zoran poposki

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A Poem Relating the Curious Dream of Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi in which Venus Encounters Several Golden Men Some with Beards, 2017 Acrylic, Oil And Ink On Canvas 120x90 Cm © poposki
The Apparition of Richard Prince on a Flying Machine Over the Western Chamber as Witnessed by Bertolt Brecht, 2017 Oil, Acrylic, And Ink On Canvas 80x60 Cm © poposki
X (Vision of Lenin and Two Angels on the Island of San Lazzaro degli Armeni as Recorded by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo), 2017 Acrylic, Ink And Oil On Canvas 80x60 Cm © poposki
The Dancer (Polykleitos Dreams of Nauman Descending a Staircase), 2017 Acrylic, Oil And Ink On Canvas 120x120 Cm © poposki
The Annunciation of Monsieur Picabia to Doctor Nietzsche, 2017 Acrylic, Ink And Oil On Canvas. 120x90 Cm © poposki
The Wrestler II (glitch gif), 2016 Drawing And Glitch Gif Variable © zoran poposki
Spinoza II, 2015 Glitch, Gif Variable © poposki 2015
Hannah Arendt II (glitch), 2016 Drawing And Glitch Gif Variable © zoran poposki
Arnold Schoenberg (glitch/gif), 2017 Glitch Gif Variable © Zoran Poposki
Walking/La Rivoluzione (Beuys), 2015 Drawing: Ink, Marker, Silkscreen And Acrylic Ink On Paper 42x60 Cm © poposki
Specters and Gestures (Zizek), 2015 Drawing: Ink, Marker, Pencil And Silkscreen On Paper. 42x60 Cm
Felt Suit (Badiou), 2015 Drawing: Ink, Marker, Pencil And Silkscreen On Paper. 42x60 Cm
Parallax (Wagner Nietzsche Strindberg), 2015 Drawing: Ink, Marker And Silkscreen On Paper. 42x60 Cm
Melancholia (Nietzsche), 2015 Drawing: Ink, Silkcreen And Marker On Paper. 42x60 Cm © poposki
Rosso-Verde-Blu, 2015 Drawing: Ink, Marker And Silkscreen On Paper. 60x42 Cm © poposki
Capital (Marx), 2015 Drawing: Ink, Silkscreen And Marker On Paper. 60x42 Cm
Uneven Wings (Kafka), 2015 Drawing: Graphite, Ink, Lumocolor And Screeprinting Ink On Paper. 42x60 Cm
Strikethrough (Burroughs), 2015 Drawing: Ink, Acrylic Ink, Silkscreen Ink, Lumocolor And Gouache On Paper. 42x60 Cm © poposki
Face/Mask II (Hegel Upside Down), 2015 Drawing: Ink, Lumocolor And Silkscreening Ink On Paper. 42x33 Cm © poposki
Face/Mask (Hegel II), 2015 Drawing: Ink, Lumocolor And Silkscreening Ink On Paper. 26x42 Cm © poposki
Poor Tortured Heart (Freud), 2016 Acrylic And Ink On Paper 60x42 Cm © poposki
Dominions (Shakespeare), 2016 Acrylic And Ink On Paper 42x30 Cm © poposki
Cleo/Chryso, 2015 Acrylic, China Ink, Acrylic Ink, Pencil And Silkscreen Ink On Saunders Waterford Watercolor Paper 190 Gms 60x40 Cm © poposki
Remix Rocket Dragon, 2013 Limited Edition 9 Of 16 Silkscreen And Archival Pigment Print On 290 Gms Bamboo Hahnemule Archival Quality Paper 15 X 22.2 Inches © poposki & wood
Hong Kong Atlas 1, 2012 Acrylic, China Ink, Marker, Silkscreen And Archival Pigment Print On Canvas (Gallery Wrap) 150x120 Cm © poposki 2012
Hong Kong Atlas 3, 2013 Acrylic, Acrylic Ink, China Ink, Oilstick, Silkscreen And Archival Pigment On Canvas (Gallery Wrap) 59x47 In © poposki 2013
Hong Kong Atlas, 2012 Mixed Media On Canvas 150x120 Cm © zoran poposki
Hong Kong Atlas 2, 2013 Oil And Wax, Acrylic, China Ink, Marker, Chalk And Archival Pigment Print On Canvas 48 X 35 X 2 Inches © poposki 2012
Dragon Chalice, 2014 Acrylic And Ink On Canvas 60x48 In © zoran poposki
Sutra of the Lilies, 2015 Acrylic, Acrylic Ink, And China Ink On Canvas (Gallery Wrap) 60 X 32 X 2 Inches © zoran poposki
The Promise, 2014 Acrylic, Acrylic Ink, China Ink And Charcoal On Canvas 60 X 36 X 2 Inches © poposki 2014
Chords, 2014 Acrylic, Oil, And Ink On Canvas 60 X 48 X 2 Inches © poposki 2014
Collapse (Capital Series), 2013 China Ink, Acrylic Ink, Acrylic Paint, And Markers On 2 Pieces Of Paper (Dyptich) 39 X 59 Inches © poposki 2013
Crash (Capital Series), 2013 China Ink, Charcoal, Graphite, Acrylic Ink, Acrylic Paint And Marker On Paper 20 X 12 Inches © poposki 2013
S 1212 (Mountains and Water), 2012 Acrylic And China Ink On Canvas Board 16 X 20 X 0.5 Inches © poposki 2012
Chance Encounter, 2008 Acrylic On Paper 40x28 In © poposki 2008
Antidote to Nationalism, 2008 Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print 5/5 90 X 35 Inches © poposki 2008
Political Consensus is Key to EU Integration, 2008 Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print 5/5 39x59 In © poposki 2008
Niki, 2007 Archival Pigment Print And Hahnemule Archival Quality Paper 54x39" © poposki 2007
Nenad, 2006 Archival Pigment Print And Hahnemule Archival Quality Paper 54x39" © digital print
pula, 2006 Archival Pigment Print And Hahnemule Archival Quality Paper 79x35" © poposki 2006
Fimo, 2007 Archival Pigment Print On Hahnemule Archival Quality Paper 70x34" © poposki 2007
Marija, 2006 Silkscreen And Archival Pigment Print On Canvas 70x34" © poposki 2006
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Hong Kong
DUK/TI, 2008, MFA
EUBA, 2013, PhD
abstract, mixed-media, video-art, performance, conceptual, photography, digital, exhibition/performance

