Vesna Pavlović

(Vesna's work) "Projected Histories is an exhibition of conceptual photography that examines historical perceptions of the medium, the diaristic implications of photo-taking, and the deconstruction (and reconstruction) of the film surface itself. ..."
Joe Nolan

2007 MFA Visual Arts, School of Visual Arts, Columbia University, New York, USA
2002 BFA Cinematography, Faculty of Dramatic Arts, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Vesna Pavlović (Belgrade, Serbia) obtained her MFA degree in visual arts from Columbia University in 2007. She is an Assistant Professor of Art at Vanderbilt University where she teaches photography and digital media. Her projects develop as anthropological studies, analyzing different cultures and their visual representations through particular phenomena.  She has exhibited widely, including solo shows at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Museum of History of Yugoslavia in Belgrade, and the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. She has been featured with a solo presentation at the 12th Istanbul Biennial in 2011, and group exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade, Tennis Palace Art Museum in Helsinki, Carinthian Museum of Modern Art in Klagenfurt, Austria, Photographers’ Gallery in London, Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge, and FRAC Center for Contemporary Art in Dunkerke, France. Vesna Pavlović is the recipient of Robert Penn Warren Fellowship at Vanderbilt University and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation grant and artist residency in Taos, NM in 2011. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Gardens and the National Museum of the Women in the Arts in Washington DC, Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade among others.