Igor Gržetić

Bio/CV – english

Igor Gržetić was born in Rijeka in 1981. He finished School of Applied Arts (Statuary Design)  in 2000. In the same year he became an art student at Faculty of Philosophy in Rijeka. In 2008 he finished Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka. As elective subject he attended classical graphic techniques in class of professor Jasna Šikanja. He graduated on themes – Genesis of Iconology and Introduction in Fetish(ism). His art practice includes computer graphic, graphic design and video experiments – in all tree discourses exploring principles of Creative Commons. In addition, he usually explores/defines their own Pantheon. He has been publishing essays from 2004 (on art and art theory) in art and culture journal Re in which he has exercised the function of an art editor. At the beginning of 2008 in Decumanus Gallery, in association with Center for culture of Krk, he organized a D6 project which presented six perspective young artists. At the end of the same year at the Faculty of Philosophy in Rijeka (Department of Art History) he held a lecture on Gombrich art theory. In early 2010, in association with Red Cross Organization, he organized a successful humanitarian exhibition – Artist form Kvarner to Haiti. He is one of [KUL•] – Culture & Art Laboratory founders. He works as a professional associate of Center for Culture of Krk, and a free associate of City Administration as well as Tourist Association of Krk. As a member of [KUL•], with Lena Franolić and Marin Dlaka, works on following projects: (A)FEFVInternational Experimental Film and Video Festival, Labour Incubator and D2. He is a member of HDLU – Croatian Association of Artists.

 

MORE IMPORTANT PROJECTS:

[2004] Video workshop led by Tanja Golić (experimental omnibus Kontrasti 4:4)

[2004] Participation in exhibition of digital art and design EduKon, Zagreb

[2004] Participation in festival Velesajam Coolture, Zagreb

[2005] Solo exhibition (project) Fetish/Fetishism/Fetishist, Krk

[2005] Participation in festival OP. ART QUISISANA, Volosko/Opatija

[2007] Solo exhibition (project) Car Crashes Erotica, Rijeka

[2007] Cover design of journal Re vol. 12

[2007] Cover design of journal Re vol. 13

[2008] Solo exhibition (project) The Question & THE EVOLUTION, Krk

[2008] Cover design of Nebojša Lujanović’s book Stakleno oko

[2008] Cover design of Dejan Durić’s book Filmski eseji

[2009] Experimental video event appleEater, Rijeka

[2009] Participation in RAFReview of Amateur film, Zagreb

[2009] Cover design of international journal of iconographic studies IKON vol. 2

[2009] Participation in festival Inter(A)kcije (video Revolution will be televised), Rijeka

[2009] Participation in festival KUFer (video-installation einfühlung which was realized in association with Lea Čeč), Pula

[2010] Scientific exhibition project Rorschach & New Pornography, Krk

[2010] Participation in art project [KUL•] u nastajanju, Krk

[2010] Participation in humanitarian project Artist form Kvarner to Haiti, Krk/Rab

[2010] Participation in art project Prvomajski inkubator (foto-installation THEflag: @ in Arcadia ego), Krk

[2010] Cover design of international journal of iconographic studies IKON vol. 3

[2010] Visual identity of 4th International Scientific Conference of Iconographic Studies

[2010] Exhibition of Croatian Association of Artists new members, Rijeka

[2011] Participation in art project [KUL•] u nastajanju, Krk

[2011] Participation in art project Prvomajski inkubator (computer graphics dictators (as) pornstars), Krk

[2011] Cover design of international journal of iconographic studies IKON vol. 4 | Iconography of Death

[2011] Visual identity of 5th International Scientific Conference of Iconographic Studies | Sovereign and the Iconography of Power

[2011] Contemporary Photography of Rijeka, selected group exhibition, Opatija

[2011] Participation in art project Displacement, Rijeka

[2011] Drawing – Graphics, selected group exhibition, Nikšić (Montenegro)

[2011] Drawing – Graphics, selected group exhibition, Tivat (Montenegro)

[2011] New archeological findings from the island of Krk, photographic accompaniment of the exhibition, Krk

[2011] Drawing – Graphics, selected group exhibition, Rijeka

[2012] Participation in art project [KUL•] u nastajanju, Krk

[2012] Cover design of journal Re vol. 20/21

[2012] Cover design of international journal of iconographic studies IKON vol. 5 | Sovereign and the Iconography of Power

[2012] Visual identity of 6th International Scientific Conference of Iconographic Studies | Visions

[2012] Participation in art project Medija 6, Rijeka

[2012] Design of Milica Žužić’s (short-stories) book Priče iz Kosjenkine kose

[2012] Scientific exhibition project Rorschach & New Pornography, Kotor (Montenegro)

[2012] Scientific exhibition project Rorschach & New Pornography [extended.edition], Rijeka