Zoran Poposki (PhD, MFA) is an internationally acclaimed transdisciplinary artist, art educator, and researcher based in Hong Kong.

Poposki explores cultural translation, liminality, identity, and public space through printmaking, painting, drawing, photography, performance, video, and publishing.

His work has been shown in 70 exhibitions, screenings and festivals worldwide, including: Art Basel Hong Kong, 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana, Asia Contemporary Art Show, SOHOinOttakring and Thyssen-Bornemisza 21 Art Contemporary Vienna, Institute of Contemporary Arts London, Museu da Vila Velha Portugal, The Danish National School of Performing Arts Copenhagen, National Museum of Montenegro, Sergey Kuryokhin Modern Art Center St. Petersburg, City Art Museum Ljubljana, Museo de Arte de Ponce San Juan in Puerto Rico, National Gallery of Macedonia, Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Art Stays Festival of Contemporary Art Ptuj, University of Sharjah, etc. His public art projects have been presented on urban LED screens, video billboards, posters and billboards in NYC, Skopje, Dublin, Hong Kong, etc.  

Artist residencies include: SVA School of Visual Arts (New York), Wooloo (Berlin), PNCA Pacific Northwest College of Art (Portland, OR), VSC Vermont Studio Center, etc.

Awards include: CEC Artslink Award (NYC), ID+consonni Sondika (Spain), VSC Artist Grant, ArtSlant Prize Showcase Juried Winner, etc.

His work is collected in the Luciano Benetton Foundation Imago Mundi collection, archived in the AUP archive (a project of e-flux in collaboration with the Serpentine Gallery London), and featured in Saatchi Art collection. 




