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Ana Adamović is dealing with issues of identity and memory, both personal and collective by working on the long-term photography and video projects. Since 1999 her work was exhibited on numerous solo and group exhibitions in Serbia and abroad. She graduated at the department for the World Literature at the Belgrade University and studied photography at the Art Institute of Boston. She holds a PhD in Practice from the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. She is founder of Belgrade based Kiosk platform for Contemporary Art.

Lives and works in Belgrade.

 

Selected one-person exhibitions:

Theme Park: On Vacation, Gallery of Šabac Cultural Center, 2018
And, then, again loneliness, with Bojan Radojčić, Navigator Art gallery, Belgrade, 2017
Two choirs, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, 2014
Threshold of the Golden Age, IPC gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2011
Threshold of the Golden Age, Belgrade Cultural Center, Art gallery, 2010
Balkan Souvenirs, Artget gallery, Belgrade Cultural Center, 2007
Madeleine, Zvono gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, 2007
Das Ist Kunst, O3ONE gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, 2006
Without Borders, Galerie ArtPoint, Vienna, Austria, 2005
Metro, gallery Dom Omladine, Belgrade, Serbia, 2004
The Face of Cancer, (with Nenad Marjanović), Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade, Serbia, 2004
Private and Public Space – Bathrooms, Lindart gallery, Tirana, Albania, 2003

 

Selected group exhibitions:

2019 – Unprotected Witness no. 1 – Afrodisiac, Museum of African Art, Belgrade, Serbia
Staying Here With You – Moving, Cinema Balkan, Belgrade, Serbia
All that We Have in Common, MOMus Experimental, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

2018 – Behind the Image, Neu Galerie im Hohmannhaus, Augsburg, Germany
All that we have in common, Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Macedonia
Life a User’s Manual, Biennale of Contemporary Art, Timisoara and Arad, Romania

 

2017 – Terra Mediterranea: In Action, NiMAC, Nicosia, Fabrica’s Cave, Pafos, Cyprus
Ponovo upotrebiti: past as costume or inspiration, Zachęta Project Room, Warsaw, Poland
Tihi krik: Cijelu priču mogu ti tek šapnuti na uho, Podroom gallery, Belgrade Cultural Center, Serbia

 

2016 – Extravagant bodies/ Crime and Justice, Pogon, Zagreb, Croatia
20/ 2, Niš Art Salon, Niš, Serbia
IEEB7 – Fabricated Histories. Fact and Fiction in Recent Hisotry, VII International Experimental Engraving Biennial, Bucharest, Romania
Terra Mediterranea: In Action – Über einen flüssigen Kontinent, Halle 14, Zentrum für   zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
Monuments and Ideas (Critics Have Chosen 2016 – Irina Subotić, curator), Belgrade Cultural Center, Art gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2015 – Looking at Nothing (Desire in the Future), National gallery of Macedonia, Skopje, Macedonia
Tuđe haljine, Otok gallery, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Fiery greetings, Lothringer13, Munich, Germany
Constellation, Centre Culturel de Serbie, Paris, France
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Serbia
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
The One Who Became the Color on a Flag, Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, New York, USA
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
Fiery greetings, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Serbia
South by Southeast, Osage Art Foundation, Hong Kong, China

 

2014- Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Nicosia Municipal Art Center, Nicosia, Cyprus
Disappearing Things – 55th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Flashback – Rewind. Meditations on Film and Memory, SMAC, Berlin
Ferne Nache – Contemporary Art from Middle Europe and Danube Countries, Stift Lilienfeld, Lilienfeld, Austria
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, CerModern, Ankara, Turkey
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, National Museum of Bulgarian Visual Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Museum of Modern and Contepmorary Art, Rijeka, Croatia

 

2013 – Put za Evropu sa Principom ili bez/ Der Weg Nach Europa mit Princip(ien) oder ohne, Palais Porcia, Vienna, Austria
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, exhibition of the Goethe Institute in cooperation with the Museum fur Photographie Braunschweig, Germany
Retouching past/ creating present, National Theater Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Collection 1, video works from October Salon Collection, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

