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Born October 20th 1982 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Co-founder and working at Association for Culture and Art CRVENA on different cultural and feminist projects. Lives and works in Sarajevo.

Education:

  • 1997-2001 High school of Applied Arts, Sarajevo
  • 2001-2007 Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo, MA
  • 2012-2013 Democracy and Human rights in South East Europe, Sarajevo and Bologna University, MA

Awards:

  • YVAA Zvono for the best Bosnian young artist, 2010
  • Henkel Young Artists Prize CEE 2011
  • Charlama gallery award for best work of young artist, 2011
  • 54th October Salon Special Award, 2013

Residencies, scholarships and other:

  • 2010 Temporary City, Kozelites Approach Art Association, Pecs, Hungary
  • 2010 Miskolc Institute for Contemporary Art,  Miskolc, Hungary
  • 2011 ISCP, New York, USA
  • 2012 Kulturkontakt, Vienna, Austria
  • 2013 Erma Scholarship, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 2013 Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities Skopje, Internship as part of ERMA program, Macedonia
  • 2013 i.a.a.b., Basel, Switzerland
  • 2014  TICA, Tirana, Albania
  • 2016 School for politics and critique Regional Political Forum on Marxist Theory and Practice in the Southeast Europe, Ohrid, Macedonia

Upcoming/ present exhibitions/screenings/presentations:

  • 2016 October 7 – November 30 – MIG 21Migratory Interdisciplinary Grid, curated by Peter Tomaž Dobrila and Nina Jeza, Kibla Portal, Maribor Slovenia
  • 2016 November 25 – December 5 – Under Pressure, curated by Mak Hubjer, Gallery Brodac, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 2016 December 1- December 15 – International artist-in-residency platform GuestRoom Maribor, Slovenia
  • 2016 December – Solo exhibition, MMC Kibla, Maribor, Slovenia

Solo exhibitions:

  • Here come the women,  curated by Natasha Kadin,  Gallery Praktika, Split, Croatia, 2016
  • Labor of love in collaboration with Andreja Dugandžić, public space project for “Rdeče Zore”, Metelkova, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2016
  • Here come the women, solo exhibition, festival “Prvo pa žensko”, MKC, Skopje, Macedonia, 2016
  • I did nothing wrong, curated by Joakim Hansson, Galleri Gro, Jakobstad, Finland, 2016
  • Public space installation Unknown Partisan Woman, production by CRVENA, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2016
  • 09 Voxfeminae Festival, performance and installation, Galerija Miroslav Kraljević, Zagreb, Croatia, 2015
  • We long for work and toil, public space action and installation in collaboration with Andreja Dugandžić, Kaleidoskop, City Park, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2015
  • Labor of love in collaboration with Andreja Dugandžić, Loft Project Etagi, public space exhibition at the international conference “Domestic Workers in the Countries of Central Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Union: Postsocialist Migrations and Inequalities”, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2015
  • Ride the Recoil – Triple Canopy online project, New York, USA, 2013
  • What has our struggle given us?, curated by Pierre Courtin and CRVENA, Duplex Gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2013
  • Bedtime Stories, in collaboration with Lana Čmajčanin, curated by Marijana Stanić and Irena Bekić, Pogon Jedinstvo, 90-60-90 Gallery, Zagreb,  Croatia, 2013
  • When I die, you can do what you want, Zvono Young Visual Artist Award exhibition, Duplex gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2011
  • Temporary Here, in collaboration with Lana Cmajcanin, Artist in Residence Program, Pecs, Hungary, 2010
  • In the name of… in collaboration with Daniel Premec, Gallery Duplex, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2009
  • Who needs DRNC?, selected by Markus Kersting and Emira Krupic, Gallery Kuk, Cologne, Germany, 2009
  • A dinner for three, Gallery Duplex, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2009
  • Who needs DRNC? , Gallery 10m2, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2008
  • Deconstruction of the Image, Gallery of Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2007
  • One times one equals two, ARTATAK / SCCA, So.Ba, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2007

Group exhibitions/screenings/presentations:

2016

  • International artist-in-residency platform GuestRoom Maribor, Slovenia
  • 5. Otvoreni Univerzitet Sarajevo, Sartr, Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina
  • Creators, curated by Jusuf Hadžifejzović, Charlama Gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Artist talk, MMC Kibla, Maribor, Slovenia
  • GRM Meet the Resident, artist talk, Gallery K18, Maribor, Slovenia
  • Arbeit am Leben, curated by Lena Friedli, Kunstplattform akku, Emmenbrücke, Switzerland
  • Artist talk and presentation of work, Gallery Duplex, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • My name is Balkan, curated by Klod Dedja, MAM Foundation, National Theatre Tirana, Albania
  • International Film Festival Ferfilm, Ferizaj, Kosovo
  • Challenges to Humanism, curated by Suzana Marjanić and Marijana Stanić, The 51st Zagreb salon of visual arts, Dom hrvatskih likovnih umjetnika, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Kupujmo domaće, curated by Pierre Courtin, Duplex Gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • State of Emergency, covert lecture with CRVENA, artivist collective, Festival Mladi Levi, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Contemporary Refresh, curated by Mak Hubjer, Gallery Brodac, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Lecture and presentation of Online archive of Antifascist struggle of women of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Yugoslavia, Gallery Praktika, Split, Croatia 
  • Hero Mother, Contemporary Art by Post-Communist Women Rethinking Heroism, curated by Bojana Pejić and  Rachel Rits-Volloch, MOMENTUM & Studio 1, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
  • Terra Traces, screenings curated by Sonja Zlatanova & kimura byol-nathalie lemoine with the participation of  Women Make Movies and star kim project, La Centrale, Montreal, Canada
  • FEMART Festival, 2 days screening, Faculty of Arts Gallery, Priština, Kosovo
  • Conquer the Beauty, curated by Pierre Courtin, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, USA
  • Balkan Insight, screening, curated by Alicia Knock, Cinema 1, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France 
  • Political Art in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina, round table, speaker Adela Jušić, Balkan Studies Center, International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Artist talk,  Gallery Gro, Jakobstad, Finland
  • Izvještaj AFŽ-a BiH o ispunjenju prvog “Petogodišnjeg plana” / Antifascist’s Front of Women of Bosnia and Herzegovina report on execution of first “Five year plan”,  lecture and presentation with Andreja Dugandžić, Neko je rekao feminizam, Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Silk Lavender Shirt,  3 lectures and performance with students of IUS, New Media class, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Unblocking –  Research and networking workshop, organized by RCE (Paris) with Terra Musica (İstanbul) and amberPlatform (İstanbul) in collaboration with Bunker (Ljubljana), Istanbul, Turkey

2015

  • Video in Progress and video screenings, Galerija Ravne, Koroška, Slovenija
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future, curated by Annemarie Tuerk, exhibition and catalog presentation, Kunstraum Palais Porcia, Vienna, Austria
  • The Streaming Festival 10th anniversary edition, Online exhibition  
  • State Abed, curated by Nataša Kadin, Magacin. Belgrade, Serbia
  • OFF-Biennale Budapest, conference and workshop, Budapest, Hungary
  • two mouthsful of silence, curated by Bea de Sousa, BAG, London, UK
  • Wunderkammer, Miheličeva galerija, 13th Festival of Contemporary Art – ART STAYS, Ptuj, Slovenia
  • Soft Meal, curated by Blerta Hocia, Mizza Gallery, Tirana, Albania
  • Group exhibition of gallery artists and book launch “Introduction to Contemporary Art in B&H”, Jonathan Blackwood, Duplex Gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Unerasable, Dokufest, Cinema Lumbardhi, Prizren, Kosovo
  • Panel discussion Experiences of cultural-educational work of women and youth/ Anti-fascism today, Atelier Ismet Mujezinović, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • State Abed, curated by Nataša Kadin, Gallery GT22, Maribor, Slovenia
  • Artist talk, Slovenski trg, 13th Festival of Contemporary Art – ART STAYS, Ptuj, Slovenia
  • Biennial of Contemporary Art, D-0 ARK, curated by Adela Demetja,  Anton Lederer and Margarethe Makovec, Bunker, Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Artist talk, Guest Room and GT22, Maribor, Slovenia
  • Resolution 827,  curated by Zoran Erić and Jelle Bouwhuis, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future,  curated by Annemarie Tuerk, National Museum of Monte Negro, Atelier Dado, Cetinje, Monte Negro
  • Artist talk, Intimnoe mesto, St Petersburg, Russia
  • Videoproject, curated by Pierre Courtin, Gallery A, Denée, Angers, France
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future,  curated by Annemarie Tuerk, Museum of Contemporary Art, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Vidéographies, Digital and Experimental Images Festival, screening curated by Pierre Courtin, Théatre de Liège, Liège, Belgium 
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future,  curated by Annemarie Tuerk, Plzen (part of the  program European Capital 2015), Czech Republic
  • What has our struggle given us?, Cinema Kriterion, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • The Day After, curated by Yann Perol and Nagi Gianni,  Espace Labo and Cinemas Cinelux, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Record my screaming body, curated by Yann Perol and Nagi Gianni, Cinema Spoutnik, Geneva, Switzerland

