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Glorija Lizde

Personal monument

A self-portrait wearing my father's navy hat from the Yugoslav war while posing as my grandfather in the II World War. Embodying intertwined personal and political histories this work reinterprets generational trauma caused by wars and establishes a dialogue between the past and the present.

Awards

World Photo Annual

2023

Nominee

Portrait

Professional

Personal monument

A self-portrait wearing my father's navy hat from the Yugoslav war while posing as my grandfather in the II World War. Embodying intertwined personal and political histories this work reinterprets generational trauma caused by wars and establishes a dialogue between the past and the present.

About Artist

Glorija Lizde

Glorija Lizde (b. 1991., Croatia) is an artist working primarily with documentary and staged photography whose practice questions concepts of belonging, genealogy and memory. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Film and Video at the Academy of Arts in Croatia and a Master's degree in Photography from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Croatia. Lizde’s works were shown in both solo and group exhibitions including O21 OSTRALE Biennale, Art Quarter Budapest, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center in Budapest, Benaki Museum, Rich Mix Cultural Center in London, QUAD Gallery in Derby etc. Her works are a part of private and public collections including the Erste Bank Foundation. Lizde participated in the 1st and 4th cycle of PARALLEL - European Photo Based Platform and was nominated for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2020. She is the recipient of Elle Artist of the year 2020, as well as the recipient of Dr. Éva Kahán Foundation artist in residency programme 2022. Lizde was awarded Radoslav Putar Award 2022 for best young contemporary artist in Croatia.

Photographic Areas of Focus

Film/Analog, Fine Art, Portrait

Location

Croatia

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