2012 – Natura Dei Teatri Festival, Parma, Italy
Collection 1, Works from October Salon Collection, Belgrade Cultural Center, Serbia
Family Album, Belgrade, Serbia and Podgorica, Montenegro
KulturKontakt Austria: 20 years of artist-in-residence-program, Vienna Art Fair, Vienna, Austria
PerAspera, Italia/ Serbia: Crossing, video review, Villa Aldrovandi Mazzacorti, Bologna, Italy

 

2011 – Home – a Collection of Young Serbian Artists, Palazzo Forti gallery of Modern Art, Verona, Italy
Views:Visions – Sketches of Serbian Art After 2000, Donumenta 2011, gallery Leerer Beutel and Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, Germany

 

2010 – Night Pleases Us, 51st October salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Land of Promises, Vasvary Haz, Pecs, Hungary
The Culture Lobby, Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2009 – Value Point, Siemens ArtLab Hosted by Hilger Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Young Serbian Artists, National Museum of Literature of Ukraine, Kiev
Land of Promises, Galerie ArtPoint, Wien, Austria

 

2008 – Artist-Citizen, 49th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Best of, Zvono Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
Young Serbian Artists, Muzeul de arta, Timisoara, Romania
Plazma, Siemens Art Lab, Vienna, Austria
Telenor Collection, Cvijeta Zuzoric Art Pavilion, Belgrade, Serbia
Land of Promises, Serbian Cultural Center in Paris, France

 

2007 – Plazma, Junge Kunst aus Serbein und dem Kosovo, Leonhardi Kulturprojekte, Karben, Germany
Land of Promises, Apollonia-art-exchange, Strasbourg, France

 

2006 – Art, Life and Confusion, 47th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Culture of Fear, Halle 14 in der Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

 

2005 – I Can’t Remember My Own Dreams, KunstPavillion, Innsbruck, Austria

 

2004 – Happy-To-Be-There, Monat de Photographie, Vienna, Austria
Relational Beauty, Stockholm, Sweden
Belef 04, Belgrade, Serbia
The Yugoslav Biennial of Young Artists, Vrsac, Serbia
Age of Innocence, Zvono gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2003 – Identity and Difference, Month of photography, Bratislava, Slovakia
Open the Window, Artget gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
Belef 03, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2002- Progress, Artget gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
Exit 02, Belgrade and Novi Sad, outdoor exhibition
Flux 02, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2001 – Women Room – Women View, Zagreb, Croatia
Beogradjani, Roma in Belgrade in 20th century, Rex, Belgrade, Serbia

 

Curatorial projects:

Fiery greetings, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Serbia, 2015
The Most Beautiful Building, Mikser Visual Art Zone, Belgrade, Serbia (co-curator with Milica Pekić), 2012
Closing Celebration, Mikser Visual Art Zone, Belgrade, Serbia (co-curator with Milica Pekić), 2011
Crisis, video works from Serbia and Germany, Museum of History of Yugoslavia, Belgrade, Serbia (co-curator with Melanie Bono), 2010
Land of Promises, Contemporary Serbian Photography, 2007

 

Projects with Kiosk:

Project Yugoslavia – research and exhibition project in collaboration with the Museum of Yugoslavia in Belgrade, 2016-2018
Kiosk dialogues – exhibition – VN gallery, Zagreb, Croatia, 2013
Family Album, author and participating artist – exhibition and publication, 2012
Displacements, Serbian National Pavilion on PQ 2011, co-curator with Milica Pekic and Dorijan Kolundzija, 2011
The Clock, Mural on Mihailo Petrovic Alas elementary school, Belgrade, Serbia, 2011
Kiosk Dialogues, author of the project, 2010
The Culture Lobby, participating artist, 2009-2010
Belef 09, co-selector of the visual program of the festival, 2009
Belef 08, co-selector of the visual program of the festival, 2008
Start Up City, one of project’s art directors, 2007-2009
Das ist Kunst, author of the project, 2005- 2006
Communication I and II, author of the project, 2005-2007

 

Grants, residences and awards:

The 51st October Salon Award, for video work Canzona, 2010
ULUPUDS (Serbian Association of Visual and Applied Artists) Annual award, 2007
Erste Foundation Award for Social Integration, for the Communication project, 2007
KulturKontakt Artist in Residence, Vienna, Austria, 2003

 

Publications:

Fiery Greetings/ Plameni pozdravi, 2015
Family Album, 2012
Communication – photographic workshops with young, part II, 2007
Das ist Kunst, 2006
Communication – photographic workshops with young, part I, 2005

Ana Adamović is dealing with issues of identity and memory, both personal and collective by working on the long-term photography and video projects. Since 1999 her work was exhibited on numerous solo and group exhibitions in Serbia and abroad. She graduated at the department for the World Literature at the Belgrade University and studied photography at the Art Institute of Boston. She holds a PhD in Practice from the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. She is founder of Belgrade based Kiosk platform for Contemporary Art.

