September 01st, 2022
Tanja Vujinovic is an internationally recognised new media artist. Her works, exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide, present new sensations and explore the realities of digital worlds.
Tanja Vujinovic is a new media artist. She has exhibited sculptures, drawings, VR worlds, and generative and AI art at numerous galleries and museums around the world. Simulations, cyberspace, gaming culture and human-machine interaction are at the centre of her art practice of the last twenty years. Her works examine lived experience and meaning-making in the metaverse through the worlds she is creating. Her avatars and proto-machines are an exploration of the evolution of the synthetic Other.
She graduated in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Arts in Belgrade, was a guest student at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, and has a Ph.D. in Philosophy and Theory of Visual Culture from the Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska, Koper.
Since 1997 her works have been exhibited at numerous galleries and museums, such as the Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Museum Kunst Palast in Düsseldorf, the Museum of Contemporary Art – Denver, Kunsthaus Meran, the Medienturm International Forum in Graz, the Cornerhouse Gallery in Manchester, the Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, Kapelica Gallery in Ljubljana, Museum Fondation Vasarely in Aix en Provence, Künstlerhaus in Vienna and elsewhere.
Her works have been presented at festivals, such as ISEA2009, The 15th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Ars Electronica Linz, Kinetica Art Fair in London, the Spor Festival in Arhus, the Zeppelin Sound Art Festival in Barcelona, FILE – Electronic Language International Festival in Sao Paulo and FILE RIO in Rio de Janeiro, among others.
She has also presented her work at events, such as the Madrid Abierto in Madrid, Euroscreen21 at various locations, Continental Breakfast in Maribor, and Nuit Blanche in Paris. She has presented her Internet-based works as part of the Ctheory Multimedia’s NetNoise, the Web Biennial Istanbul, Helium by Ballongmagasinet and NIFCA, and Sinnlos WebArt.
Over the past twenty years, she has received numerous scholarships and project support funding from institutions like MamaCash Foundation, Soros Foundation, ProHelvetia Foundation, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, Municipality of Ljubljana, Cultural Department and others. Her works have been included in many artwork collections like Sinnlos, Globalscreen, Supermono 1, Diva Station, e-flux video rental (EVR), Sonoscop Archive, Netnoise, CTheory, Borders of net.art, and others.