Episode 540: Vesna Jovanovic

February 22, 2016 · Print This Article

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Vesna Jovanovic
Pretty sure I pronounced Vesna’s last name wrong… Opps.

But here it is the long awaited conversation and the return of a former host.

From the International Museum of Surgical Science…

Vesna Jovanovic is a Chicago-based visual artist who specializes in conceptualizations of the human body. Using spilled ink as groundwork, she creates drawings that often formally resemble medical illustration while concentrating on what is usually left out: how it feels and what it means to have a body as well as how the body is culturally perceived. With drawing as a bodily act and medical illustration as a visual trope, Jovanovic brings embodiment, biopolitics, phenomenology, and various other ideas and theories of the human body into her work.




Portrait by Bob Mishlove

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Top 5 Weekend Picks!

July 11, 2013 · Print This Article

1. Shannon at Johalla Projects


Work by recent graduates of the Yale MFA Photography Program: Marzena Abrahamik, Endia Beal, Elizabeth Bick, Johanna Case-Hofmeister, Tommy Kha, Michael Marcelle, Sophie Ruspoli, Justin Schmitz, Sadie Wechler, and Rick Yribe.

Johalla Projects is located at 1821 W. Hubbard St. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.

2. New Nature at Public Works Gallery


Work by Plural.

Public Works Gallery is located at 1539 N. Damen Ave. Reception Friday, 7-10pm.

3. KKK – KIN KILLIN’ KIN at DuSable Museum of African American History


Work by James Pate.

DuSable Museum of African American History is located at 740 E. 56th Pl. Exhibition begins Saturday.

4. Tender Anatomy at Packer Schopf Gallery


Work by Vesna Jovanovic.

Packer Schopf Gallery is located at 942 W. Lake St. Reception Friday, 6-9pm.

5. Paintings and Neon at Bert Green Fine Art


Work by Morgan Sims.

Bert Green Fine Art is located at 8 S. Michigan Ave. Suite 1220. Reception Saturday, 5-8pm.