Curated by Lina Džuverović
In her first UK solo exhibition the work of Sanja Iveković is showcased across two major London galleries, Calvert 22 and the South London Gallery. Iveković (b. 1949 Zagreb) is amongst the best-known artists of her generation, a strident voice whose powerful ideas are explored through a potent mix of collage, film, performance and installation.
Unknown Heroine covers four decades of pioneering work against a background of political unrest, tackling issues of female identity, consumerism and historical amnesia. Following on from recent retrospectives at Mudam Luxembourg, MoMA New York and participation at dOCUMENTA (13) this timely survey exhibition presents the startling scope of Iveković’s practice.
Accompanied by an in-depth events programme Unknown Heroine offers a comprehensive and fascinating view into the politics of power, gender and collective memory that continues to challenge, provoke and unsettle.
Presented in collaboration with the South London Gallery.