Darja Bajagić

1990, Montenegro

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Darja Bajagic (b. 1990), Podgorica, ME
Montenegro born, New York based artist Darja Bajagic incorporated pornographic imagery and aerial killer “murderabilia” in her works. Bajagics artworks opens up to conversations on complex issues such as power struggles between the sexes, censorship, authorship, and the digital landscape. Her work elicits a broad spectrum of reactions and reviews that range from cautiously positive to harshly negative.

Bajagic has the last years been showing at Damnatio Memoriae, Kaleidoscope Spazzio Maocchi, Milano (2017); Unlimited Hate, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Austria (2016); Nobody Knows I'm Funny, Carlos/Ishikawa (2016); LondonanThe Offal Truth, New Galerie, Paris(2015).

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Works

Golsa

Darja Bajagić

Our Name is Melancholy

acrylic, bed sheet, canvas, church vestment, embalmer’s thread, fabric dye, gauze, and UV print

126 x 104 cm

Golsa

Darja Bajagić

Viva la Muerte (Aino Myth)

acrylic, bed sheet, canvas, embalmer’s thread, fabric dye, gauze, gold leaf, and UV print

137 x 125 cm

Golsa

Darja Bajagić

Silence on Trial

acrylic, canvas, embalmer’s thread, fabric dye, gauze, gold leaf, and UV print

120,7 x 120 cm

Golsa

Darja Bajagić

Uninterrupted Unreality: A Betrayal of Nothingness

acrylic, bed sheet, canvas, church vestment, embalmer’s thread, fabric dye, gauze, gold leaf and UV print

99,7 x 99,1 cm

Golsa

Darja Bajagić

Graveyard of Happiness (after Simone Martini’s 1317 The Altar of Saint Louis of Toulouse)

acrylic, canvas, embalmer’s thread, fabric dye, gauze, and UV print

127 x 79,4 cm

Golsa

Darja Bajagić

Untitled Study (Cross of Restraint; Weapon from Picture 52)

acrylic, canvas, embalmer’s thread, fabric dye, gauze, gold leaf, inkjet print, latex, and paper

50 x 30 cm

Golsa

Darja Bajagić

Untitled Study (Fingerprints; Weapon from Picture 51)

acrylic, fabric dye, gauze, inkjet print, latex, and paper

38 x 28,6 cm

Golsa

Darja Bajagić

Untitled Study (Picture 6: Jacket of the injured with considerable damage to the arm)

acrylic, canvas, embalmer’s thread, fabric dye, gauze, inkjet print, latex, and paper

52,7 x 43,2 cm

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EDUCATION

2014

Master of Fine Arts, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2012

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pacific North West College of Art (PNCA), OR

SELECTED ONE AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2020

Goregeous, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, FR

The Banned Exhibition (duo with Boyd Rice), Galleri Golsa, Oslo, NO

2019

Transfiguration, New Galerie, Paris, FR

Darja Bajagić & Andra Ursuta, presented by Ramiken, Armory Show, New York, NY

Darja Bajagić & Sekana Radović, M. LeBlanc, Chicago, IL

2018

Born Losers, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

Darja Bajagić & Boyd Rice, Greenspon, New York, NY

2017

Darja Bajagić, Independent New York, New York, NY

Damnatio Memoriae, Spazio Maiocchi, Milan, IT

2016

Nobody Knows I’m Funny, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, GB

Darja Bajagić, White Flag Library, Saint Louis, MO

Unlimited Hate, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien (KM–), Graz, AT

Street Steve, The Window On Broad, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, US

Darja Bajagić & Lloyd Corporation, Focus section, Frieze London, UK

2015

The Offal Truth, New Galerie, Paris, FR

Diesel, Bed-Stuy Love Affair, New York, NY

Softer Than Stone And Sick In Your Mind (duo with Aleksander Hardashnakov), Croy Nielsen, Berlin, DE

2014

C6ld c6mf6rt., Room East, New York, NY

Now Feel Bad (duo with Jared Madere), Interstate Projects, New York, NY

2013

You’ve Been A Naughty Boy, Appendix Project Space, Portland, OR

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

L'homme gris, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg, LU

RosTA, New Galerie, Paris, FR

2019

When the time swirls, when it turns into a black hole, Futura Centre for contemporary Art, Prague, CZ

Orient V, Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace, Prague, CZ

Paradise, Queer Thoughts, New York, NY

2018

Hardcore Erotic Art, Ramiken, New York, NY

False Flag: The Space Between Paranoia and Reason, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT

The 57th October Salon, The Marvelous Cacophony (curated by Gunnar Kvaran), Belgrade City Museum, Belgrade, RS

Permanent Collection, Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Palma, ES

Putting Out, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY

The 13th Baltic Triennial of International Art, Give Up The Ghost, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius, LT

2017

89plus: Americans 2017, LUMA Westbau, Zürich, CH

EWIG WEIBLICHE, Koppe Astner, Glasgow, GB

Steps to Aeration, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, DE

Black Feast, Simon Lee Gallery, New York, NY

2016

Condo, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, GB

2015

Water from the Nile, Lodos Gallery, Mexico City, MX

When Blood Runs Dark as part of Co-Workers, Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, FR

The Humane Society, The Loon, Toronto, CA

89plus: Filter Bubble, LUMA Westbau, Zürich, CH

New Wave, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX

The End of Violent Crime, Queer Thoughts, New York, NY

True Players, W139, Amsterdam, NL

89plus: Poetry Will Be Made By All!, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, SE

Where The Awning Flaps, Galerie Éric Hussenot, Paris, FR

The Subjects of the Artist, Michael Thibault, Los Angeles, CA

Debris, James Fuentes, New York, NY

2014

Seau Banco Carbon, Tomorrow Gallery, New York, NY

Spain & 42 St., Foxy Production, New York, NY

Time Remembered, William Arnold, New York, NY

Episode 14, Middlemarch, Brussels, BE

New Systems, New Structures 001, William Arnold, New York, NY

Private Settings: Art After the Internet, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw, PL

Is it much too much to ask, not to hide behind the mask?, Old Room, New York, NY

ABNORMCORE, Room East, New York, NY

Infinitude, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA

Executive Producer, Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca (MACO), Oaxaca, MX

USBs, Lodos Gallery, Mexico City, MX

89plus: Poetry Will Be Made By All!, LUMA Westbau, Zürich, CH

Partners, Lima Zulu, London, GB

Milk of Human Kindness, Queer Thoughts, Chicago, IL

Alongside::D,A,K,A, Lodos Gallery, Mexico City, MX

2013

Vision Quest 2013, Mana Contemporary Chicago, Chicago, IL

Post Internet as part of the 13festival for fashion & photography, Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, AT

Contemporary Drawing, Forth Worth Drawing Center, Fort Worth, TX

2012

I’M TOO HIGH TO DEAL WITH THIS SHIT RIGHT NOW, ’72Truck, Madrid, ES SNAFU, Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas, TX

Sculpture Garden as part of The Great Poor Farm Experiment IV, Poor Farm, Little Wolf, WI

Socks, MermHaus, Portland, OR

2011

Art & Leisure, Colonel Summers Park, Portland, OR

Aspecific Sculpture, The Meat Market, Portland, OR

2009

Mixed: The Politics of Hybrid Identities as part of the 6th Annual Ray Warren Multicultural Symposium, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR