American Effect". DJ:America
2003, Ludwig Museum Budapest. Exhibition "Moszkva Ter", 2 channels video piece "Homewards"
2003, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US. Online exhibition "Translocations".
2003, 4th Austrian Triennial on Photography, Graz. Sight.seeing

2002, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria. Exhibition "Plus Ultra".
2002, Documenta11, Kassel. Multidisciplinary project "Distributive Justice"
2002, Manifesta4, Biennial of Contemporary Art, Frankfurt/Main.
In-situ project "Artist From ..."

2002, Museum of Contemporary Art, exhibition "Here Tomorrow". Zagreb, Croatia.
2002, Exhibition "The Misfits", Expo Park Moskau/ Kunstraum Kreuberg Berlin.
2002, Torino, Italy. BigTorino - Biennial of Young Art.

2001, Sydney, Australia. Artspace Visual Art Centre "Model Citizen".
2001, Zagreb, Croatia. Museum of Contemporary Art "To Tell a Story".
2001, Tirana, Albania. National Gallery of Art, exhibition "Becomings".
2001, Zadar, Croatia. Curated by Rada-I Jankovic, action: "City Walks"
2001, Vienna, Generali Foundation. "Double Life", Internet / CD-ROM part.
2001, Neo associazione culturale, Udine.
2001, "The Alternative Museum", New York. Winter 2001 web-based exhibitions.
2001, New Delhi, India. 10th Tiennale-India.

2000, Los Angeles, USA. Gallery "The Brewery Project".
2000, Split, Croatia. 5th International Festival of New Film, GrandPrix in the new media category
2000, Ljubljana, Slovenia. "A Small Country for a Big Vacation", SKUC Gallery. "Enjoy the Beach"
2000, Sao Paulo, Brazil. FILE Electronic Language International Festival, invited work.
2000, Zagreb, Croatia. "What, How & For Whom", international art exhibition, in-situ project "NAMA"
2000, Osnabruck, Germany. EMAF, European Media Art Festival 2000.
2000, Sarajevo, BiH & Rijeka, Croatia. "Ambience 90", 10 croatian artists, curator: Branko Franceschi.

1999, Athens, Greece. Mediaterra'99. festival (5th place).
1999, Lucerne, Switzerland. VIPER, International Film, Video and Media Festival.
1999, Rome, Italy. Biennial of Young Artists of Europe and Mediterranean, web project.
1998, Zagreb, HR. "Media - Scape 6", Museum of Contemporary Art, presentation of web-projects.
1998, Vienna, Austria. Sound-image installation, Kunsthalle Exnergasse.
1998, Budapest, HU. "Internet.galaxis '98", Web-action "State-Citizen Communication"
1997, Rijeka, Croatia. Biennial of Young Artists, Moderna Galerija.

Solo exhibitions (selection):

2018, Gallery AK, "Art as Democracy" Koprivnica.
           Curators: Tanja Spoljar and Bojan Kostic

2018, Gallery Striegl, ART-ACT-BOX: Performativeness of the Exhibition, Sisak.

2018, Palazzo Clabassi, Udine, Italy. Organized by Neo Associazione Culturale.
          "Different Voices"
           Curated by Antun Maračić

2017, Gallery AZ, Zagreb.

A projekt with Zrinka Uzbinec "Analysis of the Dance Material of the ART-ACT-BOX project: Žitnjak Ateliers"

2017, "EQUALS – for the acceptance of diversity" as part of the EQUALS collective.

The work of the EQUALS collective comprises a series of posters, billboards and animations that sensitise attitudes to women of diverse ethnic, religious, racial and sexual affiliations. Intervention in public space: posters in Zagreb and animation on the web / Facebook.        

2017, Gallery Gray area, Island of Korcula, Croatia.
          "Crtical Tourism (1)"
           Curated by Darko Fritz.

2016, School Gallery, Split, "Creative Strategies: Toolkit for join action".

2015, Gallery Forum, Zagreb

"Vrapce Pillows" with Dubravka Stijacic, kunazlatica, Vlatka Prstacic and patients  with mental health problems from the Vrapce Psychiatric Hospital, Zagreb.

2015, Gallery Filodrammatica, Rijeka. Organized by Drugo more.

