Mladen Stilinović

Mladen Stilinović (1947, Belgrade – 2016, Pula) was an artist with multidisciplinary modes of working that included film, poetry, painting, installation and other forms of visual art. He harboured a distinct interest in politically and ideologically infused language and how it clashes with language’s everyday use. Following his first group and solo exhibitions in Belgrade and Zagreb in the 1970s, Stilinović had solo exhibitions at the First Draft (Sydney), CBD Gallery (Sydney), Grazer Kunstverein (Graz), Centre for Contemporary Arts (Glasgow), VOX Contemporary Image (Montréal), mumok (Vienna), e-flux (New York), Museum of Modern Art (Warsaw), Ludwig Múzeum (Budapest), Museum of Contemporary Art (Zagreb), MuAC (Mexico City), among others. He participated in group exhibitions at institutions including MoMA (New York), the Biennale de Paris, De Appel (Amsterdam), Moderna Museet (Stockholm), Kunsthalle Fridericianum (Kassel), 50th Venice Biennale, Biennale of Sydney, documenta 12 (Kassel), Istanbul Biennial, Centre Pompidou (Paris), New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York), Carnegie International (Pittsburgh) and Kunsthalle Wien (Vienna).