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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).

CV

EDUCATION
2014
Master of Fine Arts, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2012
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), Portland, OR

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2020
  • Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, FR
    TBD, Ramiken, New York, NY
  • The Banned Exhibition (duo with Boyd Rice), Galleri Golsa, Oslo, NO

2019
  • Transfiguration, New Galerie, Paris, FR
  • Darja Bajagić & Sekana Radović, M. LeBlanc, Chicago, IL

2018
  • Darja Bajagić & Boyd Rice, Greenspon, New York, NY

2017
  • 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

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
2019
  • 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

Exhibitions

Golsa | Exhibition: The Banned Exhibition

Darja Bajagić

The Banned Exhibition

27/02/2020 — 26/04/2020

Golsa | Exhibition: Transitions: Transatlantic Treatments

Darja Bajagić

Transitions: Transatlantic Treatments

10/11/2017 — 16/12/2017

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