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Aleksandar Duravcevic

1970 born in Montenegro. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. The subtle subject matter and images of Duravcevic’s works are rooted in his personal experiences of living through the changing political landscape of his native Montenegro. Growing up with a lineage of conflicting cultures and religions in what was then Yugoslavia, and having to experience war and emigration to America later on, the artist is interested in presenting duality in his work. A process of his own search for identity. Duravcevic uses his deep wealth of knowledge of all aspects of history for the metaphors that become the subject of his work.

 

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Milena Jovicevic

Born in Cetinje, Montenegro, 1976. Works at Faculty of Fine arts Cetinje Montenegro.

 

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Blazo Kovacevic

He was born in 1973 in Podgorica, Montenegro.

 

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Lidija Delic

Born in Montenegro, in 1986. Graduated from School of Design, in Belgrade, Department of Textile Design, in 2005. Graduated at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, Department of Painting, in 2010. Currently she is at the PhD studies, Multimedia Art Department at University of arts in Belgrade. From 2012. she is a collaborator at U10 art space in Belgrade, working on managing exhibitions and events. Since 2007, she has been part of the nKA/ ICA organization (Independent Cultural Association). Lidija attended a series of summer workshops named REAL PRESENCE, one of the biggest international workshops in Serbia, from 2006 on. She won the Henkel Prize for Serbia in 2008. She was awarded a prize for drawing by Gioielli di Carta auction house from Rome.

 

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Natalija Vujošević

Irena Lagator Pejovic 

Natalija Vujošević (1976, Yugoslavia) is interested in coordinates of experience and identity created by society, the immediate natural environment of contemporary humans. She mainly produces installation, video and art books and took part in numerous exhibitions. Vujošević is the co-editor of Trema (tremabooks.com) and the founder of the Institute for Contemporary Art of Montenegro (ica-me.org). She is currently working on her MA thesis at the art academy AVA Ljubljana. She lives and works in Podgorica.

 

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Irena Lagator Pejovic (1976 Yugoslavia). She represented Montenegro at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013). She has recently exhibited at venues such as FRAC (Marseille), KLI Institute (Vienna), Austrian Cultural Forum (New York), White Box (New York), Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle (Munich); Milano Triennale Design Museum; the MAXXI museum (Rome); Kunsthalle Charlottenborg (Copenhagen); Museum of Contemporary Art (Belgrade); National Gallery of Iceland (Reykjavik); Istanbul International Biennial of Contemporary Art (Istanbul), Neue Galerie (Graz). Her first book The Society of Unlimited Responsibility. Art as Social Strategy. 2001-2011 was published by Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne.

The work of the Montenegrin artist Irena Lagator Pejović develops around the themes of space soliciting the interaction of the viewer. Her installations, videos, photographs and drawings reflect on topics like the perception and understanding of reality, individual and collective identity and the responsibility of society and its single members. Her practice embedded in criticality and poetic reconstruction of reality focuses on relations that evidence transformation of society, life, art and culture, promoting new horizons. While addressing global issues, her exhibitions should be understood as universal propositions aiming to investigate the limits of art and the limits of the society.

 

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