Šejla Kamerić


1976

geboren in Sarajevo, Bosnien-Herzegovina | born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
lebt und arbeitet in Sarajevo und Berlin | lives and works in Sarajevo and Berlin

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions, Public Projects and Interventions

 


2017

Šejla Kamerić
CONFIDENCE POWER PLUS, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin

2015

"Šejla Kamerić. 30 Years After",kuratiert von Erzen Shkololli,National Gallery of Kosovo
"Šejla Kamerić. When the Heart Goes Bing Bam Boom",kuratiert von Başak Doğa Temür, Vehbi Koç Foundation (VKF), Arter, Istanbul
Šejla Kamerić
Position Absolute, Galerie Tanja Wagner , Berlin

2013

"1395 Days without Red", Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokio

2012

"Šejla Kamerić: exhibition and film programm", CAC, Contemporary Art Centre Vilnius, Lithauen
"Šejla Kamerić", RÁFAGAS, Agora Center, A Coruña, Spanien
"1395 Days without Red (Kosovo premiere)", The Kosova Art Gallery, Kosovo, Priština, kuratiert von Galit Eilat & Charles Esche
"1395 Days without Red", Museum of contemporary art Belgrade, kuratiert von Branislav Dimitrijević
"Glück" und "1395 Days without Red", Cultural centre Dom Omladine, MSUM und Festival Dani Sarajeva, Belgrad
"1395 Days without Red", Kunsthaus Graz, Österreich
"A retrospective of selected video and film works", MSUM Museum of Modern art Ljubljana, Slovenien, kuratiert von Zdenka Badovinec
"1395 Days without Red", Sharjah Art foundation, Sharjah art museum, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
"1395 Days without Red", Open air cinema Metalac, Sarajevo

2011

"Glück", Eastern Neighbours Film Festival, Utrecht
"1395 Days without Red", MACBA, Barcelona, Spanien
"A retrospective of selected video and film works", Zagreb Film Festival, MSU Museum of Contemporary Art , Zagreb
"1395 Days without Red", Manchester International Film Festival MFI, Manchester
"1395 Days without Red", ArtAngel, London
"1395 Days without Red", 17th Sarajevo Film Festival, Sarajevo
"Glück", Villa Elisabeth, Berlin
"Šejla Kamerić", Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin

2010

"Prospectif cinéma", Centre Pompidou, Paris, kuratiert von Christine Macel
"No More Drama", Röda Sten Centre for Contemporary Art and Culture, Göteborg, Schweden, kuratiert von Edi Muka
"Moonlighting", Wip: Konsthall, Stockholm, kuratiert von Anneli Bäckman
"Šejla Kamerić", Galerie Krobath, Wien

2009

"What Do I Know", FILMHUIS DEN HAAG, Den Haag, Amsterdam

2008

"Šejla Kamerić", Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Österreich, kuratiert von Silvia Eiblmayr
"Particle or more", Moria Gallery, Hvar, Kroatien
"Is it rain or is it a hurricane", Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem, Tschechien, kuratiert von Michal Kolecek
"What Do I Know", DAAD Gallery, Berlin

2007

"Mit tudok / What Do I Know", Trafo - House of Contemporary Arts, Budapest
"Sometime, Never and Maybe", public project, Sarajevo und Berlin
"Dream House", Literaturhaus, Salzburg, Österreich

2006

"Brand New", The Kosova Art Gallery – Museum Pristina and EXIT Gallery, Priština, Kosovo;kuratiert von Erzen Shkololli
"The Final Sale", Karver, Podgorica, Monte Negro; kuratiert von Dunja Blažević

2005

"Šejla Kamerić" (Another Expo - Beyond the Nation-States), Gallery SOAP, Kitakyushu, Japan, kuratiert von Shinya Watanabe
"Untitled", solo exhibition, Gandy Gallery, Prague, Tschechien, kuratiert von Michal Kolecek
"Closed", solo exhibition, National Gallery of BH, Sarajevo

2004

"Others and Dreams", solo exhibition, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, kuratiert von Nikola Dietrich
"FREI, public intervention", club transmediale 0.4 – (fly utopia!); festival for electronic music and related visual art, Berlin

2003

"Bosnian Girl", public project (posters, postcards, billboards, advertisements in magazines and newspapers)
"WARRANT", public intervention (poster); exhibition “Myths of Memory” Schauspielhaus Wien

2002

"Closing the Border (Welcome to the ancient land of freedom)", public intervention; border crossing between San Marino and Italy

