ABOUT

Maja Medić was born in 1979, in Belgrade, (ex)Yugoslavia.                                                                                                                                                                                         
In 2007 graduated at the Academy of Drama Arts (Camera department), Belgrade, (SRB)
In 2010 finished Transmedia, MA in Art, Media & Design, Sint Lukas Hogeschool, Brussels, (BE)
Member of ULUPUDS (The Association of Aplplied Arts and Designers of Serbia).

Professional experience

2017   Photographer of the theatre play Blackbird, Radionica Integracije, Belgrade
2017   Coordinator of the photo workshop by Klavdij Sluban. Cultural Center of Belgrade
2017   Photographer at the Social Innovation Forum 2017 conference, Belgrade
2017   Photographer at the MAGNIFICENT 7  Festival, Sava Centar, Belgrade
2017   Photographer at the REZ Festival, Dom Omladine, Belgrade
2016   Photographer for the FIRST FILMS FIRST programme, as part of the Auteur Film Festival, Belgrade
2016   In colaboration with Stefan Arsenijević organized an event celebrating 40 Years from the TV series "Grlom u jagode", DKC, Belgrade
2015   Photographer for The Shortest Day Festival, Belgrade
2015   Photographer for the Balkan Film Connection program, Belgrade
2014   Photographer for the REZ Festival, Belgrade
2015   Still photographer for the film THE BLACK PIN, Luštica, Montenegro
2015   Still photographer for the Egyptian TV series EL KABEER, Belgrade, Serbia
2015   Photographer of the theatre play Romeo & Juliet, Radionica Integracije, Belgrade, Serbia
2014   Photograper for The Shortest Day Festival, Belgrade
2014   Photographer at the REZ Festival, Belgrade
2014   Photographer for the Balkan Film Connection program, Belgrade
2014   Started working for British Council Serbia (2014 - 2016)
2013   Photographer for The Shortest Day Festival, Belgrade
2013   Started working part-time for SENSA magazine (2013 - 2015)
2012   Cinematographer for the documentary film VIETNAM
2011   Still photographer for the feature film MY BELOVED COUNTRY
2011   Still photographer for the feature film THE CIRCLES
2009   CD cover for the Croatian band Hi Fju /single - Sto komada srece/
2008   Cinematographer for a short film shown as the finale of the opera Don Giovanni at the International Theatre Festival, Belgrade
2008   Author of four book covers for the the publishing house Geopoetika, Belgrade
2007   Author of two book covers for the the publishing house Geopoetika, Belgrade
2006   Still photographer for the film THE TRAP
2006   International multi-medial project Mirage Intro - photographer & cinematographer
2005   Cinematographer for a documentary film about Manu Katché in Belgrade
2005   Photographs from India were published in magazine VREME, Belgrade
2005   Photographs from India were published in a calendar for 2006 by Homeworkers Worldwide, UK
2005   In collaboration with NGO Felicitas travelled to India in March 2005, as a photographer
2004   Cinematographer for a short feature film Maybe one day
2004   Photographer for the film The Rockets
2003   Cinematographer for a short feature film I'll be there Cinematographer for a short feature film Chèry
2002   TV series The Foxes, first cameraman Author of the documentary film Making of Cordon

Published books

2016  Author of the book "40 Years of the TV series Grlom u Jagode", with Stefan Arsenijević, (published by KCB & Vulkan izdavaštvo)
2016  Author of the monograph 'National Class - Feature Films of Goran Marković" (published by FCS)
2014  Author of the book of photographs "Aleksandar Dolgij: PHOTOGRAPHS" (private publication)

