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Fly, Study After Petrus Christus

by Luka Tripkovic

The aestheticization of politics was an idea first coined by Walter Benjamin as being a key ingredient to Fascist regimes. In this theory, life and the affairs of living are conceived of as innately artistic, and related to as such politically. Politics are in turn viewed as artistic, and structured like an art form which reciprocates the artistic conception of life being seen as art. I'm investigating the thin line between beauty of human body and it's idealistic representation, over- aesthetic...



Luka Tripkovic

Luka Tripkovic

Born on 9th May, 1989. in Valjevo, Serbia. Obtained Bachelor's degree in painting at the Faculty of fine arts, University of arts, Belgrade. Graduated with Master's degree at same university,in the studio of professor Mileta Prodanović, in 2014. Currently, Luka is a Ph.D student at the same University.Selected exhibitions: 2011. Exhibition "One hundred years alive", Gallery of "Club of students of technical engineering", Belgrade 2011. Group exhibition of student's drawings, FLU gallery 2011. Founded NGO "Umetnički kombinat" (" Artistic Combine"), with idea of promoting ideas and concepts of contemporary art in Valjevo 2011. Organized workshop called "1% or hermeneutics", as part of Umetnicki kombinat's annual activities, Valjevo 2012. Participated in "Mixer" festival, with group work "Find the Artist" (with colleague students and professor of sculpture Radoš Antonijević), Belgrade 2012. Group exhibition of drawings and small plastics, "Silos" gallery, Valjevo 2012. Group exhibition in Valjevo Cultural centre " Dva gosta dosta" (Two guests are enough) 2012. Sholar of the Fondation for Young talents of Republic of Serbia - 400 best students of Master studies2012. Organized projection of Mila Turajlic's film "Cinema komunisto" , as part of Umetnicki kombinat's annual activities, Valjevo 2013. Exhibition at Campus gallery of Georgian College, School of Design and Visual Arts, Canada2013. Exhibition "7x3", part of course "Kustosiranje - about and around curating", Art space U10, Belgrade2013. Chosen as a finalist of "Niš art foundation" 2013. Exhibitions of artists chosen by "Niš art foundation" in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Niš. 2013. Mixer festival, “Curating: Thrill in movement”2013. "Mostar city lab" - art in public space workshop organised by Bauhaus university, Weimar.2013. Exhibition "Body flavour", Cultural centre "Studenstski grad", Belgrade2013. Exhibition "What can i not know about you", Sarajevo, curated by Amila Puzić and Anja Bogojević, supported by Bauhaus university, Weimar.2014. Scholar of the Fondation for Young talents of Republic of Serbia - 400 best students of Master studies2014. Participant of program "New collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade" , organised by art organisation "Third Belgrade", Belgrade2014. Participant of Nelt and 12 HUB Gallery educative program, Belgrade Awards:2014. "Ljubica Sokić", award of Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade2014. "Stevan Knežević" award for drawing, award of Faculty of Fine Arts in BelgradeSpeaks English and French language.

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