Biography

Maja Rakočević Cvijanov, MFA

 

Date of birth: 25.05.1975.

 

Residence: Subotica

 

Adresa: Aleja Maršala Tita 14/29

 

E-mail: majarakocevic@gmail.com

 

Sajt: www.majarakocevic.com

 

Married, with two children

Education:

2004

Master’s degree in sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade

2001

Graduated in sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade

1996

Graduated from the College of Fine and Applied Arts Belgrade

Since 2004 founder and member of the “dez.org” art association from Belgrade

Since 2002 member of the Association of Fine Artists of Serbia (U.L.U.S.)

Professional work:

Since 2008, sculptor – conservator at the Inter-municipal Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments of Subotica

Since 2005 a freelance artist, ULUS, Belgrade

Awards:

2012

“Dr. Ferenc Bodrogvari” award of the City of Subotica for artistic creativity

2002

Beorama award at the “Codes of Time” Youth Biennial in Vršac

2001

Vladeta Petrić award for results in sculpture, the annual exhibition of students of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade

2000

Pero Gallery award for sculpture, the annual exhibition of students of the Faculty Fine Arts, Belgrade

2005 and 2003

Finalist for the “Mangelos” award for best young visual artist in Serbia

Promotions, presentations, workshops:

2015

Promotion of catalogue Authentic Maja Rakočević Cvijanov, with Nebojša Milenković,

Dr. Vinko Perčić heritage gallery Subotica

2013

Promotion of the book Facade Reliefs in the Protected City Centre of Subotica, Maja Rakočević Cvijanov, MFA and Neda Džamić in the form of tourist guide for the Museum Night

2013

Organization of visits to public monuments of prominent personalities of the city on the occasion of the City Day, MZZSKS in cooperation with the TOGS

2012

The selection of the exhibition of the DEZ.ORG. art group from Belgrade, “Skladište” gallery, Subotica

2012

Selection of Ivan Bon’s exhibition “Sculptures for Sound”, “Skladište” gallery, Subotica

2012

Selection of Milunović’s exhibition “Antimonde”, “Skladište” gallery, Subotica

2012

Selection of Milica Ružičić’s exhibition “Image”, “Skladište” gallery, Subotica

Purchases and collections:

2014

Purchase of Couple in Transition for the collection of the October Salon, Cultural Centre Belgrade

2014

Gift for the collection of the October Salon Belgrade Culture Centre – “Lucky Couples” video

2013

Purchase of Sugar Loaf  for the Likovni susret gallery collection, Subotica

2013

Gift for the collection of the Šumatovačka Centre for Creativity, “Office workers” colour linocut

2008

Purchase of the Top ten video for the Stadtpark gallery, Krems an der Donau, Austria

2007 and 2008

Gift relief Before Baby & After Baby to the City Hospital Subotica

Public monuments:

2012

“Map for the Blind and Visually Impaired”, bronze, Subotica

2012

“The Plumber”, 50 anniversary of the “Vodovod i kanalizacija” PUC, bronze, Subotica

2011

“Reaper”, a monument to the reapers – 100th anniversary of Dužijanca, painted bronze, Subotica

2011

“The Quest for the Heights”, a monument to Dren Mandić, a mountaineer, granite, Subotica

2009

Bust of Paja Jovanović in the Paja Jovanović Park, aluminium, Aleksandrovo, Subotica

Solo exhibitions (selection):

2015

Authentic retrospective exhibition 2000-2015, Dr. Vinko Perčić gallery, Subotica

2013

“Transition: from the General to the Personal”, multimedia exhibition, the municipality gallery of Vračar, Belgrade

2013

“Office workers”, multimedia exhibition, Nova gallery, Belgrade

2010

“After baby”, multimedia exhibition, SULUJ gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

2009

“Family composition”, Likovni susret gallery, Subotica

2005

“30th Birthday”, multimedia exhibition, Kuplung gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2004

“Lucky Couples Confectionery”, master’s works exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts Gallery, Belgrade

2003

“Lucky couples”, digital prints, Youth Centre gallery, Belgrade

2002

Digital prints, Remont gallery, Belgrade

2001

“Tics and Views” exhibition of sculptures and photographs, Dvorište gallery, Pančevo

Group exhibitions (selection):

