contact:
salamonsar@gmail.com


Sara Salamon, born in Rijeka in 1991., mastered Media Arts and Practices at the Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka.

She works in the fields of various artistic practices, as a visual artist, director of photography and film editor. In her work she is trying to betray the media. She is inspired by collective wilderness and shifting realities.

From 2013. to 2021. she presented her artistic work and collaborative projects on group exhibitions in Rijeka, Sisak, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Graz and Berlin (e.g. RISK CHANGE: Escape at Museum of Modern and Conteporary Art in Rijeka, Touch Me festival 2020, Kontejner at Nikola Tesla Technical Museum, Sound Art inkubator at Pogon Jedinstvo in Zagreb, Platforma za eksperiment 2.1. at Gallery Kortil u Rijeci, solo exhibition Relocation at Gallery VN in Zagreb...). She is making various experiments with Hrvoje Spudić, and is a member of collectives Experiment Platform, Muzak and B.A.K.A. productions.

She participated in a residency at the Bergen Center for Electronic Art as part of Future DiverCities in 2019.

She recieved the Innsbruck Film Campus Award for European Young Talents for her cinematography work in short film Sweet Sunshine in 2017; the Award for Young Artist of the 55th Zagreb Salon for visual identity of the 30th Zagreb Music Biennale (in a group with Sven Sorić, Hrvoje Spudić and Tin Dožić) in 2020; The Youth Salon award Vladimir Dodig Trokut, Iva Vraneković - to the artist for artwork soft objects, in duo with Hrvoje Spudić in 2020.

She lives and works in Zagreb and Rijeka.






education
2015
MA Media Arts and Practices, Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka
2013
BA Applied Arts - graphic printmaking, Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka


group exhibitions (selection)
2021
Ilamar o tocar a la puerta / Gallery Kortil, Rijeka
2021
12th ARTERIJA International Festival of Visual Arts / Museum Lapidarium, Novigrad, Croatia
2021
The Passage / Women to Women collective, Gallery Živi Atelje DK, Zagreb
2021
#pivilion_dot_net / curated group exhibition by Format C, Gallery Prozori, Zagreb
2021
7 Faces of the City  / curated group exhibition, Rijeka 2020 - European Capital of Culture – Times of Power, Gallery Kortil, Rijeka
2020
Youth Salon 2020 / with Hrvoje Spudić, curated group exhibition, The Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Zagreb
2020
Youth Salon 2020 / with Hrvoje Spudić, curated group exhibition, The Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Zagreb
2020
Touch Me festival 2020 / collective M28; Kontejner, Nikola Tesla Technical Museum, Zagreb
2020
55. Zagreb Salon — applied arts and design / in group with Sven Sorić, Hrvoje Spudić and Tin Dožić, curated group exhibition, Nikola Tesla Technical Museum, Zagreb
2018
RISK CHANGE: Escape, Museum of Modern and Conteporary Art,Rijeka (with Hrvoje Spudić)
2018
Under the red cloak, Gallery Juraj Klović - HDLU, Rijeka (with Hrvoje Spudić)
2018
Sound Art Inkubator, Pogon Jedinstvo, Zagreb (with Hrvoje Spudić)
2018
Experiment Platform 1.2.: Word formation, place of formation, Gallery VN, Zagreb
2017
Experiment Platform 2.1., Experiment Platform collective, Gallery Kortil, Rijeka
2017
Experiment Platform 1.1.: Key words and Places, Gallery VN,Zagreb
2017
Urban Galapagos, intervetions in public space, audio walk and pirate radio, group of authors, public spaces in Rijeka
2015
Grad na drugi pogled, workshop exhibition, Museum of Modern and Conteporary Art, Rijeka
2014
INTERFACE 2014 - new media festival, Ex Bernardi (RiHub), Rijeka
2014
O-O: obitelj i obrazovanje, Mali Salon, Rijeka (with Liberta Mišan)
2014
MAP in MOTION, group student exhibition, Gallery Alkatraz, Ljubljana, Slovenija
2014
Breaking Timeline, group student exhibition, University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
2013
Razdvajanja / Dissociations, Museum of Modern and Conteporary Art, Rijeka
2013
Kroatien Kreativ 2013, group student exhibition, Medienhaus UdK, Berlin
2013
Making off: Public Space, workshop exhibition Responsive art in public realm, BIX Media Facade, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz (with Liberta Mišan and Michael Tasch)



