The Balcan Bride’s Project

The Balkan Bride’s Project – Croatian Wedding, Hoxton Gallery, London, May 2014 Martina Miholić, a conceptual activist;  OKO urban street and visual artist; Petra Mrša, a photographer, sociologist and psychologist questioned the pros and cons of lifestyle in Croatia and London/UK. In this work, three Croatian artists living in London, gathered around mutual interest, and the need to appropriate to…

OkO X VIZKULTURA

OKO X Vizkultura, Zagreb, 2013 OKO was invited by Croatian independent portal for visual arts Vizkultura to participate in the project titled “Plakatiranje” (“Postering”, authors comment). The poster titled “Brainimal” displays a mystical creature, “a sort of a creature in great danger of extinction” as OKO stated. The poster was selected to be a part…

Meanwhile Back in the Wick

Meanwhile Back in the Wick, Prompt>Gallery, London, November, 2014 ‘Meanwhile Back in the Wick’ exhibition was presented by Prompt>Gallery as its debut show, with an intent to resurrect Hackney Wick’s first exhibition space in Queens yard, on the 5th floor of Mother Studios. Reinforcing the reputation of the location as one of the most exciting and creative…

Are You Called to Be a Prophet

So You Want to See, e-flux, New York, April – June 2015 In her practice OKO employs methodology od combining various cultural references, and creates phantasmagorical works with estranging effect, often humorous and disconcerting at the same time. In a defiance to her Catholic upbringing and expectations of her environment on how a young woman…

FREEDA POSTER

OKO X FREEDA, Poster for a theatre play by Nera Stipičević, Zagreb, 2015 A theater play titled “FreeDA” was promoted with the posters created by OKO. Inspired by the life and work of Frida Kahlo, this monodrama is hybrid of an intimate cabaret focusing on facing the artist with the person within. “Most women spend…

Open My Eyes That I May See

Open My Eyes That I May See, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Zagreb, September 2015 Ninety meters long mural positioned on the West wall of the Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb. The work was commissioned by the Museum with an intent to affirm the relevance of street art through its renowned art representative. Since the…

OKO Sculpture at V&A Museum

Hackney Wick Takeover, V&A Museum, London, February 2014 For one night only the creative teams of Hackney Wick have taken over V&A Museum in London with art, music and workshops. In one of the rooms, OKO created a large drawing installation with animal creatures and romantic envisagings. OKO made her mark on the Museum inviting…