2014

  • Frestas – Trienal de Artes, curated by Josue Mattos, Sorocaba, Sao Paolo, Brasil
  • MUNDUS VADIT RETRO, curated by Aleksandra Kostič and Žiga Dobnikar, KIBLA, Maribor, Slovenia
  • The Women’s Room, curated by Livia Straus and Marcy Freedman, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, USA
  • Film mutations: The Festival of Invisible Cinema, selected by Marina Gržinić, Kino Tuškanac, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Throw your body into the battle / Jeter son corps dans la bataille performance festival, curated by Maya Bösch, Batiment d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
  • My house is your house, too, curated by Danijela Duganžić-Živanović,  Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • I want to speak about the war, curated by Mia David and Zorana Đaković, Galerija Klovićevi dvori, Zagreb, Croatia
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future,  curated by Annemarie Tuerk, Charinthian Museum of Modern Art,  Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Balcony to the Balkans, curated by Ksenija Cockova, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
  • Decoding, curated by Branka Vujanović, Jonathan Blackwood, Predrag Terzić, Slobodan Vidović and Igor Bošnjak, National Museum Montenegro, Cetinje, Monte Negro
  • Memory Lane, curated by Pierre Courtin, Galerie du Jour Agnes B, Paris, France
  • A Time for Dreams, IV  Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, artistic director David Elliott, Museum of Moscow, Russia
  • OUT OF THE BLUE OR A SENSE OF PUBLIC-MINDEDNESS, Muslim Mulliqi Prize exhibition, curated by Corinne Diserens, National Gallery Kosovo
  • AWARE, curated by Kostas Stasinopoulos, Syros International Film Festival, Hermoupolis, Syros, Greece
  • State Abed, curated by Nataša Kadin, Društveni centar Rojc, Pula, Croatia
  • State Abed, curated by Nataša Kadin, Zadar snova festival, Croatia
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future, screening, curated by Annemarie Tuerk, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future, curated by Annemarie Tuerk, Museum of Contemporary Art of Republic of Srpska, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • CONFLICT: Art and War, curated by Midge Palley, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
  • T.I.C.A. artist in residence exhibition, Pyramide, Tirana, Albania
  • Video in Progress 5: Reflections of the Past, curated by Vesna Bukovec and Metka Zupanič, CUK Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • ZOOM Sarajevo, curated by Andrea Naica – Loebell, Munich, Germany
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future, curated by Annemarie Tuerk, screening, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future, curated by Annemarie Tuerk, presentation of DVD, The Cultural Center of Belgrade, Serbia
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future, curated by Annemarie Tuerk, presentation of DVD, Austrian Gallery Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future, curated by Annemarie Tuerk, presentation of DVD, 9th – International Videofestival namaTRE in Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future, curated by Annemarie Tuerk, presentation of DVD, Cinema Andreasstadel, Regensburg, Germany
  • Storytelling as artistic practice, artist talk, Tirana Institute of Contemporary Art, Tirana, Albania
  • SHARE – too much history, MORE future,  curated by Annemarie Tuerk, Bosnian National Gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ekstravagantna tijela – Ekstravagantne godine, curated by Milica Pekić, Ivana Bago, Olga Majcen Linn, Sunčica Ostoić, Lois Keidan and Slaven Tolj, Cultural Center Belgrade, Serbia
  • Paris Art Fair, Duplex Gallery, Paris, France
  • What has our struggle given us? II, produced by CRVENA, Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • State Abed, curated by Nataša Kadin, Gallery of Fine Arts, Split, Croatia

