Ana Kuzmanić

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Education

 

2007-2009 Master of Fine Arts with Distinction, Edinburgh College of Art, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
2001-2006 Graduated painting at the Academy of Fine Arts, at The University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

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Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2018 Louder! Speak louder!, Green Room, Zabok, Croatia

2018 Louder! Speak louder, Gallery Mirosla Kraljević, Zagreb, Croatia

2017 This is not a box, Galerija Prozori, Zagreb, Croatia

2017 A change from the bench, Artists for neighbourhood,  Blok, Zagreb, Croatia

2017 Collective Eastern Surf, Ilovemyjob, net.cub, Croatia

2015 You’re small, I’m big!, Gallery Miroslav Kraljević, Zagreb, Croatia,
2015 Public Dreaming, Sound-Object cycle, MKC Split, Split, Croatia
2015 Dialogue I, II i II, Ivan Meštrović Museums, Split, Croatia
2014 Dialogue I, II i II, Meštrović Atelier, Zagreb, Croatia
2011 No Name, Multimedia culture center, Split, Croatia
2011 A space is the form of thinking (with Zoran Pavelić, Nemanja Cvijanović), Croatian Art Society, Barrel Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
2009 Voxpopuli, zg-paviljon 09 Njirić+arhitekti, Zagreb, Croatia
2007 Bon Appetite II, Salon Galić – Croatian Association of Artists – HULU, Split, Croatia
2007 Bon Appetite, St. Krševan Gallery, Šibenik, Croatia
2005 Dialogue Goran Petercol – Ana Kuzmanić, in association with Museum of Fine Arts, Split, Croatia

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2018 26. slavonski biennale, Gallery of Fine Arts, Osijek, Croatia

2018 Almissa Open Art Festival, Omiš, Croatia

2018 Exhibition of finalists of Radoslav Putar Award, Mali salon, Rijeka, Croatia

2018 Bringing Up the Future, Gradska Galerija Osijek, Osijek, Croatia

2017 Grad na drugi pogled, Museum of Fine Arts, Split, Croatia

2017 Bringing Up the Future, Gallery SC, Zagreb, Croatia

2015 Accept the Mystery!, The Northern Charter, Newcastle, UK
2012 Eastern Surf: Kernel Panic Control, Gallery Galženica, Velika Gorica, Croatia
2012 Towards Enclosure, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
2012 The Mutual Charter, Glasgow International Festival, Glasgow, UK
2012 TORINOver 2012, Museo d’Arte Orientale, Turin, Italy; Monitor Metro Station of Torino, Turin, Italy; Stills – Scotland’s Centre for Photography, Edinburgh, UK; Centralna Postaja, Maribor, Slovenia; WOLFART PROJECT SPACE, NAC Foundation, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Librairie Mollat, Bor¬deaux, France; The Office contemporary art space affair, Castello di Ali Pashe Tepelena, Tirana, Albania; Patricia Fleming Projects, Glasgow, UK
2012 Nakon Medike Medika, AKC Medika, Zagreb, Croatia
2011 37. Split salon, HULU Split, Croatia
2011 Project Solar, Edinburgh Art Festival 2011, Solar Pavilion, Edinburgh, UK
2011 Eastern Surf presents Real World Models know where they are, Rhubaba Studios, Edinburgh, UK
2011 ESSL Award-finale, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
2010 Sea Symposium, The Citadel of Qaitbay, Alexandria, Egipat
2009 Simultaneous, KultFlux Platforma, Vilnius, Litva
2009 Be Inspired, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
2009 Past Present and Future, Venice Agendas VI, Venecija, Italija
2009 In Between, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
2009 Third Wheel, The Embassy, Edinburgh, UK
2009 Post Graduate Contemporary Art Exhibition 2009, Atkinson Galerija, Somerset, UK
2008 Diromira, The Embassy, Edinburgh, UK
2008 RSA Student Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK
2007 Open, The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, UK
2006 Fona06, Gallery Kortil, Rijeka, Croatia
2006 Inter(aktiv), Gallery SC, Zagreb, Croatia

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Selected presentations and artist talks

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2017 Artist talk, A change from the bench, Blok, Zagreb, Croatia
2017 Round table, Znanje nije kutija, Galerija Prozori, Zagreb, Croatia
2017 Conference talk, Subverzivna pedagogija u umjetničkoj praksi – projekt Ti si malen, ja sam velik!,Conference Odgajanje budućnosti, Gallery SC, Zagreb, Croatia
2017 Artest talk (Eastern Surf), Presenation of online gallery net.cub, Gallery VN, Zagreb,
2016 Presentation of Eastern Surf’s  works for Vox Feminae Festival, KIC, Zagreb, Croatia
2014. Artist talk (Eastern Surf), Society: Architecture/Public Space, Lunch Bytes, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK

