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Vuk Ćuk

Vuk Ćuk (1987) is a visual artist based in Belgrade, Serbia. He is interested in how capitalist logic,  trends and technology shape both the human and natural world, examining new ways of living in contemporary society. He works across various media, such as sculpture (kinetic and static),  installations, drawing, digital art, video, and painting. His work was shown at Belgrade Biennale  2021, curated by CURA’s Ilaria Marotta and Andrea Baccin, Sequence Art Festival, Marshall House in Reykjavik, Iceland (2019), 57th Belgrade Biennale curated by Gunnar and Danielle Kvaran,  Belgrade, Serbia (2018), China Art Museum in Shanghai (2017), Sugarcube Festival in New York (2016) and Taiyuan Sculpture Symposium, Taiyuan, China (2016). Ćuk has had solo shows in  Belgrade with gallery ZVONO several times, EIKON Schauraum, Q21, MuseumsQuartier in Vienna  (2023), Automat Artspace in Saarbrucken (2022), The Armory Show in New York (2023), Eugster ll  Belgrade (2020), Ljubljana with Ravnikar Gallery (2019), as well as at the Serbian Cultural Centre in Paris (2018). He teaches at Belgrade’s University of Art (Faculty of Applied Arts) and is a  recipient of MAK Museum Vienna’s Recognition Award, Vladimir Veličković fund award, and Taiyuan Sculpture Symposium award. He is a contributing Art Editor at DSCENE Magazine.

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023 The Armory Show, Javits Center, New York City
2023 EVERYTHING, EIKON Schauraum, Q21, Vienna
2022 Desert Hideaway, curated by Timo Poeppel, Automat, Saarbrücken
2020 WE HAVE LA AT HOME, Eugster || Belgrade, Belgrade
2020 DANUBE DIALOGUES, SULUV Gallery, Novi Sad
2019 A WHOLE NEW WORLD, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2019 A WHOLE NEW WORLD, Gallery Zvono, Belgrade, Serbia
2019 METAFORMS:dual reference, Gallery Noerballe, Herning, Denmark
2019 Aesthetic Systems NBK, National Library, Krusevac, Serbia
2018 Les systemes esthetiques, Serbian Cultural Center, Paris
2018 Aesthetic Systems, Gallery Norballe, Augustenborg
2018 Aesthetic Systems, Gallery Norballe, Copenhagen
2017 Impossible Perspectives, Kula Nebojša, Beograd
2017 Impossible Perspectives, Galerija Zvono, Beograd
2016 Garden of Eden, Gallery Zvono, Belgrade
2016 Imposible Perspectives, Gallery Norballe, Augustenbourg, Denmark
2015 Plastic ZOO, Gallery Zvono, Belgrade
2015 GLITCH Building, Faculty of Applied Arts, Belgrade
2013 GRAND HALL, Gallery Zvono, Belgrade
2013 MOONWALKING, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023 Stranger Danger, Trotoar Gallery, Zagreb
2023 Day before tomorrow, Eugster || Belgrade, Belgrade
2022 Art Body Art, Suluv gallery, Novi sad
2022 Sekvence Savremenosti, Viline Vode gallery, Belgrade
2022 Liste Art Fair, Eugster || Belgrade, Basel
2022 Liste Showtime, online edition
2021 OCTOBER SALON – Belgrade Biennale, Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade
2021 Ečka Symposium, Contemporary Art Gallery, Zrenjanin
2020 Nadežda Petrović Memorial – Čačak, Serbia
2019 A message to Iceland, Marshal House, Sequences Festival, Reykjavik
2019 12/2, Contemporary Art Gallery, Niš
2019 SMIC-small moving form, SULUV Gallery, Novi Sad
2019 AIR4, Ravnikar gallery space, Ljubljana
2019 NEW ACQUISITIONS, Kulturni centar, Pancevo
2019 Art Collection Sumatovacka, Nadezda Petrovic Gallery, Cacak
2018 October salon (Belgrade Biennale), Belgrade City Museum, Belgrade
2018 Pancevo Biennale, National Museum, Pancevo
2018 November salon, National Museum, Kraljevo
2018 AIR4, Ravnikar gallery space, Ljubljana
2018 Cacak Annual Exhibition, Cultural center, Cacak
2017 Voyage: A journey through Serbian Contemporary Art, China Art Museum, Shanghai
2017 COMPUTERWELT, Gallery Zvono, Belgrade
2016 Face to Face: Blind Date, Sugarcube Festival, New York
2016 Taiyuan Sculpture Symposium, Taiyuan, China
2016 Art Copenhagen, Galleriy Norballe Stand, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 Zvono Projects, KV Gastezimmer, Stuttgart
2015 Art Copenhagen, Gallery Noerballe, Copenhagen
2015 Biennal of independent Art, Kino Siska, Ljubljana
2015 Kondenzator, G12HUB, Belgrade
2015 20 years of Haos gallery, Gallery Haos, Belgrade
2014 Body 4, Art space Politika, Belgrade
2014 Spring Salon, Pavilion of Cvijeta Zuzoric, Belgrade
2014 The Institute for the Development of Emerging Art (IDEA), Copenhagen
2014 Art Copenhagen, Gallery Noerballe, Copenhagen
2013 Nord Art, Budelsdorf
2013 NISART Foundation, Nis, Belgrade
2013 Biennale of Students Drawing, SKC, Belgrade
2013 Augustiana, Gallery Noerballe, Augustenburg
2013 Ghouls of Savamala, Mixer Festival, Belgrade
2013 Winners of the Vladimir Velickovic Fund Award, Haos Gallery, Belgrade
2012 TERRA, Sculptors Symposium, Public space, Kikinda, Belgrade
2012 HAOS Gallery, Drawing exhibition, Belgrade
2012 Students Cultural Centre, S.U.N.D. , Belgrade
2011 Body 2, Gallery Magacin, Belgrade
2011 Project ABoT, MAK Museum, Vienna / MGLC, Ljubljana / UPM, Prague

 

AWARDS

2021 Recognition Award, MAK Museum, Vienna
2021 Award for Drawing, Vladimir Velickovic Fund
2021 Award “Miodrag Vujacic Mirski” for painting
2021 Award for Sculpture, Taiyuan Sculpture Symposium

 

COLLECTIONS

2021 National Library, Krusevac, Serbia
2021 Cultural Center of Pancevo, Pancevo, Serbia
2021 The Museum of Modern Art Artists’ Books Collection, MOMA Library, New York
2021 Sumatovacka Collection, Belgrade
2021 Radix Collection, Belgrade

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2019 10 objects at National Library, Krusevac
2017 Stained glass at National Museum in Krusevac
2016 Mural at ​Kino Siska, Ljubljana
2015 Mural at Faculty of Applied Arts, Belgrade
2013 Mural at Kunstlerhaus Vienna, Vienna