Nada Alavanja

Born in Belgrade in 1952. Studied art history at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade.
Founding member of the artist group Alter Imago in 1980. Member of the Association of Fine Artists of Serbia, ULUS, since 1983. Lives and works in Belgrade and Düsseldorf.


Exhibitions (selection)
1981
● The First Ten Years, SKC Gallery, The Student Cultural Center, Belgrade
● The 11th Youth Biennial, The Modern Gallery, Rijeka

1982
● Young Yugoslav Art, Budapest, Lodz, Poznan
● XII Biennale des jeunes artistes, Musée d’ Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
● Assisi Träume, SKC Gallery, The Student Cultural Center, Belgrade
● New Now, Galerie Pinki, Zemun (Belgrade)
● Arte delle rovine, Prostor starog grada, Rijeka
● Alter Imago, The Studio of the Contemporary Art Gallery, Zagreb
● The Art of the 1980’s, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade
● The 12th Youth Biennial, The Modern Gallery, Rijeka
● Yugoslav Sculpture After 1950, The Zorić / Čolaković Legacy Gallery, Belgrade
● The 23rd Fine Arts Autumn, The Contemporary Art Gallery Fine Arts Autumn, Sombor

1984
● Grünraum, Stara Galerija Rotovž, Maribor
● Imago dei sospiri, Galerie Axe Art Actuele, Toulouse
● Imago dei sospiri II, Espace Rambuteau 30, Paris
● Alter Imago, Loža Gallery, Koper
● Nada Alavanja, Galerie Ingrid Dacić, Tübingen
● Paesaggio storico, Prostor starog grada, Zrenjanin
● Yava Gallery, New York
● New European and American Drawing, Koper, Celje, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Osijek, Belgrade

1985
● Pittura fresca, immagini della transavanguardia jugoslava, Sala Boldini, Ferrara

1986
● Trendsetter in the Landscape (Alavanja – Lušić), The Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade
● Junge Kunst aus Jugoslawien, Künstlerhaus und Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz
● Junge Kunst aus Jugoslawien, Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst, Wien
● Junge Kunst aus Jugoslawien, Künstlerhaus, Klagenfurt

1987
● Nada Alavanja, Mala Galerija – Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana
● The 14th Youth Biennial, The Modern Gallery, Rijeka
● Junge Kunst aus Jugoslawien, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg

1988
● The 3rd Yugoslav Triennial, Ecology and Art, Maribor

1989
● Yugoslav Documents II, Collegium artisticum, Sarajevo

1991
● The 32nd October Salon, Cvijeta Zuzorić Art Pavilion, Belgrade
● Künstler für den Frieden, Galerie Ingrid Dacić, Tübingen

1994
● Lušić, Alavanja, Galerie Wolfgang Werth, Düsseldorf

1995
● 1. Africus biennale, Johannesburg

1996
● Alavanja, Lušić, Klikovac, Galerie Wolfgang Werth, Düsseldorf

1997
● Summer Exhibition, Galerie Kayaman, Düsseldorf

2001
● Do You Like the 1980’s, The Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade

2002
● The 43rd October Salon, Belgrade

2004
● Image, Gesture, Matter, The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka

2007
● Spring Exhibition, The Art Pavilion Cvijeta Zuzorić, Belgrade

2008
● Photographs from the film, Belgrade Cultural Center, Fine Arts Gallery, Belgrade
● Cukarica Arts Salon, Gallery 73, Belgrade

2010
● Museum Zepter, permanent exhibition, Belgrade

2012
● Lična svita, May 25 Museum, Belgrade
● Alter Imago, Cultural Center Belgrade
● Bogatstvo Vizualne Realnosti – Selected works from the Zepter Gallery, The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Koroška

2017
● Kolekcija: 55 razloga za razmišljanje o prošlosti i sadašnjosti, The Contemporary Gallery, Subotica
● MG+ The Eighties, The Heritage of 1989. Case Study – The Second Yugoslav Documents Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana
● Art of the Postcard – Handel Street Projects, London
● Sequences – Art of Yugoslavia and Serbia from the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade


Awards
1983 The 12th Youth Biennial, Rijeka
1983 The 23rd Fine Arts Autumn, Sombor
1991 The 32nd October Salon, Belgrade
2007 Spring Exhibition, ULUS, Belgrade

Contact
alavanjanada@googlemail.com

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