Iva Kontic

Born in Belgrade in 1982.
Iva lives and works between Barcelona, Belgrade and Milan, where she works as the coordinator of Master in Video Art and Filmmaking at ARD&NT Institute (joint educational project by Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera and Politecnico di Milano) and teaches "Performative Arts and Video".



EDUCATION

2016 PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Arts in Belgrade, Belgrade, RS
2010 MFA in Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London, London, UK
2007 Filmmaking, Scuola Civica di Cinema, Televisione e Nuovi Media, Milan, IT
2007 Academic Diploma in Painting, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan, IT


SOLO EXHIBITIONS & PUBLIC PERFORMANCES

2016 AGIT-PROP-FLASH-MOB, PhD art project final exhibition, U10, Belgrade, RS
2015 AGIT-PROP-FLASH-MOB (ili Ples radnika u suton): Beograd, Dom Omladine Beograda, Belgrade, RS
layer_Collaboration_7, double solo show, MaximiliansForum, Munich, DE
AGIT-PROP-FLASH-MOB (oder Die Arbeiter Tanz in die Dämmerung), public performance, Marienhof, Munich, DE
AGIT-PROP-FLASH-MOB (o La Danza de los trabajadores en el crepúsculo), public performance, Plaza Mayor, Madrid, ES
AGIT-PROP-FLASH-MOB (ili Ples radnika u suton), public performance, Trg Republike, Belgrade, RS
2012 Mechanical Dream - Beo_Project, Belgrade, RS
  Short Sharp Blow to the Head... / Iva Kontic, Trade Gallery, Nottingham, UK
2010 A Place of . . ., Osart Gallery, Milan, IT
2008 House of Chocolate, Windows of Marmalade, Arte&Altro Gallery, Gattinara, IT
2007 My Still Lives, Radar Gallery, Venice, IT
2005 Biljeske-Beleske, Obraz Gallery and AUS18, Milan, IT


