Bio / CV

Hristina Ivanoska was born in Macedonia (1974). She lives and works in Skopje, Macedonia. Hrisitna studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Skopje where she has graduated with MA degree.

Ivanoska’s artistic practice is finding ways of individual action against the established roles and norms, defined by the conventional social and political systems. Her manner of work includes research, perception and interactive action.

Ivanoska had exhibitions at Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava; Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin; Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje; <rotor> Association for Contemporary Art, Graz; Konsthall C, Stockholm; Magazin4 – Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenzer; Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade; Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio; State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessalonica and other venues.

Ivanoska has been an artist-in-residence at IASPIS, Stockholm (2008); ArtsLink Residency Program, New York (2004); The Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York (2001); and Stiftung Künstlerhaus Boswil, Switzerland (1998).

Her work Naming the Bridge: Rosa Plaveva and Nakie Bajram was included in the collaborative archival project Transland: Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989-2000, realized by the InterSpace Association (Sofia), Transmediale (Berlin) and the Agency for Contemporary Art Exchange and the Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art (Budapest).

Since 2002 Ivanoska is founder and program adviser of artists-run-space “press to exit project space”.



2008 Oskar Hansen ́s Museum of Modern Art, ŻAK | BRANICKA, Berlin, DE (with Yane Calovski).

2002 Nature and Social Studies: Spiral Trip, Contemporary Art Center; Macedonian Center for Photography, Skopje, MK (with Yane Calovski).

2001 Graffiti what the fuck!?, Open Graphic Art Studio – Museum of the City of Skopje, MK. 1999Drawings of Room-Objects, CIX Gallery, Skopje, MK.



2004 Cosmopolis 1: Microcosmos / Macrocosmos, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessalonica, GR.

2003 (Re)Affiliations, National Art Gallery – Cifte Amam, Skopje, MK. Wilno – Nueva York (visa para), Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, LT.

2002 Transformations 2 – Modalities of Macedonian Modern and Contemporary Sculpture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, MK.

2001 15th International Exhibition of Drawings, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, CR.