Biography: Danilo Prnjat was born 1982 in Herceg Novi, Montenegro. He finished Academy of Fine Arts, University of Novi Sad and Interdisciplinary master studies – Theory of Arts and Media, University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia. He lives and work in Belgrade, Serbia.
Prnjat intervenes in local political reality domain by performing controversal and sometimes legally problematic actions and manipulations for expressing certain social problem. His work intrudes into activism domain, at which the artist acts by way of excess, as guerrilla or hacker that bursts in system and attacks it from inside. Thematic, performances of Danilo Prnjat treat three groups phenomena: a) questioning of personal, native and national identity, with an emphasis on the problem of ”otherness”, patriarchal society taboos and discrimination of ”socially unacceptable” identities, b) performing identity motivated, controlled or manipulated by system of capital and c) problem of nationalism - explication of interdependent relation of capitalism and nationalism as well as mas-media system abuse.
His artworks have recently been presented at: FREIZE ART FAIR, London, United Kingdom (2009); Art Today Association - Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2009); Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany (2009); Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (2009); Futura – Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic (2009); Center Pompidou, France (2008);
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