The exhibition Underwater - gilded aquariums for the Anthropocene - presents 7 paintings and 7 drawings by Ivana Zivic, which feature a lonely figure floating in rich water-filled interiors. These distinct metaphoric and mnemonic chambers look at anything from artifactual culture and heritage and politico-ethical alienation to the loss of self and eroding of the inner world.
Ivana Živić studied painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, where she obtained her BA and MA. Since then her work has been the subject of 16 solo and over 40 group exhibitions all over the world. Živić is the recipient of the second place award of the Vladimir Veličković Drawing Fund (2016); the Rotary Club Award (2014); the Diploma of the Vladimir Veličković Drawing Fund (2012); Award for the production of work from the Dimitrije Bašičević Mangelos Fund (2012), and the Diploma of the 2nd Drawing Biennale in Pančevo (2009). She was a resident artist at Cite Internationale des Arts Paris in France (2009) and GLO’ART centre in Lanaken, Belgium (2015, 2017). Her works are in notable private collections around Europe and America.