winner DENES Award , 2012
Velimir Zernovski (b.1981, Skopje, Macedonia) graduated at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University - Skopje. Currently, he is postgraduate student at the Department of Cultural Studies at “Euro-Balkan” Institute for Social Sciences and Humanities Research in Skopje. He also realized several solo exhibitions in Macedonia and abroad: New York (2010), Paris (2011), Vienna (2009, 2011), Freiburg (2009), Skopje (2006, 2007, 2010); he took part in group exhibitions in Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, and Macedonia. He participated in many international projects and collaborations (Deschooling Classroom, organized by TkH Belgrade and Kontrapunkt; workshop “Urban space and memory”, Cultural center “Tocka”, Skopje; Remapping Skopje workshop, Cultural center “Tocka”, Skopje; Curatorial translation, organized by D-r Suzana Milevska and Visual and research center Euro-Balkan, Skopje); The Lost Highway Expedition (2007) and from 2008 he is co-founder and president of FRIK Cultural Initiatives development Formation, organization which is working on motivation of socially engaged art production and society democratization, beyond prejudices and stereotypes. Through the media of drawings, videos, installations, object installations in public space, writing and publishing artist books he is exploring notions of identity, urbanity and popular culture as well as sexuality and gender identity.
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