Untitled_00114 JOVANA POPIC

Jovana Popić was born in Zadar, Croatia. She began her formal art studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade under the Serbian State Scholarship for Science and Art Talents. In 2006 she received the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarship and later the President’s Prize toward her master’s degree under Rebecca Horn at the Universität der Künste-Berlin. Other awards include the Sennheiser’s Future Audio Artist Award, Codice MIA 2016 Award, Award of Ulrich and Burga Knispel Foundation, grants of the Trust for Mutual Understanding, Karl Hofer Gesellschaft, the United Kingdom of Norway,  and other various artist grants and residencies. Popić has exhibited work in Europe, United States and Asia. She presently lives in Berlin.

2008 – 2009 University of Art Berlin, Multimedia, master class Rebecca Horn, Master of Fine Arts
2003 – 2008 University of Art Berlin, Multimedia, master class Rebecca Horn, Bachelor of Fine Arts
1999 – 2003 University of Belgrade, Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting, Bachelor of Fine Arts

2017 “Trust For Mutual Understanding“ Foundation Grant, NYC
2016 “Future Audio Artist Program“ Award by Sennheiser
“Codice MIA 2016″ Photo Award, Milano
2010-2012 Studio Grant by „Karl Hofer Gesellschaft – Freundeskreis der UdK Berlin e.V.“
2009 “Meisterschülerpreis des Präsidenten” Award of the University of the Arts Berlin
2008 “Ulrich und Burga Knispel Preis“ Award of the University of the Arts Berlin
Artist in Residence Grant of the “Goethe Institut“
Artist in Residence Grant of the “Medea Electronique – Koumaria Mixmedia Lab Residency“
2006 – 2009 Scholarship of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation
1999 – 2003 Serbian State Scholarship for Scientific and Artistic Development
1999 Academic Achievement Scholarship of the Kingdom of Norway

2017 Anthropology of Art in Public Spaces – Analyzing the “Stonegame“
Department of Anthropology and Archaeology – Mediterranean Studies, University of Zadar/CRO

Selected solo exhibitions
2017 What Do You Want To Forget? , Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Zagreb/CRO
Archaeology of Knowledge, Allgemeiner Konsumverein, Braunschweig/DE
2016 What Do You Want To Forget?, project for Croatian Association of Visual Artists (HDLU), Zagreb/CRO
Destruction, Subtle and Abstruse, MIA 2016, Milano/IT
2015 Neither Here Nor There – Topology of Identity, Goethe-Institute, Belgrade/RS
2014 Take a Place, Whiteconcepts, Berlin/DE
Territory, Gallery Greta, Zagreb/CRO
2013 Urban Incubator: I am not my body, Spanish House Pavilion (supported by Goethe-Institut), Belgrade/RS
2012 Who´d Have Thought That Snow Falls – Performative Installation with Voice Choregie Festival for New Music, Maribor/SLO
Solo Show, Kunst im Bauhof, Winterthur/CH
2010 Navigating Bodies, Gallery Birgit Ostermeier, Berlin/DE
2009 The Route of Vanish, State Museum of Arts in Novosibirsk/RU
2007 Lunik, Gallery Mel Factory, Vienna/AT
2004 The Flow, Gallery Stara Kapetanija, Belgrade/RS
2002 Long Distance, Gallery Zvono, Belgrade/RS


