ABOUT

Maja Medić was born in 1979, in Belgrade, (ex)Yugoslavia.
Member of  The Association of Aplplied Arts and Designers of Serbia
 
Education   
 
1998  Filological high school  (SRB)    
2017  Academy of Drama Arts (Camera department), Belgrade (SRB)
2010  Transmedia program, MA in Art, Media & Design, Sint Lukas Hogeschool, Brussels, (BE)                                                                                                                                                                                  

Solo exhibitions

2017   In the frame,  Cultural Centre of Belgrade, DKC gallery, Belgrade
2016   Images to remeber (us) by, with Milena Jokanović,  Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Serbia
2013   Searching, Small ULUPUDS gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
2012   Egypt,  with Nemanja Đorđević, gallery FLU, Belgrade, Serbia
2012   First Shot, Café-gallery The Sound of Mu, Oslo, Norway
2011   Europe – Life is somewhere else, gallery Magacin, Belgrade, Serbia
2009   The Diary of female portraits, 1st Women's Film Festival, Belgrade, Serbia
2008   Rendez-vous, Baz'art Festival, La Rochelle, France
2007   First shot, gallery Dom Omladine, Belgrade, Serbia
2005   Eight principals of work, gallery In movement, Belgrade, Serbia
2004   People of film, with Marina Lesić, gallery Cirkus, SKC, Belgrade, Serbia
2001   Exhibition of photographs, Cafe Dublin, Belgrade, Serbia
 
Collective exhibitions

2018  The Art of Seeing, curated by Klavdij Sluban,Cultural Centre Belgrade
2018  Courageous women travel trough time II, Pro3or gallery, Belgrade
2018  Images to remember (them) by, Pro3or gallery, Belgrade  
2017  Courageous women travel trough time, Integration workshop, Belgrade
2017  Workshop with Klavdij Sluban at the French Institute in Serbia, Belgrade
2016  Great Expectations (photo series) at the Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia
2016  Great Expectations (photo series) at the International Rovinj Photodays Festival, Croatia
2014  Lomography Exhibit, New Brunswick, Canada
2013  I was in Kosovo, Pravo-ljudski filski festival, Sarajevo BiH
2013  PhotoCITY 2013, Sveti Lovrec, Croatia
2012  Art in the open space, Ada Ciganlija, Belgrade, Serbia
2010  Rorschach, Rorschach…, Magacin gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
2010  Dreaming of a point at which parallel lines converge, Brussels, Belgium
2008  32. Zagreb salon, International Exhibition of Photography, Zagreb, Croatia
2008   First Shot at Viennabienale, Vienna, Austria
2009  Men in the eyes of women, Vizantija gallery, Belgrade
2007  Art & Photography, BELEF, Belgrade
2007  XII International exhibition of the miniature photography, gallery Studentski grad, Belgrade, Serbia
2007  Unlimited photography, International photo art festival, Prilep, Macedonia
2006  Exhibition of the photographs of the theatre costumes, Goethe Institute, Belgrade
2005  Ego (Šk)Art:New edition!, exhibition of the shortlisted works for the Hugo Boss award, gallery Cvijeta Zuzorić, Belgrade
2004  Exhibition of the film photographs, Academy of Drama Arts, Belgrade
2001  Cinematographers to be, exhibition of the Kaleidoscope workshop, CZKD gallery, Belgrade
 
Curated exhibitions 

2018   Milena, Open University of Subotica, European Film Festival Palić
2018   Milena, Serbian Cultural Center in Istra, Pula FIlm Festival, Croatia
2018   Nebojša Glogovac, Cultural center Pančevo
2018   Images to remember (them) by, Pro3or gallery, Belgrade
2017   Milena (about the actress Milena Dravić), DKC, Belgrade
2017   TRAINSPOTTING: So what you've been up to... for 20 years?, DKC, Belgrade
2016   40 Years from the TV series “The Unpicked Strawberries”, DKC, Belgrade
 
