Ivana Basic

Born 1986
Hometown Belgrade, Serbia
Lives and Works New York, NY

Through her work Serbian artist Ivana Basic renders the body as a dense and finite space of confinement and examines the conditions and consequences of that space, its boundaries, its matter, its durability and it's weight.


Fusing synthetic materials such as silicone and living materials such as wax and oil paint, Basic enfleshes hollow and bruised forms that are at once bodies and habitats. Residing in the liminal space between life and death these sculptural forms test the boundaries of “human minimality” while examining what constitutes the notion of “wholeness.” For the viewer, Basic’s work evokes both the repulsion and the beauty inherent to the pain and fragility of corporeality. Through the duality of her practice Basic negotiates the complex conditions of mortality and speculates on scenarios beyond death and singularity. 


Her recent shows include Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona, Gallery Diet, Miami, Two person show with Antoine Renard, Gillmeier & Rech, Berlin,​ Martos Gallery, LA, RodBarton, London, 820 Plaza, Montreal, Canada.


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