  • 5th Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, Woolloomooloo/Moonshiner, Taipei, Taiwan (as part of Both Sides Now III: Final Frontiers)
  • Both Sides Now III: Final Frontiers, ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts London, Exeter Phoenix, and Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre Leicester, UK (curated by Isaac Leung and Jamie Wyld)
  • Both Sides Now III: Final Frontiers, Fabrica, Brighton, UK (curated by Isaac Leung/Videotage and Jamie Wyld/videoclub)
  • Asia Contemporary Art Show, The Conrad, Hong Kong
  • 14 Art Stays Festival of Contemporary Art, Ptuj, Slovenia
  • Making Art with the Community, Anita Chan Lai-ling Gallery, Hong Kong (curated by Zoran Poposki)
  • Videotage Media Art Collection, Art Basel Hong Kong
  • US, Them and You, Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT, USA


  • DMZ Pilgrimage International Art Festival, South Korea
  • 13th Festival of Contemporary Art ARTSTAYS, Ptuj, Slovenia
  • Translating the City, Videotage, Hong Kong (curated by Zoran Poposki and Laurence Wood)
  • Vo prvo lice, National Museum Bitola, Macedonia
  • In the First Person, National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopje (curated by Maja Cankulovska Mihajlovska)


  • Net/Rrjet 6, Art Gallery, Faculty of Art, University of Prishtina, Kosovo
  • Videopoetry, .gif - Encontro de Artes Visuais, Museu da Vila Velha, Vila Real, Portugal
  • Experimental drawing: DLUM, Palac Lucerna, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Translation(s): Artstays Export and Preview, Gallery 3D, Mestre, Venice, Italy (curated by Laurence Wood and Zoran Poposki)
  • Videopoetry Internacional Fonlad Festival, Pavilhao Centro de Portugal, Coimbra, Portugal (curated by Mario Gutiérrez Cru)
  • Videopoesia: Charla-Encuentro con Artistas, Evento Preparatorio V Festival Internacional de Videopoesía - VideoBardo, Buenos Aires, Argentina (curated by Mario Gutiérrez Cru)





  • III Festival Internacional de Videoarte, Camaguey, Cuba
  • SpecifyOthers, Sanctioned Array/Big Screen Project (public screening on 30 ft. x 16.5 ft. HD Format LED screen, 6th Ave and 29th Street), NYC (curated by SpecifyOthers)
  • Curatorial Workshop, City Art Museum, Ljubljana, Slovenia (curatorial project by Goran Gjorgievski)
  • Spaces In-between, ConcentArt, Berlin, Germany
  • Proyector 2010, Espacio Menosuno, Madrid, Spain
  • DLUM Biennial: Winter Salon, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia (curated by Tomur Atagok)


  • Video in Progress 3, Center for Urban Culture Kino Siska and Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia (curated by Kolektiva)
  • The beautiful city will rise again, DLUM/Skopje Summer Festival, public installation, City Square, Skopje, Macedonia (curated by Maja Cankulovska)
  • Open Call, Brina Thurston for Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, London (curated by Filipa Oliveira + Miguel Amado)
  • Refresh: Projections of new media at MAP, Museo de Arte de Ponce, San Juan, Puerto Rico (curated by Maria Arlette de la Serna)
  • Contemporary Macedonian Artists, Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Young Visual Artist Award YVAA Denes, City Museum, Skopje, Macedonia
  • Identitetet, Kosovo Art Gallery, Prishtina, Kosovo
  • Identities, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje (curated by Mira Gacina)


  • DLUM Annual Exhibition, City Museum, Skopje, Macedonia
  • MFA Exhibition, OK Centrum für Gegenwartskunst, Linz, Austria
  • Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, USA
  • Kargart Uluslararasi Video Festivali, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Borderlands, South Seattle Community College Art Gallery, Seattle, USA
  • TrajectoriesWooLoo New Life Gallery, Berlin, Germany (curated by Sixten Kai Nielsen and Martin Rosengaard)


  • 30 Macedonian artists, Culture Center Ohrid, Macedonia


  • Alpan InternationalAlpan Gallery, Huntington, Long Island, NY (Juror: Prof. Donald Kuspit, SUNY at Stony Brook)
  • Open Studio, School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, USA
  • Multimedia Cultural Center Dialma Ruggiero, La Spezia, Italy


