About

Tanja Ostojić (*1972 Yugoslavia) is Berlin based independent performance and interdisciplinary artist and cultural activist. She includes herself as a character in performances and uses diverse media in her artistic researches, thereby examining social configurations and relations of power. She works predominantly from the migrant woman’s perspective, while political positioning and integration of the recipient define approaches in her work.  Since 1994 she presented her work in numerous exhibitions, festivals and venues around the world. She has given talks, lectures, seminars and workshops at academic conferences and at art universities around Europe and in the Americas.
Education:
2012–14 Interdisciplinary fellowship at GS, UdK, University of Arts, Berlin.
1998–99 Post-graduate program at l’École Regionale des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, France
1995–98 MA, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Arts, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1990–95 BA, Faculty of Fine Arts, Sculpture Department, Belgrade
1987–90 School of Design, Belgrade
Exhibitions:
2016  Feminism is Politics!, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, USA
2016   Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art, South Korea
2016   18.Pancevo Biennale, Serbia
2016   28. Memorial Nadezde Petrovic, Galerija Nadeza Petrovic, Cacak, Serbia
2016    contesting/contexting SPORT 2016, nGbK, Berlin, Germany
2016    Homosexulität_en, LWL Museum für Kunst und Kultur, Münster, Germany
2015    HOMOSEXUALITY_IES, Deutsche Historisches Museum Berlin, Germany
2013    ECONOMY, Centre for Contemporary Art Glasgow, Scotland, UK
2012    Tanja Ostojic: Body, Politics, Agency.. Skuc gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2011     Call the Witness, Roma Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, UNESCO, Venice, Italy
2011     GATE(WAY)S: Art and Networked Culture, KUMU Tallinn, Estonia
2009    Gender Check, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria
2008    Integration Impossible? Politics of Migration in the Artwork of Tanja Ostojić, Kunstpavillon, Innsbruck, Austria
2007    Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY, USA
2004   T. Ostojic: Salon for Body&Soul, Salon Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia
2003    Tanja Ostojic: Strategies of Success / Curator Series, La Box, Bourges, France
2002    Tanja Ostojic: Venice Diary, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
2001    Plateau of Humankind, 49th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1998    Manifesta 2, Musée d’Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Recent interview with Tanja Ostojic by Slought foundation fellow:https://slought.org/blog_posts/marriage_and_other_migrations
Interview with Tanja Ostojic at Directors Cut, University of Aberdeen: http://cdnapi.kaltura.com/index.php/extwidget/openGraph/wid/1_hdyspejd
Misplaced Women? project: http://misplacedwomen.wordpress.com
Naked Life 2, video: https://vimeo.com/74851684
http://www.van.at/see/tanja/
http://www.scca.org.mk/capital/projects/tanja/
http://www.medienkunstnetz.de/werke/perspace/
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