2001

"homeSICK", public intervention (work in progress, started in 2001)
"Fortune Teller", public intervention; Sarajevo

1999

"Before Beginning", video projection; Obala Meeting Point, Sarajevo
"For My Sake", installation in front of the Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo

1998

"Plug, installation", Obala Meeting Point, Sarajevo


 

Selected Group Exhibitions and Film Festivals

 


2018

Šejla Kamerić, Islam, it's also our history!, TEMPORA, Brussels
Šejla Kamerić, I AM THE MOUTH - Works from Central and Eastern European Artists from Art Collection Telekom, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb
Šejla Kamerić, All that We Have in Common, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje

2017

Šejla Kamerić, Gebrochene Welten, Kunstverein Gera
art Berlin, with works by Nilbar Güreş, Šejla Kamerić and Laurel Nakadate, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin

2015

"Šejla Kamerić. 30 Years After"
kuratiert von Erzen Shkololli
National Gallery of Kosovo
04.05.2015 – 04.06.2015
"Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime",Wellcome Collection, London

2014

"Irgendetwas im Raum entzieht sich unseren Versuchen des Überfliegens",
Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart

2013

"Was ist Kunst? Resuming a Fragmented History", Künstlerhaus Graz

2012

9th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Südkorea
"The common which no longer exists", Künstlerhaus, k/haus Galerie, Wien
"It doesn’t always have to be beautiful, unless it’s beautiful", Art Gallery of Kosovo. Priština, Kosovo, kuratiert von Galit Eilat and Charles Esche
Marrakech biennale, Marrakech, Morroko
"Crossing Europe" filmfestival, Linz, Österreich
Art Brusseles 2012, Brusseles Expo, Brüssel
Istanbul Modern, La La La Human Steps, Istanbul, Türkei
"Discusing Metamodernism", Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin
"Be realistic - demand the impossible", , Graz und Sarajevo
"Film/Video Program", Moderna Museet, Stockholm
"The Poster Show", Carlier Gebauer, Berlin

2011

"Art in Embassies", U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy Sarajevo
"Berliner Zimmer", MNAC 
Goethe Institute Bucharest, Rumänien
"Berliner Zimmer", National Gallery of BH, Sarajevo
"Rhythmic Exercises", 
BWA SOKO Gallery, Novy Sacz, Polen
"Phantasie an die Macht - Politik um Künstlerplakat", 
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
"Berlin Passage - Artists from Southeastern Europe living in Berlin", 
Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Griechenland
"Šejla Kamerić-Embargo till 11" ,Camera Austria,Kunsthaus Graz, Austria (mit Tatiana Lecomte)

2010

"Prospectif cinéma", Centre Pompidou, Paris
"Architektur und Körper", Galerie Krobath, Berlin
(8th) Zagreb Film Festival, Special mention in the short film category, Short Film Programme, Zagreb
"Die Tür geht nach Innen auf / The Door Opens up Inwards", Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin
(17th) Sarajevo Film Festival; Short Film Competition Programme, Sarajevo
"Glueck happens", Staedtische Galerie, Erlangen
"Squatting", Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin
"On the Eastern Front - video art from central and Eastern Europe 1989–2009", Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
"The Past Is a Foreign Country", Center of Contemporary Art 'Znaki Czasu', Torun, Polen
20th anniversary of KulturKontakt Austria, Gallery ArtPoint, Wien
"Projected Visions", Apollonia, Straßburg

2009

"Gender Check
Femininity and Masculinity in the Art of Eastern Europe", Museum of Modern Art (MUMOK), Wien, kuratiert von Bojana Pejić
"ZEIGEN". An Audio Tour Through Berlin, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, kuratiert von Karin Sander
"Access All Areas, a drawing exhibition", Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, kuratiert von Arturo Herrera and Tanja Wagner
"Pièces de résistance: Forms of resistance in contemporary art", Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun, Schweiz, kuratiert von Michal Kolecek und Andrea Domesle
"MONSTER", Motorenhalle - Project Center of Contemporary Art, Dresden
"A Pair of Left Shoes", Museum Bochum, kuratiert von René Block
Rohkunkunstbau XVI, ATLANTIS I - "Hidden Histories - New Identities", Schloss Marquardt, Potsdam, kuratiert von Mark Gisbourne
"Windows upon Oceans" – 8. Baltic Biennial of Contemporary Art, Muzeum Narodowe w Szczecinie, Szczecin, Polen
"Tri Postal: SCÈNES CENTRALES", Lille3000, Lille, Frankreich, kuratiert von Elena Sorokina
"Who killed the painting? Works from the Block Collection", Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, kuratiert von René Block
"10 YEARS OF < rotor >", Rotor Gallery, Graz, kuratiert von Lejla Hodzic, Margarethe Makovec, Anton Lederer
"Nichtorte, Orte". Collection Exhibition, gfzk - Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, kuratiert von Conny Dietrich and Heidi Stecker
"Transitland", The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate Sofia
"Land of Human Rights", Rotor Gallery, Graz, Österreich

