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Isidora Gajic

Isidora Gajic, born in 1988 in Belgrade, Serbia, weaves the threads of emotions and relationships into compelling photographic narratives that transcend the boundaries of conventional storytelling. Her artistic journey is an exploration of the profound transformation of human experiences, seamlessly blending fiction and documentary to delve into themes such as feminine energy, the birth of nature, fairy tales, and the fluid passage of time.

Having spent her formative years in Hungary and Switzerland, Gajic's creative path led her to the Netherlands, where she earned her BFA from The FotoFactory school of art and photography in Amsterdam. In 2012, she made Rio de Janeiro her home and atelier. Her unique artistic expression extends beyond the confines of traditional mediums, giving rise to handmade books, intricate image collages, and multimedia visual dialogues, all anchored in the evocative power of photography. While exploring experimental photography on  different materials such as silk.

Gajic has showcased her work in numerous group exhibitions, including prestigious venues like SESC in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2019), KCG Cultural Center in Serbia (2013), Art Pavilion Cvijeta Zuzoric ULOS in Belgrade (2020), and ISSP Latvia – Gallery & Museum of Photography (2012). With solo exhibitions at Gallery Silvia Cintra + Box 4 in Rio de Janeiro (2020, 2024), gallery Wickbol in Sao Paulo (2016), and Simone Klein gallery in Cologne, Germany (2022).

Recipient of the Dutch Talent Award in 2012 (GUP Publications), Gajic honed her artistic skills during residencies at the ISSP in Latvia (2012). Her professional journey boasts significant contributions, including roles at the World Press Photo in Amsterdam (2010-2012) and managerial positions in archives, creative production, and book design for esteemed artists like Paul Blanka and Miguel Rio Branco (2011-2018).

Isidora Gajic is represented by: Silvia Cintra + Box 4 Gallery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,

Artist book publisher and editor:  L’editeur du Dimanche in Paris, France.

 

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SELECTED SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS


Upcoming  - February 2024 Sirènes, Galeria Silvia Cintra Box 4, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2023 Sirènes book lounge exhibition at Laurel Parker, Paris, France

2022 Sirènes, - Silk prints, Simone Klein Showroom Fotografie, Cologne, Germany

2020 Flutuações, Galeria Silvia Cintra Box 4, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2019-20 Dual show with Miguel Rio Branco, Habaneras, SESC, Quitandinha, Brazil

2016 Teias e Tramas , Gabriel Wickbold Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil

2015 Dual show with Miguel Rio Branco; Swann’s Way, Estudio 321, São Paulo, Brazil

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2020-21 Autumn show, Pavilion des arts Cvijeta Zuzoric, Belgrade, Serbia

2018 Écume book présentation- Grand Palais-Paris Photo, France

2017 Olhar Feminino; SESC Quitandinha, Petrópolis, Brazil

2016  Inspira Ocupa, Petropolis, Brazil

2015 Galeria Mul.ti.plo; Solar. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2014 Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013 Cultural Center “Grad”, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2012 The FotoFactrory show, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


2012 ISSP Residency show, Kuldiga, Latvia

Education

2008-2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography, The FotoFactory, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2005-2007 Britannica International School (graduated; Advanced Supplementary (AS) certifications) Budapest, Hungary

2004-2005 Ecole d’Humanite, Boarding school, (secondary education) Hasliberg, Switzerland

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