2015

Night in the City, Museum Night, Skladište gallery, Subotica

2015

“Bonton: dobro održavanje i lepo ponašanje” New acquisitions in the collection of the October Salon, Cultural Centre, Belgrade

2014

Work in Progress, an exhibition of the Šumatovačka art collection, Youth Centre gallery, Belgrade

2014

“Protect me” projection on the facade of the Likovni susret gallery, Museum Night, Subotica

2014

“Journey to Europe with Heroes and Witnesses”, works by artists from the collection of the October Salon Belgrade Cultural Centre, Likovni susret gallery, Subotica

2014

“Exhibition of Subotica artists”, House of Arts (Művészetek Háza), Gödöllő, Hungary

2014

“New: acquisitions from 2010 to the present”, Likovni susret gallery, Subotica

2013

“Situations: Installations in Vojvodina”, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad

2013

“Memory of a Space”, site specific, Likovni susret gallery, Subotica

2012

“Scratch Deeper”, an exhibition of the extended media club members of ULUS, ULUS gallery

2012

“DEZ.ORG,” an exhibition of dez.org artistic associations, Skladište gallery, Subotica

2011

“A Book but Different”, City Library gallery, Subotica

2011

“Museum Night”, an exhibition of sculpture in the exterior, Baš kuća cafe gallery, Subotica

2011

“No Reservations”, Likovni susret gallery, Subotica

2010

“NYCCurators at 30 Buzzer” Buzzer gallery 30, Queens, New York, United States

2010

“Art in Vojvodina 2000 – 2010”, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad

2010

“UPDATE: Own (Female) Portrait”, Ozon gallery, Belgrade

2010

“Mixer Festival”, Žito mlin, Belgrade

2009

(OUT), Museum (out) Box, art in the public space of Styria, Graz, Austria

2009

“Micro Manoeuvre”, 39th salon of Novi Sad, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Gift Collection of Rajko Mamužić, Novi Sad

2009

“Urban Bridges” NN19 Gallery, Saarbrücken, Germany

2008

“Exposition”, presentation of videos, Stadtpark gallery, Krems an der Donau, Austria

2007

“Re-set”, the MSUV project “Starting the investigations II”, Gallery of Contemporary Art Pančevo

2006

“13 + 13”, an exhibition of dez.org artistic association, Gallery of Contemporary Art Smederevo

2005

“Just visiting”, youth scene, art space Walcheturm, Zürich, Switzerland

2005

“The award for Best Young Artist” finalists, Municipal Library gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2005

11th Festival of Digital Arts, Maribor, Slovenia

2005

38th Youth Winter Salon, Josip-Bepo Benković gallery, Herceg Novi, Montenegro

2004

“Continental Breakfast”, 45th October Salon, 25th May Museum, Belgrade

2004

“Retro vision” BELEF, videos, Barutana, Belgrade

2004

“BORDER / DISORDER”, an international exhibition, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland

2004

“Quest”, exhibition of young artists from Subotica in Pécs, Hungary

2004

“Strange Point of Tension”, the National Museum of Montenegro, Cetinje, Montenegro

2003

“Lucky Couples” video, BELEF, Fortress – Kalemegdan Terrace, Belgrade

2003

“IN / OUT”, digital art festival, Prague, Czech Republic

2003

“Serbia, Serbia”, Shambala gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2003

“NOT / POSSIBLE presence” Zlatno oko gallery, Novi Sad

2002

“Zoom in / Zoom out” 43rd October Salon, ULUS gallery, Belgrade

Participation in art colonies, workshops, seminars, discussions (selection):

2014

“Here and There / Limited Artistic Freedom”, talks at the Likovni susret gallery, Subotica

2014

“Sculptures of Sugar” workshop was held at the exhibition “New: acquisitions from 2010 to the present”, Likovni susret gallery, Subotica

2014

“Lajoš Crnaković Palace” forum and discussion at the Likovni susret gallery, Subotica

2013

“Maternity in neoliberal capitalism”, seminar, REX Cultural Centre, Belgrade

2006

“Autoplay”, an international meeting of art groups, Kontekst gallery, Belgrade

2005

“Real Presence – Floating Sites” workshop in cooperation with the 51st Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

2004

“How to End Message”, part II of the international workshop (mentor: Milica Tomić), Belgrade

2003

“How to Send Message”, the international workshop (mentor: Milica Tomić), Helsinki, Finland

