2011 | NYC | Artist
Croatia_The.View_ The View, 2004 photograph 150 x 100 cm
Renata Poljak is a visual artist coming from Split, Croatia, currently living in Paris. Her body of work is composed of different medias : photos, neon, installation, videos and film. Her practice explores the politic upheaval and violence that the Balkan region has undergone since the early 1990s, and the ramifications of those changes in the lives of émigrés throughout Western Europe.In 2002 she was on ArtsLink award as visiting artist in San Francisco Art Institute, in Museum Quartier, Vienna in 2004 and in 2008 she has been selected for Art In General residency program in New York and in ArtOmi for 2010. Renata's work has been exhibited wildly, on solo or group shows, biennales and film festivals. She received several awards among witch the Golden Black Box Award for Best Short Film at the Black Box Festival in Berlin 2006. and in the spring of 2010. a selection of her videos and film work were exhibited in Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
Renata's residency is made possible with the support The City of Split and the Croatian Ministry of Culture .