CV


Bojana S. Knežević - multimedia artist
Birth date: 20/02/1983
Current place: Belgrade, Serbia
email: boa.knezevic@gmail.com
websites: http://bojanasknezevic.com/ http://femkanje.com/ http://sweetconceptualartist.com

FIELDS OF INTEREST
performance art, participatory art and mediated art practices, transmedia research, video and digital art, audio-visual installation, radio and sound art, socially engaged and critical art practices

EDUCATION
2018 DA Doctoral Interdisciplinary arts studies (Digital Arts), University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia; 2011 MFA New Media Arts, Academy of Arts, University of Novi Sad, Serbia; 2009 BA New Media Arts, Academy of Arts, University of Novi Sad; 2013/2014 Gender studies, Women’s Studies Center, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade; 2014 Internship at Studio Zimoun, PROGR Zentrum für Kulturproduktion, Bern, Switzerland

WORK EXPERIENCE
2018- (currently) teaching assistant at the department of Fine arts, Academy of Arts Novi Sad; 2013- (currently) co-founder of the art and culture association Femkanje, journalist and co-producer of radio show/podcast Femkanje; 2013- (currently) Coordinator of numerous art and culture events in Serbia and abroad; 2009-2011 teaching associate at department of Fine arts (Visual communications), Academy of Arts Novi Sad;

SCHOLARSHIPS / GRANTS
2019 Q21/ MuseumsQuartier Wien; 2017-2018 DAL - Danube Art Lab, donumenta e.V., Regensburg, Germany; 2017 KulturKontakt Austria AIR, Vienna, Austria; 2013 Mirror, Program of Support of Young Women’s Activism, Reconstruction Women’s Fund, Belgrade, Serbia; 2009/10 Fund for Young Talents of the Republic Serbia, Ministry of Youth and Sport, ’Scholarships for 1000 best students’, Serbia; 2008/09 Eurobank EFG scholarships for 100 best students of state universities of Serbia;

ART RESIDENCIES
2019 Q21/ MuseumsQuartier Artist-in-Residence program, Vienna, Austria; 2018 (participant and organizer/producer of private secret AiR program) Drinks for anybody, not for us, Novi Sad, Serbia; 2017 DAL-Danube Art Lab, Regensburg; 2017 KulturKontakt Austria AIR, Vienna, Austria; 2015/2016 Multimadeira, Funshal, Madeira, Portugal; 2008 Wunderland, Château de Rue, Switzerland; 2006 Outside project, Florence, Italy;

LIST OF PROJECTS/ARTWORKS (SELECTION)
2020 Boa Béres / Pathology of Success / I just wanted to be a pop star, series of performances; 2019 (Multi)facing Anxiety, audio-visual installation, art and neuroscience research, in collaboration with David Stanley (UK), dr Milica Velimirović (SR), dr Maja Pantović (SR), dr Andrej Savić (SR);
2019 Let’s just call it the new one, participative performance/experimental theater play;
2019 A Chance Encounter, 8-channel sound art piece, in collaboration with Katarina Petrović (SR/NL), Karen Nicole (USA), Yvette Janine Jackson (USA);
2019 Yes I know, pretty girls have rights to forget anything, art flag-object;
2018 Sweet Conceptual Artist offers a Solution, installation in public space;
2018 A Queen of Montenegro, audio-visual installation, performance, drawings;
2018 Drinks for anybody not for us / We wish you the best for the future of your artistic career and beyond, participative performance, self-organized conceptual art residency, missing object;
2018 Reveries of Commons, audio visual installation, performance, drawings, objects;
2018 In Your Coat, performance in collaboration with Mariko Hori;
2018 Femkanje-Open Mic, interactive audio installation, radio broadcast;
2018 A Chance Event, 8-channel sound art piece, in collaboration with Katarina Petrović (SR/NL), Karen Nicole (USA), Yvette Janine Jackson (USA);
2017 Süße Konzeptkünstlerin sucht Unterstützung, audio-visual installation, performance/happening;
2016 Sweet Conceptual Artist Looking for Support, audio-visual installation, performance/happening;
2015/2016 Femkanje - Radio mapping the independent scene, 16-channel audio installation;
2015/2016 BOAS_JNNFR Weite Unterm Mikroskop, sound art project/EP, in collaboration with poetesse Jeniffer Koenig (CH);
2014 Belgrade - Life or Death, independent documentary/video essay;
2013 Psychedelic Princess III, video, performance;
2012/2013 Psychedelic Princess II, video, performance;
2012 The Perfect Man, independent documentary, video essay;
2012/2013 Boasz Little SU (EP), sound art project;
2011 Look at You, 11-channel video installation (MFA project);
2010 Psychedelic Princess I, video, performance;
2010 The truth teller, object, installation;

