Jelena Juresa (Novi Sad, Serbia) joins the Art Center as the newest Jackman Goldwasser resident artist from September 22 – November 11, 2015. During her stay, she will be holding open studios, as well as an artist talk. More details to come soon.
About Jelena Juresa:
Jelena Juresa works primarily with photography and video and conducts visual research on identity, politics of memory and oblivion and the representational limits of photographic image. The focus of her work is the relationship between the observer and the observed within the confines of the “image,” and what it does and does not convey. Juresa has participated in solo and group exhibitions internationally, including Museum im Rathaus, Austria; National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan; and Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Serbia. Juresa is currently a PhD researcher at Ghent University, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Research centre S:PAM (Studies in Performing Arts & Media) and KASK Conservatorium she is focusing on the construction of new state identities in Austria after the Anschluss and fifty years later in the Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and the relations this practice have to atrocities, responsibility and silence.