About - Marko Markovic

Marko Marković (1983)
2007. Graduated as an academic painter at the Art Academy in Split, Croatia.
2009. Graduated at the Faculty of Pedagogy in Zadar, Croatia Pedagogical – psychological education
2016. enrolled MA Art and Science Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien.
2019. Art and Science department Academy of Applied Arts Vienna – Program Coordinator in partnership with European Capital of Culture 2020 Rijeka, Croatia.
Working in different media with a focus on performing arts, Marko Marković critically reflects on political and social structures in his work. His artistic interests are predominantly marked by transformation processes between the individual and society. His works reflect everyday life in which he examines the relation between inferiority and superiority as well as the position of power in different geopolitical systems.
He is recognized as a performance artist who is exploring the boundaries of his own endurance and is one of the most radical performers on the Croatian art scene. Marković deals with identity issues and the body as instrument of expression and experimentation. He often includes audiences in his work and collaborates with people from different social and professional background.
Marko Marković is also the curator and organizer of various cultural-artistic projects and have founded in 2008. DOPUST/ Days of Open Performance, international festival platform for the performance art.
For 2016 festival edition he curated an exhibition on Viennese Actionism, in collaboration with MUMOK archive.
From 2012-2014 he worked as a production assistant in the New York studio of Matthew Barney, where he curated a program introducing artists working in the studio.
Marković exhibited his work at Anthology Film Archives, New York; ISCP New York; The Kitchen New York; La Esmeralda, Mexico City; Biennale de Mediterranean, Thessaloniki; Art Rotterdam; Künstlerhaus Wien, Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art.
In 2016 his work has been presented in the Croatian Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale.

Link to performance "Praise the laziness" together with Marina Rebhandl



Marko Markovic

Photos by Marko Markovic