Ivana Bašić

Born in 1986, in Belgrade.

Lives and works in New York.

Her recent shows include CRASH TEST curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, La Panacée Centre D’Art Contemporain,  Montpellier; Marlborough Contemporary, Whitney Museum and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York; Hessel Museum of Art, New York; Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg; Pact Gallery, Paris; Annka Kultys Gallery, London; Nina Johnson, Miami; Gillmeier&Rech, Berlin; Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona; Martos Gallery, Los Angeles.

Ivana Basic

Born 1986 in Belgrade, Serbia.
Lives and works in New York.


2012 MPS, Tisch School of Arts, NYU, New York
2009 BFA, School of Art and Design, Megatrend University, Belgrade, Serbia


2018, June Dead Eden, Lyles & King, New York
2018 June Memento Mori, Kate Werble, New York
2018 June The ground is gone, November Gallery, Belgrade
2018 September Artificial Paradise, Künstlerhaus Halle für Kunst & Medien
2018, September Belgrade Biennale 2018, curated by Gunnar B. Kvaran and Danielle Kvaran, Belgrade, Serbia
2018, October Athens Biennale 2018, Athens

Selected Solo & Two Person Shows

2017 Through the hum of black velvet sleep, Marlborough Contemporary, New York
Breaking Air, Hotel Art, Brooklyn, NYC
When the whites of the eyes are red, curated by Shehab Awad, Hessel Museum, New York
Miserere Paraphrase, Holiday Forever, Wyoming

2016 Matter of Love, Kunsthalle Wichita, Kansas
Throat wanders down the blade…, Annka Kultys Gallery, London
Palette of Finity, BRIC, Brooklyn

2015 Ivana Basic & Antoine Renard, Gillmeier & Rech Gallery, Berlin
2014 AND or OR, FREE PAARKING Gallery , St Louis

Selected Group Shows & Art Fairs

2018 CRASH TEST curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, La Panacée Centre D’Art Contemporain, Montpellier

2017 STRAY curated by Tiffany Zabludowicz, Times Square Space, New York
Voyage / A Journey Through Contemporary Serbian Art, China Art Museum, Shanghai
Tu es Métamorphose, Gallery Pact, Paris
All the Names , Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Immortalismus, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Without A Body, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Unquestionable Optimism curated by Lindsay Howard, Johannes Vogt, East Hamptons
NADA Art Fair, Signal Gallery, New York

2016 Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016 curated by Chrissie Illes, Whitney Museum,
Memory, Curated by Daniel Iinati, Loyal Gallery, Stockholm
Long Live Old Flesh curated by Carlos Fernandez-Pello, Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona, Spain
ZERO, ZERO, Annka Kultys Gallery, London
In The Flesh Part II: Potential Adaptations curated by Courtney Malick, Gallery Diet, Miami

2015 In The Flesh, Part l: Subliminal Substances curated by Courtney Malick, Martos Gallery, LA
Unsafe At Any Speed, 820 Plaza, Montreal, Canada
Windowlicker, Center Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2014 Premium Bundle, curated by Claudia Mate, Bronx Art Space, New York, NY
Got Tortilla With Butter On The Phone, Think It’s The End?, Rod Barton, London, UK
Stone Roses, curated by Santiago Taccetti & Mirak Jamal, Berlin ,Germany
Suppedaneum, curated by Michael James Shaffer, Grand Century, New York, NY
Power Plnt, curated by Angelina Dreem, Stream Gallery, Brooklyn ,NY
Pure Fucking Armageddon, curated by Sorry Archive, New York, NY
Das Unheimliche, The Last Brucennial, Meatpacking District , New York
Human Landscape, Primo Piano Gallery, Lucca, Italy

2013 What we talk about when we talk about video-art , East Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran


CRASH TEST: Molecular Turn by Nicolas Bourriaud with essays by Nicolas Bourriaud,
Noam Segal & Stefanie Hessler; La Panacee Press, 2018

When the whites of the eyes are red. Shehab Avad with text by Haytham el-Wardany, Hessel Museum ,Bard

Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016. By Chrissie Iles, with essays by Karen Archey, Giuliana Bruno, John Canemaker, Brian Droitcour, Noam Elcott, Tom Gunning, J. Hoberman, Esther Leslie, and David Lewis A Hardcover. 256 pages, 300 color and 100 b/w illustrations. Whitney Museum of American Art and Yale University Press, 2016.

Throat wanders down the blade.. – Text by Courtney Malick, Annka Kultys Gallery, London 2016

In The Flesh Part I: Subliminal Substances. Text by Courtney Malick, Martos Gallery, Los Angeles 2015

Lack Thereof. Basic Ivana & Catherine Long, New York 2012

Talks & Lectures:

Crash Test Panel: Ivana Basic, Alice Channer and Roger Hiorns – Materials, Proportions and Contortions, led by Noam Segal, La Panacee, Montpellier, February 2018

Visiting Artists Lecture Syracuse University, November 2017

Through the hum of black velvet sleep, Artist Talk moderated by Courtney Malick, Marlborough Contemporary, June 2017

New Media Art, Columbia University MFA , 2016

Awards and Residencies

2016 Foundation For Contemporary Art, Emergency Grant
2014 Black Rock Art Foundation Grant, San Francisco, USA

Selected Press:

‘The Molecular Turn’: While Social Media Flourishes Ecological Systems are Collapsing, by Max Andrews, Frieze Magazine, February 2018

Artforum, May 2017, Ivana Basic “Top 10” ( Print Edition)

Artforum Critic’s Pics: “Throat wanders down the blade, Ivana Basic”, review by Matthew Weinstein, June 2017

The Brooklyn Rail, “IVANA BAŠIĆ: Through the Hum of Black Velvet Sleep”, review by William Corwin, July 2017 ( Print Edition)

IRIS Covet Book Winter 2018 Issue ( Print Edition) , Interview with Ivana Basic, by Haley Weiss

Hyperallergic, “Feeling Anxiety and Relief at NADA New York”, review by Claire Voon

Huffington Post, “Cyborgs at the Whitney Museum” by Julie Wosk, February 2017

SFAQ, , “Without A Body at Andrea Rosen” by Nicole Kaack