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Selected Residencies / Workshops / Conferences

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2015 Researcher in Residence at Hangar-fundació aavc, Barcelona, Spain
2015 Summer school of Engaged Art by Chto Delat, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Berlin, Germany
2010 Symposium EL-BAHR, The Citadel of Qaitbay, Alexandria, Egypt
2009 Symposium Venice Agendas VI, Tate Audio Arts, London, UK
2008 Residence, John David Mooney Fondacija, Chicago, SAD
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Stipends / Bursaries / Awards / Nominations

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2018 Winner of Radoslav Putar Award 2018, Institute for Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia

2015 Winner of Tvornica competition for production of new artwork, Gallery
Miroslav Kraljević, Zagreb, Croatia
2015 Travel Award, “Croatia kuća – Croatia House”
2012 Quality Production Award, Creative Scotland
2012 Visual Art Award: Edinburgh, Edinburgh City Council
2011 ESSL ART AWARD CEE nominations
2009 Travel Award Venice Agendas 2009
2009 Travel Award, John David Mooney Foundation, Chicago, US
2008  Postgraduate Scholarship, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Croatia
2001-2005 State Scholarship, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Croatia
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Selected Publications / Reader

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Kuzmanić, A. (2015) Ti si malen ja sam velik! , Kulturno-umjetničko društvo INA,Galerija Miroslav Kraljević, Zagreb, ISBN 978–953–58132–2–4
Štefančić, K. (Ed.), (2012) Eastern Surf: Kernel Panic Control: Publication, Galerija Galženica, Velika Gorica: The Open University of Velika Gorica, Velika Gorica pdf

Harry Weeks: In The Midst of a Thriving Community
Darko Fritz: A Note for Eastern Surf
Angela Mclanahan: Absent Presences
Emma Balkind: she is the consumer, the producer, the consumer of producers, and the producer of consumers
Iva Marcetic: The Smooth World
Caroline Newton i Burak Pak: Innovative technologies for invigorating critical thinking in architectural design
Petar Jandrić: The Question Concerning Anti-Disciplinarity
Hamish Macleod i Christine Sinclair: Dialogues. Eastern Surf: finding the reality of the virtual

Jandrić, P. & Kuzmanić, A. (2016). Digital Postcolonialism. IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet, 13(2), 34-51.
Jandrić, P. & Kuzmanić, A. (2015). Digital Postcolonialism. In P. Kommers, P. Isaias (Eds.), Proceedings of 13th International Conference on e-Society. Madeira: IADIS, 87-94.

Vilensky, D.; Kuzmanić, A. & Jandrić, P. (2016). Equal in inequality: true art knows how to wait. Oslo: TOpublic. (short version of the interview) link

Kathy Rae Huffman, Ana Peraica, Ana Kuzmanic, Petar Jandric ‘Interview with Kathy Rae Huffman: Curating digital art with heart and mind’  volume 40 (July 2017) n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal   pp.21-31 Ends and Beginnings link

Huffman, K. R.; Peraica, A.; Kuzmanić, A. & Jandrić, P. (2017). Curating Digital Art with Heart and Mind. In Jandrić, P., Learning in the Age of Digital Reason. Rotterdam: Sense, 329-330. link

Mars, M.; Medak, T.; Kuzmanić,A. & Jandrić, P. (2017). Knowledge Commons and Activist Pedagogies: From Idealist Positions to Collective Actions. In Jandrić, P., Learning in the Age of Digital Reason. Rotterdam: Sense, 243-272. link

Vilensky, D.; Kuzmanić, A. & Jandrić, P. (2017). Equal in inequality: true art knows how to wait. In Jandrić, P., Learning in the Age of Digital Reason. Rotterdam: Sense, 331-354. link
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Professional And Working Experience

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2016 Mentor Team, Summer Workshop Mat-Organization and Diocletian’s Palace. Organised by Cornell University, US, Institute of Art History – Centre Cvito Fisković, Croatia, and University of Split, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture And Geodesy, Croatia
2016 Selector of Art Films for Association of Visual Pedagogies Conference AVPC 2016:
Visual Pedagogies and Digital Cultures, Zagreb, Croatia
2015- Assistant Professor at the Architecture Department, Faculty Of Civil Engineering,
Architecture And Geodesy, University of Split, Split, Croatia
2014 Mentor Team, How Near is Here?  Workshop and performance for Symposium and Intensive Programme on Locality, Collective, Edinburgh2010 Member of the  Croatian Association of Artists – HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia (to date)
2009 –2015  Teaching Assistant at at the Architecture Department, Faculty Of Civil Engineering, Architecture And Geodesy, University of Split, Split, Croatia
2007 Member of the Croatian Association of Artists – HULU, Split, Croatia (to date)

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Alongside her on practice Ana Kuzmanić works with international collective Eastern Surf