Solo exhibitions

2017   For 60 Years in the Center : Cultural Centre of Belgrade, DKC gallery, Belgrade
2016   Images to remeber (us) by, with Milena Jokanović, Artget gallery, Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Serbia
2013   Searching, Small ULUPUDS gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
2012   Egypt, with Nemanja Đorđević, gallery FLU, Belgrade, Serbia
2012   First Shot, Café-gallery The Sound of Mu, Oslo, Norway
2011   Europe – Life is somewhere else, gallery Magacin, Belgrade, Serbia
2009  The Diary of female portraits, 1st Women's Film Festival, Belgrade, Serbia
2008  Rendez-vous, Baz'art Festival, La Rochelle, France
2007  First shot, gallery Dom Omladine, Belgrade, Serbia
2005  Eight principals of work, gallery In movement, Belgrade, Serbia
2004  People of film, with Marina Lesić, gallery Cirkus, SKC, Belgrade, Serbia
2001  Exhibition of photographs, Cafe Dublin, Belgrade, Serbia

Collective exhibitions

2017  "Courageous women travel trough time", Integration workshop space, Belgrade
2017  Exhibition "Art of Seeing" at the French Institute in Serbia, Belgrade
2016  Great Expectations (photo series) at the Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia
2016  Great Expectations (photo series) at the International Rovinj Photodays Festival, Croatia
2014  Lomography Exhibit, New Brunswick, Canada
2013  I was in Kosovo, Pravo-ljudski filski festival, Sarajevo BiH
2013  PhotoCITY 2013, Sveti Lovrec, Croatia
2012  Art in the open space, Ada Ciganlija, Belgrade, Serbia
2010  Rorschach, Rorschach… Magacin gallery, Belgrade, Serbia
2010  Dreaming of a point at which parallel lines converge, Brussels, Belgium
2008  32. Zagrebsalon, International Exhibition of Photography, Zagreb, Croatia
2008  First Shot at Viennabienale, Vienna, Austria 2009 Men in the eyes of women, Vizantija gallery, Belgrade
2007  Presentation of the work of the master class ART & PHOTOGRAPHY, BELEF, Belgrade
2007  XII International exhibition of the miniature photography, gallery Studentski grad, Belgrade, Serbia
2007  International photo art festival /Unlimited photography, Prilep, Macedonia
2006  Exhibition of the photographs of the theatre costumes, Goethe Institute, Belgrade
2005  Exhibition of the selected works for the Hugo Boss award - Ego (Šk)Art:New edition!, Gallery Cvijeta Zuzorić, Belgrade
2004  Exhibition of the film photographs, Academy of Drama Arts, Belgrade
2001  Exhibition of the Kaleidoscope workshop "Cinematographers to be", CZKD, gallery, Belgrade

Curated exhibitions 

2017  "TRAINSPOTTING: So what you've been up to... for 20 years?", DKC, Belgrade
2016  "40 Years from the TV series Grlom u jagode", DKC, Belgrade

Awards, Grants, Workshops & Residencies

2017  Workshop "Art of Seeing" with Klavdij Sluban, Belgrade, Serbia
2016  Third prize for the collection of photographs GREAT EXPECTATIONS, at the International Rovinj Photodays Festival
2015  Grant from the Ministry of Culture of Serbia for the exhibition with Milena Gnjatović "Pictures to remeber (us) by"
2013  Workshop with Pep Bonet (NOOR), DokuFest, Prizren, Kosovo
2013  Commendation for photo series PhotoCITY 2013, Sveti Lovrec, Croatia
2012  Grant from the Ministry of Culture of Serbia for the project Reconstructing Femina
2011  Residency In Egypt – project of the Serbian Ministry of Culture and embassy of Arab Republic of Egypt
2010  Grant from the Ministry of Culture of Serbia for the project Europe: LIfe is somewhere else
2008  39. Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie en Arles, France
2008  Second prize for the collection of photographs "Men in the eyes of the women", Photo Association of Serbia
2007  Second prize at the International photo art festival / Unlimited photography, Prilep, Macedonia
2007  Grant for the project Reconstructing Femina (for the trip to Jordan) from Pro Helvetia, Swiss Cultural Program in the Western Balkans
2007  Residency at the Makan House of Expression, Amman, Jordan
2007  Master class - ART & PHOTOGRAPHY at BELEF, Belgrade, Serbia
2001  Photographic workshop KALEIDOSCOPE, Belgrade, Serbia
2000  Film workshop at Academic Film Center, Belgrade, Serbia

Interviews

2016 Film Center Serbia portal