"Creative Strategies: Toolkit for a joint action", a final exhibition of the project after a one-year traveling with workshops and presentations in Croatia and the region:Zagreb, Sisak, Subotica, Sinj, Cakovec, Slavonski Brod, Dubrovnik, Zadar, Pula and Rijeka .

2014, City of Women in collaboration with Aksioma–Project Space, Ljubljana

         Curated by Mara Vujic

2014, Gallery Nova, Zagreb
         "Begin the best we can"

         Curatorial team WHW/What, How & for Whom.

2014. Gallery „dr.Vinko Percic“, Subotica, Vojvodina, Serbia.
         „The other face of democracy“
         Curated by Spartak Dulic

2013, Museo MUAC (Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo), Mexico City
           "Conquering and Constructing the Common"
           Curated by Amanda de la Garza, Alejandra Labastida, Ignacio Pla.

2013, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, Serbia.
            Curated by Zoran Eric

2011, Museo MADRE, Napoli, Italy.
           "Are you optimistic about the future?"
            Curated by Iva Rada Jankovic, Adriana Rispoli and Eugenio Viola.

2010, Gallery Gray area, Island of Korcula, Croatia.
           Project "Commercialisation of History".
           Curated by Darko Fritz.

2008, Gallery Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, Croatia.
           Project "On the State of the Nation".
           Curated by Ivana Bago and Antonija Majaca.

2008, Gallery Rigo, Novigrad, Croatia.

          "Slightly different tourism"
           Curated by Jerica Ziherl

2006, Gallery PROZORI, Zagreb.
           Project "Readings".
           Curated by Irena Bekic.

2006, Gallery NOVA, Zagreb.
           "A place under the sun"
           Curated by curatorial team WHW
2005, Gallery Art in General, New York, USA.
           Project "A Dummies' Guide to the New York Art World".
           Curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy.

2003, Silkeborg, Denmark.
           The Art Center Silkeborg Bad.

2003, Zagreb, Gallery of Extended Media.
           Project "Distributive Justice"

2002, Artspace Visual Art Canter. Sydney, Australia.
           Project "Distributive Justice"
           Curated by Nicholas Tsoutas

2001, Gallery Multimedia Cultural Center, Split, Croatia.
           Project "Closed Reality-Embryo".
           Curated by Tamara Viskovic

2000/1999, Gallery Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, Croatia.
          Project "Closed Reality-Embryo".
          Curated by Branko Franceschi.

1996, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, USA.
          "Man constructor", ambient video installation.
1996, SC Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia.
            "Man Constructor", ambient video installation

1994, Academy of Fine Arts
           Budapest; Hungary

1994, Gallery "Tam Tam".
           "About space", ambient installation.
           Budapest, Hungary.

1994, Gallery "Darat Al Funun".
      "Azraq", ambient installation.
           Amman, Jordan.

Grants & Residencies:

2015, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2011, Mexico City, MUAC & SOMA, artist in residency.
2005, Art in General, New York, artist in residency,
2003, Walker Art Center Minneapolis, US&ArtsLink Independent Project, CEC
2002, Artspace. Sydney, Australia, artist in residency,
2001, Jaipur. Indija. Workshop of the 10th Tiennale-India.
1999, SEAFair'99 Workshop , Macedonia, Hands-on VR/Web3D
1998, Budapest, Hungary, Artist in Residency in C3 (Center for Culture & Communication)
1996, USA, ArtsLink, Soros CCA. Six weeks, Minneapolis, New York.
1994, Lake of St Anna, Romania. Two weeks, installations and performances.
1993, The Hag, Holland. Three weeks on the Royal Academy of The Hag.


2001, New Delhi, India. Award on the 10th Triennale-India.
2000, Split, Croatia. GrandPrix in new media category. 5th International Festival of New Film.
2000, Zagreb, Croatia. Second award on the croatian competition [mi2]

Co-founder of non governmental organization Multidisciplinary Authors Projects and Actions (MAPA) for art, science and technology which have been founded on 2001 in Zagreb, Croatia.

Address: Bernarda Vukasa 47, 10000 Zagreb, Hrvatska.
Mob.: + 385 98 903 93 29