Marko Marković (HR) 01

instalacija, 2015

The O1 Visa is a kind of art visa that is given out in the USA to persons with some outstanding abilities and achievements. This kind of immigrant visa is given to individuals who have achieved great success in science, art, education, business, and sport. And to those who have had great proficiency in the fields of the film and television industry, and are known at national and international levels for such high attainments.

After leaving for New York in 2012, Marko Marković in 2013 applied for and received an O1 Visa as a person who in the process of the application had shown extraordinary capacity and achievements in the fields of art and education.

While the visa was being made out, as part of the required documentation, Marković drew up and entered into contracts with contractual parties, museums, and galleries in which he shows a three-year plan of activities in the domain of culture and art. Among the contracting parties, he presented contracts with the following institutions: MoMA, ISCP, Residency Unlimited, CEC Arts Link, NURTUREart, Kentler International Drawing Space and so on.

production: KONTEJNER (DIY_ARTLAB)

Marko Marković (HR)

Marko Marković is an artistic researcher on collective engagement in self-organized societies creating autonomous models of coexistence with performative communication strategies. He graduated from the Arts Academy in Split, University of Zadar (Psychology and Pedagogy), and holds an MA in Art & Science from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, the department where he worked as a program coordinator. From 2008 to 2018, he was the artistic director of DOPUST / Days of open performance. He was awarded the Radoslav Putar Young Visual Artist Award in 2011. From 2012 to 2014, he worked in the production of the Matthew Barney Studio in New York. Marković presented his work at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in 2016, La Biennale di Venezia – Biennale Sessions Giardini in 2019, the Moscow International Biennale for Young Art in 2016, at Kunsthalle Wien in 2023. As a project researcher in the scientific team at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz in 2022/2023, he is exploring robot-human interactions.