SKLAD 2019-Skopje Light Art District - Follow the Path!

New artistic director for SKLAD 2019 appointed!

SKLAD 2019 - Skopje Light Art District, organised with the support of ROCK - is pleased to announce collaboration with Aleksandra Stratimirovic, internationally renowned light artist and designer. Aleksandra, appointed as a curator and artistic director, will guide creative direction of SKLAD 2019.

Aleksandra Stratimirovic is a visual artist with a special interest in light. She graduated in Applied Arts and Design at the University of Arts in Belgrade and completed her studies in specialized lighting design at Konstfack, the University College of Arts, Crafts, and Design and KTH – Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. 

Aleksandra is award winning and internationally active in the world of art and light, with professional experience of more than 20 years in this field. Her particular vocation is site-specific art installations, often characterised by delicate use of light. Number of her permanent site-specific artworks are integrated in various public places and institutions in Sweden and abroad, such as hospitals, schools, train stations and residential areas. In recent years her artworks have been included in exhibitions at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Konstnärshuset in Stockholm, Jardin du Palais Royal in Paris, and various art events in London, Amsterdam, Ljubljana, Belgrade, Tokyo, Osaka, Verona and Singapore.

Beside her artistic career Aleksandra is actively engaged in an number of light related organisations, being the founding member of the Transnational Lighting Detectives, founder and artistic director of the Belgrade of Light in Belgrade, Serbia, co-founder of the Lighting Guerrilla festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia and a board member of Swedish Lighting Designers Society. 

Aleksandra Stratimirovic studio is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Author: Marina Ognen - UKIM