CV

Božena Končić Badurina was born in 1967 in Zagreb. She took a degree in German and Russian language and literature at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb in 1995. She also took a BFA at the printmaking department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 1996. She is a member of the artists associations HDLU (Croatian Association of Visual Artists) and HZSU (The Croatian Freelance Artists Association). She lives and works in Zagreb.

 

selected solo exhibitions

2016 Adžijina Street  11, a User Manual, Baza Gallery, Zagreb, (curated by BLOK)

2015 Continue Until It Becomes Uncertain, Mali salon, Rijeka (curated by Ksenija Orelj)

2015 Franz-Jürgensstrasse 12, Kunstaspekte, Düsseldorf (curated by Emmanuel Mir)

2015 Forget all that is rough, Flora Gallery, Dubrovnik (curated by Ivana Pegan)

2014 Everything revolves around the garden, AŽ Gallery, Zagreb (curated by Kata Mijatović)

2013 Guide to the Gallery, Forum Gallery, Zagreb (curated by Antun Maračić)

2012 Space for the Public, Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik (curated by Antun Maračić)

2010 1001 nights and other stories, Prozori Gallery, Zagreb (curated by Irena Bekić)

2010 More Passive Than Every Passivity, Art in General, New York (curated by Nina Horisaki Christens)

2009 Faceless, Karas Gallery, Zagreb

2007 Temporary Reconstruction, Moria Gallery, Stari Grad, Croatia (curated by Mejra Mujičić)

2007 Connected, PM/Barell Gallery, Zagreb (curated by Iva Rada Janković)

2005 Exposure, SC Gallery, Zagreb (curated by Antun Maračić)

2005 Silent guest, Kuglana2 Gallery, Koprivnica ( curated by Ana Tuk)

2005 Dah/Prah, AŽ Gallery, Zagreb (curated by Kata Mijatović)

2004 Hours, (PILOT 04), Museum of Contemporary Art – Project room, Zagreb (curated by Marko Golub)

2004 To Myself, Matica hrvatska Gallery, Zagreb (curated by Vanja Babić)

2002 Deleting, CEKAO Gallery, Zagreb

1999 Lack of Speech, VN Gallery, Zagreb

1998 Contacts, PM Gallery, Zagreb

1997 Untitled, SC Gallery, Zagreb

1997 Thousand Faces or Silence, Gallery Nova, Zagreb

 

group exhibitions and festivals

 

2016 Day of open studios, AŽ Gallery, Zagreb

2016 Artists for Neighbourhood, Baza Gallery, Zagreb (curated by BLOK)

2016 City at a Second Glance, Koprivnica Gallery, Koprivnica (curated by Tanja Vujasinović)

2016 Intangible, NO Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb (curated by Marko Golub, Nikola Radeljković and Igor Ružić)

2016 Retroperspective – These Works Could Be…, Ring Gallery, HDLU – Meštrović Pavilion, Zagreb (curated by Iva Hatadi, Snježana Ban and Ante Rašić)

2015 Žitnjak Studios/Atelieri Žitnjak, Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria, Pula

2015 Intangible – Croatian Exhibition at the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Prague (curated by Marko Golub, Nikola Radeljković and Igor Ružić)

2014 Personal Cuts, Carre d’Art-Museum of Contemporary Art, Nimes  (curated by Branka Stipančić)

2014 The City is Dead. Long Live the City, ARL, Dubrovnik (curated by Srđana Cvijetić, Slaven Tolj)

2014  Iron Works Festival, industrial zone and Caprag estate, Sisak (curated by Marijan Crtalić)

2014 Where happy circumstance meets good intention, Forum Gallery, Zagreb (curated by Ivana Mance)

2013  Dictionary of everyday interactions, Prozori Gallery, Zagreb (curated by Irena Bekić)

2013  City at a Second Glance, Galženica Gallery, Velika Gorica (curated by Ivana Meštrov, Tanja Vujasinović, Tonka Maleković)

2013  Art must be Beautiful, 53rd Annale, Istrian Assembly Hall, Poreč (curated by Jerica Ziherl)

2013  38th Split salon, Diocletian Palace Basements, Split (curated by Janka Vukmir and Blaženka Perica)

2013  THT-Award, Museum of contemporary art, Zagreb

2012  Taxi avant minuit, La Galerie de Locataires/Fresnoy, Paris  (curated by Ida Biard)

2012  Cinéphémère/FIAC , Paris  (curated by Ida Biard)

2012  Nuit Blanche, Hotel Regent Esplanade, Zagreb  (curated by Ida Biard)

2012  Simplon express-Return, La Galerie de Locataires/Le Fresnoy, Zagreb – Paris  (curated by Ida Biard)

2012  6th Croatian Triennial of Graphic Art, HDLU, Zagreb  (curated by Željko Marciuš)