2015 Translating Hong Kong, CCA Art Gallery, HKIEd, Hong Kong
By Way of IntroductionPacific Northwest College of Art, Portland (OR)
2010 Portrait of the Artist as a Cultural Worker, public performance, City Square, Skopje, Macedonia
2008 Abstract Politics
Tocka Culture Center, Skopje, Macedonia
2007 The Border
Tocka Culture Center, Skopje, Macedonia
The Border, Il Ramo D’Oro – Napoli, Italy (with Michele D’Alterio, IT)
National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopje, Macedonia
2006 Hush, Gallery24, Berlin, Germany
2006 Culture Center Grigor Prlicev, Ohrid, Macedonia
2006 Hush, Gallery Twenty-four, Paris, France
2005 Hush
Tocka Culture Center Skopje, Macedonia
2004 Culture Center Marko Cepenkov, Prilep, Macedonia
2003 Journey of Desire
Tocka Culture Center, Skopje, Macedonia


2015 Memento: Visual Memory and Monumental Amnesia, Faculty of Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong
2015 Invited Guest Speaker: Translating Hong Kong, Hong Kong Book Fair, Hong Kong
2015 Visualizing memory and history: a multimedia translation of Dung Kai-cheung's Atlas, English Language and Literature Department, Hong Kong Baptist University

2013 Translation and Transcoding in Contemporary Artistic Practice, Department of Cultural and Creative Arts, Hong Kong Institute of Education
Art in Translation (Translation Seminar Series), Centre for Translation, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
2012 Making Public: Civic Art and Public Discourse (OxTalk), Ox Warehouse, Macau, China
 Artistic Praxis as the Open Pursuit of Questions (in Place of Conclusions): A Transdisciplinary Colloquium, Institut für künstlerische Forschung, Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen (HFF) "Konrad Wolf," Potsdam - Babelsberg, Germany (with Victoria Hindley
2011 Spaces of Power, Art Stays Summer Academy of Contemporary Art, Dom Kulture, Ptuj, Slovenia
Working Conversation: Performance Lecture, SOHOinOttakring and Thyssen-Bornemisza 21 Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria (with Victoria Hindley)
2011 Architecture of a Divided City, Panel, Museum of the City of Skopje
2010 Art and Social Practice, MFA Art and Social Practice, Portland State University, Portland
2010 Beyond Relational Aesthetics, MFA CAP/Studio, Portland State University, Portland
2010 Faculty of Languages, Cultures and Communications, South East European University, Tetovo, Macedonia 
2010 Truth-telling: Public Art as Parrhesia, TransartCollective, Tanzfabrik, Berlin, Germany
2010 Usurpation-Public Space-(Re)Contextualisation, City Museum, Skopje
2009 Art-Text-Discourse, Department of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Philology, Skopje University 

2016 Juried Winner, 9th Artslant Prize Showcase 2016: New Media 
2013 Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant
2011 DAAD/Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität ProArt Scholarship, München, Germany
2010 CEC ArtsLink Award, New York
2010 DIA Beacon, New York, residency
2009 Young Visual Artist Award DENES 09, Contemporary Art Center Skopje & Civil Society Foundation New York, finalist
2009 iD+consonni Sondika 09, Spain – Special Mention/Z+E+M Collective 
2009 Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje Best Young Artist Award, shortlisted
2009 Publication Grant (Monograph), Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia
2008 WOOLOO, Berlin, Germany, residency
2007/08 Foundation M Scholarship Award, Austria
2007 National Fellowship for Talented Young Artists, Ministry of Culture of R Macedonia

2016 Winner, 1st Artslant Artist Showcase Competition: Drawing
2015 The Guardian's Art about human consciousness, chosen by Wellcome Collection curator Emily Sargent
2015 The Guardian's In the flesh, chosen by Tate curator Flavia Frigeri
2015 Winner, 6th Artslant Artist Showcase Competition: Drawing
2015 Winner, 4th Artslant Artist Showcase Competition: Abstract,
2014 Winner, 6th Artslant Artist Showcase Competition: Abstract,
2014 Winner, 5th Artslant Artist Showcase Competition: Abstract,
2012 Winner, Artslant Artist Showcase: Mixed Media,
2009 Saatchi Online Top 10 New Media Artists,
2007 Best of 123Soho 2007 Art Show,
2006 Digital Color Artist of the Month,


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4th 2017 ArtSlant Prize Showcase Entry


zoran poposki The Apparition of Richard Prince on a Flying Machine Over the Western Chamber as Witnessed by Bertolt Brecht