Lala Raščić is a media and performance artist using the strategy of enactment to deliver narratives that include verbal video performances, performative installation environments, video projections, objects, light, drawing, and painting. Her interests are rooted in the modes of performing text, reflected by her interest in ancient and contemporary storytelling practices, oral histories, and the art of the monodrama.
2016, Evil Earth System, Good Children Gallery New Orleans
2015, Evil Earth, Cultural Center Tobačna, Ljubljana | curated by Alenka Trebušak, cat.
2015, How to do Things With Words, Galerija AŽ, Zagreb
2015, The Horizon Tries, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans
2014, The Eumenides, University of New Orleans Campus Fine Art Gallery
2014, How to do Things With Words, SKUC Gallery, Ljubljana | curated by Vladimir Vidmar, cat.
2013, Library at Night, Gallery Prozori, Zagreb
2013, No Country Other than Liberty, SIZ Gallery at Mali Salon, Rijeka
2013, Whatever the Object, GfZK, Leipzig | curated by Irena Kovarova
2012, A Load from the Inside – Reviewed, Gallery VN, Zagreb
2011, A Load from the Inside – Reviewed, Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna
2011, Brighter Than a Thousand Suns, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans
2010, The Damned Dam, POGON, Jedinstvo, Zagreb
2010, 3 Damned Utopias: 3 narrative performances by Lala Rascic, Zvono, Sarajevo
2010, Individual Utopias, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad
2010, Individual Utopias, Zeta Art Gallery, Tirana
2009, Individual Utopias, O.K.C. Abrasevic, Mostar
2008, Individual Utopias II, KC Gallery Balgrade| curated by Dunja Blažević , cat.
2008, Individual Utopias I, B.O.P Gallery, Zagreb
2008, Sorry, Wrong Number, Apartman Projesi, Istanbul
2007, Everything is connected, National Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, cat.
2007, Everything is connected II, B.O.P Gallery, Zagreb
2007, Everything is connected III, Museum of Contemporary Art, Banja Luka
2007, Correspondences, on-line project, ARC Projects, as part of Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh
2006, Sorry Wrong Number, Art Radionica Lazareti, Dubrovnik
2006, Sorry Wrong Number, Gray Area, Korcula
2005, Icons Share Their Wisdom, with Ana Husman, Artenativa, artist run space, Zagreb
2005, Flying Carpet, Gallery Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, cat.
2005, The Invisibles, galerie Dick de Bruijn, Amsterdam
2005, Drawings, with Koen Dealaere, Galerie Dick de Bruijn, Amsterdam
2004, New work, Galerija Nova, Zagreb
2004, City on a Hill, with Ana Husman, KIC photogallery, Zagreb, cat.
2003, All the extras, with Ana Husman, Zagreb
2001, 17 Stories, VN gallery, Zagreb, cat.
2001, in>side<out, with Ana Husman and Zeljko Blace, Galerija PM, Zagreb
2000, Neohypno romantizam, Galerija SC, Zagreb, cat.
2017, Testimony Truth or Politics, Legat Čolaković, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade | curated by Noa Treister, Zoran Erić
2017, Testimony Truth or Politics, Bocannera Gallery, Trento | curated by Noa Treister, Zoran Erić, and Giorgia Lucchi
2016, Witnesses – Bodies in Dialogue and Processes of Reflection, Luka Gallery + Anex Gallery + Mul Gallery, Pula | curated by Mara Vujić, cat.
2015, Kabinet, Apoteka in Gallery Waldinger, Osijek | curated by Branka Bencic
2015, Delta Dawn, Flight, San Antonio
2014, Crowning Glory, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans
2014, Memory Lane, Galerie du Jour, Agnes B, Paris | curated by Pierre Courtin
2013, 54. October Salon, Kluz, Belgrade | curated by Red Min(e)d
2013, Exposures presentation, Art Gallery of BiH, Sarajevo | selected by Dunja Bazevic
2013, Kabinet # 1, Apoteka, Vodnjan | curated by Branka Bencic
2012, Kathmandu International Art Festival, Kathmandu, Nepal
2012, Spaces: Antenna, The Front, Good Children Gallery, CAC New Orleans | curated by Amy Mackie
2012, Intimacies, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo | curated by Branka Vujanovic and John Blackwood
2011, On stage: narrative and performance in contemporary Croatian video, Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna | curated by Jasna Jaksic
2011, Hit Refresh, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans | curated by Cameron Shaw and Nick Stillman, Good Children Gallery
2011, NOLA Now, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans | curated by Amy Mackie
2011, Videonale, Kunstmuseum Bonn | selected by Georg Elben
2011, D-0 ARK Underground, Konjic | curated by Branko Dimitrijevic, cat.
