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Biography

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Dejan Grba (1967, Serbia) is a visual artist, author and educator.

His artistic investigation of the perceptive, cognitive and cultural factors of visual phenomenology is focused on the various ways of the constitution, representation and interpretation of the individual notion of reality in the symbolic and narrative structures.

He has exhibited internationally at venues including ZKM Karlsruhe, GfZK Leipzig, Montevideo Amsterdam, Museum in Progress Vienna, <rotor> and CCN Graz, Atelier als Supermedium Hague, IFA Berlin, Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, Museum of Contemporary Visual Arts Novi Sad, MoCA Salon Belgrade, Dom omladine Gallery and Remont Gallery Belgrade.

He earned his PhD in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade where he established the New Media study program in 2015. He teaches Transmedia Research tutorial course since 2006 and he taught Drawing from 2006 to 2012 at the FFA. He teaches Poetics of Digital Art seminar at the Digital Art Interdisciplinary doctoral program, University of the Arts in Belgrade since 2005. He was a guest professor at Computer Art program, CVPA, Syracuse University in 2007 as a JFDP fellow.

He has given lectures and workshops at various venues in Europe and the USA.

He has been publishing texts on visual arts since 1995.

His hobbies include trekking and free climbing, and he is an avid film buff.