solo exhibitions
2021
coarse object 1 / with Hrvoje Spudić, Croatian Association of Interdisciplinary Artists, Pula
2021
Archeological Excavations / Gallery VN, Zagreb
2020
Experiment Platform 1.3. — Performances for Surveillance Cameras / with Liberta Mišan and Lara Badurina, Gallery VN, Zagreb
2017
Margin, Gallery SKC, Rijeka, (with Nina Zimmermann)
2015
Relocation, Gallery VN, Zagreb (with Aleksandra Ana Buković and Mia Vučemilović)



residencies
2019
Future DiverCities Lab, Bergen Centre for Electronic Art, Bergen, Norway



awards and grants
2021
Artistic Inovative Practices Grant of Ministry of Culture and Media for Archeological Excavations 2
2020
The Youth Salon award Vladimir Dodig Trokut, Iva Vraneković - to the artist for artwork soft objects, in duo with Hrvoje Spudić
2020
Artistic Inovative Practices Grant of Ministry of Culture and Media for Archeological Excavations
2020
Award for Young Artist of the 55th Zagreb Salon for visual identity of the 30th Zagreb Music Biennale (in a group with Sven Sorić, Hrvoje Spudić and Tin Dožić)
2019
Grant for Artistic Research, Kultura nova Foundation (with Hrvoje Spudić)
2017
Innsbruck Film Campus Award for Young Talents for cinematography of the film Sweet Sunshine
2017
Artistic Inovative Practices Grant of Ministry of Culture and City of Rijeka for Urban Galapagos (with organizations Filmaktiv and Prostor Plus)
2013
Award for best artwork of Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka (Dean’s Award)



screenings and performances (selection)
2019
dither 01, screening of experimental film, Kino Katarina, Rijeka Revisited, Rijeka 2020 - European Capital of Culture (with Hrvoje Spudić)
2019
dither 01, screening of experimental film, Skrivena Uvala, Cres (with Hrvoje Spudić)
2018
Uzvodno je uzaludno, concert and audiovisual installation, Pogon jedinstvo, Zagreb (with Hrvoje Spudić, Tin Dožić and ###)
2018
Landscape about Figure / We’re coming home, happening, Experiment Platform collective, International day of Migrants, OKC Palach, European Capital of Culture, Rijeka
2018
B.A.K.A. + ###, expanded cinema – film concert, Art-kino, Rijeka (with Hrvoje Spudić)
2018
Bad Education, video design for theatre play, Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc, Rijeka
2018
Desert grows., stage and light design for theatre play, Muzak collective, Croatian Cultural Centre on Sušak, Rijeka
2017
Sweet Sunshine, screening on Kratki na brzinu, Sv. Ivan Zelina (Innsbruck Film Campus award and special mention for direction)

2015
Eva, video design for theatre play, bez subjekta, Croatian Cultural Centre on Sušak, Rijeka



publications
2020
Between mobility control and social transformation - Art / Interdisciplinary Project Risk Change, Museum of Modern and Conteporary Art,Rijeka
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lectures and workshops (selection)
2019
Optical sound workshop with Hrvoje Spudić, Designing Everyday Life, Croatian Designers Association, Museum of Arts and Crafts Zagreb
2019
Engaged video - video art workshop for women, How Do Women Live project, Prostor Plus organization, Rijeka
2018
free_art_-_source – artist talk, Format C organization, Filodrammatica Gallery, Rijeka
2016-2019
My First Shooting - workshop on shooting, directing and editing documentary films, with Filmaktiv, Liburnia Film Festival, Opatija
2015 - 2019
Video workshops for young, with Filmaktiv organization