2008

"Cutting Realities Gender Strategies in Art", Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, USA
"Tales of Time and Space", 1st Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone, United Kingdom, kuratiert von Andrea Schlieker
(15th) Adana Altın Koza Film Festival, Mediterranean Short Film Competition, Best Fiction Film Award, Adana,Türkei
"TIEFENRAUSCH (RAPTURE OF THE DEEP)", O.K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz
(30th) Clermont – Ferrand Short Film Festival, In competition, Labo, Frankreich
"Cabinet of Imaginations", Netwerk – Center for contemporary art, Aalst, Belgien
"You & Me, Sometimes...", Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, USA
"PLACE IN HEART", Arsenal Gallery Bialystok, Bialystok, Polen, kuratiert von Michal Kolecek und Monika Szewczyk
"Why here is always somewhere else", The Baden Art Association (Badischer Kunstverein), Karlsruhe, kuratiert von Alenka Gregoric, Vit Havranek, Antonia Majaca, Prelom Kolektiv
BIENNALE CUVÉE
- WORLD SELECTION OF CENTEMPORARY ART, O.K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz
"VIDEOFORMES vidéo et nouveaux médias dans l'art contemporain", Clermont-Ferrand, kuratiert von Gabriel Soucheyre
49th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia, kuratiert von Bojana Pejić
"Shifting Identities – (Schweizer) Kunst heute", Kunsthaus Zürich
"Schengen Women", Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenien, kuratiert von Zdenka Badovinac

2007

(64th) Venezia Corto Cortissimo, competition of the 64th Mostra Internazionale, D‘Arte Cinematografica, Venedig
"There is no border....", Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, kuratiert von Silvia Eiblmayr
(5th) Zgreb Film Festiva, Short Film Programme, Zagreb, Kroatien. Best Short Film Award
(13th) Sarajevo Film Festival, National premiere, Sarajevo
ARTE MARE festival, Short Films competition, Bastia, Frankreich
"History Started Playing With My Life", The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel, kuratiert von Erzen Shkololli
"La Nuit des Musées", Musée d¹Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, La Fée Electricité by R. Dufy, Paris
"L‘enfer, C‘est les Autres / 'Hell is... other people", Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, kuratiert von Nathalie Zonnenberg
"INBETWEENESS", Ex Carceri del Complesso di San Michele a Ripa, Rom, kuratiert von Dobrila Denegri und Ludovico Pratesi
"THIS IS NOT A FAIRY TALE", Tirana Institute of Contemporary Art, Tirana, Albanien
"FRAI", Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copennhagen, Dänemark, kuratiert von René Block
"Land Grab", Apexart, New York, kuratiert von Sarah Lookofsky, Lillian Fellmann
"Vocal Verbal", Gallery SC, Zagreb, kuratiert von Lala Rascic
"Between Borders", MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spanien
"Sarajevo - Memory and Communication", Shiga Art creation hall, Shiga-pref, Shin-bi, Kyoto, Japan
"THE COLLECTOR'S ART, The Twentieth and Twenty-first Century in Private and Corporate Collections in Düsseldorf", The Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, kuratiert von Barbara Til, Christoph Danelzik-Brüggemann, Miriam von Gehren, Stephan von Wiese
"What Do I Know", O.K Center for Contemporary Art, CROSSING EUROPE - Film Festival, Linz, Österreich, kuratiert von Martin Sturm

2006

"Zones of Contact", 15th Biennale of Sydney 2006, Sydney, kuratiert von Charles Merewether
"Sweet Taboos". A Mini Tirana Biennial in NYC, 
Apexart, New York, kuratiert von Edi Muka
"8372 NISU DOŠLI", Mimara Museum, Zagreb, Kroatien
"NORMALIZATION", Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Schweden
"Kontakt", The Art Collection of Erste Bank-Group at the Museum of Modern Art (MUMOK) in Wien und Transit Workshop in Bratislava
"On Difference #2", Stuttgart Kunstverien, Stuttgart, kuratiert von Alenka Gregorić
"PERSONAL STORIES". An exhibition in the framework of the European Forum Alpbach, High School Alpbach, Tyrol, Österreich

