Sanja Ivekovic

Sanja Ivekovic | the artist


The artist Sanja Ivekovic
Born 1949, Zagreb, Croatia.
Lives and works in Zagreb, .
Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Performance Art, Video, Istanbul Biennial, Documenta Kassel,

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Her art production has spanned a range of media such as photo graphy, performance, video and installations. The point of departure of her work was (and has remained until today) her own person, her own life – and by putting this theme into a broader context – the situation of women in our time and society. On Croatian art scene she was the first woman artist who called herself a feminist artist…

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I first made a studio visit with Sanja Iveković about ten years ago, when I was invited to organize a large-scale exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, Croatia. She impressed me instantly. I recall thinking, “This is an inspiring artist with whom I will forge a long-lasting relationship.” A feminist, activist, and video pioneer, Iveković came of age in the early 1970s, when artists broke free from mainstream institutional settings, laying the ground for a form of praxis antipodal to official art. Part of the generation known as the Nova Umjetnička Praksa (New Art Practice), she has produced works of cross-cultural resonance that range from conceptual photomontages to video and performance. Last month I visited Iveković again in Zagreb, this time to discuss her first survey exhibition in the U.S., which is scheduled to open at MoMA at the end of 2011…

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Women’s Room / Fraënhaus Project

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Installation

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Ivekovics Arbeit ist geprägt durch die kritische Auseinandersetzung mit der Politik der Bilder und Körper. Zu ihren künstlerischen Strategien gehört die Analyse medialer Identitäts- konstruktionen ebenso wie politisches Engagement, Solidarisierung und Aktivismus. Seit den 1970er Jahren arbeitet sie mit Performance, Video, Fotografie, Installation und Aktionen im öffentlichen Raum…

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