Residency program for production video art, established in 2016 with the goal of gathering visual artists from Serbia, film professionals and students of film schools from the whole world in one place. This residency was started as a reaction to the problem of not having enough residency programs of media art practice and also art colonies and video art workshops. It offers opportunity for the production of new moving picture and continuous testing of how close two media are, that is – film and video, especially documentary film and visual (video) art. Besides, IVA.lab makes collaboration and knowledge and experience exchange possible, both for documentary filmmakers and visual artists. It opens new topics for recognizes co-production potential.

At the first residency that was held in 2016, two very respectable artists who dedicate their efforts to video as a medium took part – Dragana Žarevac and Anica Vučetić. During the 2nd IVA.lab there were produced two video works of two visual artists from Serbia – Mirjana Boba Stojadinović and Miloš Tomić. Within 3rd edition IVA.lab program, Mia Ćuk and Slobodan Stošić, two artists from Novi Sad (Serbia), in collaboration with the young filmmakers worked on production of their video works. 4th IVA.lab participants were artists Ivan Petrović and Dejan Klement.

Exhibition Time 244’ 33’’ – IVA.lab as a retrospective exhibition of recent IVA.lab production was organized in The Art Gallery and Gallery Podroom (Cultural Centre of Belgrade) from 11th June to 4th July, 2020.

Curator: Slađana Petrović Varagić Artists: Cecilia Belén Sandoval, Efim Graboy, Rand Beiruty, Miloš Bojović, Anica Vučetić, Dragana Žarevac, Dejan Klement, Ivan Petrović, Retro Future, Mirjana Boba Stojadinović, Slobodan Stošić, Vladimir Tomić, Miloš Tomić, Ioana Ţurcan, Mia Ćuk IVA.lab is supported by Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia.

Catalogue of the exhibition - HERE.