2011  Out Of Left Field, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka (curated by Jovana Stokić)

2011  The 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana (curated by Beti Žerovc)

2011  StageTheSpace, Betahaus, Berlin

2011  Picture of Sound, Art Workshop Lazareti, Dubrovnik (curated by Evelina Turković)

2011  Dopust, Days of Open Performance, Molekula, Rijeka

2011  Short images, AŽ Gallery, Zagreb

2011  Picture of Sound, NO Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb (curated by Evelina Turković)

2010  Picture of Sound, MKC Gallery, Split (curated by Evelina Turković)

2010  Sintart, Richter Collection/MSU (Museum of Cont. Art), Zagreb (curated by Snježana Pintarić)

2010  Artist Without Studio…, AŽ Gallery, Zagreb

2010  Dopust, Days of Open Performance, The Youth Centre, Split (curated by Marko Marković)

2010  T-HTaward, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb

2009  The Price of Art/Auction, Atelje Žitnjak Days, AŽ Gallery, Zagreb

2009  MAXARTFEST, Kvaternik square, Zagreb (curated by Leo Katunarić)

2009  9th Performance Art Festival, Barutana, Osijek (curated by Slaven Tolj)

2009  The Orange Dog and Other Tales, Student Center, Zagreb (curated by KONTEJNER)

2009  Looking At Others, Art Pavilion, Zagreb (curated by Iva Rada Janković)

2008  MAXARTFEST, Kvaternik square, Zagreb (curated by Leo Katunarić)

2007  T-HTaward, MSU, 19th Pavilion of Zagreb Fair, Zagreb

2007  LabSUs, Personally, City Gallery of Labin, Labin (curated by Ivana Bago)

2007  5+, ALU Awarded Students, Glyptotheque, Zagreb

2007  47th Poreč Annale, Istrian Assembly Hall, Poreč (curated by Antun Maračić)

2006  BUK- Baranja Art Colony, Miroslav Kraljević Gallery, Zagreb

2006  9th Triennial of Croatian Sculpture, Glyptotheque, Zagreb (curated by Antun Maračić)

2006  BUK- Baranja Art Colony, Tikveš Castle, Nature Park Kopački rit (curated by Kata Mijatović, Zoran Pavelić)

2006  4th Croatian Triennial of Graphic Art, Glyptotheque, Zagreb

2006  1:1 inter-personally in contemporary art, HDLU, Zagreb (curated by iva Rada Janković and Evelina Turković)

2005  Back to the Future – SC Gallery 40th Anniversary”, PU SC Gallery, Zagreb (curated by Leila Topić and Ana Marija Koljanin)

2005  Ceremony, 5th Performance Art Festival, Barutana, Osijek (curated by Ivan Faktor)

2004  Bad art, VN Gallery, Zagreb

2004  Breathing I – Breathing Out, 4th Day of Croatian Performance, MMC Kult, Varaždin (curated by Ivan Mesek)

2004  3rd Croatian Watercolor Triennial, Vjekoslav Karas Gallery, Karlovac

2003  Ex libris, Kortil Gallery, Rijeka

2003  Homeless ideas, Miroslav Kraljević Gallery, Zagreb

2003  Silent Places, Street art, Poreč

2003  Cinemania/c/, MC Luka, Pula

2003  Tabor Film Festival, Veliki Tabor

2003  4th Croatian Triennial of Graphic Art, HDLU, Zagreb

2002  3rd Croatian Triennial of Drawings, Klovićevi dvori, Zagreb

2001  15th International Drawings Exhibition – MMSU, Rijeka

2000  Tjelesno, PM Gallery, Zagreb

2000  2nd Zagorje salon, City Gallery, Krapina

1998  25th Youth Salon salon mladih, HDLU, Zagreb

1998  1st Croatian Watercolor Triennial, Vjekoslav Karas Gallery, Karlovac

1997  Sutej’s Class, SC Gallery, Zagreb

1997  Young Zagreb Artists, The Youth Centre, Split

1996  Zagrebačka banka award, Zagrebačka banka, Zagreb

1996  31th Zagreb salon, Klovićevi dvori, Zagreb

1996  24th Youth Salon, HDLU, Zagreb

1992  Eyes of Truth, MGC Gradec, Zagreb

 

performances

2015 Revision of my family library, performative installation at Public Library Bogdan Ogrizović, Zagreb (curated by WHW)

2015 Romana, performative audio recording in public transport,  15th Performance Art Festival, Osijek (curated by Tomislav Pavelić)