LONG TERM PROJECTS
Since 2018 67 Microphones, sound/performance/theatre, in collaboration with Josseline Black (USA)
https://soundcloud.com/67microphones; Since 2013 Slatka Konceptualna Umetnica/Sweet Conceptual Artist/Süße Konzeptkünstlerin, processual art project, mediated/participative performance, happening, audio-visual installation, objects, interactive web platform http://sweetconceptualartist.com/;Since 2013 Femkanje, radio show/podcast, art and media project, in collaboration with Katarina Petrović (NL/SR) http://femkanje.com/; Since 2012 Boas / BOASZ (since 2016), sound art project https://soundcloud.com/boasz

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 Retrospective exhibition/Participative performance 10 years 100 characters and you, Gallery Remont, Belgrade; Participative performance/experimental theater play Let’s just call it the new one, k48 – Offensive für zeitgenössische Wahrnehmung, Vienna; Collaborative 8-channel sound art piece A Chance Encounter, TONSPUR Kunstverein, Vienna; 2018 Collaborative 8-channel sound art piece A Chance Event, TONSPUR Maribor; Audio-visual installation, performance A Queen of Montenegro, Gallery SULUJ, Belgrade, Serbia; Audio-visual installation, performance A Queen of Montenegro, Gallery SULUV, Novi Sad, Serbia; 2017 Audio-visual installation, performance Süße Konzeptkünstlerin sucht Unterstützung, Kulturdrogerie, Vienna, Austria; 2016 Audio-visual installation, performance Sweet Conceptual Artist Looking for Support, Art Space U10, Belgrade; 2014 Short documentary Belgrade – life or death, Mikser House, Belgrade; 2011 Aesthetics of Fear (Video installation Look at You), ‘Art Klinika’ Gallery, Novi Sad; 2010 Video installation Contemporary Loneliness, audio-visual installation Like, Hate, Sad, ‘New Members 2010’, Art Gallery SULUV, Novi Sad;

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS / FESTIVALS / SCREENINGS
2020 (upcoming) A Queen of Montenegro, 937 Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, US; 2019 Art flag Yes I know, pretty girls have rights to forget anything, WE CUT THE CABLES, Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad; Video A Queen of Montenegro, LEAP AND DIVE, Identity of female artists in (new)media practice, Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad; Audio-visual installation (Multi)facing anxiety, in collaboration with David Stanley, Milica Velimirović, Maja Pantović and Andrej Savić, MicroArt Gallery; 2018 Media intervention Femkanje Open Mic, Art or Pa t/Performance performativity and Document_K.A.T., Gallery SULUV, Novi Sad; Femkanje - Open Mic_MFRU - 24th International Festival of Computer Art_UGM Studio_Maribor, Slovenia; The Reveries of Commons, DAL - Danube Art Lab exhibition, Der Städtischen Galerie im Leeren Beutel Regensburg, Germany; 2017 S.U. ‘National Museum of Contemporary Art’, Ostavinska Gallery, Belgrade; S.U. KulturKontakt AIR exhibition, Concordiaplatz 2, Vienna; 2016 Audio installation Femkanje - Radio mapping the independent scene, 8th Triennial of Contemporary Art in Slovenia – U3, curated by Boris Groys, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia; 2015 Audio installation Femkanje - Radio mapping the independent scene, 21st International Festival of Contemporary Arts - City of Women Exhibition Zig Zag, curated by Lenka Đorojević, Škuc gallery, Ljubljana; Short documentary The Perfect Man, 7th Kastav Film Festival, Kastav, Opatia, Croatia; Short documentary Belgrade – life or death, 7th Kastav Film Festival, Kastav, Opatia; Installation S.U. 2013-2015, ‘... Art in the expanded field/View on the art scene of Vojvodina 1995-2014’, The Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina (MSUV), Novi Sad; 2014 Short documentary The Perfect Man, IDAHO films, IDAHO Belgrade, UK Parobrod, Belgrade; Short documentary The Perfect Man, ‘Project Differences – retrospective’,MSUV, Novi Sad; Short experimental documentary Belgrade – life or death, 7th International Film Festival Cinema City, MSUV, Novi Sad; Short documentary The Perfect Man, KINO EUROPA, Zagreb, Croatia; Short experimental documentary Belgrade – life or death, 61st Belgrade documentary and short film festival, Belgrade; 2013 Video Psychedelic Princess I and II, short documentary The Perfect Man, Crazygoat Promotions, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK; Audio-visual installation Crazy Whore in Love, intervention S.U., SITUATIONS. Installations in Vojvodina, MSUV, Novi Sad; 2012 Video Crazy Whore in Love, Femix Fest, Culture centre REX, Belgrade; Short documentary The Perfect Man, Femix Fest, Culture centre REX, Belgrade; Short documentary The Perfect Man, Videomedeja (16th International Video Festival), Studio M, Novi Sad; 2011 11-channel video installation Look at You! 40th Novi Sad Salon ‘Energy Plus’, MSUV, Novi Sad; Video Look at You!, SEE VIDEO ART FESTIVAL, Gallery MC, New York City, US;