Sanja Iveković, Lady Rosa of Luxembourg, 2001 Gilded polyester, wood, inkjet print, Sculpture: 240 × 160 × 90 cm, Courtesy of Artist
Sanja Iveković (b.1949, Croatia) was born in Zagreb, where she currently lives and works. She was raised in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and belongs to the artistic generation covered by the umbrella term New Art Practice that emerged after ’68. Iveković continuously contested the role of art in society through a wide range of media, at the points of intersection between gender, nation, and class. She has participated in numerous international biennials and major exhibitions, such as Kiev Biennial (2015); Documenta 8, 11, 12,13 and 14 (1987, 2002, 2007, 2012, 2017), Artes Mundi, Cardif (2014); Istanbul Biennial (2009, 2007). She had solo exhibitions at DAAD Gallery in Berlin, 2015; the South LondonGallery/Calvert 22; MUDAM, Luxembourg; MAC/VAL, France, 2012; MoMA, New York, 2011; BAK Utrecht Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 2009. Iveković was previously in EVA in 2012.