PERSONALIA:

Damir Avdagic

Born on June 22nd, 1987, Banja Luka, Bosnia & Hercegovina

Currently works and lives between New York and Oslo

damir.avdagic@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION:

2013-2016: MFA, University of California, Interdisciplinary Studio w. prof. Mary Kelly, Los Angeles, United States

2008-2014: MFA, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts w. prof. Katya Sander, Ann Lislegaard, Pia Rönicke, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006-2008: Nordland Art and Film College, Kabelvåg, Norway

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2020:

Reprise/Response, Oppland Kunstsenter, Lillehammer, Norway (upcoming)

2018:

“Reenactment/Process/Reprise/Response” Entreé Gallery, Bergen, Norway (upcoming)

2014:

Translations, Another Space, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2019:

Title TBD, RAM Galleri, Oslo, Norway (upcoming)

2018:

Planning Future, Atelierhaus im Anscharpark, Kiel, Germany

Avskygninger, Kristiansand Kunsthall, Kristiansand, Norway

Østlandsutstillingen, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway

2017:

Open Studios - International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York

En ny verden, Nivågaards Malerisamling, Nivå, Denmark

2016:

Open Studios - International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York

The Origin of Species, Noysky Projects, Los Angeles, California

PRESENT: Recollection, Godsbanen, Aarhus, Denmark

MFA#2, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2015:

Voices, KALA Art Institute, Berkeley, California

Self-Storage, Another Space, Copenhagen, Denmark

Vårutstillingen, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway

2014:

AFGANG, Kunsthall Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013:

Live Screen Evening, Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

2012:

Today I am an Ostrich, Espacio la Mutante, Valencia, Spain

Jeg prøver at kigge ind, men får gardiner i øjnene, Galleri Q, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011:

Fra noget til noget andet, Bagholdt, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010:

If Everything else fails..., Entreé Galleri, Bergen, Norway

MUDshow#2 - There´s no Place like Home, Galleri Tipi, Oslo, Norway

DIg these nuggets, WAREHOUSE9, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009:

Nordnorsken 2009, touring exhibition in northern Norway

NATURALLY, The Museum of Natural History, Bergen, Norway

 

RESIDENCIES & SEMINARS

2019-2020:

18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA - Awarded by the Danish Cultural Council (upcoming)

2018:

SUMMER SCHOOL: Eastern European Avant-gardes and their legacy, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2016-2017:

ISCP, The International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, New York - Awarded by The Office of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

 

SELECTED AWARDS & GRANTS

2016:

Two-year working grant, Norwegian Cultural Council, Oslo, Norway

Grant for newly educated artists, Norwegian Cultural Council, Oslo Norway

2015:

BKH´s Photo Art Prize, Billedkunstnernes hjelpefond, Oslo, Norway

NORAM Fellowship, Norway America Foundation, New York, United States

2014:

NORAM Fellowship, Norway America Foundation, New York, United States

2013:

Idella Scholarship, Idella Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark

Fulbright Scholarship, William Fulbright Foundation, New York, United States