Aleksandar Janicijevic (Canada)

 Aleksandar Janicijevic (Canada)

Aleksandar Janicijevic

participant in

JavaMuseum – Forum for Internet Technology in Contemporary Art
JIP – JavaMuseum Interview Project
a+b=ba? – art + blog = blogart?
showcase curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne

Celebrate! – netart features 2010
10 Years JavaMuseum

Aleksandar was born and educated in Beograd, former Yugoslavia and relocated to Canada in 1993. He graduated Architecture and Design from University of Beograd, and continued his education after relocation to Canada with numerous certified courses, workshops and seminars. His experience in Architecture, Art, Photography and Graphic and Multimedia Design was recognized by Seneca College and in 1996 he was employed in the Media Production Department. From 1998 until 2006 he was working in the Centre for New Technologies in Teaching and Learning at Seneca College.

Parallel with the work at the College he was involved in his Art Practice. He had 4 one man and more than 30 group shows of space objects, installations, drawings, etchings (art prints), photographs and digital art. In 2001 this art practice evolved to the exploration work on the project “”, consisting of urban analyses, VR panoramas, web site, psychogeographical portraits, digital art, net art, photographs, articles and other publications, public presentations and lectures.

He received numerous awards. First one in 1982 May Salon of Art Prints in Belgrade, Yugoslavia; award for best etching; last one in May 2008: second prize and honorable mention for poster design, organized by TSA for Heritage Toronto.

His photographs were published in Toronto Society of Architect Website, Perspectives Magazine, Canadian Architect Magazine, Novae Res Urbis Magazine, Spacing Magazine, VRWAY web site, – Canada’s Cultural Gateway, “Urbis” web based interactive exhibition about city life in Manchester, UK, etc. He was Participating in Orphan Spaces Initiative Charrette, DX Toronto in 2006.

His work was in 2007 selected for JavaMuseum [Cologne, Germany]- to be included in New Media Fest 2007, and it was selected by Coudal Partners, Chicago, USA to be included in the “Museum of on-line museums”. In April, 2007 it was selected for the “Festival of New Communications”, Belgrade, Serbia.

Since 2006 Aleksandar is involved in a research project “Digital Neighbourhoods” in a Revitalization Institute at Seneca College, creating specific psychogeographical portraits – urban analyses of existing neighbourhoods in greater Toronto area and in Serbia and also in a role of Multi Media Specialist.