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E-mail: jamesdin@mail.com

Aleksandar  Jestrović or Jamesdin  was born on the 27th April 1972 in Zagreb, Croatia, ex-Yugoslavia. He obtained his master degree at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade in 2000 in the class of Čedomir Vasić. Besides painting and multimedia art he is occupied in basketball. He has never been convicted and has served the army. Since October 2011 in “Art in Kontext“ master program at UDK Berlin

Lives and works in Berlin and Belgrade.

Address: Bizetstr.102 , 13088 Berlin, Germany
Marka Čelebonovića 47, 11070 Belgrade, Serbia

Solo exhibitions:

2015-Bulky Luggage/ Sperrgepäck,Theater im Pfalzbau , Ludwigshafen  Serbinale & Offene Welt Festivals,Ludwigshafen, Germany
2014-„ Večiti student” (“Langzeitstudent”) Dom Kulture Studentski Grad, Belgrad, Serbia (curator: Maida Gruden)
-“Monkey Bussines” Humboldt Mensa, Berlin, Germany (curator: Veronika Beckh)
2012 -ŠVERC KOMERC/Smuggle Trade-City gallery Požega, Serbia
-Preslišavanje 6, with Milena Putnik and Dragana Stevanović, Gallery Remont, Belgrade, Serbia
2011- STOKA SA ISTOKA/ EASTERN HILLBILLIES
Exhibition of the recipient of the award at the 50th October Salon in 2009.
The Art Gallery The Cultural Centre оf Belgrade, Serbia
2010 – KO KOGA JEBE?/ WHO IS FUCKING WHO?, curator Jani Pirnat,
Gallery of erotic art Račka, Celje, Slovenia
2009 – HURRY U ARE LATE, The White Tube project, curator Medeleine Park, Oslo, Norway
2008-NH5-SZ1, gallery Remont, Belgrade, Serbia
-Nova slika, Nenad Kostić, Nikola Marković i Jamesdin, gallery Vinko Perčić, Subotica, Serbia
2007-Tunnel of Love, gallery Studenski grad, Belgrade, Serbia
-Nikola Markovic, Dragan Djordevic and Jamesdin, Nolit warehouses, Belgrade, Serbia
2005-COLONIA 2001 gallery Remont, Belgrade, Serbia
2004-CHAKRE/A4 gallery Remont, Belgrade, Serbia
2002-FLIPER Gallery Dom Omladine, Belgrade, Serbia
2001-120 pictures in 60 minutes video work with Isidora Ficovic,
gallery SKC, Belgrade, Serbia
2000-IZLOŽBA PASA/ DOG SHOW, gallery SULUJ, Belgrade, Serbia

Selected group exhibitions:
2015-48. HERCEGNOVSKI ZIMSKI SALON Galerija JOSIP BEPO BENKOVIĆ, Herceg Novi, Montenegro
2014-Želim govoriti o ratu, Galerie Klovovićevi dvori Zagreb, Croatia
-PUT ZA EVROPU – Količina koja nedostaje /VOYAGE TO EUROPE – The Missing Amount, Leipzigerstr. 60, Berlin, Germany
-Mir Mir Mir, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Bosnia
– NOVI POGLED: Savremeni vizuelni umetnici u javnim prostorima Mionice, Serbia
– MOnuMENTS, tȇte Projektraum, Berlin
2013-Eastern Promises Hybryd Object, Kunsthale am Hamburger Platz, Berlin, Germany
– Two Lines of Life (or why a rabbit likes weeds), La Criée centre for contemporary art, Rennes, France
2012-53 Oktobarski salon GOOD LIFE, Building of Geozavod, Belgrade, Serbia
– “DEVIANT MYTHOLOGY (AS A RIOT ON AN EMPTY STREET)” Gallery Magacin, Belgrade, Serbia
– Artists Film International, Whitechapel gallery, London, UK
– Stockholm 2012 Independent Air Fair SUPERMARKET 2012, Sweden
2011- „Cukaricki likovni salon“, gallery 73, Belgrade, Serbia
– „Karavukovo 002“, Universitetska Biblioteka/ Belgrad, Serbia und City gallery Groznjan, Croatia
– „Donumenta 2011 – Serbien“, Gallery Leerer Beutel, Regensburg, Germany
-„Bilder in der Dekade der Regenzeit“, Kunsthalle Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany
-„Hybrid Object“, Museum Premoderne, Spodnij Hotic, Slovenia
-„Gratis*- Wir verschenken Kunstwerke an jeden, der bereit ist sie auf sich zu nehmen“, Aktionsausstellung, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin, Germany
2010 Speederbike primitive, Grimmmusem Berlin, Germany
-Hibridni objekat,Muzej premoderne umetnosti, Spodnji Hotič, Slovenia und Paviljon Cvijeta Zuzorić, Belgrad, Serbien
2009-Mahn o Mahn, Emerson gallery, Berlin, Germany
-City collection, Magacin, Belgrade, Serbia
2008-Hiroshima art project 2008, Contemporary migration art project, Berlin, Germany
-9 th International biennale of miniature art, the modern gallery, Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
-Wienna fair 08, the international contemporary fair focused on cee A, Austria
2007- Belgrade in Budapest, gallery IMPEX, Budapest, Hungary
-steirischer herbs, art festival,Graz, Austria
2006-Near Dark, Gallery of the Museum for Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia
-Young visual artist awards, gallery Kontekst, Belgrade, Serbia
-Pixeldance, video festival Thessalonica, Greece
– Arhipelag, international contemporary art festival Gorica Slovenia and Italia
-Peinture aperte de vue, gallery of Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade, Serbia
2005-Border Disorder, SKC, Belgrade, Serbia
-Dislocation Utopian Space(s), gallery Ozone, Belgrade, Serbia
2004-C.M.A.K. 6 festival of youth art, Cerkno, Slovenia
-17Adria Annale Art Dioklecian basement, Split, Croatia
2003-Funkshion, Museum for applied art, Belgrade, Serbia
-BELEF Belgrade summer festival, castle Kalemegdan, Belgrade, Serbia
-Break 2.2 Ljubljana, Slovenia
-Concept : Painting =Yellow : Cat, Gallery of the Museum for Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia
2002 -Time Codes, international biennale of youth, gallery ”Konkordija”, Vrsac, Serbia
-Style training, gallery ”HAOS’,’ Belgrade, Serbia
2001 -Real Presence, Museum 25th of May, Belgrade, Serbia
-Selected Yugoslavian drawings, City gallery, Pozega, Serbia