2005

"CONFLICT: Perspectives, Positions, Realities in Central European Art", Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, USA, kuratiert von Lorand Hegyi
"TABOO", Tirana Biennale, Tirana, Albanien, kuratiert von Edi Muka
51st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, International Competition, ausgewählt von Lars Henrik Gass and Kristina Henschel, Oberhausen
"History starts playing with my life", National Gallery, Priština, Kosovo, kuratiert von Erzen Shkololli
"Displaced", Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (NBK), Berlin, kuratiert von Kathrin Becker
"Another Expo - Beyond the Nation-States", June 2005: Gallery Level1, Kitakyushu, Japan
"September 2005": Gallery White Box, New York, kuratiert von Shinya Watanabe
"GUARDAMI. Percezioni del video", Palazzo delle Papesse, Sienna, Italien, kuratiert von Dr. Lorenzo Fusi and Dr. Marco Pierini
"Migrations of Energies, Part 1: Clouding Europe", Gandy Gallery, Bratislava
"La actualidad revisada (News Revisited)", La Tabacalera, San Sebastian, Spanien, kuratiert von Aline Pujo
"Leaps of Faith", Nicosia, Cyprus, kuratiert von Katerina Gregos and Erden Kosova
Norway 2005 - Andre/Others, Sørlandet Art Museum, Kristiansand, Norwegen, kuratiert von Frank Falch
"The Giving Person", Palazzo Roccella, Neapel, kuratiert von Lorand Hegyi
"Fear", Artandgallery, Mailand, kuratiert von Manuela Gandini
46th October Salon, Special award Belgrade, Serbien, kuratiert von Darka Radosavljevic

2004

"Cosmopolis1: Microcosmos X Macrocosmos", State Museum of Contemporary Art and Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Griechenland, kuratiert von Magda Carneci
"ONUFRI", National Gallery of Arts, Tirana, Albanien, kuratiert von Erzen Shkololli
FIAC, Paris Expo-Foire de l’Art Contemporain, Paris, präsentiert von Gandy Gallery
"Passage d'Europe", Musée d'Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne, Frankreich, kuratiert von Lorand Hegyi
"Basics", exhibition with a work form Yvana Enzler's collection, EXIT Gallery, Peje, Kosovo
"I am here and you are there", GALERIE FÜR ZEITGENÖSSISCHE KUNST, Leipzig, kuratiert von Barbara Steiner
"TRADING PLACES", Pump House Gallery, London, kuratiert von B+B
"HOT DESTINATION/MARGINAL DESTINY", House of Art Brno, Brünn, kuratiert von Michal Kolecek

2003

"IDENTIKIT", Galeria e Arteve te Kosoves, Pristina, Kosovo, kuratiert von Nadja Zgonik und Gani Llalloshi
"Borderlining", Kunstverin Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, kuratiert von Doris Berger
"Balkan Konzulat: Sarajevo", , Graz, Österreich, kuratiert von Lejla Hodžić
"The Gorges of the Balkans", Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, kuratiert von René Block
"Peripheries Become the Center", PRAGUE BIENNALE, Prag, kuratiert von Michal Kolecek
"Cultural Territories", GALERIE FÜR ZEITGENÖSSISCHE KUNST, Leipzig, kuratiert von Lejla Hodžić

2002

"No Border", S. Maria delle Croci, Museo d’Arte della Citta, Ravenna, Italien, kuratiert von Serena Simoni
KUNSTEXPEDITIONEN2002/OSTEUROPA, Sony Center and Art Forum, Berlin, kuratiert von Sabrina van der Ley
"City of Women", International Festival of Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana, kuratiert von Aleksandra Vajd
"The Promised Land," O' artoteca, Mailand, kuratiert von Marco Scotini.
"Quattro Venti", Exhibition project in Manciano (province of Grosseto, Tuscany), Italien, kuratiert von Letizia Ragaglia
"Bound/less Borders", traveling billboard exhibition, starting point in Belgrade, Serbein, kuratiert für BH: Dunja Blažević
"HOME", Collegium Artisticum Gallery, Sarajevo, kuratiert von Dunja Blažević

2001

"One Hundred Years of Contemporary Art of Bosnia and Herzegovina", National Gallery of BH, Sarajevo
"The Real, The Desperate, The Absolute", Forum Stadtpark, Steirischer Herbst Festival; Graz, Österreich, kuratiert von Marina Grzinić
"Rendez – Vous", Ars Aevi, Sarajevo, kuratiert von Zdenka Badovinec
"Icograda" – International Council of Graphic Design Association, Zagreb, Kroatien
26th Youth Salon, Zagreb, Kroatien, kuratiert von Slaven Tolj
"Freedom and Violence", Królikarnia Gallery, Warschau, Polen, kuratiert für BH: Dunja Blažević

