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Nina Simonovic

Nina Simonović, 11.52 (detail), Perforated paper, 1.5 x 1.5 m

Artist name: Nina Simonovic
Dates of residency: Oct – Nov
Born: 1984
Hometown: Belgrade
Lives and works: Paris, France
Education: MFA, University of Arts – Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade, 2010

In her work, Nina Simonovic brings together her interest for the present day world and important issues of the time with a highly subjective sense of her position as an artist. Through different media – drawing, sound, images and web, the artist explores the questions of time, traces and memory. Simonovic performs a process where gestures, time and tools become forms. They bear a persistent feeling of the simultaneous presence of the I and 0, of the rational and the sensitive, fast and slow, political and intimate, noise and silence, violence and softness.

Nina Simonovic is the recipient of the Mangelos 2016 award for young artists in Serbia which provides her with a 2 month residency at RU and a solo exhibition arger returning to Belgrade. 

Recent shows include: Hesitations, Gallery U10, Belgrade, 2015 (solo); Constellation, Serbian Cultural Center, Paris, 2015; Facing Belgrade, Luis Leu, Karlsruhe, 2013; It is difficult to be… in the time, 47. BITEF Festival, Geozavod, Belgrade, 2013; Throughout the studio, Gallery DKSG, Belgrade, 2013, Resonances, FLU gallery, Belgrade, 2011 (solo); D’est. La casa – Giovani artisti Serbi, Palazzo Forti, Verona, 2012; Out of Place_an ongoing archive, CORPO 6 gallery, Berlin, 2012; Presences, Residence of Princess Ljubica, Belgrade City Museum, 2010; DRANCY / BOBIGNY Art & memorie, Centquatre, Paris, 2010.

SUPPORT: Nina Simonovic’s 2-month residency is made possible with funds from The Trust for Mutual Understanding (TMU).


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