2003

“SPEAK UP!”, the international workshop (mentors: B. Dimitrijević, Mika Hanula) Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade

2002

“Art Session II”, a workshop organized by Remont, Ečka (mentors: Era Milivojević and Bálint Szombathy)

2002

“GASTHOFF” the international workshop, (selected by: Biljana Tomić), Frankfurt am Main

Conservation and restoration projects:

2015

The monument to the fallen soldiers of World War II in front of the Culture Centre in Višnjevac

2015

Bust of Milan Bikar in Central park in Novi Žednik

2014

Monument to the fallen heroes of the liberation and unification of 1912-1918 on the occasion of the centenary of the First World War

2013

Karolj Biro monument in Bajski cemetery in Subotica

2013

Istvan Ivanji tombstone in Bajski cemetery in Subotica

2013

Monument to the victims of fascism in the Square of the fourth Montenegrin Proletarian Brigade in Lovćenac, municipality of Mali Iđoš

2013/2012

Ago Mamužić monument in Bajski cemetery in Subotica

2012

Lajoš Vermeš monument in Palić

2012

Boza Šarčević memorial in Senćanski cemetery in Subotica

2012

The Holy Trinity Monument in Čantavir – stage I

2012

Ago Mamužić memorial in Bajski cemetery in Subotica – stage I

2011

Monument to the murdered Jews, Jewish cemetery, Subotica

2011

The memorial complex to fallen Red Army soldiers in the Orthodox cemetery

2010

Ivan Sarić monument, Subotica

2010

“Žubor života”, NOB monument, Palić

2009

Angel of Love sculpture, part of the St. Trinity monument, Subotica

2009

Fallen antifascists in World War II memorial, Subotica

Publications:

2015

Public monuments in the municipality of Subotica 2, Bela Duranci, Vera Gabrić Počuča, Maja Rakočević Cvijanov, MZZSK Subotica

2013

“The Monument to Lajoš Vermeš” Conservators Society Journal no. 37, DKS Belgrade

2012

“City Hall in Subotica, 1912-2012” Gordana P.Vujnović, Olga K. Ninkov, Gabor Demeter, Stevan Mačković, Tanja Segedinčev, Aleksandra Jevtić, Maja Rakočević Cvijanov, published by MZZSK Subotica – City library award for the best heritage book in 2012

2012

“Emberábrázolások Subotica védett központjának szecesszions homlokzatain” (Human Figure on Art Nouveau Facades in the Protected City Centre of Subotica), Bácsország – Vajdasági honismereti szemle, 62 szám, 78-79

2012

“The Holy Trinity Monument in Subotica”, p. 146-157, Zaštitar no.2, MZZSKS

2011

“Facade Reliefs in the Protected City Centre of Subotica” publication by Maja Rakočević Cvijanov, MFA and Neda Džamić, publisher: MZZSK Subotica

2011

“The Monument to Ivan Sarić in Subotica”, p. 190-193, Conservators Society Journal no. 35, DKS Belgrade

 

References (selection):

2015

“Art as Public Intimacy”, Nebojsa Milenković, foreword to the catalogue of the retrospective exhibition, Authentic Maja Rakočević Cvijanov, Dr. Vinko Perčić gallery, Subotica

2013

“Towns in Puszta” (Treasures of Puszta, One Region – One Future) Hungary-Serbia IPA Cross-border Co-operation Programme, Public monuments of the modern era – a sculpture in space, Ljubica Vuković Dulić, p. 276-277.

2013

“Transition: from the General to the Personal”, Nela Tonković, foreword to the catalogue of the solo exhibition at the Municipality gallery of Vračar, p.2-3

2010

“The Technology of Moms”, foreword to the catalogue of the solo exhibition After Baby, SULUJ, Belgrade, p.2, author: Tanja Marković

2009

“Intimate Space of Maja Rakočević Cvijanov”, foreword to the catalogue of the solo exhibition Family Composition, Likovni susret gallery, Subotica, p. 3, author: Ivana Smiljanjić

2007

Starting the investigation, MSUV, foreword to the catalogue, 68/69, author: Nebojša Milenković, photo p.86 / 87

2005

Anthology of the Department of History of Modern Art of the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, Department of History of Modern Art, Remont, p. 103, photo p. 112

