… CV …

Dušica Dražić is an artist, born in Belgrade (Yugoslavia). Dražić also initiated and curated collaborative projects and exhibitions.

Education:

2006
MFA degree at the program “Public Art & New Artistic Strategies” at the Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany (Supervisors: Artist and Curator Katharina Hohmann, Prof. Dr. Karl Schawelka, Guest Prof. Axel Lieber)
2004
Graduated at the Art University (the Applied Arts Faculty) in Belgrade, Serbia, applied graphics major, department for photography. (Supervisor Prof. Branimir Karanović)

One-man & “usually4” exhibitions:

2016/2017
Interpretation (curator I. Bekić), Gallery Prozori, Zagreb, Croatia
2016
Premonition, DOB, Belgrade, Serbia
2013
New City, G12HUB, Belgrade, Serbia
New City
(curator A. Gregorič), Tobačna 001, Ljubljana, Slovenia
The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (with Deqa Abshir), Beo_Project, Belgrade, Serbia
2012
Vexations (curators M. Gruden and B. Popovic), DKSG, Belgrade, Serbia
2011
Blueprint, Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Serbia
The Event Place, DOB, Belgrade, Serbia
2010
Looks Like We’ve Been Here Before, 2010 Young European Artist Trieste Contemporanea Award (Curator A. E. Bjelica Mladenović), Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, Italy
2009
Prostori (Spaces), curator M. Gruden, CCS, Sopot, Serbia
Dead-end street (installation) within Semiotics of the City – the exhibition of usually4 [K. Freino/Poland, S. Hopkins/UK, Kenya, T. Luzio/Portugal, D. Drazic/Serbia] together with  V. Mayoraz/Switzerland, DKSG, Belgrade [Supported by SCP – Pro Helvetia, The Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Ministry of Culture Republic of Serbia]
2008
Prelom – breach, break, breakage, failure, fraction, fracture, infraction, rupture, split, layout (site-specific installation), curator M. Gruden, DKSG, Belgrade, Serbia
2007
Eintagsfliege– exhibition of usually4 within “Floating series”, Galerie inges, Berlin, Germany
2002
Unspoken (photography, video, installation), Circus Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
2000
Shelter (photography), Đura Jakšić Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

Group exhibition:

2017
Courtisane Festival. Notes on cinema, Gent, Belgium
The Munchhausen-effect. On time in times of having no time. (curators A. Batista and K. Orelj), Galerie 5020, Salzburg, Austria
Nuts and Bolts (curator E. Carels), International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2016/2017
Next:Utopia (curators: H. Scragg and A.K. Thor), Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden
History Unfolds (curator H. L. Pousette), Statens historiska museum, Stockholm, Sweden / ONGOING
2016
On Revolution’s Roads (curators: L. Lovrencic and M. Rakita), Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Normalities
 (curators: M. Lulić and C. Moser), Austrian Cultural Forum New York, New York, USA
2015
Fiery Greetings (curator: Ana Adamovic), Lothringer13 Halle, Munich, Germany
Fiery Greetings (curator: Ana Adamovic), Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Serbia
2014
Disappearing Things :: 55th October Salon Belgrade, Curators: Nicolaus Schafhausen and Vanessa Joan Muller, Belgrade City Museum, Serbia
Belgrade Now, Kunstforum Montafon, Austria
Common Territories (curator M. Rigler), Le 116 / Centre d’art contemporain Montreuil, Paris, France
2013
Measures of Saving the World_Part 4 (curators A. Lederer and M. Makovec),  Graz, Austria
KulturKontakt Residence Presents
, ArtPoint Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Come and go (curator G. Gantenbein), Schweizer Botschaft, Vienna, Austria
{else = system missing}(curator K. Lindinger), Institut fur Soziologie, Vienna, Austria 
A CITY SHAPED :: Artefact 2013
 (curator Pieter-Paul Mortier), STUK, Leuven, Belgium
2012
Between Worlds (curatorial team BLOK), HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia

