Ana Bilankov

Ana Bilankov (Croatia) who lives and works in Berlin and Zagreb. Her conceptual and contextual practice in the media of photography, video/experimental film, installation and text explores themes of the poetics/politics of dislocation, migration, nomadism, individual and collective memory and the construction of identity in the “in-between-ness”. She studied Art History and German Language and literature at the Universities of Zagreb and Mainz; Art Photography at Wiesbaden School from Fine Arts and the postgraduate program “Fine Art in Context” at the University of the Arts Berlin (M.A.) and the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.

Bilankov’s work has been shown internationally in art halls and film and video festivals where she has been one of the award winners. She has won several grants and has been artist in residence at many prestigious institutions and arts organizations. She has been a guest lecturer and artistic director of numerous educational workshops and participatory art projects in collaboration with international universities, galleries and museums, as well as an art facilitator at Documenta 11, Kassel, 4th Berlin Biennale of Contemporary Art and at Martin-Gropius – Bau, Berlin.

She was co-founder of the group Kunstcoop© group, an initiative for experimental mediation / education of contemporary art and in 2000-2002 active at Neue Gesellschaft for Bildende Kunst (NGBK) and in public space, Berlin.

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