Dante Buu

Semir Mustafa Dedeic (aka Dante Buu), from Montengro, *1987, MRI scholarship holder from February 2021 until September 2022, during scholarship based in Berlin at host organisation Künstlerhaus Bethanien, working between Montenegro and Germany, currently in Berlin.
Dante Buu (Rožaje, Montenegro) is an artist, storyteller and performer who intertwines the autobiographical with the lives of others. Dante’s artistic practice, fluid and playful across mediums, is intimately rooted in the untold stories of love and resistance.
After the scholarship, he went on to a residencies in New York and New Orleans and among others collaborated with Marina Abramović Institute & Royal Theatre Carré, Amsterdam in 2022.
Buu represented Montenegro at the 59th Venice Biennale Arte (2022) and his works have been shown at numerous international exhibitions and festivals, including: No Intermission, Marina Abramović Institute & Royal Theatre Carré, Amsterdam (2022); Young & Restful, MeetFactory, Prague (2022); and you—do you die happy?, Berlin Art Week, Good To Talk, Hallen #2, Wilhelm Hallen, Berlin (2021); «thigh high», Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2021); Montenegrin Art Salon 13th November, Montenegrin Art Gallery «Miodrag Dado Đurić», Cetinje (2019); Weekend Lovers II, Art Weekend Belgrade, Dim, Belgrade (2019); NEXUS 1, TBA Festival, PICA, Portland (2019); Careful with that axe, Eugene, AKT Art Space, Kyiv (2019); I do not want my Lover to go to Work, CC Tobacco 001, Ljubljana (2018–2019); Universal Hospitality 2, FUTURA Center for Contemporary Art, Prague (2017); This is not my history!, steirischer herbst, < rotor > center for contemporary art, Graz (2015); 3. Biennial of Contemporary Art, Tito's Bunker, Konjic (2015); Mama I am OK in the Neon Green, Gallery Duplex100m2, Sarajevo (2013–2014).