Olja Triaška Stefanović
(*1978, Novi Sad, Serbia)
Olja Triaška Stefanović is a photographer and visual artist born in former Yugoslavia and during the Balkans war in 90's, she settled in Slovakia permanently. Her latest projects, primarily react to war and ethnic conflicts in the Balkan where she explores her own memory, family history, formation of new nations ANS new geography. In her visual researches she has a special interest in the space and architecture of Eastern Europe. She regularly exhibits both in Slovakia and internationally. She is the laureate of the Mayor's Prize in Bratislava - Grant Bratislava, granted within the Slovak Press Photo, in 2015 she was declared the photographer of the year by Central European House of Photography and in 2010 she was the finalist of 4th Award of National gallery in Prague for young artist - “Award 333”. She cooperate on many publications focused on architecture - Friedrich WIENWURM: ARCHITECT, Moravčíková, H. SLOVART, 2014 - 373 s. SHARED CITIES ATLAS, Post-socialist Cities and Active Citizenship in Central Europe, Editor: Helena Dudova, nai010 publishers, Rotterdam, Netherland, 2019 – 320 s., AT THE END OF THE ROAD, Stefanović Triaška.O. / Dulla M., : Slovart, 2017 – 127, Modern and/or alebo Totalitarian, Moravčíková H. , SLOVART, 2013 - 311. Book Friedrich Weinwurm –Architect was among the prize winners DAM Architectural Book Award 2015, Frankfurt, Germany and announced as one of the 10 best book of architecture in the world. Her works can be found in the collections of Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, and City Gallery in Nitra, Slovakia. She works as an Associate professor at Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava. She lives and works in Bratislava.