2011, Second World Steierischer Herbst, Graz | curated by WHW, cat.
2011, Picture of Sound, NO Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb | curated by Evelina Turkovic, cat.
2011, Handwriting of the New Age, 46. Zagreb Salon of Applied Art and Design | selected by Ana Peraica, cat.
2010, Transitland TOUR: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; South East European Film Festival, Los Angeles; Media Forum of the Moscow International Film Festival, cat.
2010, Have a look, Have a Look!, FormContent, London | curated by DELVE
2010, Contemporary Photography, Bascarsija Nights Festival, Kursumli Medresa, Sarajevo | selected by Silvija Dervisefendic cat.
2010, Prospect 1.5, The Good Children Gallery, New Orleans
2010, Where Everything is Yet to Happen, SpaPort, Banja Luka | curated by DELVE,cat.
2010, NN (working title), Forum Stadtpark, Graz; Austrian Cultural Forum, London | curated by Eva Martischnik, cat.
2010, Picture of Sound, Multimedia center, Split | curated by Evelina Turković, cat.
2010, Bosnia and Herzegovina Searching for Lost Identity, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana
2010, Transitland in Trieste, Studio Tommaseo, Istituto per la documentazione e diffusione delle Arti, Trieste, cat.
2009, Transitland, The Red House, Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia
2009, Transmediale, Transitland Destination Berlin (TCP), Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin
2009, Looking at Others, Art Pavillion, Zagreb | curated by Iva Rada Jankovic, cat.
2009, Art and Terrorism, City Gallery Bihac | curated by Irfan Hosic, cat.
2009, Urban Festival ’09, Zagreb | curated by BLOK, cat.
2009, City of Women, “Global South”, Gallery P74, Ljubljana | curated by Dunja Kukovac, cat.
2009, 10 – A Generation of Artist’s Books 1999 – 2009, O’ Artoteca, Milan
2009, The Flag, The Good Children Gallery, New Orleans | curated by Rajko Radovanovic
2008, Salon of the Revolution, HDLU, Zagreb | curated by Antonia Majaca and Ivana Bago, cat.
2008, Natural Relations, City of Women, SKUC gallery, Ljubljana | curated by Dunja Kukovac
2008, Croatia First Minute, Verket, Avesta | curated by Jasna Jaksic, cat.
2008, Land of Human Rights, center for contemporary art, Graz | curated by Margarethe Makovec and Anton Lederer, cat.
2008, NO BORDERS (Just N.E.W.S.*), AICA, La Centrale Electrique, Brussels, cat.
2008, Land of the Human Rights at the Limits of the Thinkable, Emil Filla Gallery / Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem
2008, Palace, Cinema Palace, St. Gallen
2008, Barricades Without Borders, Sarajevo Winter Festival, IPC Gallery Sarajevo, cat.
2008, SpaPort, 1st International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Banja Luka | curated by Ana Nikitovic, cat.
2007, Women on the Crossroads of Ideologies, City Hall, Split | curated by Ana Peraica, cat.
2007, Heroes in Transition, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham | curated by Jasna Jaksic, cat.
2007, Artists, BOP Gallery, Zagreb, cat.
2007, Retro, Remake, Replay, Cinemaniac
2007, as part of Pula Film Festival, MMC Luka, Pula | curated by Branka Bencic, cat.
2007, Bon Voyage, Threshold Artspace, Perth, Scotland | curated by Ilyana Nedkova, cat.
2007, 29 artists, exhibition of finalists for the MSU and T-HT award, Velesajam, Pavillon 9, Zagreb
2006, Radoslav Putar Award, Finalists 2006, Galerija Galzenica, Zagreb, cat.
2006, Zvono Award, Finalists
2006, Narodni Dom, Banja Luka, cat.
2006, The Young Artists’ Biennial, Absent Without Leave (AWOL)- Bratianu Palace, Bucharest, cat.
2006, Welcome Home Laika, Alti Aylik, Istanbul
2006, New Video, New Europe, The Kitchen, New York City, NY
2006, Insert, MMSU – Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, cat.
2005, No Stills #3, Discovering The Balkans, Brussels
2005, Insert, Retrospective of Croatian Video Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, cat.
2005, First person Singular, Museum of Modern Art, Dubrovnik | curated by Iva Rada Jankovic, cat.
2005, Normailzation: That from a long way off look like flies, Platform Garanti CAC, Istanbul | curated by November Paynter
2005, Outside Sources, Kunstlervereingung MAERZ, Linz
2004, Flash, Likovni Salon Celje, Slovenia | curated by Dunja Kukovec
2004, “Unimovie”, Museo Laboratorio ex manifattura tabacci, Citta Sant’Angelo, Pescara
2004, New Video, New Europe – A Survey of Eastern European Video, The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago | curated by Hamza Walker, cat.