Selected group exhibitions
2017 Being Human – Digital/Analogue?, Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow /UK
Testimony – Truth or Politics?, Galleria Boccanera, Trento /IT
Macura Museum Collection – Objects, Macura Museum, Belgrade /SER
Inner Migrations – Part III, Poola Gallery, Pula /CRO
Pop Up Art Event – Curated by Natascha Dallwitz & Inga Rück, Berlin /DE
Inner Migrations – Part II, National Museum of Montenegro, Cetinje /MN
Archaeology of Knowledge, project for MIA 2016, Milano /IT
Konzack Collection – The First Encounter, Kunsthalle Klützer Winkel, Damshagen /DE
2016 Collection of Stefan Maria Rother, Berliner Liste 2016, Berlin/DE
Who Wants To Die – Pacifism Today, Rk Gallery Berlin/DE
Dada 2, Macura Museum /RS
Zentih is not Dada -100 Years of Cabaret Voltaire, Macura Museum /RS
Lithomania, Scahufenster, Berlin/DE
Inner Migration, Duplex 100m2, Sarajevo /BIH
2015 Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy – One Segment of Nomadism in Art,
Schaufenster, Berlin/DE
Internation Art, HDLU – Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb/CRO
Germany under the Hood, Cap San Diego, Hamburg/DE
Art Market Budapest Art Fair, Budapest/HU
2014 Der Innere Reichtum, Konferenz der Visionäre, Berlin/DE
Art Market Budapest Art Fair, Budapest/HU
Just Fair, Whiteconcepts, Berlin/DE
Zehn Stipendiatinnen der Stiftung Ulrich und Burga Knispel UdK Berlin, Kommunale Galerie Berlin/DE
2013 Art Market Budapest Art Fair, with WHITECONCEPTS, Budapest/HU
La Grande Migration, Millenaris Park, Budapest/HU
2012 Never Ever Ever Land, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York/USA
Ausstellung 6, Berlin Art Junction, GIZ, Berlin/DE
Vice Versa, Miami/USA
2011 Preview Aftershow, Whiteconcepts, Berlin/DE
Preview Berlin, with Whiteconcepts , Berlin/DE
The End of the Dream, MicaMoca, Berlin
Crossing the Line. A Drawing Exhibition, Schaufenster. Schauraum für Kunst, Berlin/DE
Westwendischer Kunstverein, KUNSTkammer, Gartow/DE
KunstAktienausstellung in den Uferhallen,Berlin/DE
Fundacja Forum Krasków,Krasków Palace, Marcinowice/PL
Austellung 3, Berlin Art Junction, GIZ Haus, Berlin/DE
2010 Die Grammatik des Buches, Artothek / Städtische Galerie, Munich/DE
Situs Inversus, Universität der Künste, Berlin /DE
Real Presence, Gallery Zvono, Belgrade/RS
Hipernatural, Kunstcampus Heidestraße, Berlin/DE
Gute Karten, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin /DE
2009 Medeaelectronique, Kinitiras Studio, Athens/GR
Lucid Dream, Galerie Birgit Ostermeier, Berlin/DE
Wish You Were Here, University of the Arts, Berlin/DE
2008 Schein, Gallery Birgit Ostermeier, Berlin/DE
Beware the Aftereffects, Infernoesque Project Space, Berlin/DE
Offbeat: Look and See the Violence Against Women
Student Cultural Centre, Belgrade/RS
2006 Tiger im Löwenpalais, Stiftung Starke, Berlin /DE
2005 100th: Half Eternity, Sophiensäale, Berlin
Medical Treatment and Art, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima/JP
Devenir: Becoming Minor, Gallery of the Belgrade Cultural Centre, Belgrade/RS
April Meetings – Film Works of the Class of Rebecca Horn
Gallery of the Student Cultural Centre, Belgrade/RS
Fotografija Project, Crosspoints Gallery, Belgrade/RS
Fliehende Bücher, Old library, University of Arts Berlin/DE
2004 Oh Tender Sailorman, Turboplex Gallery, Berlin/DE
Mitternacht Tage, Stiftung Starke, Berlin/DE
2003 50th Biennale di Venezia, Performance with Marina Abramovic’s “The Independent Artists Group“, Venice/IT
4 Zeiten des Jahres, Theatre project of the University of the Arts, Berlin/DE
2002 Achi – Young Architectural Thought, Centralny Dom Hudozhnika, Moscow/RUS
2001 Real Presence, Tito’s Museum, Belgrade/RS
2000 30th Exhibition of Drawings and Sculptures, Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade/RS
Belgrade Youth Cultural Centre, Belgrade/RS
Move – Project for the Cultural Awakening of Serbia, Center for the Presentation of Youth, Arilje, Zrenjanin/RS
1999 29th Exhibition of Drawings and Sculptures, Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade Youth Cultural Centre, Belgrade/RS
10th Biennial of Student Drawing, Gallery Studentski grad, Belgrade/RS