Tanja Ostojic
Tanja Ostojic interdisciplinary artist Tanja Ostojic (*1972) is a renowned Berlin based, Yugoslavian born visual, performance and interdisciplinary artist who also works in the fields of research and education. She is internationally known as a pioneer of institutional gender critique and socially and politically engaged feminist art in the public space, especially related to migration and gender issues. Her artworks have a high level of theoretical reference and have been analysed and included in numerous books, journals and anthologies. The British Guardian recently named Ostojic one of the 25 best artists of the 21st century for her project Looking for a Husband with EU Passport (2000-05).

Ostojic studied at the University of Arts Belgrade and the École Régionale des Beaux-Arts Nantes, while in 2012-14 she was a fellow at the Graduate School at the Berlin University of the Arts. She has received various grants and awards; her performances and exhibition art works have taken her since 1994 to numerous important art venues and festivals worldwide, such as Venice Biennale, Brooklyn Museum in New York, Busan Biennale in South Korea, among others. Her works are part of important Museum collections, she has given talks, lectures, seminars and workshops at academic conferences and at art universities around Europe and in the Americas. Ostojic is currently a University lecturer at the Island University of Arts in Reykjavik.

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