Lives and works in Belgrade.

 

Selected one-person exhibitions:

Theme Park: On Vacation, Gallery of Šabac Cultural Center, 2018
And, then, again loneliness, with Bojan Radojčić, Navigator Art gallery, Belgrade, 2017
Two choirs, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, 2014
Threshold of the Golden Age, IPC gallery, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2011
Threshold of the Golden Age, Belgrade Cultural Center, Art gallery, 2010
Balkan Souvenirs, Artget gallery, Belgrade Cultural Center, 2007
Madeleine, Zvono gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, 2007
Das Ist Kunst, O3ONE gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, 2006
Without Borders, Galerie ArtPoint, Vienna, Austria, 2005
Metro, gallery Dom Omladine, Belgrade, Serbia, 2004
The Face of Cancer, (with Nenad Marjanović), Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade, Serbia, 2004
Private and Public Space – Bathrooms, Lindart gallery, Tirana, Albania, 2003

 

Selected group exhibitions:

2018 – Behind the Image, Neu Galerie im Hohmannhaus, Augsburg, Germany
All that we have in common, Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Macedonia
Life a User’s Manual, Biennale of Contemporary Art, Timisoara and Arad, Romania

 

2017 – Terra Mediterranea: In Action, NiMAC, Nicosia, Fabrica’s Cave, Pafos, Cyprus
Ponovo upotrebiti: past as costume or inspiration, Zachęta Project Room, Warsaw, Poland
Tihi krik: Cijelu priču mogu ti tek šapnuti na uho, Podroom gallery, Belgrade Cultural Center, Serbia

 

2016 – Extravagant bodies/ Crime and Justice, Pogon, Zagreb, Croatia
20/ 2, Niš Art Salon, Niš, Serbia
IEEB7 – Fabricated Histories. Fact and Fiction in Recent Hisotry, VII International Experimental Engraving Biennial, Bucharest, Romania
Terra Mediterranea: In Action – Über einen flüssigen Kontinent, Halle 14, Zentrum für   zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
Monuments and Ideas (Critics Have Chosen 2016 – Irina Subotić, curator), Belgrade Cultural Center, Art gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2015 – Looking at Nothing (Desire in the Future), National gallery of Macedonia, Skopje, Macedonia
Tuđe haljine, Otok gallery, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Fiery greetings, Lothringer13, Munich, Germany
Constellation, Centre Culturel de Serbie, Paris, France
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Serbia
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
The One Who Became the Color on a Flag, Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, New York, USA
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
Fiery greetings, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Serbia
South by Southeast, Osage Art Foundation, Hong Kong, China

 

2014- Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Nicosia Municipal Art Center, Nicosia, Cyprus
Disappearing Things – 55th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Flashback – Rewind. Meditations on Film and Memory, SMAC, Berlin
Ferne Nache – Contemporary Art from Middle Europe and Danube Countries, Stift Lilienfeld, Lilienfeld, Austria
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, CerModern, Ankara, Turkey
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, National Museum of Bulgarian Visual Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Museum of Modern and Contepmorary Art, Rijeka, Croatia

 

2013 – Put za Evropu sa Principom ili bez/ Der Weg Nach Europa mit Princip(ien) oder ohne, Palais Porcia, Vienna, Austria
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Europe. South East. Recorded Memories, exhibition of the Goethe Institute in cooperation with the Museum fur Photographie Braunschweig, Germany
Retouching past/ creating present, National Theater Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Collection 1, video works from October Salon Collection, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

2012 – Natura Dei Teatri Festival, Parma, Italy
Collection 1, Works from October Salon Collection, Belgrade Cultural Center, Serbia
Family Album, Belgrade, Serbia and Podgorica, Montenegro
KulturKontakt Austria: 20 years of artist-in-residence-program, Vienna Art Fair, Vienna, Austria
PerAspera, Italia/ Serbia: Crossing, video review, Villa Aldrovandi Mazzacorti, Bologna, Italy

