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Katarina Zdjelar grew up in Belgrade and is currently based in Rotterdam. Working mainly in the medium of video, her work explores the way one body encounters another as a site of resistance and possibility, pointing to the fragile agency of collective action in the present. Voice, music, sound and language have been the core interests throughout her practice. Katarina Zdjelar holds an MA in Fine Art from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, she is a graduate of the University of Arts Belgrade and has completed a two-year residency at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam.
Katarina Zdjelar represented Serbia at the 53rd Venice Biennale and has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions internationally at such venues as 11th Berlin Biennale, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam; Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo; Frieze Foundation, London; Casino Luxembourg; De Appel, Amsterdam, MACBA Barcelona; MCOB Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade; Museum Sztuki Lodz. She has also shown her work at various film festivals including Oberhausen Film Festival, Rotterdam Film Festival, Auteur Film Festival Belgrade. She was awarded several prizes, most recently the MMSU Award of the 24thZagreb Salon (2019), Dolf Henkes Prize (2017), as she was shortlisted for the Dutch Prix de Rome Award (2017 and awarded with the Kinderprijs on that occasion; 2010).
Katarine Zdjelar is also an educator and worked in many academic and post-academic institutes; currently she holds a position of core tutor at Piet Zwart Institute (MA Fine Art), WdKA Rotterdam and Master Artistic Research at the Netherlands Film Academy in Amsterdam.