Maja Bajevic

Maja Bajevic (born in 1967, Sarajevo) is a Yugoslav and French artist. She holds a MA from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, La Seine, Paris. Bajevic began to be internationally known with her project Women at Work (1991-2001), a series of performance pieces that included the participation of five women refugees from the massacre at Srebrenica. Selected solo exhibitions: We are the last ones of yesterday, but the first ones of tomorrow, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris (2014); To be continued, Daadgalerie, Berlin (2012); Maja Bajevic / Marcelle Marcel, (cur. Ami Barak), Charim gallery, Vienna (2012); Karaoke, Velan Center, Torino (2011); Continuarà, (cur. Manuel Borja-Villel), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Palacio de Cristal, Madrid (2011); Import-Export, Kunsthaus Glarus (2009); Layers, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zürich (2009); Stories, (cur. Angela Vettese), Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice (2008); Quelqu’un veille sur toi, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris (2008); Home Again, (cur. Maja Bobar), National Gallery of Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sarajevo (2006); Ars Aevi Contemporary Art Museum, Sarajevo (2006); Sculpture for the blind/ Le Voyage, (cur. Jimena Blazquez Abascal), commissioned for NMAC Montenmedio Arte Contemporaneo Foundation, Cadiz (2006); Terrains vagues, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris (2005); Sarajevo and London, The foundation for Women’s Art, London (2005); Stockholm revisited with a haiku, (cur. Magnus Af Petersens), Moderna Museet Stockholm (2005); Be nice or leave, Peter Kilchman Gallery, Zurich (2005); Step by step, (cur. Jimena Blazquez Abascal), MoMaPS1, New York (2004); Good morning Belgrade, (cur. B. Andjelkovic) Museum of Modern Art, Belgrade (2004); Home is what you make of it, (cur. Roger Buergel) performance, within the exhibition How do you want to be governed?, La Mina, MACBA, Barcelona (2004); Chambre avec vue, (cur. Marta Gili), performance, Aussillon (2003); Maja Bajevic, (cur. Annette Schindler), Plug in, Basel (2002); Avanti popolo, (cur. Gabi Scardi), Viafarini, Milan (2002); Green, green grass of home, (cur. Edi Muka), Artopia, Milan (2002); La vie est belle, (cur. Jusuf Hadzifejzovic), Sarajevska Zima, Sarajevo (2001); Women at work – Washing up, (cur. Yuko Hasegawa), performance, part of 7th Biennale of Istanbul (2001); Women at work – The Observers, performance, Château Voltaire, Ferney Voltaire (2000); Women at work – Under Construction, performance, part of Under construction, (cur. Dunja Blazevic), Sarajevo Center for Contemporary Art (1999). She has participated in more than 100 group exhibitions all over the world including The 56 Venice Biennale; 4th Thessaloniki Biennale Of Contemporary Art; 1st Biennial of Contemporary Art D-0 ARK Underground, Konjik; 5th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moss; Documenta 12, Kassel; 10th Istanbul Bienniale; 1st Moscow Biennale; Biennale of Urgency, Grozny, Chechnya (2003); 7th Sharjah Biennale; Manifesta 3, Ljubljana. The works of Maja Bajevic are kept in collections of Centre George Pompidou (Paris), MACBA (Barcelona), Moderna Museet (Stockholm), 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art (Kanazawa), National Gallery of Bosnia-Herzegovina (Sarajevo). She lives and works in Paris.