2015 Intangible – Institutions need to be constructed, Pogon Jedinstvo, Zagreb (curated by Marko Golub and Igor Ružić)

2014  Before I have to go into town, The City is Dead. Long Live the City, ARL, Dubrovnik

2013  Keep smiling, 53rd Annale, Istrian Assembly Hall, Poreč

2012  Blind Date, 104 Centquatre, Paris (curated by Mehdi Brit)

2012  Auditorium, Museum of Modern Art, Dubrovnik

2011  Protected space, opening of Out Of Left Field, MMSU, Rijeka

2011  Faceless, The 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana

2011  Gathering, The 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana

2011  Auditorium, StageTheSpaceBetahaus, Berlin

2011  Decentralised performance, Dopust-dani otvorenog performansa, Molekula, Rijeka

2010  Spavači (1001 nights and other stories), Prozori Gallery, Zagreb

2010  Gathering, Dopust-Days of Open Performance,, MKC Split

2010  Fever, (More Passive Than Every Passivity), Art in General, NYC

2010  Waiting Room (More Passive Than Every Passivity), Art in General, NYC

2010  Gathering (More Passive Than Every Passivity), Art in General, NYC

2010  Elevator, (More Passive Than Every Passivity), Art in General, NYC

2010  Pause, (More Passive Than Every Passivity), Art in General, NYC

2010  Museum guards, T-HT-award, Museum of Contemporary ArtU, Zagreb

2009  Faceless, Karas Gallery, Zagreb

2009  Temporary Body, The Orange Dog and Other Tales, Student centar, Zagreb

2009  Not I, 9. Performance Art Festival, Barutana, Osijek

2009  Museumguards, at the opening of Looking at others, Art pavilion, Zagreb

2008  Shop Window, Maxartfest, Kvaternikov trg, Zagreb

2007  Connected, PM Gallery/Barell Gallery, HDLU, Zagreb

2007  Auditorium, openig of THT-award, Museuk of Contemporary Art, Zagreb

2007  Hour of silence, LabSUs, Personally, City Gallery of Labin, Labin

2007  Temporary reconstruction, Moria Gallery, Stari Grad, Hvar

2006  Greeting of the Artists, BUK, Tikveš Castle, Nature Park Kopački rit

2006  Temporary body, 9th Triennial of Croatian Sculpture, Glyptotheque, Zagreb

2006  Getting closer, 1:1 inter-personally in contemporary art, HDLU, Zagreb

2005  Ceremony,  5. Performance Art Festival, Barutana, Osijek

2005  Exposure, SC Gallery, Zagreb

2005  Quiet guest, Kuglana2, Koprivnica

2004  A hundred inhalations, 4th day of Croatian performance, MMC Kult, Varaždin

2004  For Hours, (PILOT 04), Studio MSU, Zagreb

2004  To myself, Matica hrvatska Gallery, Zagreb

 

awards and residencies

2015  Artist in Residence, Kunstaspekte/Kulturamt; Düsseldorf

2015 Gold Medal for Use of Space for Performance (for Croatian selection), Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Prague

2010  Artist in Residence, Art in General, New York

2007  Best Exhibition Award in 2007, Croatian Association of Visual Artists, (HDLU)

1996  Public’s prize of the 24th Youth Salon

1996  Zagrebačka banka Prize for the Best Degree Dissertation Piece

 

presentations and artist talks (selection)

2016 Artist talk, Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb

2015 Revision of my family library, Artist´s presentation at Public Library Bogdan Ogrizović, Zagreb

2014 Artist´s presentation – Personal Cuts, Carre d’Art-Museum of Contemporary Art, Nimes

2013 The art of criticism – Artist talk at the promotion of the Nicolas Bourriaudas Relational Aesthetics and Postproduction, Booksa, Zagreb

2013 Artist talk at the promotion of the new issue (92/2013) of the magazine Život umjetnosti, Lauba, Zagreb

2012 Artist talk at the promotion of the new issue (91/2012) of the magazine Život umjetnosti, Lauba, Zagreb

2011 Artist talk (together with S. Labrović), The 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana

2011 Conversation with artists and curator J. Stokić, The 4th Quadr. Biennial, MMSU, Rijeka

2010 Artist talk, Dopust, Days of Open Performance, The Youth Centre, Split

2010 Artist talk, AŽ Gallery, Zagreb

2010 Artist talk, Art in General, New York

 

art colonies

 

2006 BUK – Baranja Art Colony, Tikveš, Nature Park Kopački Rit

 

broadcasting

2010 Picture of Sound, Croatian National Radio – HR3, Croatia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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