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Qualifications
performance artist, photographer, video artist, sculptor, sound artist, member of artist dueo, director
1960-1968 paintings and drawings; 1968-1970 projects, texts and drawings; 1970-1973 sound environments; 1973-1976 performances, video, films
Nationality/school
Yugoslav, Serbian, Dutch, American
Born
Belgrado 1946-11-30
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
collaborated 1976-1988
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Belgrado 1965 - 1975
  • Amsterdam 1975 - 2002
  • 1980 - 1983
    travels to the deserts of Central Australia, Sahara, Thar and Gobi
  • China 1985 - 1988
    travels
  • Saché 2001
    artist-in-residence at Atelier Calder
  • New York City 2002 - 2015
    Westcott 2010, bio on www.skny.com (July 2015)
Teacher at academy/university
Academy of Arts (Novi Sad)
1973-1975
Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg (HFBK Hamburg)
1992-1996
Hochschule der Bildenden Künste (Braunschweig)
1994-2001professor Performance Art
Chicago Art Institute (Chicago)
2004 honorary doctorate
University of Art (Belgrado)
Doctorate of Faculty of Arts 2008
University of Plymouth
Honorary Doctorate 2009
Williams College (Massachusetts)
Honorary degree Doctor of Fine Arts 2011
born in
active in
Medium/technique
diffusion transfer print
Product
artists' book
Prijzen
  • Gouden Leeuw (Biënnale van Venetië)
    1997
  • Niedersächsischer Kunstpreis, 2003 New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), 2003 AICA Best Show in a Commercial Gallery Award, 2003 honored by Artist’s Space and +ART 2006 honored by the Guggenheim at 2006 International Gala AICA-USA Best Exhibition of Time Based Art 2005-2006 AICA-USA Award for the performance 7 Easy Pieces 2007 honored by Franklin Furnace 2007 Austrian Decoration for Science and Art 2008 Lorenzo il Magnifico Career Award, Florence Biennale 2009 Cultural Leadership Award, American Federation of Arts, 2011 deFINE ART 2011 Honoree, The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Savannah, USA Honory Degree, Williams Office of Communication College 2011 BOMB Magazine Honoree, Bomb Gala, New York 2011 Danspace Project Honoree, New York 2011 Honorary Doctorate of Arts, Instituto Superior de Arte, Cuba, 2012 'July 13' Lifetime Achievement Awards, Podgorica, Montenegro, 2012 Berliner Bear 2012 Diaghilev Award 2012
Entered on: 1991-08-16; Modification on: 2017-08-28

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