Collection1 (curator A. E. Bjelica Mladenovic), KCB, Serbia
Between the real and reality (curator J. Veljkovic), Treci Beograd, Serbia
What have happened with the Museum of Contemporary Art? (curators D. Sretenović, U. Popović, A. Dolinka), the Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, Serbia
Bound (curators S. Touboura, M. Lianou, N. Sachini), OpenShowStudio, Athens, Greece
Rearview Mirror (curator Christopher Eamon), Art Gallery of Alberta, Canada
2011
Rearview Mirror (curator Christopher Eamon), The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
Home (curators A. Fonda and Z. Audiello), Verona, Italy

Donumenta (curator M. Karic), Regensburg, Germany
255.804 m2 (curators Alenka Gregoric and Mateja Podlesnik), Brot Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
The Power to Host (curator M. Ciric), ISCP, New York, USA
Conversations in Silence, Goethe Institute Nairobi, Kenya
2010
“… night pleases us…”, 51st October Salon (curators: J. Poussette and C. Prado), Belgrade, Serbia
Cooperation, not Corporation (curator M. Ciric), International Test Site, Ritopek, Serbia
Qui vive?, II Moscow International Biennale of Young Artist, Moscow, Russia
2009
P.S. Picture – International mail art project, Muzeum Ziemi Klodzkiej, Klodzko, Poland
Modules of visual narrations, curator Maida Gruden, CCS, Paris, France
2006
Young Serbian (video performance) together with Sam Hopkins, within Rundgang, Zeughof space, Weimar, Germany
A Sea Book (installation), within Rundgang, Zeughof space, Weimar, Germany
2005
The Music Box (installation – model) within Competition for Erfurt Railway Station, Erfurt, Germany
2004
Suitcase within “System”, SKC Main Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
I see… (photography) within “Seaside”, Circus Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
4th of May, 1980 within “Platform”, Lassi Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Identity and Difference, SKC Main Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
2003
Home (photography) within “Month of Photography” – Photo Biennale in Bratislava, Slovakia
Suitcase (photography) within “Civilians in Uniform”, REX Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, Photo Biennale in Naarden, Holland
Postcards from Belgrade (postcards) within “Postcards from Belgrade”, Dupllex Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
2001
Belgrade-Moscow Postcard, performance together with G. Micevski (Serbia), B. Romić (Serbia) and O. Sulimenko (Russia), within festival “What’s so funny?” in CESTA organization, Tabor, Czech Republic
Segments (photography) within “CarbonArt’2001”, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Untitled (installation) within “10th Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterranean”, Sarajevo, B&H
Self-portrait (installation) within “Tradition and Innovation” – textile biennial in Riga, Latvia
Gray (photography) within “Photography”, FLU Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

Public Art Work:

2015
MovementBRDG, Antwerp, Belgium
2012

Industrial Arboretum within Dockville Kunstcamp, Wilhelmsburg, Hamburg, Germany
2011
GAP (performance) within UrbanFestival 2011 (curated, organized and produced by BLOK), Zagreb, Croatia
Monument to the Future within Conversations in Silence organized by Goethe Institut Nairobi, Kenya
2009
ruch (site-specific intervention) within SZTUKA PO PRZEJSCIACH / Art that has been through a lot, Wroclaw, Poland
2007
To Loosely Reside / Weeds – Useful Plants (site-specific intervention) within “Life goes public”, supported by “Leben! Paula Modershon-Becker in Worpswede”, Germany
2006
One home in Rydygiera Street 45a (site-specific installation) within “Crossing”, in cooperation with K. Freino (PL), S. Hopkins (UK/KEN), T. Luzio (P), V. Mayoraz (CH) and Entropia Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland
Surrealism of Simplicity (site-specific performance), Thesis work at the MFA“Public Art & New Artistic Strategies” at the Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany
RESTLESSNESS; or display of a leukocyte (site-specific performance) within “577.4 – the distance between”, in cooperation with  “Museumsite Leuven” and “Kunst en Democratie”, Leuven, Belgium
2005
You say I’m a masochist, but I just love you(performance), within the festival “Framemakers – choreography as an aesthetic of change”, Limeric, Ireland
Morning(public action), within “Schiller goes public”, in cooperation with Kunstverein Jena and the MFA “Public Art & New Artistic Strategies” at the Bauhaus University Weimar, Jena, Germany
2003
Atom – Hope of the world (public action) within BELEF, Belgrade, Serbia

Curating:

