Artist: Bojan Šarčević
Exhibition title: invagination
Venue: Modern Art, London, UK
Date: November 23, 2016 – January 14, 2017
Photography: all images copyright and courtesy of the artist and Modern Art, London
‘invagination’ refers to the idea of something being turned inside-out, turned-in, or folded back on itself.
This is Bojan Šarčević’s third solo exhibition with Modern Art. Šarčević’s work was the subject of survey exhibitions at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein, and Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France (2012). Recent solo exhibitions include ‘Rhombic Oath’, Leopold-Hoesch-Museum and Kirche Sankt Anna, Düren, Germany (2012); ‘Éventuellement’, Le Grand Café Centre d’art Contemporain, Saint-Nazaire, France (2010); ‘Involuntary Twitch’, Vleeshal, Middelburg, Netherlands (2010); ‘Only After Dark’, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (2008); ‘Already Vanishing’, MAMBO, Bologna, Italy (2008); and ‘Kissing the back of your hand makes a sound like a wounded bird’, BAWAG P.S.K. Contemporary, Vienna, Austria (2007). Šarčević’s work was included in the 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (2003), the 3rd Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany (2004); and Manifesta 2, Luxembourg (1998). His work has been included in exhibitions at Berardo Collection Museum, Lisbon, Portugal (2014-2015); WIELS, Brussels, Belgium (2013); Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA (2011); Tate, St. Ives (2009); Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria (2009); ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (2012, 2008); Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany (2006); Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA (2005); Tate Modern, London (2004); New Museum, New York, USA (2004); Modern Art Oxford, Oxford (2004); and Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands (2004).
Bojan Šarčević was born in Belgrade in 1974. He studied at L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, graduating in 1997, and undertook postgraduate study at Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Netherlands, from 1999 to 2000. He lives and works in Berlin and Paris.