Jovanovik Gjorgje

Born 10.05.1980 in Skopje/ Macedonia/ 2003 Graduated at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Skopje , Macedonia

2014 Inventions for You, Wonderful People!, National Gallery Small Station, organized by the Museum for Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia

2013 The Confession of a Cake Monster, Studio Golo Brdo, Rovinj, Croatia

2010 It's Complicated, Gallery Centrum, Graz, Austria

Fragmented Archive of the Artist from the Country in Transition, MC Gallery , New York , USA

2008 “An Off-Day for Mister Euzebio”, Open Graphic Art Studio, Skopje , Macedonia

2007 “Drawings Inspired by the Franc Kafka's Stories”, Cultural Center “TOCKA”, Skopje , Macedonia

“Svirachinja Presents: The Show of Trione Chelebija”, Gallery Bezisten, Shtip , Macedonia

2006 “There is no More Donates for Mister Ze!” Nacional Gallery of Macednia, Multimedia Center Mala Stanica, Skopje , Macedonia

2005 “Zamzula”, City watch, Shtip , Macedonia

“The Walk of Mister Chenk Through the Divided Continent”, Cultural Center “TOCKA” and MKC ( Youth Cultural Center), Skopje, Macedonia

Sound and Site-Specific Installations:

2007 “The Phantoms of Skopje”, City square “Macedonia”, monument of Mother Teresa, Tavern “Jole”, Cultural Center “TOCKA”, st. “Ilindenska” Building no.9, Skopje, Macedonia

“Whistling Buildings”, "Tipo" shopping mall, "Goce Delcev" printing house, plateau of the First Private Bank, Skopje , Macedonia

Performances:

2009 "The Confession of a Cake Monster", Student City Center , Belgrade , Serbia

2008 "The Recession of the New Year's Eve”, Cultural Center “TOCKA”, Skopje , Macedonia

“Purification of The River ” (with the group Svirachinja), Quay of the River Vardar, Skopje , Macedonia

"The Confession of a Cake Monster" plateau of ARM, Skopje , Macedonia

2007 ”The Death and The Transformation of Svirachinja”, (with the group Svirachinja) Cultural Center “TOCKA”, Skopje , Macedonia

2006 “Sales-man of Male Tears”, City square “ Macedonia ”, Skopje , Macedonia

2005 “The Depression of the New Year's Eve”, "Ramstor" shopping mall, Skopje , Macedonia

Video(selected):

2013 " Our Democracy, 2' 40''

They All Wait for Me to Pay, 12' 32''

2011 "Zero Point", 3' 20 "

2008 “Sviracus”, 6' 49 ”

2007 “Shooting”, 01'

“The Sick Bear”, 01'

“Waiting”, 1' 23”

2006 “SD KR Mon Amour”, 1' 50”

“Konfeti”, 01'

“Stuck”, 1' 30”

Residenties:

2013 IAAB, Basel , Switzerland

T.I.C.A- Tirana Institute for Contemporary Art, Participation-Participatory Practices as Artistic Strategy/Artlab 2013,Tirana,Albania

2012 Cité internationale des Arts , Paris , France

2011 Aprartment project, Istanbul , Turkey

Watermill Centre, Long Island , New York , USA

2010 ISCP, International Studio and Curatorial Program , New York , USA

Curtural City Network Graz , Austria

Artist talks and presentation:

2013 TICA-, Remix, Tirana , Albania,

University Polis, Tirana , Albania

2012 Regional comics project FWP, presentation, Eurobalkan Institute, Skopje, Macedonia

2011 Network and Synchronization, international symposium / conference, Slovak National Gallery , Bratislava, Slovakia

2011 Aprartment project, Istanbul , Turkey

2010 ISCP, International Studio and Curatorial Program , New York , USA

2009 Student City Center , Belgrade , Serbia

2005 KUVA, Helsinki , Finland

2004 “Real Presence”, Museum of History 25 May, Belgrade , Serbia and Montenegro

 

Selected bibliography:

Aneta Jancevska, interview : Od vlijanijata ne moze I ne treba da se bega , Makedonija Denes, daily newspaper, 21/22. 12. 2003, p.15

