IVANA AT BAR
Ivana’s project, “Like there is no tomorrow” expresses her personal reaction to the layers of historical and social changes Beirut has experienced. She translates her experience through a site-specific installation combining local carpets with old neon city signs.
Ivana Ivković (born 1979 in Belgrade / Serbia) holds a M.A. degree in Drawing from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade. Since 2002 she has exhibited in several very successful solo shows in Montreal, Belgrade, New York City, Duseldorf, Vienna, La Coruña, Bodrum, Basel, Calcutta and Copenhagen, as well as many group shows internationally. She is a two-time finalist of the prestigious Politika prize for the best exhibition, and the holder of KulturKontakt Vienna, Austria, Artist in Residence scholarship for 2008, Residency Unlimited New York, USA, Artist in Residence scholarship for 2012,Casa dell Arte, Bodrum, Turkey, Artist in Residence scholarship for 2013, Les Gens Heureux, Artist in Residence program, Copenhagen, Denmark for 2013 and scholarship of the City of Linz for 2014, Austria. Her works are part of Telenor Collection of Serbian Contemporary Art, Collection of the Museum of Belgrade city and of several important private collections in New York and Basel.
Dates of residency: November - December, 2015
Lives and works: Belgrade, Serbia
Education: 2009 MFA Drawing at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, University of Arts in Belgrade, 2005 BFA Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, University of Arts in Belgrade
2017 From diaspora to diversities, Chifte Amam, National Art Gallery, Skopje
2016 The pleasure of love, October salon 2016 curated by David Elliott, Belgrade
2016 Like there is no tomorrow, Drina Gallery, Belgrade
2015 Time regained, FO KIA NOU Gallery Athens