Dalibor Martinis

DALIBOR MARTINIS is a transmedia artist and a video maker. He has exhibited his videotapes, video/interactive and site-specific installations in many international exhibitions such as Sao Paolo Biennale, Documenta, Venice Biennale, and film/video festivals in Berlin, Tokyo, Montreal, San Francisco, and Locarno etc.

Martinis received several international awards (Tokyo Video Festival 1984, Wroclaw 1991, Triest 1996, etc.) and his videos have been broadcast by national televisions in Europe. He held numerous personal shows, performances and screenings, and participated in many international exhibitions (Biennales: Sao Paolo, Venice, Kwang-ju, Thessaloniki, Cairo; Documenta/Kassel, etc) and film/video festivals (Berlin, Tokyo, Montreal, Locarno etc.). He had grants from Canada Council (1978) Jaica (Japan 1984), and ArtsLink (USA, 1994 and 2010). He was guest professor at Academy of Drama Arts/Zagreb, and Ontario College of Art/Toronto; presently teaches at Academy of Applied Arts/Rijeka. He was awarded with several international awards (Tokyo Video festival 1984, Locarno 1984, Alpe Adria Film festival/Triest 1996).

His works are in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art/New York, Stedelijk Museum/Amsterdam, ZKM Karlsruhe, New York Public Library, The Museum of Contemporary Art/Zagreb, Kontakt/Erste Bank etc.

Artist Code: 142


I love You! (Montazstroj)

1995, 29:30 minutes, B&W, n/a

Installation Documentation

1994, 10:00 minutes

The Bride Bachelors - Even

1992, 14:30 minutes, colour/B&W

Dhikr (Zikr)

1990, 04:50 minutes, colour

Liquid Ice (Tekuci led)

1988, 12:30 minutes, colour

Dutch Moves

1986, 53:00 minutes, colour

Black And White

1985, 10:00 minutes, colour

No End

1983, 08:00 minutes, colour

Chanoyu, No End, Image Is Virus, NTSC

1983, 11:00 minutes, colour

Critical Writing

Javne Tajne (Public Secrets), 2006. Zagreb: Nakladnici Publishers, 2006.
Harmonious and hazardous couplings: Laboratory exercises in mutuality
by Nada Beros. Martinis Observatorium, 1997. Venezia: Venezia Biennale, 1997.
Video Art Croation-Style
by Mary-Lou Zeitoun. EYE WEEKLY, June 10, 1993.
by Johannes Lothar Schroder. High Performance, Winter 1989, no. 48.
The Image
by Dorine Mignot. The Arts For Television, 1987. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1987.
VIDEO 84: Oppositional Aesthetics
by Karen Henry. Video Guide, Winter 1985, v. 7, no. 1.
Yogoslavia (cont)
by Jesa Denegri. Video 84, Sept. 1984.
Notes on Video in Yugoslavia
by Dalibor Martinis and Sanja Ivekovic. The 6th video exchange directory, 1979. Vancouver: Satelite video exchange society, 1979.