Adela Jušić, born 1982 in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and lives and works in Sarajevo. Her socially engaged practice has its foundation in personal experience and memory. She mostly works in video performance, using narrative and her voice as main element of expression and often works with text.
Jušić graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts and from the University of Sarajevo and ERMA master course in Human Rights and Democracy at Sarajevo and Bologna University. She is a co-founder and working at the Association for Art and Culture Crvena. Jušić has been project coordinator on different cultural prrojects of CRVENA since 5 years already.
She has exhibited in many international exhibitions including Manifesta 8, Murcia, Spain; Videonale Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany; Image Counter Image, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany etc. She has participated in several artists in residence programes (ISCP, New York, Kulturkontakt Vienna) and won Young Visual Artist Award for the best young Bosnian artist in 2010, Henkel Young Artist Price CEE in 2011 and special award of Belgrade October Salon in 2013.