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Slavimir Stojanović
Complicate Simply

3 - 28 September 2015

Opening Ceremony: Thursday, September 3, 2015, at 19:00 h, MPU

Curator of the Exhibition: Slobodan Jovanović, curator of Department for Contemporary Applied Art of MAA

Organizer: Museum of Applied Art, Belgrade

  • 1969. Born in Belgrade.
  • 1984-1987. School of Design in Belgrade, Packaging Design.
  • 1987-1992. Studies at Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade, Department of Graphic Communications, with Prof. Miloš Ćirić.
  • 1992-1993. Studies at Högskolan för design och konsthantverk (HDK), at University of Göteborg, with Prof. Hans Krister Erickson.
  • 1993-1999. Regional design director in marketing agency “S Team Bates Saatchi & Saatchi Belgrade”.
  • 1999-2007. Lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia. At first, engaged at regional branch “S Team Bates Saatchi & Saatchi”, and then as art director in agencies “Kompas Design” and “Arih Advertising” in Ljubljana.
  • 2003-2009. He founded design studio “Futro – Creative Service Unit” in Ljubljana.
  • 2006-2009. He founded design studio “Futro ICB – Design & Branding” in Belgrade.
  • 2010-1014. Partner in branding agency “Designis”, which functioned within marketing agency “Communis DDB”.
  • 2012. He established lifestyle brand “Futro”.
  • 2014. He founded “Slavimir Stojanović Design Studio”.

Accounts of Slavimir Stojanović’s work we published in the most important international magazines on design and advertising, such as Graphis, Print, Communication Arts, Novum, Computer Arts, Web Design Magazine, CMYK, and many other. His works are listed in Taschen’s publication Contemporary Graphic Design, giving him place among the world’s best 100 designers of today. He is listed among New Masters of Poster Design, published by Rockport.

Projects done by Slavimir Stojanović won more then 300 international prizes and awards. His works are found in the collections of Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, of Museum of Art and Advertising in Hamburg, Poster Museum in Warsaw.

He participated in numerous group exhibitions and advertising, design and branding festivals.

He lives and works in Belgrade.

    Solo exhibitions:

  • 2001. Minus, Gallery “LeLys”, Paris, France.
  • 2007. Future Retro, Gallery “Superspace”, Belgrade.
  • 2009. Stories, Gallery “Supermarket“, Belgrade.
  • 2010. Stop! Instructions, Directions & Other Cases, Gallery “Nova”, Belgrade.
  • 2011. Never Boring, Serbian Cultural Center, Paris, France.
  • 2013. You Are an Idiot. Please, Act Accordingly., Gallery “Podroom”, Cultural Center, Belgrade.
  • 2013. This Is Why I’m Hot, Gallery “Zvono”, Belgrade.
  • Awards (selection)

  • 1989. First Prize at international competition for student calendar awarded by International Designer Organization ICSID.
  • 1995. Graphis Magazine Annual Award.
  • 1996. “Golden Drumstick” at Advertising Festival “Golden Drum” in Portorož.
  • 1997. Golden Prize at “Epica” Festival.
  • 1998. “Grand Prix” at Advertising Festival “Golden Drum” in Portorož.
  • 2000. “Type Directors Club New York Award”.
  • 2001. “Cannes Advertising Festival Award”.
  • 2001. “Communication Arts Award Of Design Excellence”.
  • 2002. “Print Magazine Annual Award”.
  • 2003. “Brumen Grand Prix”.
  • 2004. “Gryphon Grand Prix”.
  • 2007. “Cresta – Creative Standards International Award”.
  • 2008. “How Magazine Award Of Excellence”.
  • 2009. “Brumen Gold Award”.

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