2003, Variations in Balkan Spaces, Art Box, Thessaloniki 2003, Balkan Konsulat, association for contemporary art, Graz | curated by Lejla Hozdic, cat.
2003, In Between, Art Camp, Ars Aevi, Museum of Contemporary Art , Sarajevo | curated by Asja Mandic cat.
2003, Last East European Art Show, Museum of Modern Art, Belgrade | curated by Silva Kalcic cat.
Presentations | Artist Talks
2017, Europa Enterprise: On Commoning, Lumbardhi Foundation, in collaboration with Kadist
2017, On (non) motherhood, symposium, Florida_Lothronger13, Munich | organized by RedMined
2016, Public Readings, Galerija Prozori, Zagreb
2014, gallery talk, University of New Orleans Campus Fine Art Gallery
2014, Memory Lane, Galerie du Jour, Agnes B, Paris | curated by Pierre Courtin
2013, BONE, performance festival, Bern
2011, Oral Tradition and Narrative Performance, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans
2010, POGON, Jedinstvo, Zagreb
2010, Club Akademija, Belgrade
2009, Connecting Cultures, Milan
2009, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans
2009, Academy of Fine Art, Vienna, Conceptual Art Class of Marina Gržinić
2008, University of Sarajevo, Academy of Drama Arts,Sarajevo
2008, Individual Utopias, First reading, 10m2, Sarajevo
2007,Trienalle Bovisa, Milan, as part of “Art and Survival” study day
2007, ForumStadpark, Graz
2006, Art In General, New York
2005, Theory in Practice, Art Radionica Lazareti, Dubrovnik
2004, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
Awards | Grants | selection
2013, Finalist, Henkel Art Award
2013, Future of Europe Art Award, aplha 2000 and GfZK, Leipzig
2011, Travel Grant, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia
2011, Step Beyond travel grant
2011, Travel Grant, City of Zagreb
2010, Project grant, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia
2007, First prize, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb and T-HT award, Museum acquisition
2006, finalist, Young Visual Artist Awards, “Radoslav Putar”, Croatia
2006, Young Visual Artist Awards, “Zvono”, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2004, Academic grant from Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Republic of Croatia
2003, Best young artist, Video Medeja film festival, Novi Sad
2003, Academic grant from Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Republic of Croatia
2002, First prize in experimental film selection, 7th International Short Film Festival of the Iranian Young Cinema Society, Tehran
2000, mi2 web award, third prize, category net.art, for project Pick-a-Pict, http://www.autonomous-c-factory.hr/PICK-A-PICT(offline)
2003 – 2004, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, two year work period | supported by Ministry of Culture Netherlands and from Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Croatia
2005, AIR at Platform Garanti CAC, Istanbul | supported by the American Center Foundation
2005, Cite des Arts Internationals, Paris | Supported by Croatian Artists Association
2006, ISCP, New York, NY | supported by Foundation for a Civil Society and Trust for Mutual Understanding
2007, Forum Stadtpark, AIR Exchange program, Graz | supported by CCN, Graz and Gallery Miroslav Kraljević, Zagreb
2007, Edinburgh Residency | hosted by ARC Projects Edinburgh | Sofia
2008, Kultur Kontakt Artist in Residence Program, Vienna
2015, Kulturni Centar Tobacna, Ljubljana
New Orleans Museum of Art
MSU, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
Gallery of Art of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo
Lauba, The Filip Trade Collection Zagreb
Threshold Artspace Collection, Perth, Scotland
MMCA Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
Private collections in Netherlands, Poland, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and USA
2017, Property of Emptiness, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, featuring work by Jusuf Hadžifejzović, Ana Hušman and Summer Acceptance,
2015, The Horizon Tries,Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, featuring work by Lala Raščić with Lana Čmajčanin and Fokus Grupa
2012, That Passes Between Us, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans | with Lana Čmajčanin, Jim Finn, Ivan Grubanov, Sophie Lvoff, Maha Maamoun, Ahmet Öğüt, Marko Peljhan, Nebojša Šerić Shoba
2008, An Exhibition Formerly Known as Boys and Their Toys, Gallery of Student Center Zagreb | with Brody Condon, Michael Smith, Nathan Parker, Ivan Fijolic, Ivan Kozaric a.o.
2007, Vocal Verbal, Gallery of Student Center Zagreb | exhibition featuring Anri Sala, Sejla Kameric, Chantal Akerman, Kristina Leko, David Maljkovic, Tina Gverovic, Kalup Linzy a.o.
2006, Applied Go Go, Student Center Zagreb | month long program of events, talks, and workshops with November Paynter, Ana Peraica, Matthieu Prat and Anna Colin focused on interdisciplinary artistic, theoretical and curatorial practices.