GROUP EXHIBITIONS & FESTIVALS

2015 Mappa dell'arte nuova, Fondazione Cini di Venezia, Venezia. IT
  Prilašcanje zgodovine, Galleria Ravne, Ravne na Koroškem, Sl
  Magre Sponde Festival: I LUOGHI E LA MEMORIA, Villa Terzoli, Brebbia-Varese, IT
  6 PM Your Local Time, LINK Art Center, various locations around Europe / www.linkartcenter.eu
  Praestigium: the artworks from the Luciano Benetton Collection "Imago Mundi", Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo,
Turin, IT
  WALK WITH THE ARTIST: Dream Catching in Dormitory, Associazione 22:37 and Beo_Project, Belgrade, RS
  conTENporary words of art, IED Institute of European Design, Sala Santa Rita, Rome, IT
2014 Video in Progress 5: Reflections of the Past, CUK Kino Šiška and Atrij ZRC SAZU, Ljubljana, Sl
  COLLABORATION_7, ROTONDA, Belgrade, RS / abart, Corovica kuca, Mostar, BA
  SUONI E VISIONI: quasiAperto, 89/A & freeUnDo, Casadegliartisti, Milan, IT
  NUVOLE: Independent Voices, SEM in collaboration with Beo_Project, Palazzo Beneventano, Scicli, IT
2013 Periskop #29-30, Vetomat, Berlin, DE / The Boem Gallery, Vienna, AT
  The New Contemporary: The School of Happiness Award, VIENNAFAIR, Vienna, AT
  THE SOCIAL: Encountering Photography. Wideyed Periskop, Allenheads Contemprary Arts, Allenhead, UK
  QUEST EUROPE 9th International Shortfilm Festival, Zielona Gora, PL
  Cologne OFF 2013: Georgia, Contemporary Art Center Tbilisi, Tibilisi, GE
  Periskop #026, Podmornica, Belgrade, RS
  LAVORO / WORK / VORE, Villa di Toppo Florio, Buttrio (Udine), IT
  CEC 2013: Carneval of e-Creativity, Sattal, IN
  Flash Art Event: Intimate Landscapes, Palazzo del Giaccio, MIlan, IT
  SETUP #1, Autostazione, Bologna, IT
2012 Out of Place_an ongoing archive, CORPO 6 Galerie, Berlin, DE
  New Technologies: I know who you are, but who am I?, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Pancevo, RS
  29th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel, DE
  I spy with my little eye, Kunsthaus, Essen, DE
  Platform0, TEA Tenerife - Espacio de las Artes, Tenerife, Canary Islands, ES
  Sedicicorto International Film Festival: MOVIE competition section, Forli, IT
  ExDox: Experimental Documentary Film Festival nomadic video festival project organized by
"Cologne Art & Moving Images Award", Cologne, DE
  Coordinate Ellittiche , Careof DOCVA, Milan, IT
  PerAspera #4: Italia/Serbia_Crossing, Villa Adrovandi Mazzacorati, Bologna, IT
  Nis Art Foundation Award, Museum of Serbian Posts, Belgrade, RS
2011 MADATAC 03 International Video Art Festival, Museum Reina Sofia, Madrid, ES
  Cose Cosmiche #2, ARTRA Gallery, Milan, IT
  ESPACIO ENTER,International Festival of Creativity Inovation & Digital Culture, TEA Tenerife, Santa Cruz, ES
  Premio Cairo 12, Museo della Permanente, Milan, IT
  D'EST: Home. a collection of young Serbian artists, Modern Art Gallery of Verona "Palazzo Forti", Verona, IT
  The Scientist International Festival of Video Art: There is no place like home, Ferrara, IT
  Mikser Festival: Visual Art Zone, Zitomlin, Belgrade, RS
  24. EUROPEAN MEDIA ART FESTIVAL: Hard for Money, Osnabrueck, DE
  Mladi 2011, Nis Art Foundation, Nis/ DIN Gallery, Belgrade/ Museum of Serbian Archive, Novi Sad, RS
  S. A. G. S., The Woodmill Project, London, UK
  Samvaad, FICA Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art, New Delhi / Shanthiroad Studio Gallery, Bangalore, IN
  Elephants in Woodmill, collaborative project with Nicolas Party, The Woodmill Project Space, London, UK
  Site of Flash and Stones, Simotas Binasi, Istanbul, TR
  ULUS annual show of new members, Art Pavilion Cvijeta Zuzoric, Belgrade, RS
2010 Chelsea Arts Club Trust Special Project Award, Chelsea Arts Club, London, UK
  Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Tamtam 8, Berlin, DE
Goldsmiths MFA Show, Goldsmiths College, London, UK
  Catodica5 Video Art Festival, guest at Trieste Film Festival, Stazione Rogers/ Alpe Adria Cinema, Trieste, IT
  Pause and Eject 2, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK
  Women Painters from 5 Continents, Osart Gallery, Milan, IT
  ART OFF FAIR: Bologna Art First 10, Bologna, IT
2009 Biennial Tehran: Urban Jealousy in Belgrade, Magacin u Kraljevica Marka, Belgrade, RS
  REAL/UNREAL, NEON>campobase, Bologna, IT
  PAUSE AND EJECT, Rag Factory, London, UK
  Videoart Yearbook IV, Chiostro di Santa Cristina, Bologna, IT
  VeronArt 09: Videoart Yearbook selection, Regional Archive Center for Videoart, Verona, IT
2008 Germinazioni. A new breed, Palazzo della Penna, Perugia, IT
2007 La Nuova Figurazione Italiana, Fabbrica Borroni Fondation, Bollate, Milan, IT
  Premio Michetti: Nuovi realismi, Michetti Fondation/ PAC, Francavilla al Mare/ Milan, IT
2006 Anatomical Signs, BaoQutang Gallery, Hong Kong, CH
  Human@rt, Le Ciminiere, Catania, IT
  15 volte 1 volto, Spazioinmostra, Milan, IT
  Una mano per Ail, expo and charity auction, Christie's and AIL Association, Milan, IT
2005 Giungle esistenziali, CRT Teatro dell'Arte, Triennale, Milan, IT
  Bologna FlashArt Show, hotel Sofitel, Bologna, IT
  Premio Lissone, Civica Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea, Lissone, IT
2004 Italian Factory Prize, Superstudio Piů, Milan, IT
  Lo stato nell’arte, AUS18, Milan, IT
  Salon primo, Museo della Permanente, Milan, IT