 

2011 – Home – a Collection of Young Serbian Artists, Palazzo Forti gallery of Modern Art, Verona, Italy
Views:Visions – Sketches of Serbian Art After 2000, Donumenta 2011, gallery Leerer Beutel and Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, Germany

 

2010 – Night Pleases Us, 51st October salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Land of Promises, Vasvary Haz, Pecs, Hungary
The Culture Lobby, Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2009 – Value Point, Siemens ArtLab Hosted by Hilger Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Young Serbian Artists, National Museum of Literature of Ukraine, Kiev
Land of Promises, Galerie ArtPoint, Wien, Austria

 

2008 – Artist-Citizen, 49th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Best of, Zvono Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
Young Serbian Artists, Muzeul de arta, Timisoara, Romania
Plazma, Siemens Art Lab, Vienna, Austria
Telenor Collection, Cvijeta Zuzoric Art Pavilion, Belgrade, Serbia
Land of Promises, Serbian Cultural Center in Paris, France

 

2007 – Plazma, Junge Kunst aus Serbein und dem Kosovo, Leonhardi Kulturprojekte, Karben, Germany
Land of Promises, Apollonia-art-exchange, Strasbourg, France

 

2006 – Art, Life and Confusion, 47th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Culture of Fear, Halle 14 in der Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

 

2005 – I Can’t Remember My Own Dreams, KunstPavillion, Innsbruck, Austria

 

2004 – Happy-To-Be-There, Monat de Photographie, Vienna, Austria
Relational Beauty, Stockholm, Sweden
Belef 04, Belgrade, Serbia
The Yugoslav Biennial of Young Artists, Vrsac, Serbia
Age of Innocence, Zvono gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2003 – Identity and Difference, Month of photography, Bratislava, Slovakia
Open the Window, Artget gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
Belef 03, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2002- Progress, Artget gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
Exit 02, Belgrade and Novi Sad, outdoor exhibition
Flux 02, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2001 – Women Room – Women View, Zagreb, Croatia
Beogradjani, Roma in Belgrade in 20th century, Rex, Belgrade, Serbia

 

Curatorial projects:

Fiery greetings, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Serbia, 2015
The Most Beautiful Building, Mikser Visual Art Zone, Belgrade, Serbia (co-curator with Milica Pekić), 2012
Closing Celebration, Mikser Visual Art Zone, Belgrade, Serbia (co-curator with Milica Pekić), 2011
Crisis, video works from Serbia and Germany, Museum of History of Yugoslavia, Belgrade, Serbia (co-curator with Melanie Bono), 2010
Land of Promises, Contemporary Serbian Photography, 2007

 

Projects with Kiosk:

Project Yugoslavia – research and exhibition project in collaboration with the Museum of Yugoslavia in Belgrade, 2016-2018
Kiosk dialogues – exhibition – VN gallery, Zagreb, Croatia, 2013
Family Album, author and participating artist – exhibition and publication, 2012
Displacements, Serbian National Pavilion on PQ 2011, co-curator with Milica Pekic and Dorijan Kolundzija, 2011
The Clock, Mural on Mihailo Petrovic Alas elementary school, Belgrade, Serbia, 2011
Kiosk Dialogues, author of the project, 2010
The Culture Lobby, participating artist, 2009-2010
Belef 09, co-selector of the visual program of the festival, 2009
Belef 08, co-selector of the visual program of the festival, 2008
Start Up City, one of project’s art directors, 2007-2009
Das ist Kunst, author of the project, 2005- 2006
Communication I and II, author of the project, 2005-2007

 

Grants, residences and awards:

The 51st October Salon Award, for video work Canzona, 2010
ULUPUDS (Serbian Association of Visual and Applied Artists) Annual award, 2007
Erste Foundation Award for Social Integration, for the Communication project, 2007
KulturKontakt Artist in Residence, Vienna, Austria, 2003

 

Publications:

Fiery Greetings/ Plameni pozdravi, 2015
Family Album, 2012
Communication – photographic workshops with young, part II, 2007
Das ist Kunst, 2006
Communication – photographic workshops with young, part I, 2005