Iva Kuzmanović

Belgrade, Serbia


artist and cultural mediator


graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting Department


Since 2007, Iva Kuzmanović has been a member of NKA / ICA, within which she had been exhibiting as an artist and participating as a cultural mediator in four editions of Real Presence, international platform for young artists and art students, under mentorship of Biljana Tomić. Since 2012, as a co-founder of the U10 Art Space, and a regular member of the U10 Collective, she has participated as an organizer, curator or artist in over one hundred and fifty group and solo exhibitions and other projects in culture and art. Currently enrolled in PhD course in Painting department at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade.

In her practice, she is working in different medias ranging from painting (usually oil on canvas) to spatial installations made of neon lights, sand, sound, and other elements. She is mostly dealing with the notions of anxiety, fatalism and temporality, frequently devising them through depictions of vast artificial neon-desert landscapes, atomic bomb testing or tropical scenery airplane crashes. Lives and works in Belgrade.