Personal stories are Isidora Gajic’s favourite format of work. She aims to transform feelings and relationships into photographs. Using images as a form of visual poetry, which blurs autobiography and fiction. She is creating handmade books, collages, and visual dialogues with images.
Isidora was born in 1988, in Belgrade, Serbia. Her parent’s job took her abroad at a young age. Since she was living and growing up in five countries where different languages are spoken, for her visual language became a way of expression and communication. She has gained experience in different cultures, societies and communities: Serbia, Hungary, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Brazil.
Upon finishing the art studies at the FotoFactory in Amsterdam, she has attended various workshops and conducted assignments in Amsterdam at World Press Photo. She also participated in artist residency in Latvia at the International Summer School of Photography (ISSP). Since 2013, Isidora has been working with Miguel Rio Branco on book projects and exhibitions in Brazil and Europe.
Isidora has been exhibiting in group shows since 2012 in Amsterdam, Belgrade, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. Making her first solo show in April 2016. She won talent awards (such as the Dutch Talent in the Netherlands year 2012) Isidora is now based in Araras, Rio de Janeiro.