Alen Kasumovic, mag.art

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“Subtly comparing similarities and differences in being, 

the author tells us what it is like to be in his shoes”

One World Trade Center, New York June 13th

Swiss Art Expo - Zurich 2019

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Biography

Born on January 26th in 1991 in Zagreb, Croatia.


Graduated at the Fine Arts Academy at the department of Animated Film and New Media in Zagreb, Croatia.


 Graduated in February 2018 in class of izv.prof. dr. sc, Ivana Keser.


BA at the Painting department at the same Academy, 2015 in class of professor Duje Jurić.


Member of the Croatian Assotiation of Artists (HDLU) since 2018.

Member of the HZSU since 2019.

Since 2011 member of the VDMFK.

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Exhibitions and Projects

Group exhibitions:


2019


SWISSARTEXPO - The Walk of Art / SBB Event Hall / Zurich, Switzerland


One Self / 66th Floor of the One World Trade Center / New York


2018 


The Art of Creation / Patchogue Arts Council / New York 


Labour Day Incubator: “I am...” / Decumanus Gallery / Krk, Croatia 


The Artbox.Project New York 1.0 / Armory Artweeks / Art Quartier Chelsea / New York


2017 


The Artbox.Project Basel 1.0, / Euroairport Basel / Basel, Swiss side 


2016


12th Erste Fragments / Kranjcar Gallery / Zagreb, Croatia 


Body and Soul / ESSL Museum / Klosterneuburg, Austria


2015


Student Biennale of Photography / Novi Sad, Serbia


Diversity of Voices / ESSL MUSEUM / Klosterneuburg, Austria


1st Student Biennale, 'Selfportarit' / Gallery Waldinger / Osijek, Croatia


ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2015, 'Nominees' Night / “NO” Gallery - Museum of Contemporary Arts / Zagreb, Croatia


2014


32nd Youth Salon, ‘Venientes’ / Ring Gallery - HDLU / Zagreb, Croatia


2011


6th Biennale Zapresic of Watercolour / RAZVID Gallery - POU / Zapresic, Croatia



Solo Exhibitions:


2015


“A View into my Everyday Life from the Perspective of Sitting” / Caffe &TD, Student Centre / Zagreb, Croatia

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Awards and Acknowledgements

12. Erste Fragments, Kranjcar Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia, 2016 

'Collector's Invitation - ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2015' – Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia, 2015

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Events / News

Promotion Ceremony - Fine Arts Academy - December 20th

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The Ceremony was on December 20th in Mimara Museum in Zagreb, Croatia.


From Different Perspective - Alen Kasumovic & Antonio Rendulic - December 3rd-10th - Zagreb

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From Different Perspective was an exhibition  held in Gallery of Faculty of Teacher Education in Zagreb, Croatia.

The exhibition was organized by Association IMAGINE and Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek, Croatia.


Group Exhibition of Foot & Mouth Painters in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2018

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The exhibition was held in Salus Gallery in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from November 5th to November 30th.

This was an exhibition of Croatian artists and members of the VDMFK.

Group Exhibition of Foot & Mouth Painters in Ljubljana, Slovenia

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The opening was on November 5th and remained opened till November 30th.

Salus Gallery, Ljubljana.

The Art Of Creation - Patchogue Arts Council, New York

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Patchogue Arts Council is excited to announce The Art of Creation, PAC’s first international exhibition curated by Bruna Justinić, art historian and independent curator – Croatia, John Cino, sculptor and curator Patchogue Arts Council – USA Beth Giacummo artist and Patchogue Arts Council Executive Director – USA.

The Exhibition was opened from September 8th till October 21st, 2018.

“Employer of the Year for Disabled People” Award for 2017

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In 2018 Department for Expertise, Professional Rehabilitation and Employment of People with Disabilities, (ZOSI in Croatian), in cooperation with Ministry of Labor and Pension System re-launched the award for employers who pay special attention to employment of people with disabilities. Together with Croatian Association of People (SOIH in Croatian) with Disabilities, the Croatian Employment Service, the Croatian Employers' Association, the portal My Job and the Institute for Market Development.


The winners in each category were presented with plaques and paintings by Alen Kasumovic, an artist with disability.

Labour Day Incubator: “I am...” at Decumanus Gallery, Creative Krk 2018

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The exhibition is organized as a part of the eighth „Prvomajski Inkubator“ / „Labour Day Incubator“ Festival, which celebrates Labour Day and deals with subjects that portray the current state of the job market, the economy, as well as the production and service sector, etc. 


Out of eight hundred received artworks from fifty countries from around the globe, fifty-five have been chosen.

The Artbox.Project New York 1.0

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The Armory Art Weeks in New York are considered to be one of the most important art events in the international art market. Every year in March, artists, art collectors, gallery owners and many celebrities meet in New York during these days.

The ARTBOX. GALLERY has very good contacts in the New York art scene, where the ARTBOX. PROJECT is supported widely. The good connections have made it possible for the ARTBOX.GALLERY to rent a very well-known and renowned gallery for two weeks during the Armory Art Weeks in the most important art district of New York.

Masters Graduation

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I graduated in February 2018 at the Fine Arts Academy in Zagreb at the department of Animated Film and New Media.