"I love you. I'm sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you." performed at Venice International Performance Art Week 2016
Ivana Ranisavljević was born in 1983 in Belgrade, Serbia. After her High School of Art Crafts, where she studied fashion design, she enrolled in Philosophical Faculty in Belgrade on Art History department (2002). During these studies she also enrolled in Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, Painting department (2005), where she graduated in 2011 and received a Master of Fine Arts. After that she had several solo and many group exhibitions and participated in several art-schools, workshops and lecture presentations in Serbia and abroad.
As an artist, she expresses herself in drawing, painting, etching, digital photography, photo-collage, space-installation, video, performance, dance-performance and body-art. Last four years her main domain is performance.
Her older works were inspired by psychoanalytic psychology, the relationship between the conscious and the unconscious part of personality, dreams, archetypes, mythology, shamanism, magical rites and rituals and their effects and manifestation in and through a human body.
In recent works she is more focused on social and cultural issues, as human rights and freedom, education systems, the current position of artists in culture and society in her home country and their relationship with audience and critique.