2012
Point Blank, former building of Belgrade Cooperative, Belgrade, Serbia

Artists: Alex Baker (UK) • Alfredo Barsuglia (AT) • David Claerbout (BE) • Zorica Čolić (RS) • Siniša Ilić (RS) • Vanessa Mayoraz (CH) • N55 (DK) • Aernoudt Jacobs (BE) • Michael Johansson (SE) • Wim Janssen (BE) • Irena Kelečević (RS) • Korinna Lindinger (AT) • Goran Micevski (RS) • Ivan Petrović (RS) • Mark Shepard (USA) • Boba Mirjana Stojadinović (RS) • Anna Szwajgier and Zorka Wollny (PL) • Gosie Vervloessem (BE)

2011
For Kids and Adults, co-curator together with U. Popovic and A. Mitus, MoCAB/Belgrade, Serbia and BWA/Wroclaw, Poland
Artists: Nikos Arvanitis (GR), Hubert Czerepok, Marko Crnobrnja (RS), Marija Đorđević (RS), Petra Feriancova (SK), Karolina Freino (PL), Nenad Jeremić (RS), Alicja Jodko (DWF / Entropia) (PL), Vladimir Perić (RS), Vedran Perkov (HR), Joanna Rajkowska (PL), Milorad Stajčić (RS), Katarina Šeda (CZ), Janek Simon (PL), Kama Sokolnicka (PL), Predrag Terzić (RS), Miloš Tomić (RS), Vova Vorotniov (UK), Zorka Wollny (PL), Martin Zet (CZ)

Memory of the City, in cooperation with KulturKlammer, Slavica Radisic and the Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Serbia

2010
25th Memorial Nadezda Petrovic – I AM WHAT I AM, co-curator with M. Ćirić, M. Karić and U. Popović), Čačak, Serbia
Artists: Riccardo Benassi, Zorica Čolić, Tina Gverović and Siniša Ilić, Ana Krstić, Medijska arheologija, Goran Micevski, Mladen Miljanović, Awoiska van der Molen, Ivan Petrović, Proto Office, Vahida Ramujkić and Heath Bunting, Naomi T. Salmon, Dubravka Sekulić, Slavs and Tatars, Boba Mirjana Stojadinović, Jan de Wulf

[www.25mnp.wordpress.com]

2009
BELGRADE:NONPLACES together with Una Popović, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade

Artists: diSTRUKTURA (RS), Wojciech Gilewicz (PL), Irena Kelečević (RS), Verica Kovačevska (MK), Vanessa Mayoraz (CH), Milorad Mladenović (RS), Erin Obradovic (USA) and Marija Đorđević (RS), Milena Putnik (RS), Maja Radanović (RS), Boba Mirjana Stojadinović (RS), Marija Šujica (RS), Predrag Terzić (RS), Reijiro Wada (JP)
[www.belgradenonplaces09.wordpress.com]

2008
SLUM-TV in Belgrade and Novi Sad with participation of artists Sam Hopkins/UK,Kenya, Alexander Nikolić/Austria, Lukas Pusch/Austria and Ljubica Gojgić/Serbia as a moderator [Supported by ERSTE Foundation, Austrian Cultural Forum]

Residency / Festival:

2015
IASPIS residency, Stockholm, Sweden
2013
KulturKontakt Residence, Vienna, Austria
2012
Dockville Kunstcamp, Hamburg, Germany
Springcamp
, TimeLab, Ghent, Belgium
2011
Art Residency at Tobacna 001, The Museums and Galleries of the city of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010
ISCP RESIDENCY, (supported by The Foundation for a Civil Society / FCS), New York, USA
2005

Framemakers – choreography as an aesthetic of change, Limeric, Ireland
2003
BELEF, Belgrade, Serbia
2001
What’s so Funny?, Tabor, Czech Republic
CarbonArt’2001, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Workshop Visual Arts in Banja Luka, B&H
2000
The First Balkan Youth Festival, Greece

Award / Fellowship:

2010
Young European Artist Trieste Contemporanea, Italy
Dimitrije Basicevic Mangelos Award Winner, Serbia
2005 / 2006
DAAD scholarship, Germany
1999
Center for Youth Creativity, Belgrade, Serbia

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