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Red is red when you think about black.

-self portrait-

 

Jelena Jankovic is an award-winning fine art photographer, specialised in dance and theatre photography. She is actively engaged in the documentary, freelance fashion, conceptual and experimental photography.

Her photographs have been published: Rolling Stone, National Geographic, Professional Photographer, ELLE, Digital SLR Photographer magazine, KOSMOS, fotoMAGAZINE, LensCulture, Lürzer's Archive, GEO, Vice, F-stop magazine...

In 2018, she published her first monograph book “Kolo: 70 years later” presenting the traditional dances of Serbia.

She has exhibited at thirty groups and seven solo exhibitions and has been credited for photography in over 40 theatre productions all over the world.

She is a member of The Association of Fine Arts Artist and Designers of Serbia.

Awards:

2019

  • Golden winner Tokyo International Photo Award, Japan

2018

  • Finalist of The Independent Photographer

  • Bronze Awarded Moscow International Photo Awards 2017, Russia

  • Finalist of Kolga Tbilisi Photo, Georgia

  • Honorable Mention winner Tokyo International Photography Award, Japan

2017

  • First Prize of 2017 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest, Russia

  • First prize and Festival Grand Prix Balkan Photo Awards 2016

  • Second Prize Siena International Photo Awards 2017, Italy

  • Silver Awarded Moscow International Photo Awards 2017, Russia

  • 3rd place bronze star award ND Photography Awards 2017, London

  • 3rd Place 5th Eros Awards International Photography and Art Community

  • Finalist of Travel Photographer Society 2017 in the category of MOMENT, Kuala Lumpur

  • Second Prize International Competition of Contemporary Photography Rovinj Photo days for documentary photography, Croatia

  • Finalist and Winner Serbia National Award, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

2015

  • First Prize International Competition of Contemporary Photography Rovinj Photodays in the category of fashion, Croatia

2013

  • She was awarded for art photography in Photographic Angle’s Competition FACES in Great Britain in the category of Portrait.

  • First prize for art photography at the Night of Museums cultural event for documentary photography, Serbia

2011

  • FIAP plate of Sterijino Pozorje for Theatre Photography, Serbia

2010

  • First prize for art photography at the Night of Museums cultural event for documentary photography, Serbia

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

  • Mountain Tripping, Culture center LAB, Novi Sad

2017

  • Everyday Life of a Ballet Dancers, an open-air exhibition in the downtown

    Rijeka, Croatia

2016

  • KOLO 69, traditional dance of Serbia

    traveling exhibition through Serbia

2015

  • Yesterday, remember to forget, Bitef Theater, Belgrade

2012

  • We, Cultural Institution Palilula, Belgrade

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • Color, Izidor Krsnjava Exhibition Hall, Zagreb

2018

  • Moment, White box gallery, Kuala Lumpur

  • International Art Photography Festival CIPAF, Zhengzhou, China

  • Kolga Tbilisi Photo Festival, Georgia

  • Culture in focus, Koprivnica, Croatia

  • Balkan Trafik Festival, Brussels

  • May exhibition of ULUPUDS, Belgrade

2017

  • Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House, London

  • Beyond the Lens, Siena International Photo Awards, Italy

  • Andrei Stenin International Photo Award, Lumiere Brothers Centre of Photography, Moscow

  • Balkan photo festival, Embaixada do Porto, Portugal

  • Balkan photo festival, Embaixada do Porto, Sarajevo

  • Rovinj Photodays, Rovinj and The Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb

  • Rovinj Photodays, County Museum Rovinj

  • Square, gallery O3on, Belgrade

  • Theatre in Photographic Art, Novi Sad

2016

  • Let’s talk, Gallery Stab, Belgrade

  • 52 weeks, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb

  • Urban ruins, gallery Decumanu, Krk, Croatia

  • In the Movement, Izidor Krsnjava Exhibition Hall, Zagreb

2015

  • Rovinj Photodays, The Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb

  • Rovinj Photodays, County Museum Rovinj

2014.

  • New Wave Project, Supermarket Concept Store, Belgrade

2013

  • Theater in Photographic Art, Sterijino pozorje, Novi Sad

  • Values, Gallery of the Platon of the Serbian Academy of Sciences, Novi Sad

2012

  • France at Bitef, French Cultural Center Belgrade

  • Everything is in play, gallery O3ONE, Belgrade

2011

  • Theatre in Photographic Art, Novi Sad

2010

  • My Planet, Gallery Cellar, Novi Sad