Mira Gakina, Beyound Borders ,. Art Republika Magazine, 2005, p.76

Sonja Ismail, Drugari Voljno , Forum Magazine, 12. 05. 2006, Maja Cankulovska : The Drawing Today , The Large Glass 21/22

2006/07 Art Magazine , Publisher Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje , p.48, Sonja Abadzieva, Sivilo so malku boja , Utrinski Vesnik, daily newspaper, 4.01.2007

Jasna Frangovska, Redefiniranje na javnite prostori vo Skopje . Vo kontekstot na nevozmoznoto i banalnoto stanuva umetnost , Vreme, daily newspaper, 24.02. 2007

Katerina Bogoeva, Zgradite svirkaa vo centarot na Skopje , Utrinski Vesnik , daily newspaper, 26.02.2007, p.15

Katerina Bogoeva, interview: I obicniot covek go demnat senistata denesnina Utrinski Vesnik , daily newspaper, 21.01.2008, p.14

Sonja Abadzieva, Gnev, ironija i ramnodusnost, Vest daily newspaper, 4. 4. 2008, p.24

Sonja Abadzieva, Instalacija kako terapija za dobroto na covestvoto, Vest daily newspaper, 7.2.2008, p.17

Nadica Smilevska, Koga ke se spojat vozmoznoto i nevozmoznoto , Dnevnik daily newspaper, 4.02. 2008

Biljana Bilbilovska, So “Losiot den na gospodinot Euzebio” se socuva sekoj od nas, Nova Makedonija, Daily newspaper, 16. 01.2008

Sonja Abadzieva, Vklucuvanje na isklucenite , Vest daily newspaper, 23/24.8.2008. p28

Jana Kocevska , Izlozbenite prostori zjaat prazni. Koja e potrebata od muzei bez publika? , Vreme, daily newspaper, 26.01.2008

Ivana Tasev, interview: Prikaznit sto ja izgubija svojata nevinost, Tea Moderna Magazine, 2009, p. 40

Branka, D. Najdovska, Dodelena nagradata Denes, Globus Magazine,2.06.2009, p 79

Silvana Zezova, Izlozba na Gjorgje Jovanovik , Globus Magazine, 22. 1, 2009, p 79

Ivan Iliev, Denes vo racete na Gjorgje Jovanovik , Vest, daily newspaper, 25.5.2009. p22

Liljana Nedelkovska , Cataclysm and creativity: Art in an Age of Uncertainty , The Large Glass 23/24 2008/09 Art Magazine , Publisher Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje , p.12

Sonja Abadzieva, On the Traces of the Little Prince: Utopia/ Microtopia ,The Large Glass 23/24 2008/09 Art Magazine, Publisher Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje , p. 21

Maja Cankulovska Mihajlovska, The Young Macedonian Artistic Scene of Today , The Large Glass 23/24 2008/09 Art Magazine , Publisher Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje , p. 31

Ivana Vaseva, Gjorgje Jovanovik The Large Glass 23/24 2008/09 Art Magazine , Publisher Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje , p. 78

Ivana Vaseva , Interes samo za golata atrakcija, Vreme, 04.01.2009

Mimoza Petrevska Georgieva, Interview, 1E Magazine, 2010

Toni Dimkov, Potraga po svoeto mesto vo umetnosta, Glogus Magazine, p. 46-47, 2010

Damjana Ivanovska, Svirachinja niz igra pravat muzika, Vreme Daily Newspaper, 2010

Dejan Budjevac,Vedrata lucidnost kako kritika na opshtestvoto, Porta 3 Magazine,no 150, 2011, p.57- 57

Mimoza Petrevska Georgieva, Interview, Nova Makedonija Daily Newspaper,p. 17-18, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Selected publications and catalogues:

Deschooling Classroom Toolbook, 2012, (book) publsher Kontrapunkt and TKH

Untitled (12 Istanbul Bieniall), 2011,(catalog)

Re-Locate,Apartment Project,Istanbul,text by Selda Asal,Ha Za Vu Zu,Zeyno Pekunlu,Elena Veljanovska,Gokce Suvari, 2011 (catalog)