AWARDS / GRANTS

2015 Grant for visual art production awarded by Ministry of Culture of Republic of Serbia for the art project AGIT-PROP-FLASH-MOB within the AiR project "Collaboration_7" at MaximiliansForum in Munich, Belgrade, RS
2013 The School of Happiness Award- nominee, VIENNAFAIR, Vienna, AT
2012 Nis Art Foundation Award For Young Serbian Artists - finalist, Nis Art Foundation, Niš, RS
2011 Cairo Prize #12 - finalist, Milan, IT
2009 Chelsea Arts Club Trust Award - winner of "The Best Special Project Award", issued by Goldsmiths College and Chelsea Arts Club, London, UK
2007 Premio Michetti - finalist, Michetti Fondation, Francavilla al Mare, IT
  author of the official manifest for JEFF Film Festival and honorary member of the jury, Taranto, IT
2005 Premio Lissone - finalist, Museo di Lissone, Lissone, IT
2004 Italian Factory Prize - winner of "The Award for Emerging Artist", Italian Factory Foundation, Milan, IT
  awarded with bursary by Italian Ministery of Cultureand Accademia di Belle Arti Brera, Milan, IT


RESIDENCES / WORKSHOPS

2015 Collaboration_7 - one month artist residence at MaximiliansForum, organised by the artist collective Collaboration_
and funded by IFA Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen, Bavarian Minstry of Culture and Foundation Federkiel, Munich, DE
2014 Program Creative Europe 2014-2020 - workshop and conference on young creatives and future development of art and culture, organised by Ministry of Culture and Information of Republic of Serbia, Palace of Serbia, Belgrade, RS
2012 VISIO European Workshop on Artist's Cinema - artist workshop organised by Lo schermo dell'arte Film Festival, Florence, IT; visiting lecturers: Isaac Julien, Heinz Peter Schwerfel and Mark Nash
2011 La Cité des Curiosités - the finalist of the AIR and public-art project, Sextantetplus, Marseille, FR
2010-2011 The Woodmill Project - one year artist studio residency, London, UK
2005 Uno uno prima: European workshop for debuts - artist worshop, Raghianti Foundation, Lucca, IT; visiting lecturers:
Emir Kusturica, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Sebastiao Salgado, William Klein


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2014 Ciclo de Cine Serbio, coordinator of the program, the festival is part of "Week of Serbian Culture in Madrid" organised by Association Ivo Andric and Foundation SGAE, the festival is funded by the Serbian Ministry of Culture and supported by Serbian Embasy in Madrid, Cinema Artistic Metropol, Madrid, Madrid, ES
2012 I spy with my little eye, exhibition project conceived and organised in collaboration with artists Sandra Setzkorn (DE), Alexis Milne (UK), Chun-Teng Chu (CN) and Burcu Yagciouglu (TR), Kunsthaus, Essen, DE
2009-2010 PAUSE & EJECT, group exhibition project conceived and organised together with Goldsmiths MA students,
Shoreditch Town Hall / Rag Factory, London, UK


MEMBERSHIPS

since 2011 ULUS, Association of Serbian Artists, Belgrade, RS
2009-2010 Chelsea Arts Club, London, UK(honorary memebrship)


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Luciano Benetton Collection "Imago Mundi"; Chelsea Arts Club Trust Collection; The School of Happiness Award VIENNAFAIR;
European Media Art Festival; MADATAC Video Festival