28 April 2011



MIRJANÄ BÄTINIĆ is a new media artist working mainly in the medium of interactive installations, sound and video art. Central reference in her artistic practice is an exploration of spatio-temporal phenomena within which she explores subtle and invisible layers of objects or notions, distortion of perception, deconstruction, fear, aesthetics of noise and the relationship of chaos and harmony.

She holds BA in Fine Arts [University of Split, Croatia] and MA in Video and New Media Arts [University of Ljubljana, Slovenia] and is currently writing PhD thesis as part of the studies at the Department of Philosophy and Theory of Visual Culture [University of Primorska, Koper] and the Department of Philosophy [University of Malta].

She presented Croatia two times at Biennial of young artist of Europe and the Mediterranean: 2005 in Naples and 2008 in Bari, Italy. Her work Peace, 2006 is a part of collection at Casoria International Contemporary Art Museum in Naples, Italy.
Her work was shown at many solo and group exhibitions and festivals of new media art all over the world, among others: Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria; Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art - Rijeka, Croatia; VIDEOMEDEJA, 14th International Video Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia; Prima Center Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Reflektorium V1.24, Klagenfurt, Austria; Gallery Kapelica, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Gallery Škuc, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Mestna galerija [City Gallery], Ljubljana; MACRO - Museum Arte Contemporaneo Rosario, Argentina; Al Kahf Art Gallery, Bethlehem International Center, Palestine; Officyna Art Space / PI 5 Intermedia Festival, Szczecin, Poland; Institute for contemporary art, Peć, Kosovo; Biennale of contemporary art, Iasi, Romania; Festival "ctrl_alt_del", Istambul, Turkey; Digital Art Lab, Holon, Israel; The Red House Center for culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria; Gallery SC, Zagreb, Croatia; Gallery Alkatraz, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Diocletian Palace Substations / Croatian Artist Association, Split, Croatia; Gallery Karas, Croatian Artist Association, Zagreb, Croatia.

In 2004 she won 1st prize for literary work, by Književni krug [Literary Circle] Karlovac, Croatia. Her prose and poetry work was published in several publications, such as Ekran priče_02 [Screen Stories_02], published by Iskon Internet & Naklada MD, Zagreb 2004; Balkanski književni glasnik [Messager littéraire balkanique / Balkan Literary Herald], editions no.7 & 8, Belgrade 2007; Da sam Šejn [If I was Shane], published by Bestseler & Konzor, Zagreb 2007.

Extensively engaged in writing, research and education. Contributed at several academic conferences and gave many public lectures and presentations. She is an author of two scientific publications.
In the year 2011 she was member of a jury at FreeNetWorld International Film Festival, organized by E-Fortress from Niš, Serbia. Between 2010 - 2012 she was member of Ljudmila: Ljubljana open-access digital media laboratory that connects artistic projects with new media technologies; in the departments of Art and Design. She is member of Croatian Association of Visual Artists - Split and Slovene digital video archive DIVA at Center for Contemporary Arts SCCA Ljubljana.

Based between Malta, Ljubljana (Slovenia) and Split (Croatia).


2013-2014 Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
2011- Philosophy Doctorate in Philosophy and Theory of Visual Culture, Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia
2007-2012 Master of Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia [Video and New Media]
2008-2009 postgraduate researcher, Media and Communications, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
1998-2003 Bachelor of Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Split, Croatia [Fine Arts]
1992-1996 School of Fine Arts, Split, Croatia [Painting]


2013- School of Practical Philosophy, Valletta, Malta
2004 School of Web Design, Proanima, Split, Croatia
2003-2005 Alliance Francaise de Split, Split, Croatia  


2013 Picturing music: Notation uncontained, lead by Rob Canning, organised by Ljudmila - Laboratory for Digital Media and Culture; Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010 Creating online identity, lead by Jure Cuhalev, organised by Ljudmila - Laboratory for Digital Media and Culture; Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009 intermedial workshop HITROST / SPEED, lead by Vadim Fiskin,
organised by Zavod P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E.; Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009 Pure Data / Synthesis of sound in real-time, lead by Miha Ciglar,
organised by Ljudmila - Laboratory for Digital Media and Culture; Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008 The Future of Death, lead by A2 [Anton Mirto, London and Alit Kreiz, Tel Aviv],
organised by festival City of Women, Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008 City is one of us, Biennial of young artist of Europe and the Mediterranean, Bari, Italy
2007 Art for social transformation, Cittadellarte, fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy
2006 Bombart / Mediterranean Art Meeting, Abruzzo, Italy


2014 Theater, Performance, Philosophy Conference | Crossings and Transfers in Contemporary Anglo-American Thought; Sorbonne University, Paris, France
2014 The Sound Ambiguity | International Students' Scientific Conference, Wroclaw, Poland

2013 Pecha Kucha Night l 01 Valletta, Malta
2013 Autonomy & Anatomy of the Moving Image: Video & Experimental Cinema in the Last Decade, International symposium, Jerusalem, Israel
2013 Writing Life, Postgraduate Symposium, University of Malta, St. Julian's, Malta
2013 Perspectives on Interactive and Video Art, MCAST College of Arts, Science and Technology, Malta
2013 The importance of color in the visual arts, Interdisciplinary Scientific Symposium; Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis / Ljubljana Graduate School of the Humanities, France Stele Institute of Art History and Scientific Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012 Fiction and Loss, panel discussion with Z. Obradović and I. Hiršenfelder, lead by Kontejner | bureau of contemporary art praxis, at Galerija Močvara, Zagreb, Croatia
2011 Fiction and Loss, project presentation at Gallery Magacin, Belgrade, Serbia
2011 Fiction and Loss, project presentation and workshop, at Klub pravnog fakulteta / JURIDICUM, Niš, Serbia (with Z. Obradović)
2011 Break of Whiteness at Gallery SC, Zagreb, Croatia (with R. Šebjanič, J. Plut and A. Grobler)
2010 Fiction and Loss, with Zoran Obradović, at Ljudmila (Ljubljana Digital Media Lab), Ljubljana, Slovenia
2010 Border Identities, Cultural Space & Identity in a Post-Socialist Context, at University building, Ljubljana, Slovenia (with M. Colner)
2010 Video Evenings at Youth Culture Center, Culture Incubator, Maribor, Slovenia
2009 Presentation of art works at University in Klagenfurt, Austria
2007 Presentation of workshop Cittadellarte at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Arts in Rijeka, Croatia
2007 Presentation of works at Cittadellarte, Fondazione Michelangelo Pistoletto, Biella, Italy


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