2009-2013 - MA Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Performative Arts and Sculpture

2001-2006 - MA Academy of Fine Arts Ljubljana, Painting



2020 - 2026 - Studio Award, Vienna, Austrian Federal Chancellery for Art

2018 - 2019 - Research grant, Ministry of Culture Croatia

2016 - 2017 - Work scholarship, Federal Chancellery for Art and Culture, Austria

          2015 - Young Art Award, Hypo Konzernzentrale, St. Polten, Austria

2014 - 2015 - BMWFW, Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy, Austria

          2014 - Honorary Prize, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

          2012 - TH-T & Museum of Contemporary Art Award, Zagreb, Croatia

          2010 - shortlisted for Ruf Award, Sofia, BG

2007 - 2008 - OHO Award for best young visual artist, Ljubljana, SI



2021 - SKOPE Berlin, supported by SKOPE (DE) and BKA (AT)

2020 - Research Residency at M4 Gastateliers, organized by Suns and Stars, Amsterdam

2019 -Fellowship  Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

2018 - Istanbul Residency, supported by Austrian Federal Chancellery for Art

2017 - Following the Traces of Communism in Albania, traveling in Albania

2016-17 - Parterre Art Space, Mexico City

2015/16 - Mexico City Residency, supported by Austrian Federal Chancellery for Art

2013 - On Art, Cities, and Regeneration, Ramdom, Default 13,  Lecce, IT

2012 - Changdong National Art Studio, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, S. Korea

2010 - La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres, Paris, France

2008 - Fellowship ISCP- New York, supported by Young Visual Artist Award for Eastern Europe


2020 Beloved Monster, ART Lab Gleis 1, Donumenta, DE

2019 Abstract Muscle, curated section at viennacontemporary art fair by curator Fiona Liewehr, with Structura Gallery, Vienna

2018  Peripheric Muscle, Gallery Ateliers Zitnjak, Zagreb

2018 Visibility Reward, EIKON Schaufenster, Museums Quarteer, Vienna, Austria

2017 Split Dioptre, Parallel Art Fair, Project Statement, Galerie Kunstbuero, Vienna, AT

2016 Split Dioptre, School Gallery, Split, Croatia

2016 notwithstanding, Musa, Startgalerie, Vienna, AT

2015 The Golden and the Ghostly, Young Art Award, Hypo Konzernzentrale, St.Polten, AT

2015 In Hand, Pinakoteka, 1040 Vienna, AT

2014 Funny Business, Mali Salon, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia




It’s Your Mo(nu)ment, Space for Kids, Kunsthalle Karlsplatz, Vienna

Balast Pallast, curated by Goschka Gawlik, Kunstraum Schattendrof, AT

Borrowed Time, curated by Gülsen Bal and Walter Seidl, Fluc public space, Vienna

Gymnastics, acb Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

in the pause of the gesture there might be an echo, curated by Suns and Stars, Amsterdam

Symbol, curated by solt Petranyi, Austrian Cultural Forum, Budapest, Hungary


Refreshing Memory, curated by Davorka Peric, Gallery Nova, Zagreb

All Natural, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, curated by Christina Penetsdorfer,

presented by Generali Foundation

Big screens shatter easily, Oberösterreichischer Kunstverein, curated by Katharina

Swoboda, supported by Golden Pixel Collective

Engaging With Histories, Project Space Römerstrasse, Stuttgart

Tailored Futures, Technical Museum Nikola Tesla, Zagreb, Croatia

Kalt, Kunstverein Ve.Sch, Vienna


On the Shoulders of Fallen Giants, Industrial Art Biennial, Labin, Pula & Rijeka, Croatia, curated by WHW

Der Wert der Freiheit, 21 Haus Museum Belvedere, curated by Severin Dünser Vienna


Chaux, Gallery Martin Janda, Vienna, AT

Migrations of Fear, Koroška galerija likovnih umetnosti, KGLU, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia

Spectacular Windows. Reflections on the Self and the Wider World, 21 Haus, Vienna, Austria

Identification as Reapropriation, La Box, Bourges, France

Photo Kinetics. Movement, Body& Light in the Collections, curated by Antonia Lotz at

Museum der Moderne, Salzburg

An Ideal City that Complicated the Real One, Espectro Electromagnético, Mexico City

Identification as Reapropriation, acb gallery, cur. by Rona Kopeczky, Budapest, Hungary

The Münschausen Effect, curated by Ksenija Orelj and Anamarija Batista at Gallery 5020,

Salzburg, Austria


Figurations of Solidarity, Movements of the Political in the Minor Cinema, screening at

Jura Sofer Saal, Hofburg, Vienna

Identity, paraflows festival, Kunstforum Vienna, AT

(Re)Thinking Space and Place, Westdeutscher Künstlerbund, Herne, Germany

buen vivir, curated by Harm Lux, at Museum for Contemporary Art, Zagreb and

Cinema Luna in Frauenfeld, Switzerland

The Reality Behind the Fantasy.Masculine Icons, Gallery Michaela Stock, Vienna

Objects of Subjectivity, curated by Boris Konstandinov, LLLLL Gallery, Vienna


Crises and New Beginnings, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana, SLO

Shame on You, Contemporary Art Centre, Celje, Slovenia

Mature and Angry, Plovdiv Art Week, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

The City and Me, Cre Art European Exhibition, curated by Lucas Cuturi in Pardubice,

Check Republic, Linz (AT) and Genoa (IT)

Within the Giant’s Belly, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rijeka, CRO

The Enigma of the New and the Modern, screening, Mumok Kino, Vienna

Mujeras Alcanzando La Luz, Casa Museo del Banco Nacional, Panama

Don’t eat Yellow Snow, 10th Anniversary of the OHO Award, Gallery P74, Ljubljana

Appropriation, Michaela Stock Gallery, Vienna, AT

Heroes We Love, curated by Simona Vidmar & Miško Šuvaković, Art Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia



2018 Wie die Dinge liegen, artist talk with Yu Ji and Luiza Margan @ Schaustelle, Vienna

2015 Public Stories, Gallery Nova, Zagreb, July 2015

2015 Art that Changes the World, symposium in Art Gallery Maribor

2013 Reenactment of the Performance by the Artist Group Tok, Künstlerhaus -

Halle für Kunst und Medien, Graz

2012 Feminism in Croatian Art, Changdong National Art Studio, Seoul

2008 Luiza Margan and Miha Presker, Apex Art, New York, USA



2015 Listening, performative sculpture in public space, curated by curatorial team WHW, Zagreb

2014 Eye to Eye with Freedom, production Copula-Spajalica and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia

2014 Restaging Monument, Studio Golo Brdo, Rovinj, Croatia

2012 Concert for a Sewing Machine and a Tree, production Urban Festival, curated by BLOK, Zagreb, Croatia


Vienna Insurance Group, Vienna, Austria

Generali / Museum der Moderne, Salzburg

Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia

Arthotek of the city of Vienna, Museum auf Abruf, Austria

Young Art Collection, Hypo Niederösterrech, St. Polten, Austria

Arthotek des österreichischen Bundesministeriums, 21 Haus, Austria

Tobacco Museum, Ljubljana, Slovenia

KD Group, art collection Ljubljana, Slovenia

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