Adela Jušić

(1982) was born in Sarajevo, where she lives and works. She took a Master’s degree in printmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Sarajevo, in 2007, and holds another Master’s degree in human rights and democracy at the University of Sarajevo and the University of Bologna. She co-founded the Association for Culture and the Arts “Crvena”, where she has worked since 2010. Adela Jušić has exhibited at nearly 100 international exhibitions, including the Manifesta 8 biennial, Murcia, Španija; Videonale, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany; Image Counter Image, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany; Balkan Insight, Pompidou Center, Paris, France, etc. She has participated in several residential programs for artists umjetnike/ce (ISCP, New York; Kulturkontakt, Vienna; i.a.a.b. Basel, etc). She won the 2010 Young Visual Artist Award for the best young Bosnian artist, Henkel Young Artist Prize CEE 2011, and the special prize of the October Salon, Belgrade, 2013. She has participated in a number of panels, workshops and conferences (London School of Economics, Royal College of Art, London, UK, etc.).

About the Illustrations

“To render women visible is the first step towards questioning the customary relations between the general and the particular in the hierarchy of relevance in the writing of history.”1   Not only is there precious little material on the political activities of women, what little we have has been neglected and is on the verge of disappearing completely. One of… Read more →