Damir Nikšić

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Damir Nikšić

Biografija:

Damir Nikšić je bosanskohercegovački angažovani umjetnik, poznat širom regiona po svom građanskom aktivizmu, performansima, instalacijama i satiričnim video komentarima.

Studirao je na likovnim akademijama u SarajevuMilanu i Bolonji. Diplomirao je 2000. godine na Akademiji likovnih umjetnosti u Sarajevu, Odsjek za slikarstvo. U periodu 2000-2004. godine studirao je na postdiplomskom studiju na University of Arizona, SAD. Magistrirao je 2004. godine vizelnu umjetnost (novi žanr) i istoriju umjetnosti.

Između ostalog, bio je član umjetničke grupe Maxumim, izlagao je na Venecijanskom bijenalu 2003. godine u internacionalnoj selekciji i predavao je na Northwestern University u Evanstonu, SAD. Danas živi u Sarajevu.

Biography:

Damir Niksic is a Bosnian-born artist whose work in video, installation, and performance often adresses Orientalism, race and politics. His postcolonial approach to the Western Balkans led him to explore psychopathology of colonisation and ethno, cultural and cross-cultural psychology in situ. His work has been exhibited in a variety of venues throughout Europe and the US, including the Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art, Sarajevo; National Museum of Montenegro, Cetinje; Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi; Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade; National Museum, Szczecin; National Gallery, Skopje; Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto; Palazzo Papesse Centre for Contemporary Art, Siena; Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York; Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw; Tallin Art Hall, Tallin; Locarno Film Festival, Locarno; Ludwig Museum, Budapest; Sammlung Essl, MUMOK Museum, Pallais Lichtenstein Museum of Modern Art, Wien; The Museum of Modern Art of Saint-Etienne Metropole, DOX Centre of Contemporary Art, Prague and the 50th Venice Biennial.

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