Marta Jovanovic portrait
Nationality Serbian
Born b. 1978

Marta Jovanovic

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Marta Jovanović is a performance artist and educator with a mission to promote and facilitate further progress of the discipline. Founder of the Performance Art Program at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade (2020), artist in residency at The Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles in 2017, she is also the subject of the multiple award-winning documentary Born Just Now (2018), by the American director Robert Adanto. Her works, among which the most notable ones are Pionirka, It is My Body, Love, and Motherhood, are in important private and museum collections. Jovanović is currently a professor at the Rome University of Fine Arts and is also teaching at the European Cultural Center Performance Art in Amsterdam.

Lot number
#15
Artwork
Artwork: It Is My Body
Artist:
Marta Jovanovic
Title and Year:
It Is My Body | 2012-2017
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Bidding Ended

  • SELECTED PERFORMANCES

    2019
    Mermaid’s Tale, Virtual Reality Experience by Marta Jovanović
    Eugster II Belgrade gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

    2018
    BelgradeMermaid
    Belgrade Biennial/57th October Salon, Serbia

    2017
    Until Death – Experimental Action
    International Performance Art Festival, Houston, Texas

    Faith
    Rothko Chapel, Houston,Texas, USA

    2016
    The Beauty of Tight Binding
    Extravagant Criminal International Art Festival, Belgrade, Serbia

    Dvanaest (Twelve)
    Primary School Josif Pancic, Gradac, Serbia

    Ljubav (Love)
    Swiss Residency, Belgrade, Serbia

    Pillow Talk
    THE ROOM Radisson Blu Old Mill Hotel, Belgrade, Serbia and Bosi Contemporary, New York, USA

    Motherhood
    Galerija O3one, Belgrade, Serbia

    2014
    Secret
    Art Residence Aley, Beirut, Lebanon

    Clairvoyant
    Helac Fine Art, New York

    Untitled (after Cut Piece by Yoko Ono)
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia

    2013
    Operation Nightingale
    La Mama Theatre, New York

    2012
    Requiem
    Location One, New York

    2011
    Principe di Montenevoso
    Biennial Quadrilateral, Rijeka, Croatia

    25. Maj
    Museum Of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Serbia

    Shoot Me!
    Bosi Artes Gallery, Rome, Italy; O3one Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia; Largo Baracche, Naples, Italy; Serbian Embassy,Washington DC; and Studio Marina Abramovic, Location One, New York

     

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2019
    Motherhood
    Centre culturel de Serbie, Paris, France and Eugster II, Belgrade, Serbia

    2014
    Republika
    Bosi Contemporary, New York, New York

    2013
    It Is My Body
    Galerija 12 HUB, Belgrade, Serbia and Location One, New York, New York

    2012
    Selysette
    Casa del Cinema, Rome, Italy and Centre Culturel de Serbie, Paris, France

    25. Maj
    Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome, Italy

    2011
    Fuck Art Let’s Dance
    Bosi Damjanovic Gallery, New York

    2010
    MariaMagdalena
    Piazza della Repubblica, Orvieto, Italy

    2009
    Dance Rehearsal Project
    Museo Pietro Canonica, Rome Italy

    Portrait Gallery
    Electronic Art Café, Rome, Italy

    2007
    No Wonderland
    O3one Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

    2006
    1059
    O3one Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia


    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2020
    Reflections of Our Time: Acquisitions 1993-2019
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia

    2019
    Schaulager
    Eugster II, Belgrade, Serbia

    2014
    Please Kill The Mainstream
    Galerija Zecevic, Belgrade, Serbia

    Segrete
    Castel dell’’Ovo, Naples, Italy

    2013
    Bronx Calling
    Bronx Museum Biennial, New York, New York

    2012
    Honoring Ai WeiWei
    White Box, New York, New York

    Senza Titolo
    Spazio 88, Rome, Italy

    Lights and Shadows
    Bosi Artes, Rome, Italy

    Fabula in Arte
    Church San Salvatore in Lauro, Rome, Italy

    2011
    Out of the left field
    Biennial Quadrilateral, Rijeka, Croatia

    Divina Commedia
    Palazzo Art Napoli, Naples, Italy

    Women&Co
    Studio 88, Rome, Italy

  • 2012
    Hemispheric Art Institute
    Other: Performance art and Politics, NYU, New York, New York

    Bronx Museum, New York
    AIM (Artist in the Marketplace)

    2001
    Tulane University
    BA, New Orleans, Louisiana

    2000
    Scuola Lorenzo de Medici
    Florence, Italy

  • 2020
    Elle Style Awards, Belgrade, Serbia

    2019
    Trajectory and Artistic Production, Arte Non Stop Film Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    2012
    Roma Capitale, award for distinguished artistic contribution in Italy