“Fragments, Macedonian art scene 1991-2011”, Museum of Contemporary Art , Skopje Macedonia curated by Marika Bocvarova-Plavevska text by Marika Bocvarova-Plavevska 2011 (catalog)

“255.804 km2”, Brot- Hilger Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria and Mestna Gallery, Ljubljana Slovenia, curated by Alenka Gregoric, Mateja Podlesnik, text by Alenka Gregoric, 2011-2010 (catalog)

"Voluptios Panic",The Watermill Center,published by The Watermill Center, USA, 2011 (catalog)

Private Public / Taking Space - Making Space, curated by Wiebke Stadler and Elena Veljanovska, text by Wiebke Stadler and Elena Veljanovska, 2011 (catalog)

9 Biennial of young artists, edited by Mira Gakina, published by Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia, 2011 (catalog)

4 Tuned Cities (Prishtina, Amsterdam , Sarajevo , Skopje ), text by Elena Veljanovska,2010 (catalog)

It's Comlicated, Gjorgje Jovanovik,solo exhibition, Gallery Centrum, Graz, Austria, 2010, (catalog)

Fragmented Archive of The Artist from the Country in Transition , Gjorgje Jovanovik solo exhibition, Interview with Suzana Milevska, MC Gallery, NYC,NY, USA, 2010 (catalog)

Synesthesia,Museum of Contemporary Art,Skopje,Macedonia, curated by Viktoria Vaseva Dimeska, text by Viktoria Vaseva Dimeska,2009 (catalog)

The World Within , Museum of The City of Skopje , Skopje , Macedonia , curated by Elena Veljanovska, text Elena Veljanovska , 2009 (catalog)

7 Gates Skopje Biennial , XIV Biennal of Young Artists from Europe and The Mediteranian,Electa, 2009 (catalog)

Young Visual Artist Annual Award "Denes", Museum of The City of Skopje , Skopje , Macedonia , 2009, (catalog)

Identities, 8th Biennal of young Art , Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia, curated by Mira Gakina, text by Mira Gakina, 2009 (catalog)

Identities, The Kosova Art Gallery, Pristina, Kosovo, 2009, (catalog)

Alternative film / video, "Memory", International festival of new film and video, Student City Center , Belgrade , Serbia , 2008 (catalog)

107 Macedonian Artists , Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris , France , 2008 (catalog)

Curatorial workshop, Goranco Gorgjievski, Open Graphic Art Studio, Museum of the City of Skopje , Skopje , Macedonia , text by Misko Suvakovic, 2008 (catalog)

Bienniale Puglia , XIII Biennal of Young Artists from Europe and The Mediteranian,Electa, 2008 (catalog)

"Tensions + Breaking Points" - Pancevo Art Salon .08 , Kyd Campbell,Gallery of Contemporary art, Pancevo , Serbia , 2008, (catalog)

12 Winter salon- Shengen , National Gallery of Macedonia, Multimedia Center Mala Stanica, Skopje, Macedonia, text by Filip Zidarov, 2008 (catalog)

An Off-Day for Mister Euzebio , Gjorgje Jovanovik solo exhibition, text Goranco Gorgjievski, Open Graphic Art Studio, Museum of the City of Skopje, 2008 (catalog)

Venecia via MKC, Mladinski Kulturen Centar, curated by Sonja Abadzieva, text by Sonja Abadzieva2008 (catalog)

Cataclysm and creativity: Art in an Age of Uncertainty, Museum of Contemporary Art , Skopje Macedonia , curated by Carey Rote and Ljiljana Nedelkovska text by Carey Rote and Ljiljana Nedelkovska2008 (catalog)

7th Biennale of young Art , Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia, 2005 text by Mira Gakina and Nade Pesheva (catalog)

links

http://www.yvaa.net/index.php
http://www.cee-art.com/ macedonia/jovanovik-gjorgje. html
www.gallerymc.org/h/
www.ecflabs.org/user/1283
www.kooperacija.info
http://www.kulturvermittlung. org/

www.iscp-nyc.org
www.brotkunsthalle.com/
http://istanbul. apartmentproject.com

 

Awards:

2013 Award for best artwork at the 10-th Biennale of Young Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art , Skopje , Macedonia

