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Saša Karalić
 
Born 1970 in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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  Education:
 

1989-1992

Language and Literature, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
1993-1997 Audiovisual arts, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (BA)
1998-2000 Fine arts, Royal College of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
   
Residencies:  
1995 ARCO – Centre for visual arts, Lisabon, Portugal
   

 

 


 

 

 

  Curatorial projects:

 

  2007 National Pride, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2006 The Last Day of Socialism, Gallery Meneer de Wit, Amsterdam
  1998 Quickening / Ubrzavanje, Gallery of Fine Arts, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
     
  Solo shows:  
  2009 The Extra Light Project: Installation, Noorderkerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2009 The Extra Light Project: Predictions, Lloyd Hotel - Cultural Embassy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2009 Fiction level / Fiktivna ravan, Museum for contemporary art RS, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  2008 Reconstruction of the workers' memorial, La taupiniere, Geneva, Switzerland
  2004 Lizard, National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, BiH
  2000

It’s OK, come in me, Fargfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden

  1999 CURVE club, Stockholm Electronic Arts Festival, Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden
  1999 CURVE club, Stockholm Filmfestival, Munchen Byggeriet, Stockholm, Sweden
  1999 CURVE blue, Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden
  1999 DMPI Bar, Annexet, Stockholm, Sweden
  1997 Spellbound, Castricum ann Zee, The Netherlands
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

  Group projects and shows (selection):

 

  2009 Interzone / Nation, Galzenica Gallery, Velika Gorica, Croatia
  2009 Censored pornography, Service Garage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2008 Nieuwe leden, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2007 12th Biennial of Moving Images, Centre pour l'image contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
  2007 De Salon, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2006 Agent Provocateur, Zurich, Switzerland
  2002 Never coming home, Intercult, Stockhlom, Sweden
  1999 Make yourself heard, Annexet, Stockholm, Sweden
  1997 Graduate exhibition, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  1996 Sound performance at experimental music festival May, Royal Conservatorium, Den Hague, The Netherlands
  1995 ZOO – second thought, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam,The Netherlands
  1995 Idolen, Kunsthalle Kampen, The Netherlands

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Selected) articles and reviews:

 

  2009 Dagblad Trouw, Was Jezus dan niet de zoweelste gek? (Wasn't Jesus just another madman?)
prepublication of the book "Becoming Christian", (30 November)
  2009 Dagblad Trouw, Wij weten beter, we hebben het licht gezien, in de mist (We know better, we have seen the light in the fog), (24 November)
  2009 Michsjol magazine, 2-2009, De kerk verdwijnt (The church disappears), (December 2009)
  2009 Glas Srpske (Banjaluka), Prepoznavanje mitova (Recognizing myths),
Dejan Vujanic, (28 Frebruary)
  2009 Nezavisne novine (Banjaluka), Manipulacija produkt vjerovanja (Manipulation and products of belief),
D. Zec, (28 February)
  2009 Glas Srpske (Banjaluka), Preispitivanje znanja (Questioning the knowledge),
Dejan Vujanic, (26 February)
  2004 Dnevni avaz (Sarajevo), Dva video rada Saše Karalića (Two video works by Saša Karalić),
(11 September)
  2004 Nezavisne novine (Banjaluka), Video radovi Saše Karalića (Video works by Saša Karalić),
(12 September)
  2004 Oslobodjenje (Sarajevo), Izlozba "Lizard" Saše Karalića (The exhibition "Lizard" by Saša Karalić),
(12 September)
  1999 Stockholm Electronic Arts Festival publication, CURVE
  1998 Nezavisne novine (Banjaluka), Ubrzavanje (Quickening), (5 September)
  1998

Politika (Belgrade), Prostor odredjen brzinom (The space defined by speed), (26 August)

  1998 Demokratija (Belgrade), Ubrzanje promena (Quickening of change), Lidija Desnic (26 August)
  1997 Metropolis M (Nr. 5, 1997), Spellbound
  1997 Noordhollands Dagblad, Spellbound-spektakel roept bij kijkers gemengde reacties op,
Ab Winkel (21 May)
  1997 Noordhollands Dagblad, Religie and wetenschap komen samen in Spellboundproject,
Ab Winkel (16 May)
  1997 Volkskrant, Lichtspektakel op het strand van Castricum, (15 May)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fellowships / stipends:

 

  2009 Mondriaan Foundation, project grant for The Extra Light Project
  2009 Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, project grant for The Extra Light Project
  2009 Kerk en Wereld, project grant for The Extra Light Project
  2009 Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, project grant for The Extra Light Project
 

2007-2009

Fonds voor beeldende kunsten, vormgeving en bouwkunst, The Netherlands, Basis stipendium

 

2004

Prins Bernhard Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Project grant for Lizard

 

2002-2004

Fonds voor beeldende kunsten, vormgeving en bouwkunst, The Netherlands, Basis stipendium

 

2001-2002

Fonds voor beeldende kunsten, vormgeving en bouwkunst, The Netherlands, Werkbeurs

 

2000

Prins Bernhard Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Project grant for It’s OK, come in me

 

1999-2000

Fonds voor beeldende kunsten, vormgeving en bouwkunst, The Netherlands, Startstipendium

  1998 Prins Bernhard Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Project grant for Quickening
  1998 Swedish Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, Project grant for Quickening
  1998 Soros Fondation, NYC, USA, Project grant for Quickening
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching positions :

 

  2003- current Teacher of multimedia and time based arts at Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam,
1-3 year of the part-time course (mentor class)
 

2008- current

Mentor and teacher of mixed media at The Foundation Year (Basisjaar)
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam