Davor Sanvincenti

Born in 1979. Davor Sanvincenti is a multimedia artist from Croatia, also known by monikers such as Messmatik and Gurtjo Ningmor.

He is specifically interested in the field of audiovisual research and anthropology of visual culture, particularly focused on the conditions and forms of human senses and perceptions. His artistic practice takes shape in a variety of media – film and video, photography, physical light and sound installations and live media performances. His work plays with the concept of illusion, exploring the possible boundaries of perception and the construction of experience.

Davor Sanvincenti’s work has been exhibited and presented internationally, including festivals Rencontres Internationales (Paris, Berlin, Madrid), LOOP (Barcelona), 25FPS (Zagreb), World Film Festival (Bangkok), VideoEX (Zurich), CineMed (Montpellier) and venues including Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), Lincoln Center (New York), MoCA Zagreb, Joanneum Museum (Graz), NIU (Barcelona), HB Galerie (Rotterdam), La Triennale (Milano), MoCA Vojvodina (Novi Sad), Filmoteca EspaÒola (Madrid), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin). He is the 2010 recipient of the Radoslav Putar Award for the best Croatian artist under 35. His physical video installation 1001 takes part in the AV collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb.

Co-Creation by Davor Sanvincenti:

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    In Between

    Observation in philosophical terms is the process of filtering sensory information through the thought process. Input is received via hearing, sight, smell, taste, or touch and then analyzed through either rational or irrational thought. What happens if the observed object knows that he/she is being observed and the observation also changes positions so that the observer is being observed by the object? As artists we can play with these roles and also with the purpose of our observations which in contrast to the science can have a more open and indistinct objective and perhaps use different methods.

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