2012 Akto Festival for contemporary arts , Bitola , Macedonia

2009 Young Visual ArtistAnnualAward"Denes",Macedonia

SIGNIFICANT ACHEIVEMENT of the Festival of new film and video ALTERNATIVE FILM/VIDEO 2009, Belgrade , Serbia

Solo exhibitions:

Group Exhibitions and Presentations (selection):

2014 Balkon zum Balkan, ( art in public spaces), Kunsthale Baden-Baden, Baden- Baden, Germany

Solidaryty, unfinished project...,Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje , Macedonia

Vienna Independent Shorts, Stadtkino -Kunstlerhaus,Vienna, Austria

Time Collectors, National Gallery of Macedonia, Chifte Amam, Skopje, Macedonia

2013 Balcan?, Oslo 10, Basel, Switzerland

7th Francophone games, France

Ex-Ordinary, Collegium artisticum, Sarajevo, Bosnia, U10, Belgrade, Serbia,  Perjanicki Dom, Podgorica, Montenegro

“Reinventing Bridges”, Terasa Carturesti, Bucharest , Romania

Participation-Participatory Practices as Artistic Strategy, Tirana Express, Tirana , Albania

10-th Biennale of Young Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje , Macedonia

Where is Everyone?, Skopje Tourism Board, Dame Gruev st, block 3, #5 (mezzanine), Skopje , Macedonia

2012 Capital, Boulevard Sv. Kliment Ohridski, 23, Skopje , Macedonia

“Where ( not) to go?”, Contemporary Istanbul, Istanbul , Turkey

“ Listen to the Audience” AKTO - Festival for contemporary arts , Bitola , Macedonia

800 Revolutions in a minute, P1 laundry, Skopje , Macedonia

Alarm 2:1, Open Graphic Art Studio, Skopje, Macedonia

2011 “Balkan Snapshots Film Festival”, Amsterdam , Netherland

“Deadpan Exchange VI “, Vilnius Graphic Art Centre , Vilnus , Lithuania

“9th Biennale of Young Artists”, Museum of Contemporary Art , Skopje , Macedonia , curated by Mira Gakina

“Fragments, Macedonian art scene 1991-2011”, Museum of Contemporary Art , Skopje , Macedonia curated by Marika Bocvarova-Plavevska

“Re-locate”, Rumeli Han, Istanbul , Turkey (parallel event of the 12 th Istanbul Biennial)

“Open day”, Watermill Center , Long Island , New York , USA , curated by Robert Wilson

“Shelter”, Shelter Island , Hamptons , USA , curated by Robert Wilson

4 th Performance festival, Mahmud Moktarh Cultural Center , Cairo , Egipt

Private Public / Taking Space - Making Space, various locations in Skopje , Macedonia

"Who is Afraid of the Big Bad Crisis?", "6 D.O.G.S.", Athens , Greece

“255.804 km2”, Brot- Hilger Kunsthalle, Vienna , Austria , curated by Alenka Gregoric, Mateja Podlesnik

2010 ”4 Tuned Cities”, Multimedia centre Mala stanica, Skopje , Macedonia

“255.804 km2”, Mestna Gallery, Ljubljana , Slovenia , curated by Alenka Gregoric, Mateja Podlesnik

“Bring your art”, X Initiative , New York , USA

"Synesthesia" , Complesso monumentale di San Michele a Ripa Grande, Rome , Italy

Belef, Belgrade Summer Festival, Belgrade , Serbia

Proyector video art festival, Madrid, Spain

2009 Alternative film / video, International festival of new film and video , Student City Center , Belgrade , Serbia

"Synesthesia", Palais Portia, Viena , Austria , Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje , Macedonia

"The World Within", "Stedefreund" Gallery, Berlin, Germany, Museum of The City of Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia, curated by Elena Veljanovska

"Young Visual Artist Annual Award "Denes", Museum of The City of Skopje , Skopje , Macedonia

"Identities", 8th Biennale of Young Artists”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia, The Kosova Art Gallery, Prishtina, Kosovo, curated by Mira Gakina