Published books

2018  70 Years of Jugoslav Drama Theater, author (work in progres)
2018  Critical guide through the Serbian film 2001 -2017, visual editor  (Film Centre Serbia)
2016  40 Years of the TV series “The Unpicked Strawberries”, co-author, (CCB & Vulkan publishing)
2016  National Class - Feature Films of Goran Marković, author  (Film Centre Serbia)
2014  Aleksandar Dolgij: PHOTOGRAPHS, author (self-published)                                                                                                                          
 
Awards, Grants, Workshops & Residencies

2017  Workshop Art of Seeing with Klavdij Sluban, Belgrade, Serbia
2016  Third prize for the collection of photographs Great Expectations, at the International Rovinj Photodays Festival
2015  Grant from the Ministry of Culture of Serbia (for the exhibition Images to remember (us) by)
2013  Workshop with Pep Bonet (NOOR), DokuFest, Prizren, Kosovo
2013  Commendation for photo series PhotoCITY 2013, Sveti Lovrec, Croatia
2012  Grant from the Ministry of Culture of Serbia (for the project Reconstructing Femina)
2011  Residency In Egypt – project of the Serbian Ministry of Culture and embassy of Arab Republic of Egypt
2010  Grant from the Ministry of  Culture of Serbia (for the exhibition Europe – Life is somewhere else)
2008  39. Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie en Arles, France
2008  Second prize for the collection of photographs Men in the eyes of the women, Photo Association of Serbia
2007  Second prize at the International photo art festival / Unlimited photography, Prilep, Macedonia
2007  Grant for the project Reconstructing Femina (for the trip to Jordan) from Pro Helvetia, Swiss Cultural Program in the Western Balkans
2007  Residency at the Makan House of Expression, Amman, Jordan
2007  Master class – Art & Photography at BELEF, Belgrade, Serbia
2001  Kaleidoscope, photographic workshop, Belgrade, Serbia
2000  Film workshop at Academic Film Center, Belgrade, Serbia
 
Professional experience / as a photographer

2018  Why Did Mrs R go crazy?, theater play, Yugoslav Drama Theatre
2017  Blackbird, theater play, Radionica Integracije, Belgrade
2017  Social Innovation Forum , conference, Belgrade
2017  Magnificent 7, film festival, Sava Centar, Belgrade
2014 - 2017  REZ Festival, Dom Omladine, Belgrade
2016 - 2017  First Films First programme, workshops
2014 – 2016  worked for British Council Serbia, Belgrade
2013 - 2015  The Shortest Day, film festival, Belgrade
2014 - 2015  Balkan Film Connection program, workshop, Belgrade
2015  Romeo & Juliet, theatre play, Radionica Integracije, Belgrade
2013 – 2015  worked part-time for SENSA magazine, Belgrade
2008  Author of six book covers for the the publishing house Geopoetika, Belgrade
2005  In collaboration with NGO Felicitas travelled to India. Photos were published  in the magazine VREME, Belgrade and in the calendar for 2006 by Homeworkers Worldwide, UK
                                                                           
Photographer on the film set

2015  The Black Pin, direcetd by Ivan Marinović
2011   My Beloved Country, directed by Michaela Kezele
2011  The Circles, directed by Srdan Golubović
2006  The Trap, directed by Srdan Golubović
2004  The Rockets, directed by Vladimir Mančić
 
Cinematography works

2012  Vietnam, documentary film (cinematographer)
2008  Don Giovanni, short feature film (cinematographer)
2006  Mirage Intro , International multi-medial project (photographer & cinematographer)
2005  Documentary film about Manu Katché in Belgrade (cinematographer)
2004  Maybe one day, short feature film (cinematographer)
2003  I'll be there, short feature film (cinematographer)
2003  Chèry, short feature film (cinematographer)
2002  The Foxes, TV series (first cameraman)
2002  Making of Cordon, documentary film (director)

Organiser / coordinator

2017 - 2018 Coordinator of the cinema screenings of the documetary film The Other Side of Everythig, in Serbia
2017 - 2018 Coordinator of the photo workshop and exhibition with Klavdij Sluban, Belgrade
2016  Organiser of the event 40 Years of the TV series “The Unpicked Strawberries”, Cultural Centre Belgrade

Interviews

2016 Film Center Serbia portal