2013

  • International exchange and studio program Basel, residency program, Switzerland
  • BONE 16, Performance Art Festival, Exhibition opening, Stadtgalerie, Bern, Switzerland
  • Art of Change, Forum on the Conclusion of the Swiss Cultural Programme in South Eastern Europe (SCP), Kornhausforum Bern, Switzerland
  • Art Basel, Miami Beach – represented by Alan Cristea Gallery, London, Miami, USA
  • Balkans?curated by Nic Bezemer and Annina Zimmermann, Projektraum Basement, Basel, Switzerland
  • Artist talk, Basement gallery, Basel, Switzerland
  • Commemorative Culture – Politics of Memory – Identity, panel discussion, Kaserne Basel, Switzerland
  • If I tell you the story, will you forget, curated by Irena Borić, Gallery SC, Zagreb Croatia
  • 54th October salon, No One Belongs Here More Than You Do, curated by Redmined, Kluz, Belgrade, Serbia
  • …Was is Kunst?… Resuming a fragmented history, curated by  Sandro Droschl and Christian Egger, Kunstlerhaus, Halle fur Kunst and Medien, Graz, Austria
  • Victory Obsessed, curated by Agata Rogos, “ZAMEK” Culture Centre, Poznan, Poland
  • Show Room 2, curated by Pierre Courtin, Duplex gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • GOOD GIRLS _ MEMORY, DESIRE, POWER, curated by Bojana Pejić and Olivia Nitis, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC) u Bucharest, Romania
  • Art and Conflict,  Workshop 1 –  Art and Memory, Royal College of Art, London, UK
  • Conflicted Memories, curated by Gwendolyn Sasse and Helen Waters, Alan Cristea Gallery , London, UK
  • Bodies without Organs: The Voice, curated by Joseph Constable, Yuval Etgar, Huma Kabakci, Tarini Malik, Zsuzsanna Stánitz, Aisha Stoby, and Angelica Sule, CCA Hackney Picturehouse, London, UK
  • Paris Art Fair, Duplex Gallery, Paris, France
  • Conflicted Societies, Memory and the Visual Arts – PanelConflict Research Group at the Department of Government, London School of Economics, London, UK

2012

  • Living Archive/Bring in Take Out, curated by Redmined, Marsal Tito barracks, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • I will never talk about the war again, curated by Vladan Jeremić, KIBELA, Maribor, Slovenia
  • Image Counter Image, curated by Patrizia Dander, Leon Krempel, Julienne Lorz, Ulrich Wilmes, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
  • Secondary Witness, curated by Maayan Shellef, ISCP, New York
  • 3rd BBB Short Film Festival, Tirana, Albania
  • Intimacies, curated by Jonathan Blackwood and Branka Vujanovic, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • High-Wire Act, curated by Dunja Kukovec, La maison Folie Wazemmes, Lille, France
  • Artist in residence group exhibition, Art Point gallery, KulturKontakt, Vienna, Austria
  • Be realistic – demand the impossible!, curated by Lejla Hodžić, Karin Lernbeiß, Margarethe Makovec, Eva Meran, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Be realistic – demand the impossible!, curated by Lejla Hodžić, Karin Lernbeiß, Margarethe Makovec, Eva Meran,  association for contemporary art ROTOR, Graz, Austria
  • Festival “Rdeče Zore”, Metelkova, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Living Archive/Bring in Take Out, Perpetum Mobile video archive and artist talk, curated by Redmined, Alkatraz, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Past Entangled Tense / Cityscapes, selected by Margarita Dorovska, Transitland video archive screenings, Central Army Club, Sofia, Bulgaria

