Šejla Kamerić

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Šejla Kamerić (born Sarajevo, 1976) is a Bosnian artist. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo, at the Department of Graphic Design. Between 1994 and 1997, she collaborated with the design group Trio, also of Sarajevo. Then she worked as art director for the advertising agency Fabrika until 2000. That year she participated in the Manifesta in Ljubljana. she is Member of the European Cultural Parliament (2003). Since 2007, she has an Artist in Residency grant, DAAD Fellowship, in Berlin. In 2011 Kamerić received the European Cultural Foundation's Princess Margriet Award. In 2012 Kamerić will participate in the 9th Gwangju Biennale.[1] She currently lives and works in Sarajevo and Berlin.[2]

Works[edit]

As an artist, she is specialized in video art, films, art installations, and book design. She is part of the Balkan group of artists who work on concepts such as adaptation of Balkan society to capitalism and the processes of creation and disintegration of national identities. To do it, Kamerić uses various artistic techniques, including films, video installations and photographs, often telling his own experience as a person who has experienced war in the Balkans.[3]

Main works[edit]

  • 2011 Šejla Kamerić i Anri Sala 1395 dies sense vermell", 2011
  • 2008 I remember I forgot
  • 2008 Red
  • 2007 Green
  • 2007 What do I know
  • 2006 30 Years After
  • 2006 Curtain, Snow, Peace
  • 2006 Remains
  • 2005 Sorrow
  • 2005 Sejla-San
  • 2005 Pink Line VS Green Line
  • 2004 Untitled /daydreaming/
  • 2004 Imagine
  • 2004 FREI
  • 2003 Bosnian Girl
  • 2002 Dream House
  • 2002 Closing the Border
  • 2001 Basics
  • 2000 EU/Others

Videos[edit]

  • 2007 What do I know
  • 2006 Remains
  • 2004 Untitled /daydreaming/
  • 2004 Imagine
  • 2002 Dream House
  • 2000 American Dream
  • 2000 Here
  • 1999 Before Beginning

Main exhibits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Announcing the 90 artists in ROUNDTABLE: The 9th Gwangju Biennale".
  2. ^ a b "Šejla Kamerić and Anri Sala. 1395 days without red". MACBA. 2011. 
  3. ^ "Biography at IMDB". 

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