Biography

Jana Stojaković was born in 1981 in Belgrade where she lives and works.
She is currently a D.F.A. student at Faculty of Fine Art, University of The Arts, Belgrade, Serbia.
She acquires Master in Fine Art, in class of professor Brian Chalkley, from Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of Arts, London, in 2009. From the same college, she received Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art in 2008. Jana graduated painting in class of professor Čedomir Vasić, from Faculty of Fine Art, University of The Arts, Belgrade, Serbia, in 2006. The same year she gets diploma of Gender studies, at Faculty of Political Sciences, Belgrade University.

She received Scholarship of Government- Fond for young talents of Serbian Republic for year 2005-2006 and Scholarship of Ministry for Education and Sport for 2004-2005.
She is a member of ULUS (Society of Serbian Fine Artists).

Jana Stojaković work has been published in several art magazines (Bizzare Magazine, Dennis Publishing Ltd,  London, UK, November 2009, NY Art Magazine: Best Regards from the Blind Spot, January 2008, REMONT, issue 13,  Belgrade, winter 2006…)

Solo exhibitions

  • Hysteria, gallery Belgrade fortress, Belgrade, Serbia, Dec 2020
  • Beauty of modified nature, galleryTerra, Kikinda, Serbia, Feb 2020
  • Beauty of modified nature, gallery Dom kulture “Studentski grad”, Belgarde, Serbia, Oct 2019
  • System error, Prozor gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, July 2018
  • Perfect woman- blind, deaf and mute, exhibition as a part of the event “16 days of activism combating violence against women”, gallery of the library Branko Miljkovic, Belgrade, Serbia, Nov 2016
  • Sweet home sadism, solo exhibition, Gallery of contemporary art, Niš, Serbia, Jun-July 2016
  • Sweet home sadism, exhibition as a part of the event “16 days of activism combating violence against women”, gallery of the library Branko Miljković, Belgrade, Serbia, Dec 2014
  • Abject- Flesh as embodiment of fear, solo exhibition, Parobrod gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, Jan 2012
  • Antoinette or the glamorous guillotine, solo exhibition, SKC (Student’s cultural center), Belgrade, Serbia, July 2010

Group exhibitions and video festivals

  • ULUS Autumn exhibition, curator Maja Ćirić and assistantLav Mrenović, Pavilion of Cvijeta Zuzorić, Belgrade, Nov, Serbia, 2020
  • I don’t want may I want must, exhibition of independent artists, Pavilion of Cvijeta Zuzorić, Belgrade, Serbia, Oct 2020
  • Cultural Center Ummus, Kragujevac, Serbia, Oct 2020
  •  In (self) isolation, Šok zadruga, online exhibition, april 2020
  •  Art in isolation, Oblakoder, online exhibition, april 2020
  • Picture of Serbia, exhibition of painting section of ULUS, Pavilion of Cvijeta Zuzorić, Belgrade, Serbia, Feb 2020
  •  Re-connection, Triennial of extended art media, Pavilion of Cvijeta Zuzorić, Yugoslav Film Archive and SKC (Student’s cultural center) Belgrade, and National museum of Pančevo, April/May 2019, Serbia
  • MicroFAF festival, Yugoslav Film Archive, Belgrade, Serbia, Oct 2018
  • Exhibition of feminist art colony in Sićevo, Art 55 gallery, Niš, Serbia, Oct 2018
  • Triangle of artist’s initiative and female artist rights,Triennial of extended art media, group exhibition, Pavilion of Cvijeta Zuzorić, Belgrade, Serbia, Dec 2016-Jan 2017
  •  Incubarte 7, video festival, Valencia, Spain, Jun 2015
  • The Symptom Projects 04, Amfissa, Greece, May 2013
  • Prosthetic bodies, Progres gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, Sept 2013
  • Through the Roadblocks, YBA (Young Balkan Artists), NeMe project, Open Show Studio, Lemessol, Cyprus, Nov 2012
  • Cinematographer, Video & Film festival, Primo Piano Living gallery, Lecce, Italy, June – July 2012
  • Les enfants terrible, Primo Piano Living gallery, Lecce, Italy, June – July 2012
  •  Physiognomies,  Primo Piano Living gallery, Lecce, Italy, Jun 2012
  • Bound, YBA (Young Balkan Artists), Open Show Studio, Athens, Greece, Jun 2012
  • April encounters, video selection, SKC (Student’s cultural center), Belgrade, Serbia, Apr 2012
  • Act Art 7, group exhibition, London, UK, Nov 2009
  • MA Final Show, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, UK, Sept 2009
  • Going postal,  ICA (Institute of contemporary art), London, UK, Aug 2009
  • Condensation 2009, Bodhi Gallery, London, UK, Apr 2009
  • Best Regards from The Blind Spot,  Montehermoso, Vitoria, Spain, Sept 2007 – Jan 2008
  •  Magistrale Kulturnacht, GDK (Galerie der Künste), Berlin, Germany, July – Sept 2007
  • Outside Belgrade/Florence, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Pančevo, Serbia, June 2007
  •  Re_Set:[01], Context gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, Sept 2006
  •  Green Beat, video selection, Tuborg Loud and Clear Event, Kalemegdan, Belgrade, Serbia, Sept 2006
  •  Magistrale Kulturnacht, group exhibition, GDK (Galerie der Künste), Berlin, Germany, July – Sept 2006
  •  Exhibition of drawings and small sculptures, group exhibition, Dom Omladine (Youth center), Belgrade, Sebia, May 2006
  •  Outside Project, Turkish Bathroom, Belgrade, Serbia, May 2006
  •  FLU-id, Dom Omladine (Youth center), Belgrade, Serbia, Nov 2005
  •  Outside project,  SACI Studio, Florence, Italy, July 2005
  •  Exhibition of drawings and small sculptures, Dom Omladine (Youth center), Belgrade, Sebia, May 2005
  •  April encounters, video selection, SKC (Student’s cultural center), Belgrade, Serbia, Apr 2005
  •  Awkward Feeling In The Space, SKC (Student’s Cultural Center), Belgrade, Sebia, Nov 2004
  •  BELEF (Belgrade Summer Festival), video selection, Belgrade, Serbia, July 2004
  •  Exhibition of drawings and small sculptures, Dom Omladine ( Youth center), Belgrade, Sebia, May 2003

Curatorial projects

  •  About political non-correctness and artist’s position, sub-project for Re-connection- Triennial of extended art media, Pavilion of Cvijeta Zuzorić, Belgrade, Serbia, April 2019
  •  Prosthetic bodies, Progres gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, Sept 2013
  •  Civilization and its Discontent, O3one gallery, Belgrade, Serbia, April-May 2013
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