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Adela Jušić

Adela Jušić

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Heroism of labor © Adela Jušić

I’m a Communist and that’s all I’ll ever tell you © Adela Jušić

Skirt red Skirt white © Adela Jušić, Photo: Andrej Peunik

The 5 year plan – better future of our people © Adela Jušić

Key Facts


Bosnia and Herzegovina





recommending institution

frei_raum Q21 exhibition space

time period

September 2017 - September 2017

Born October 20th 1982 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Co-founder and working at Association for Culture and Art CRVENA on different cultural and feminist projects. Lives and works in Sarajevo.


1997-2001 High school of Applied Arts, Sarajevo
2001-2007 Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo, MA
Democracy and Human rights in South East Europe, Sarajevo and Bologna University, MA


    YVAA Zvono for the best Bosnian young artist, 2010
    Henkel Young Artists Prize CEE 2011
    Charlama gallery award for best work of young artist, 2011
    54th October Salon Special Award, 2013

Exhibitions (Selection):

•    Hero Mother, Contemporary Art by Post-Communist Women Rethinking Heroism, curated by Bojana Pejić and  Rachel Rits-Volloch, MOMENTUM & Studio 1, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, 2016
•    Balkan Insight, screening, curated by Alicia Knock, Cinema 1, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2016
•    Biennial of Contemporary Art, D-0 ARK, curated by Adela Demetja,  Anton Lederer and Margarethe Makovec, Bunker, Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2015
•    Resolution 827,  curated by Zoran Erić and Jelle Bouwhuis, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015
•    Frestas – Trienal de Artes, curated by Josue Mattos, Sorocaba, Sao Paolo, Brasil, 2014
•    A Time for Dreams, IV  Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, artistic director David Elliott, Museum of Moscow, Russia, 2014
•    …Was is Kunst?… Resuming a fragmented history, curated by  Sandro Droschl and Christian Egger, Kunstlerhaus, Halle fur Kunst and Medien, Graz, Austria, 2013
•    GOOD GIRLS _ MEMORY, DESIRE, POWER, curated by Bojana Pejić and Olivia Nitis, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC) u Bucharest, Romania, 2013

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Adela Jušić


During one month of stay I will work on production/adaptation and set up of my work "Here come the Women" as part of exhibition “Stopover – Ways of Temporary Exchange “, curated by Judit Angel, Christiane Erharter, Michaela Geboltsberger, Dora Hegyi, Heide Wihrheim at frei_raum Q21 exhibition space, that opens on September 21st.
I will continue my research for art works on the subject of women and revolution in Yugoslavia (participation of women in Antifascist struggle in World War II, womens role in reconstruction of Yugoslavia in the period right after the War and their participation in Antifascist Front of Women and further work on Online archive of Antifascist  struggle of women of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Yugoslavia, a project of Association for Culture and Art CRVENA.

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