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Gallery representation:
Galerie Anita Beckers


Company:
Demagog Studio
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Igor’s links:
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Collaborators:
Nemanja Jovanov
Shane Berry
Nikola Stepković




Education:
Columbia University, New York, 05/2011

BA in Film Studies, BA in Philosophy, cum laude

Awards:
1st Prize Discovery Award, LOOP Barcelona, Melancholic Drone, 05/2016
1st Prize Blooom Award, Art Düsseldorf (formerly Art.Fair Cologne), The Thinker in the Supermarket, 11/2013
Award for significant films, Alternative Film/Video Festival, Shelter, 01/2010

Film festivals:
Young Spirit of Europe, European Film Festival Palić, Entropy of a Collective Atmosphere Colored in Red, 07/2018
Official selection Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, Melancholic drone, 03/2018
Official selection Alternative Film/Video Festival, Entropy of a Collective Atmosphere Colored in Red, 12/2017
Interfilm Film Festival, Berlin, Melancholic drone, 11/2017
Official selection NexT Film Festival Buchurest, Melancholic drone, 06/2017
Prague Shorts, Labo Program, Melancholic drone, 01/2017
Official selection Festival Autorskog Filma, Belgrade, Melancholic drone, 11/2016
Official selection Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Cost-Benefit-Love, 10/2016
Official selection Encounters Short Film Festival (Bristol, UK), Melancholic drone, 09/2016
Festival Miden (Kalamata, Greece) selection, The Thinker in the Supermarket, 07/2016
Official selection Kustendorf Film Festival, Our Guardians [a little homage], 01/2016
Official selection Aesthetica Film Festival (York, UK), Cost-Benefit-Love, 11/2015
New Balkan Shorts invitation at Vienna Independent Shorts The Thinker in the Supermarket, 05/2015
Short Film Corner market, Cannes Film Festival, Our Guardians [a little homage], 05/2015
Official selection Alternative Film/Video Festival, Cost-Benefit-Love, 12/2014
Post-socialism revisited invitation L’Artenativa Barcelona, Shelter, 11/2014
Official Selection Kansk Video Festival, The Thinker in the Supermarket, 08/2014
Short film program Moscow International Film Festival, The Thinker in the Supermarket, 06/2014
Post-socialism revisited invitation GoEast Film Festival (Wiesbaden), Shelter, 04/2014
Video installation, Cinedans (Amsterdam), Our Demise in Four Stages, 03/2014
Official Selection dokumentART Film Festival, The Thinker in the Supermarket, 10/2013
Official Selection Cinema City Film Festival, The Thinker in the Supermarket, 08/2013
Official Selection Edinburgh International Film Festival, The Thinker in the Supermarket, 06/2013
Official Selection Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, Our Demise in Four Stages, 04/2013
Official Selection Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, Thinker in the Supermarket, 04/2013
Official Selection Alternative Film/Video Festival, Our Demise in Four Stages, 12/2012
Official Selection Cinema City Festival, Shelter, 06/2011
Selection of RAF (Zagreb, Croatia), Shelter, 05/2010


Group shows:
Kunsthalle Mainz, Virtual Insanity, Sublime Seach Engine, curator Stefanie Böttcher, 08/2018
Aliseo Art Projects, Un-Mensch-Antastbar, Gengenbach, Spine 2.0, X<3 Y, curator Ulrike Lehmann, 06/2018
Art Central Hong Kong, film program, Melancholic drone, curator Ying Kwok, 03/2018
B3 Biennial 2017, Frankfurt, Spine 2.0, X <3 Y, curator Anita Beckers, 10/2017
Athens Digital Arts Festival, Melancholic drone, 05/2017
Centre d'Art Contemporani La Sala, Melancholic drone, LOOP Barcelona, 04/2017
Benaki Museum, Melancholic drone, Athens Photo Festival, 09/2016
Museu d'Art de Cerdanyola, Melancholic Drone, LOOP Barcelona 06/2016
B3 Biennial 2015, Frankfurt, Our Guardians [a little homage], curator Anita Beckers,10/2015

Mikser Festival, Belgrade, Shopping Cart Art Project, 05/2013

Solo shows:
U10 Artist Space, Belgrade, Stream of thought, 05/2016
Supermarket Concept Store, Belgrade, Ideology, 07/2011


Artist talks:
Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, 12/2017
Galerija Nadežda Petrović, Čačak, 11/2017
Kino der Kunst, Munich, 10/2016
Art.Fair Cologne, Cologne, 10/2016
B3 Biennal of the Moving Image, Frankfurt, 10/2015


Seminars:

Talents Sarajevo, Sarajevo International Film Festival 08/2014
GoEast Talent Labs, GoEast Film Festival, Wiesbaden 04/2014
Berlinale Talents, Berlin International Film Festival 02/2014


Press:
BBC Serbia, Print interview, Svet nakon ekološke katastrofe u novoj igri sprskih autora, 04/2018
Alex TV Berlin, TV Interview, Germany, 12/2017
3sat, TV Interview, Germany,11/2017
B92, Igor Simić izlaže na Bijenalu u Frankfurtu, 11/2017
Kino der Kunst, Video Interview, Munich, 12/2016
Politika, Kulturni dodatak, Print Interview, Tužni dron, Belgrade, 11/2016
Kulturni dnevnik, RTS, TV Interview, Belgrade, 05/2016
Radio Beograd 202, Radio Interview, Belgrade, 03/2016
Blic, Srpski tim izlaže na Bijenalu u Frankfurtu, 10/2015
Deutsche Welle Volos, Video interview at Berlinale Talents, Berlin, 04/2014