Exhibition display: Ivana Resić Šore
„Ivana Resić Šore belongs to the generation of young female artists who, through their work, look into gender stereotypes, especially ones defining the role of a woman in contemporary (Croatian) society. She takes basically a post-feminist attitude in refusal of declared feminism, but focusing on the individuality of woman's choice, her right to subjective approach, the questions of femininity etc. Always starting from her own experience, she questions the roles ascribed to women, and through cathartic process places herself, a young contemporary woman, into certain context…
… Resić Šore has found the motive for the latest installation entitled Eternal Dance in the history of women in her own family. The artist has found her granny's dress, nearly forty years old, and sets it next to the uniform of a navy Captain, reconstructing the situation from the officer's ball. Using this iconography is a continuation of her last work and clearly denotes the symbol of power. The installation itself accentuates the museum situation from the officer's ball. Using this iconography is a continuation of her last work and clearly denotes the symbol of power. The installation itself accentuates the museum situation where the accent is given to the clothes and its symbols and decoration. Due to the spatial-temporal reconstruction and use of original objects, it reminds of the setting of a historic museum; but movement of the figures, accent given to the relationship between dominant male element and female decorative moment, leads to the true problematic of the work...“
Ivana Resić Šore was born in Split in 1982. After finishing the Mathematics Grammar School A. Volta (Milano, Italy) she enrolled in 2001 the Visual Culture and in 2002 the Painting Department of Arts Academy of the University in Split. She graduated painting in 2008, the class of prof. Gorki
Žuvela. She is a member of Croatian Artists' Association Split. She lives and works as a teaching assistant at the Arts Academy in Split.