Mara BRATOŠ

Biography

Mara Bratoš was born in 1974 in Dubrovnik. She attended elementary school in her native city and completed her education in Philadelphia in 1992. The same year, she enrolled in the film and television cinematography department of the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb, taking her degree in 1998. From 1999 to 2015 was photographic editor of the business monthly Banka. Between 2006 and 2014 she was the documentary photographer for the Zagreb Youth Theatre, and since 2014 has worked for the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. She is a member of the art associations ULUPUH and HSZU, as well as HDFD and HDLU in Dubrovnik.
She participated in solo shows as: 1998. Bez naziva, Galerija Proširenih medija, Zagreb; 2001. Portreti I, II, Umjetnička galerija, Dubrovnik; 2003. U sobi, Galerija Josip Račić, Zagreb; 2005. Klarino koljeno, Galerija Sebastijan, Dubrovnik; 2006. Autoaktovi, Galerija Otok, Dubrovnik; 2009. Lučki gradovi, Galerija Karas, Zagreb; 2011. S ruba scene / ZKM, Muzej suvremene umjetnosti, Zagreb; 2016. Autoakt 95-05-15, Galerija Kranjčar, Zagreb; 2017. Love and a life of a woman, Gallery Greta, Zagreb.
She participated in colletive exhibitions as: 1997. Bienale mladih Europe i Mediterana, Torino; 2001. Dubrovački svjetlopis – fotografija u Dubrovniku 1848-2001 g., Umjetnička galerija Dubrovnik; 2002. 36. Zagrebački salon,Dom hrvatskih likovnih umjetnika, Zagreb; 2008. Libertas – Dubrovačka suvremena umjetnost, Galerija Prsten, Dom hrvatskih likovnih; 2009. 43. zagrebacki salon-primnjenjene umjetnosti i dizajn, Javna garaža Kvaternikov Trg, Zagreb; 2014. Grad je mrtav živio grad, Galerija Podrum, Beogradski kulturni centar, Beograd; 2018. 11. HT Award for Croatian Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
Awards she received are: 1995. As best young author at exhibition „Hrvatska fotografija 1995.“, and 1999. she received award of the Croatian Judicial Section of the Croatian section of AICA.

Exhibitions
Solo

Solo shows:

1997. Self Portraits with Jakša Galerija Kovačka 3, Klub Otok,Dubrovnik
1998. Untitled Galerija Proširenih medija, Zagreb
1999. Portraits Galerija Gradska, Zagreb
2001. Portraits I,II Umjetnička galerija, Dubrovnik
2001. Portraits I,II Galerija Karas, Zagreb
2001. Portraits I,II Galerija Foto kluba Split, Split
2003. In the Room Moderna galerija Josip Račić, Zagreb
2003. In the Room Galerija Otok, Dubrovnik, opening in Sponza Palace
2004. Close up portraits of woman on different backgrounds, preview, Bern, Switzerland
2005. Claire’s knee Photographers galery of KIC Club, Zagreb
2005. Claire’s knee Sebastijan gallery, Dubrovnik
2005. Claire’s knee Marks Blond Project, R.F.Z.K., Bern, Switzerland
2006. Self-nudes Gallery Otok, Dubrovnik
2007. Jelena Foto gallery Lang, Samobor
2009. Port cities Gallery Karas, Zagreb
2009. Port cities Sebastijan gallery, Dubrovnik
2009. Port cities Croatian Cultural Center at Susak, Rijeka
2011. From the edge of the scene/ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
2011. From the edge of the scene/ZKM En-Knap, Internacionala, Ljubljana
2013. Friends, acquaintances and means of transport Gallery Greta, Zagreb
2013. The street that bares name of s city Cinema Europe, Zagreb
2013. Friends, acquaintances and means of transport Gallery Otok, Dubrovnik
2013. Theatrical Closeups Profil megastore, Zagreb
2015. 100 Years of Vučjak Gallery Karas, Zagreb
2016. Movement and Expression Lazaretto, Dubrovnik
2016. Self – nudes 95-05-15 Gallery Kranjčar, Zagreb
2017. Third series of self nudes 2015 – 2016 Gallery Flora, Dubrovnik
2017. Relationship 2017 Zadruga Putniković, Within the 17th festival of Vizura aperta on Peljesac, Peljesac
2017. Love and the life of a woman Gallery Greta, Zagreb
2018. Love and the life of a woman Gallery Otok, Art radionica Lazareti, Dubrovnik
2018. Crus Crura, Caffe bar and Gallery Botanicar, Zagreb

Group

Group exhibitions:

