Biography

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Petra Mrša *I985 in Rijeka (HR), lives and works currently in Zagreb.

Education
2014. Diploma in Photography, Academy of Dramatic Arts, Department of Film and TV Cinematography
2014. 3 month professional practise in London, Hoxton gallery
2011. BFA Cinematography, Academy of Dramatic Arts, Department of Film and TV Cinematography
2010. Diploma in Sociology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
2010. Diploma in Psychology, Faculty Croatian studies

Awards/grants/residencies/professional experience
2017 Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts Paris, FR
2017 Residency  Spaces between land and water, organized by Silvia Maria Grossmann (Künstlerhaus, Vienna) and HDLU Zagreb, Lošinj, HR,
2016 Residency and grant for Buen vivir project curated by Harm Lux, CH
2014 – 2017 Author and realization of art workshops, talks and events taking place in: Hoxton gallery London, International school of Paris, Organ vida 2017- Open show Zagreb,
Museum of modern and contemporary art Rijeka, Foto klub Rijeka, Foto galerija Lang Samobor, Arhiv Tošo Dabac Zagreb, Academy of applied art Rijeka, Academy of Dramatic Arts Zagreb,  Meštrović Pavilion Ring Gallery Zagreb
2014 – 2016 Assistant of Photography at Academy of applied art, Rijeka
2014 – 2016 Couch for Art Photography in Private art gymnasium, Zagreb
2015 Winner of the VIG special invitation, ESSL art award, HR
2014 Winner of the Ex aequo, 24. Slavonski biennale, HR
2014 Residency Punta arta – Otočka karta 2, curated by Marina Viculin, Zlarin, HR
2013 Residency and grant for realizing exhibition, IS_land II, curated by Saša Božić and Petra Hraščanec, Lovinac, HR
2013 Assistant at Hoxton gallery, London, UK
2012 Winner of the Best portfolio at Savignano Immagini Festival, IT
2012 Winner of the Special award for young authors at Rovinj Photodays, HR
2011 Winner of the Special award for young authors at Rovinj Photodays, HR
2005/2006 Winner of the Chancellor’s Award, University of Zagreb, HR

Publications
2013
– New school, Pazzini editore, Villa Verucchio, IT
2015
– Rehearsing family, Museum of modern and contemporary art Rijeka, HR

Solo exhibitions (selection)
2017
– Changing conditions, changing minds, Expanded Media Gallery, HR
2015
– Rehearsing family, Art Workshop Lazareti, Dubrovnik, HR
– What do you see when you close your eyes?, Photo Gallery Lang, Samobor, HR
2014
– Searching and seeking, Gallery Kazamat, Osijek, HR
– Rehearsing family, Gallery Kranjčar, Zagreb, HR
– Balkans brides project, Petra Mrša, OKO i Martina Miholić,  Hoxton Gallery, London, UK
2013
– New school, Savignano Immagini festival, Savignano sul Rubicone, IT
– Capturing memories, Museum of modern and contemporary art, Rijeka, HR
– Controlled displacement- photographic experiments, Gallery Kortil, Rijeka, HR
2012
– Visual identities, Centralna postaja, Maribor, SL
– Private and public, Drugstore, Beograd, SR
– (Ir)replaceable, Gallery Waldinger, Osijek, HR
– (Ir)replaceable, Gallery KIC, Zagreb, HR
– New school, Gallery VN, Zagreb, HR

Group exhibitions (selection)
2017
– Last One Out Turns off The Lights, Gallerie L’inlassable, Paris, FR
– Fine del nuovo: Compra, vendi, compra, vendi…, Udine, IT
– Open Yard, Cité Internationale des Arts Paris, FR
2016
– Meer teilen: share more, Shedhalle in Eisenwerk, Frauenfeld, CH
– VIG SPECIAL INVITATION, Ringturm, Vienna, AT
– There is something about my family, FOTODOK, Utrecht, NL
– Different Worlds. Young Contemporary Photography, Foton- Center for Contemporary Photography, Ljubljana, SI
2015
– Grad na drugi pogled, Museum of modern and contemporary art, Rijeka, HR
2014
– 24. Slavonski bijenale, Museum of  visual arts, Osijek, HR
– IS_land 2, Gallery Forum, Zagreb, Gliptoteka HAZU, Zagreb, MMC Luka, Pula, POGON Jedinstvo, Zagreb, HR
– Interface, Ex Bernardi, Rijeka, HR
– Otočka karta 2, Zavičajni muzej, Zlarin, HR
2013
– 4th World Biennial Exhibition of Student Photography, Srpsko narodno pozorište, Novi Sad, RS
– ESSL Art aword, Museum of contemporary art, Zagreb, HR
– NEW/NEU curated online multimedia festival, NL
– 6. Photodistorzija, Istarska sabornica, Poreč, HR
2012
– Un anno di portfolio, Centro Italiano della Fotografia d’Autore di Bibbiena (CIFA), IT
– Ispit, Gallery SC, Zagreb, HR
– Fotografija industrije, Zagreb city museum, Zagreb, HR
– Nova imena, Gallery Principij, Rijeka, HR
– A personal gaze in a mutual splace, Savignano Immagini fest, Monte della Pieta, Savignano sul Rubicone, IT
– Izlaganje, Gallery Greta, Zagreb, HR
2010-2012
– Rovinj Photodays – Finalisti, Museum of arts and crafts, Zagreb, HR
– Rovinj Photodays – Finalisti, Multimedijalni centar, Rovinj, HR
– Kvartovska slika, Zagreb city museum, Zagreb, HR
– Rovinj Photodays – Finalisti, Mali salon, Rijeka, HR
– Rovinj Photodays – Finalisti, Museum of arts and crafts, Zagreb, HR
– 2. Organ vida – Pokret, ASA Art gallery, Sarajevo, BA
– Nova imena, ULUPUH, Zagreb, HR