Ivana Basic is featured in Musée Magazine in relation to her participation in the exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016 at the Whitney in New York. “Ivana Basic’s sculpture ‘SOMA’ features a plasticky corpse hanging on a metal bar, with the torso melting into the limbs as if the body was popped in the microwave and removed a gooey mutation. And the sense of dread and disgust at the sight of this work reveals a very human sensation to remain human, despite the cyborg stage”, writes Celina Huynh. Read the full article here.
The current group exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016 at the Whitney featuring Ivana Basic works has been reviewed by Jongho Lee in Eyes Towards the Dove. Referencing Basic’s video and sculpture ‘SOMA’ (2013-), he writes: “Her body exists in countless ways, including in the future through means of production that have not even been realized yet. In the existing rendering at the exhibit, her body appears both as a sculpture and an animation.” Read the full review here.
Ivana Basic is participating in a group show Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016 at the Whitney, New York. The exhibition runs 28 October, 2016 – 5 February, 2017.
Loney Abrams spoke with Basic in her Brooklyn studio about the digital and material ways the artist has alienated herself from her own body, about the ever-present existential fear that she experienced growing up in Serbia in the ’90s, and about her plans for an upcoming group show at the Whitney Museum. Read the full interview here.