1995. Croatian Photography 1995, Art Pavillion Zagreb
1997. European and Mediterranean Youth Biennal Torino, Italy
1997. Flight from Dubrovnik to Split Dom mladih, Split
1997. Croatian Photography 1997 Umjetnički paviljon, Zagreb
1999. ”999- Review of the Situation in the South Interuniverzitetski centar, Dubrovnik
1999. 34. Zagreb Salon Dom hrvatskih likovnih umjetnika, Zagreb
2000. For your Eyes Only Exhibition project Elektra, Frankopanska 2, Zagreb
2000. Argos project, 100 glimpses on contemporary art Vevey, Switzerland
2001. Dubrovački svjetlopis, Fotografija u Dubrovniku 1848-2001 g. Umjetnička galerija, Dubrovnik
2001. 20 years of PM Dom hrvatskih likovnih umjetnika, Zagreb
2001. Womens Room – Womens Wevs Soba 3 Paromlinska, Zagreb
2002. 36. Zagreb Salon Dom hrvatskih likovnih umjetnika Zagreb
2002. Arhiva, Womens Section ULUPUH Galaerija ULUPUH, Zagreb
2002. The World will never be the same again Foto biennale, Amsterdam
2003. First Croatian Fashion Biennal, Varaždin
2003. Split Salon (Antun Maračić section),Palace Milesi, Split
2004. “Trace in tame, trace in heart ” (humanitarian purpuse exhibition), Foto club Split, Split
2004. 30.Zagreb salon, International exhibition of photography. Museum of arts and crafts, Zagreb
2004. From the series In the Room, Marks Blond Project, R.F.Z.K., Zurich, Switzerland
2005. International biennale of contemporary art, National Gallery, Prague
2005. Home, in Sanja Muzaferija’s apartment, Zagreb
2005. Project Pustjerna, ARL, Dubrovnik
2005. Contemporary Dubrovnik Art, Modern and Contenporary Art Museum, Rijeka
2005. Contemporary Dubrovnik Art, Museum of Modern Art, Dubrovnik
2006. Reflection in the mirror – Self Portret in photography, Gallery ULUPUH, Zagreb
2006. Second Croatian Fashion Biennale, Varazdin
2006. History of nude photography in Croatia, Michalsky dvor, Bratislava
2007. History of nude photography in Croatia, Museum of contemporay art, Banja Luka
2008. Libertas – Contemporary Dubrovnik Art, Galery Prsten, Dom hrvatskih likovnih umjetnika, Zagreb
2008. Actual, Exhibition of ULUPUH members, Museum Mimara, Zagreb
2008. Paso Doble, MKC Split, Dom mladih, Split
2008. Women in..art, l’Auditorium Vallisa, Bari, Italia
2008. Actual, Exhibition of ULUPUH members, Photo art Gallery Batana, Rovinj
2009. 43rd Zagreb salon, Anit-design/Permanent alternatives, Public garage Kvaternikov trg, Zagreb
2010. Homework, Dubrovnik contemporary art, Art Workshop Lazareti, Dubrovnik
2010. Casanovafest, Love and erotic festival, ‘Old school’, Vrsar
2010. At Second Glance, Gallery Gliptoteka HAZU, Zagreb
2011. Treasure of the Museum of Modern art Dubrovnik, Museum of Modern art, Dubrovnik
2014. Aktualno 4. Exhibition of ULUPUH members -Memory code 014, Museum Mimara, Zagreb
2014. Aktualno 4. Exhibition of ULUPUH members – Memory code 014, National museum Labin, Labin
2014. Aktualno 4. Exhibition of ULUPUH members -Memory code 014,Gallery Peci, Pecs, Hungary
2014. City is dead lives the city, Poodrum Gallery, Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia
2014. Opening, Gallery Otok, Dubrovnik
2015. Water, Modern Gallery Studio “Josip Račić”, Zagreb
2015. Aktualno, Gallery Principij, Rijeka
2016. Water, Modern Gallery Studio “Josip Račić”, Zagreb
2016. Aktualno, Visual Arts Centre – Photo Art Gallery Batana, Rovinj
2016. Zenge – 25 Steps (Day of Remembrance for Victims of Vukaovar 18.11.1991.), City Museum of Vukovar, Eltz Castle, Vukovar
2017. Water, Modern Gallery Studio “Josip Račić”, Zagreb
2017. Culture in focus, Synagogue, Koprivnica
2017. The fourth triennial of self – portrets “The concept of self”, Gallery Prica, Samobor
2017. Applied – strictly controlled conditions, ULUPUH Gallery, Zagreb
2017. Applied – strictly controlled conditions (Jump into art – art on the palm), Library Vlado Gotovac, Sisak
2018. Water, Gallery Badrov RED & BLACK, Zagreb
2018. 11. HT Award for Croatian Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
2018. Horrors of the homeland, ARL i Dubrovnik summer festival, Sponza Palace
2018. On the grass, Second miniature art salon Rijeka 2018., Gallery Juraj Klovic, Rijeka
2019. A burning body, HDLU Split, The eastern basements of Diocletian’s Palace, Split

Series – Love and life of a woman – In expectation of
Analog photo, Digital C-print
2017

Inquiry

Series – Love and life of a woman – In expectation of
Analog photo, Digital C-print
2017

Inquiry

Series – Love and life of a woman – In expectation of
Analog photo, Digital C-print
2017

Inquiry

Series – Love and life of a woman – In expectation of
Analog photo, Digital C-print
2017.

Inquiry

Series – Love and life of a woman – In expectation of
Analog photo, Digital C-print
2017

Inquiry

Series – Love and life of a woman – In expectation of
Analog photo, Digital C-print
2017

Inquiry

Series – Love and life of a woman – Traces
Analog photo, Digital C-print
2017

Inquiry

Series – Love and life of a woman – Traces
Analog photo, Digital C-print
2017

Inquiry

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