2000

"Tandem Project", DCAC, Signal 66, Washington DC, USA
"MANIFESTA 3", European Biennial of Contemporary Art; Ljubljana, Slowenien, kuratiert von Francesco Bonami, Ole Bouman, Maria Hlavajeva und Kathrine Rhomberg
"What am I doing here?", Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana, Slowenien, kuratiert von Lejla Hodzic

1999

SCCA Third Annual Exhibition – Under Construction, Sarajevo Center for Contemporary Art, Sarajevo, Bosnien-Herzegovina
"Visitors", Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana, Slowenien
"Environment on the Eve of the III Millennium", Perejaslavi-Zalesskij, Russland

1998

SCCA Second Annual Exhibition – Beyond the Mirror, Sarajevo Center for Contemporary Art, Sarajevo, Bosnien-Herzegovina
"Arte in Guerra", Palazzo Reale, Neapel, Italien

1997

SCCA First Annual Exhibition – Meeting Point, Sarajevo Center for Contemporary Art, Sarajevo, Bosnien-Herzegovina

 

Theater Projects

 


Art Director: The Suicides, documentary-feature play, directed by Gojko Bijelac, Sarajevo, 2003
Art Director: Romeo and Juliet; directed by Haris Pašović; Sarajevo, 2002
Concept and Direction (with Haris Pašović): Opsada kolekcija ‘92-‘95 / The Siege Collection ‘92-’95; Sarajevo, 2002

 

Selected Bibliography

 


IS IT RAIN OR IS IT A HURRICAN, Artist's book; (engl./cz); text by Michal Kolecek, Faculty of Art and Design at Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, 2010
TWO WORDS / DEUX MOTS, Book of Sejla Kameric works, (engl./fr.); La Baconnière/Arts, Genève, 2009
ŠEJLA KAMERIĆ – BRATISLAVA, Catalogue; text by Michal Kolecek, (engl.); Gandy Gallery – Bratislava; 2005
OTHERS AND DREAMS, Artist's book; (engl.); Portikus Frankfurt am Main; 2004
Spike, 03-2005; “Šejla Kamerić Sarajevo. Mon amur” by Anselm Wagner
"10+1" October, 2004 issue36 "Expo and the Nation-State: For the exhibition 'Another Expo - Beyond the Nation-State" by Shinya Watanabe
Within, Alongside, and Between Spaces; Revolver book, 2004; Kunstverein Wolfsburg, by Doris Berger
Liberation, “Un chantier très ouvert Un jeu de correpondances” by Armelle HÉLIOT
Il Sole 24 Ore, 30 June 2002; “Nozze etniche, passaporto per l’Ue” by Manuela Gandini
Umelec 02/2001; “Šejla Kamerić, or Filling the Unfillable” by Nebojša Jovanović
annual 2000, “Just Pass” by Lejla Hodžić
Camera Austria, 73/2001; review
Zivot Umjetnosti, 105/01; “Šejla Kamerić, ili ispunjavanje neispunjivog” by Nebojša Jovanovi
The New York Times, 27 July 2000; “A Roving Show Fixates on Europe’s Border Obsession” by Josephine Schmidh
Art in America, No.11 (November 2000); “Manifesta 3: Diagnosing Europe” by Susan Snodgrass
Flash Art, vol. XXXIII, No. 214 (October 2000); review by Heather Felty
Kleine Zeitung, 6. Sept. 2000; “Perspektivische Erweiterung” by Von Herwig Holler
Liberation, 11 September 2000; “Manifesta, passeport pour Ljubljana” by Alain Dreyfus

 

Selected magazines and newspapers which publish Bosnian Girl

 


"10+1" (October, 2004 issue 36)
The Financial Times Magazine, special issue (March 27 2004, issue NO. 48)
Kunstforum (Bd. 169, Marz - April 2004)
DER STANDARD, daily newspaper (11 December 2003)
Zarez (11.09.2003, g.V, br. 111-112)
Mladina (28 / 2003)
DANI, BH news magazine, (11.7.2003, br.317)
Start, BH magazine, (15.7.2003, br. 120)
Urban BUG (august 2003, issue 16)
Bosnian Girl - art work of the month in the International Contemporary Art Networks http://ican.artnet.org/ican/