XIV Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, Skopje , Macedonia

"Venezia via MKC", "Sarajevo Winter", Collegium Artisticum , Sarajevo , BIH, Sofia , Bulgaria , curated by Sonja Abadzieva

2008 Alternative film / video, "Memory", International festival of new film and video , Student City Center , Belgrade , Serbia

"Tensions + Breaking Points" - Pancevo Art Salon .08 , Gallery of Contemporary art, Pancevo , Serbia , curated by Kyd Campbell

"New Arrivals" online platform for shorts, International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) and Dutch broadcasting company NPS, Netherlands

A SLICE OF BLOOD AND HONEY: Experimental Cinema from Macedonia , Nortwest Film Forum, Seattle , Washington , USA

XIII Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, Bari , Italy

107 macedonian artists, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris , France

12th Winter salon “Shengen”, Multimedia Center Mala Stanica, Skopje , Macedonia, curated by Filip Zidarov

“Cataclysm and Creativity: Art in an Age of Uncertainty”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia, Weil gallery, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA , curated by Carey Rote and Ljiljana Nedelkovska

Project(or) art fair, Rotterdam , Netherlands

2007 “The Vinyl Show”- New Street Gallery, Avondale , Georgia , USA

2006 “TOM, One minute festival,” Amsterdam , Netherlands

“AKTO_1 - Festival for New Media”, Bitolateks factory, Bitola , Macedonia

“Armitaz”, Cultural Center “TOCKA”, Skopje, Cultural Center” Gligor Prlichev”, Ohrid, Macedonia, curated by Gjorgje Jovanovik

2005 “Speak Up”, Gallery Myymala 2 , Helsinki , Finland

“7th Biennale of Young Artists”, Museum of Contemporary Art , Skopje , Macedonia curated by Mira Gakina

“Real Presence Floating Sites”, a part of the 51 Venice Biennale, Venice , Italy , curated by Biljana Tomic and Dobrila Denegri

2004-05 “Crtez- Rt'Ez Sk Mk, New Tendencies”, Negotino, Kavadarci, Gevgelija, Tetovo, Skopje , Macedonia

2004 “Real Presence”, Museum of History 25 May, Belgrade , Serbia and Montenegro , curated by Biljana Tomic and Dobrila Denegri

2003 “The City- Six Stories of Skopje ”, MKC (Youth Cultural Center), Skopje , Macedonia

2001 “Drawing Biennale”, Gallery of the Student City , Belgrade , Serbia and Montenegro

Balkan Art Festival, Litohoro , Greece

Grats:

2011 Travel Grant, S.T.E.P. beyond , European Cultural Foundation

2010 Project Grant, Macedonian Ministry of Culture

2008 Project Grant, Macedonian Ministry of Culture

 

Workshops / projects / art colonies:

2013 MEMORY OF A CITY, workshop, Center for culture, Bitola , Macedonia

2012 Counterpublics: Queer Activism, Nationalism and the Public Space, Seminar by Coalition Sexual and Health Rights of Marginal Communities- Skopje, Queer Zagreb and Center for Queer Studies- Belgrade, Skopje, Macedonia 

2011 "Who is Afraid of the Big Bad Crisis?”, workshop, Athens , Greece

2010 DESCHOOLING CLASSROOM(o^o), Summer School, Herceg Novi , Montenegro

2009-10 DESCHOOLING CLASSROOM(o^o), [Self-education in the arts and culture] project, organized by TkH (Walking Theory) Belgrade in partnership with Kontrapunkt, Skopje

DESCHOOLING CLASSROOM(o^o), Summer School, Ohrid , Macedonia

2007 One Minute Video, workshop, Bitola , Macedonia

2006 “Operation FRONT”, workshop, Bitola , Macedonia

2005 “Speak Up”, workshop, KUVA Akademie Helsinki , Finland

2005 “Real Presence Floating Sites”, workshop as a part of the 51 Venice Biennale, Venice , Italy

2004 “Real Presence”, workshop, Museum of History 25 May, Belgrade , Serbia and Montenegro

Ohrid Summer School in Cultural Stadies, Eurobalkan Institute: “Balcans' Cultural Heritige, Art and Vision: From Confluence to Coexistence”, Ohrid, Macedonia