2005

“Yellow Cab”, December 2005 Belgrade Guide, p. 85, photo and text, author: Darinka Pop Mitić “Of Love and Rules”

2005

“Likovne besede (Art Words)” Art magazine, Ljubljana, Slovenia, no. 69-70 winter, p. 111-114 “Events on the Serbian Art Scene”, authors: Antea Arizanović and Robert Cesar

2005

“Remont”, Art magazine, Belgrade, no.11, Autumn, p. 26-27, “Life Made of Chocolate”, by Mirjana Boba Stojadinović

2004

“Gender Related Art”, “Umelec” international art magazine, Prague, Czech Republic, no. 2/2004, p. 48-53, by Danica Minić

2004

“Strange Point of Tension”, foreword to the catalogue for the exhibition at the Museum of Cetinje, in Montenegro, p. 7, author: Branko Dimitrijević

2004

Pro Femina, a magazine for women literature and culture, Belgrade, Fall / Winter 2004 by Olivera Erić, “The Pleasure and Visual Arts” p.205, photo on p.43, 51, 220

2003

“Information”, the Danish Weekly Gazette. 126, June 3, 2003, the front page and page 6, “Serbisk lykke (Serbian Happiness)” – “Dette er Serbien”

2002

“Flash Art” the International Art magazine, no. 227, November-December, p. 48, “The October Salon” by Siniša Mitrović

Bibliografija (izbor):

2015.

“ Umetnost kao javna intimnost“, Nebojša Milenković, predgovor za katalog retrospektivne izložbe, Authentic Maja Rakočević Cvijanov, Zavičajna galerija dr. Vinko Perčić, Subotica

2013.

„Gradovi na pustari“ (Treasures of the Pusyta, One Region – One Future) Hungary-Serbia, IPA Cross-border Co-operation Programme, Javni spomenici modernog doba – skulptura u prostoru“, Ljubica Vuković Dulić, str. 276-277.

2013.

“ Tranzicija: od opšteg ka ličnom“, Nela Tonković, predgovor za katalog samostalne izložbe u Galeriji opštine Vračar, Beograd str.2-3

2010.

„Tehnologija mame“, predgovor za katalog samostalne izložbe After baby, SULUJ, Beograd, str.2, autorka: Tanja Marković

2009.

„Intimni prostor Maje Rakočević Cvijanov“, predgovor za katalog samostalne izložbe Porodične kompozicije, Moderna galerija Likovni susret, Subotica, str. 3, autorka: Ivana Smiljanjić

2007.

Pokretanje istrage, MSUV, predgovor za katalog, 68/69. autor teksta Nebojša Milenković, foto str.86/87

2005.

Zbornik katedre za istoriju moderne umetnosti filozofskog fakulteta u Beogradu, Katedra za istoriju moderne umetnosti, Remont, str. 103, foto str. 112

2005.

“Yelow Cab”, decembar 2005. vodič kroz Beograd, str. 85, foto i tekst, autor Darinka Pop Mitić ”O ljubavi i pravilima”

2005.

“Likovne besede (Art Words)” Art magazin, Ljubljana, Slovenia, no.69-70 zima, strane 111-114 “Dogajanja na srpskij likovni sceni”, Autori: Antea Arizanović i Robert Cesar

2005.

“Remont”, umetnički časopis, Beograd, br.11, jesen, strana 26-27, “Život od čokolade”, autor: Mirjana Boba Stojadinović

2004.

Gender related art “, “Umelec” internacionalni art magazin, Prag, Češka, br. 2/2004,” str. 48-53, autor: Minić Danica

2004.

“Čudna tačka tenzije”, predgovor za katalog istoimene izložbe u Muzeju Cetinje, u Crnoj Gori, str. 7, autor: Branko Dimitrijević

2004.

Pro Femina, časopis za žensku književnost i kulturu, Beograd, jesen/zima 2004. autor Olivera Erić, “Užitak i vizuelne umetnosti” str.205, foto na str.43, 51, 220

2003.

“Information” danske nedeljne novine br. 126, 03.jun2003, naslovna strana i strana 6, “Serbisk lykke (Srpska sreća)” – “Dette er Serbien”

2002.

“Flash Art”, internationalni art magazin, br. 227, nov-dec, str. 48,“The October Saloon”, autor: Siniša Mitrović

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