Lana Čmajčanin

Lana Čmajčanin (b. 1983, Sarajevo) lives and works between Sarajevo and Vienna. She has an MA from the Academy of Fine Arts at the University of Sarajevo and is currently a PhD candidate at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Her socially engaged works encompass installation, video, performance and sound installation, frequently referencing the post-war situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, political frameworks and the role of women. She is a co-founder of the Association of Culture and Art Crvena. Recent solo exhibitions include those at Tulla Culture Center, Tirana (2018) and Duplex/100 m2 Gallery, Sarajevo (2015), with group shows at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka (2018), Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou (2017), Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana (2017) and Pera Museum, Istanbul (2016). She won the Special Award at the 54th October Salon at Cultural Centre of Belgrade in 2013 and the Special Award for Female Body Shape at the Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo in 2007.