Ivana Smiljanić is a visual and performance artist. In her work, using various media and resources of her own body, she is re-creating/re-interpreting experiences and contexts that she faces as a woman, as an artist, and as a citizen. She was awarded the Henkel Art Award for Serbia in 2011 and the “Dimitrije Bašičević Mangelos” Award in 2009. A selection of exhibitions include: Art Matters, but Art Is Not Enough, 2016, Likovni Salon Gallery, Center for Contemporary Art Celje, Slovenia; Sensing Realities, 2015, Gallery B-312, Montreal, Canada; 7 Ways to Overcome the Closed Circuit, 2014, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Germany; INVISIBLE, 2014, Perjanički dom, Center for Contemporary Art of Montenegro, Podgorica; ironapplause.net, 2011, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava; The Curious Case of Ifs and Whens, 2011, Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia; Local Line 3, 2010, Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne, France; 255 804 km2, 2010, City Art Museum Gallery, Ljubljana; Dear Countrymen and Women, 2009, MC Gallery, New York; REMONT in Pula ,2009, Stara tiskara, Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria, Pula, Croatia; 49th October Salon: Artist-Citizen, 2008, Museum 25th of May, Belgrade; Best Regards from the Blind Spot, Feminine Representations in Video from Serbia and Montenegro (1976, 2007), 2007, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria, Spain. Her works are part of the Telenor Collection and the October Salon Collection of the Cultural Center of Belgrade. She lives in Belgrade and Bucharest.