Prizes:
2009 Nagrada Kulturnog centra na 50-tom Oktobarskom salonu/
50th October Salon Award of the Cultural Centre of Belgrade
2006-Belgrade postcard project Award
2000 Nagrada iz Fonda Riste I Bete Vukanović /
Rista and Beta Vukanović Award
1998- Award for drawing of the Faculty of Fine Arts

Publications:
2014 Prolog – Heft für Zeichnung und Text, Nr. X2: bErlIN, Hrsg. Anton Schwarzbach, ISSN 1867-4917
2012 “Good Life.Ohysical Narratives and Spatial Imaginations/ The 53rd October Salon”, Hrsg. Branislav
Dimitrijevic/Mika Hannula/Svebor Midzic, Cultural Center Belgrade 2012, ISBN: 978-86-7996-118-1
2011 “Aleksandar Jestrović: Stoka sa Istoka/ Beast from the East”
Hrsg: Kulturni Centar Beograd, ISBN 978-86-7996-080-1
2011 “donumenta. Serbien. 2011” Hrsg. Regina Hellwig-Schmidt/ donumenta e.V., Regensburg, ISBN: 978-3-9809125-8-7
2010 ZOON 1, Die liebe Verwandtschaft, Mai/Juni 2010
(Comic-Strip: “Lady Fox – Wilde Tiere in der Stadt”/
Aleksandar Jestrovic und Silvia Lorenz über wilde Immigranten)
2009 “Remont Art files” Hrsg. Remont independent art association
ISSN 1821-0511
2009 “Okolnost/ Circumstance – 50th October Salon” Hrsg. Kulturni Centar Beograd, Belgrad ISBN: 978-86-7996-041-2

Presentation
2009- Gallery Arte Actual/ FLACSO Institut, Quito, Ecuador
2007- Alien project presentation, Belgrade summer festival, Belgrade, Serbia
2005- Belgrade April meetings, Student Cultural Centre, Belgrade, Serbia
2004-Schule fuer Gestaltung Basel Switzerland
2003-Gallery Kapelica Ljubljana Slovenia

Workshops
2011-Karavukovo 002, Karavukovo, Serbia
2010-Hybrid Object, Spodnij Hotic, Slovenia
2008-Resonace art lab, Belgrade and Poznan
2007-Grafiti workshop, Belef festival, Belgrade
2007-Alien project, Kraljevo, Serbia
2007-Summer Academy Salzburg, class of Katharina Sieverding
2006-Summer Academy Salzburg, class of Shirin Neshat
2005-Border Disorder, Nordic Balkan cooperation, Skc and ozone gallery
2004-Belgrade-Basel project, Schule fuer Gestaltung Basel Switzerland

Collections
Belgrade cultural department art collection.
Collection of the ministry of culture, Serbia
Telenor art collecion
Celeia Celje Institute – Centre for Contemporary Arts, erotic art gallery Račka, Celje, Slovenia
Haos gallery drawing collection, Belgrade, Serbia
Private collections in Serbia, Germany, Austria

Links

http://www.serbiancontemporaryart.info/umetnici.php?id=11&lang=2

http://www.van.at/next/code/love/

http://www.steirischerherbst.at/2007/english/calendar/calendar.php?eid=276

http://www.nb.rs/events/image_popup.php?id=11275

http://static.kiberpipa.org/~break/old/exhibition.htm

http://borderdisordernetworkofartists.blogspot.com/

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