2011

  • Videonale on tour, curated by Georg Elben  and Jun-Jeih Wang, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
  • Video Salon 5 / Curatorial Rebound, project by Pierre Courtin, Duplex Gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bring in Take out – Living Archive, curated by Redmined, Gliptoteka, Zagreb, Croatia
  • I will never talk about the war again, psychosis, part 1, project by Vladan Jeremić, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Spaceship Yugoslavia/The Suspension of Time, NGBK, Berlin, Germany
  • Continuity, curated by Irena Cercnik, Center for Contemporary Arts, Celje, Slovenia
  • VIDEO RE:VIEW FESTIVAL, Videonale on tour, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery, Katowice, Poland
  • Artists from the 10m2 collection, Duplex/10m2, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Videonale, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

2010

  • Decolonial Aesthetics, selected by Marina Gržinić, El Parqueadero, Bogota, Colombia
  • 6 in 1, Bosnian National Gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • My War, online exhibition, selected by Omar Kholeif, FACT
  • Zvono award, finalist exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art of Republic of Srpska, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Manifesta 8, selected by Tranzit.org, Murcia, Spain
  • Video Salon Ephermere, La Nuit Blanche, selected by Pierre Courtin, Paris, France
  • Nama Treba, selected by Igor Bošnjak, Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Women in war zones – Balkan, International Women’s Film Festival in Rehovot, Rehovot, Israel
  • International Women Film Festival Dortmund | Cologne, selected by Marina Gržinić, Cologne, Germany
  • Projected Visions, Appolonia Art Exchanges, selected by Zlatan Filipović, espace Appolonia, Strasbourg, France
    Videospritz | Transitland video art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989-2009, curated by Rita Kálmán and Tijana Stepanović, Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, Italy

2009

  • South East European Film Festival, Goethe Institute Los Angeles, Transitland, selected by Kathy Rae Huffman and Vera Mijojlic , Los Angeles, USA
  • Transitland – Sofia Launch event , selected by Kathy Rae Huffman, The Red House, Center for Culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Global South, selected by Dunja Kukovec, Gallery P74, Festival “City of Women”, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Women personally, curated by Branka Vujanovic, Huizer Museum, Netherlands
  • Contemporary Bosnian Art vs Dead Rabbits, National selection for “SPA PORT”,  selected by Igor Bosnjak, Banski dvor, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • I will find a title / Brothers in Arms,selected by Pierre Courtin, Gallery Kuk, Cologne, Germany
  • Miramidani, Peace Activist Meeting, Groznjan, Croatia
  • Video salon 4, Curatorial Rebound Project by Pierre Courtin, Gallery Duplex, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Balkan video box, selected by Pierre Courtin, “Lille3000”, Tri Postal, Lille, France
  • Art and terrorism: art of Bosnia and Herzegovina after September 11th, selected by Irfan Hosic, City Gallery, Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Am I that name? , selected by WO kolektiv: Jelena Graovac, Marijana Rimanic and Tanja Spoljar Gallery SC, Zagreb, Croatia

2008

  • Video Salon 3, selected by Pierre Courtin, Gallery Kuk, Cologne, Germany
  • The Great Noon, project by Alexis Agryroglo, Gallery Duplex, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • The 5th Busan International Video Festival, Korea
  • Balkan Video Box, selected by Pierre Courtin, Parcours West, La generale, curated by Pierre Courtin, Paris, France
  • Balkan Express vol 2, Festival of Balkan Culture, Gallery Pixel Art, Varsovie, Poland
  • International Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art “SPA PORT”, selected by Ana Nikitovic, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Festival Days of Sarajevo, Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Women Personally , selected by Branka Vujanovic Museum of the city of Zenica // Gallery „Enver Krupic“ Bihac // Festival of Women Art “Pitchwise”, ACIPS, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Video salon 3, Curatorial Rebound project by Pierre Courtin, Gallery 10 m2, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • The 6th Festival of Short Movies, OKC „Abrasevic“, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina