TEA STRAZICIC - cv
Digital art and animation
Tea Stražičić /@flufflord is a Berlin-based Croatian multimedia artist, with an MA in animation and new media. She is known for performing with @baojiaxiang and @pirate_sheep (SwS) as an AV act at Sonic Acts, Creepy Teepee, and Supynes, as well as for creating various strange characters and worlds. Stražičić’s most recent solo shows included Lone Long Boy at Prague’s Polansky Gallery, and UwU at Ung-5 in Cologne, while also taking part in the QT UR EA group exhibition and cross-platform project at Berlin’s Trauma Bar Und Kino.
Ostender Str. 3A13353 Berlin
in Dubrovnik, Croatia
in Zagreb, Croatia
Germany, France, Denmark and Hungary 2014.-2015. Creative Europe programme.
Baccalaureate - New Media
Master’s Degree - Animation
RESIDENCY ( short selection of attended residencies )
The Open Workshop residency, Viborg, Denmark; March-June 2016.
Kiskakas Festival Video Mapping Workshop; Budapest, Hungary, 2016.
Adriatic Animation workshop, Superton festival; Šibenik, Croatia, 2015.
SOFTWARE SKILLS / PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
Adobe: After Effects, Animate - Adobe Flash, Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, KeyShot, Maxon Cinema 4D, DAZ3D, Poser Pro, ZBrush, Substance Painter, Arena Resolume, Unreal Engine 4, Virtual Reality dev. ( HTC Vive)
GRAPHIC DESIGN • ART DIRECTION • 2D / ANIMATION AND MOTION GRAPHICS / ILLUSTRATION / PAINTING • TUTORING • • CGI - 3D MODELING / PAINTING / TEXTURING / RENDERING / LIGHTS AND ENVIRONMENT • VFX - VIDEO EDITING AND COMPOSITING • VJ - VIDEO MAPPING AND LIVE VIDEO PERFORMANCE • STORYBOARDING • CONCEPT ART • SCREENWRITING • SOCIAL MEDIA CURATION AND MANAGEMENT • COORDINATING PROJECTS • HOSPITALITY • AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY PROJECT DEV.
THE SWS MULTIMEDIA STUDIO
VISUAL DESIGN SPECIALIZED FOR A/V, ELECTRONIC MUSIC ARTISTS AND PERFORMERS
Task: High level knowledge on contemporary subcultures and trends, live broadcast on social media, networking and involvement in the global online community of creators. Working closely with performers on developing their visual identity and branding.
SwS is run by Marta and Tea Strazicic since 2012.
FESTIVAL VISUAL IDENTITY
Task: Design layout of art or product exhibits, displays, or promotional materials. Determine technical requirements of productions or projects. Manage operations of artistic or entertainment departments or organizations.
Clients and commissioned work ( 2018. - 2020. )
Selam X studio collaborator on number of commercial projects
Substance & inhalt motion tracking presentation for Balenciaga
Z33 House for Contemporary Art Belgium commissioned 3D sculptures for VR (HTCVive)
Deutsche Oper Berlin - VR painting and live video performance
NYLON FILMS - 3D Storyboarding, lights and camera mockup for live action commercial
Ittah Yoda - coordination and 3D modeling VR installation for the Ittah Yoda ( Tokyo)
Yuen Hsieh - VR sequence - game engine animation
Katja Novitskova - assisting artist at the studio for Berlin Art Prize preparations
Asian Dope Boys - VFX compositing and 2D animation
Trauma Bar Berlin - QTUREA project, character designer and texture artist for a real time media installation
Omsk Social Club - cryptorave videos for HKV performance
SELECTED WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES
Croatian national art school competition, first place ( Zadar, 2007.)
HDD Award for best electronic design / interactive media in professional categories, Zagreb, Croatia, 2011.
Klik! Festival Amsterdam, the Midnight Madness Award
SUPERNOVA DENVER, outdoors LED display animation festival, official selection
Animafest Zagreb croatian competition and student competition, film ‘Arcadian Fever’
PUBLISHED GRAPHICS, PRINT EDITION
Gordana Lukačić’s children book, Libricon 2013.
Zarez, Croatian Culture Magazine no.344
Heavy Metal Magazine no.269
Ello, Print Magazine Issue 2, 2017.
Felt Zine Issue 27 on Creators Project by Vice
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS ( CHRONOLOGICAL )
‘aBook [artist's book]’ by Curator's Platform 2012.
‘36 Mountains’ Illustration expo in HDLU Zagreb
Free_art_-_collab & The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale @Inquiry Inc curated by Format C
‘The Day My Internet Paid Off’ , in Galženica Gallery, curated by NetDotCube
/‘fu:bar/ GLITCH ART EXPO 2016. - 2017.
‘Silicone S1 Fluorescent Series ‘ curated by EA 1/1 SV @ Duboko Unutra Pavillion, Zagreb
MOVA virtual museum, permanent exhibit
‘Digital animation exhibition’ at Superchief Gallery NY, curated by Felt Zine 10.6.2017
‘BurnedForestBlackMetal’ exhibition on Mosor, curated by SwS
Play CO. Summit in London curated by Penny Rafferty 2017.
‘YONGMA LAND GALLERY’ October 1 - 18. 2017. Seul, S.Korea
‘Fantasy Direct’ in Hong Kong, curated by Karla Vincent Novotna
‘Free Art Archive’ at Galerija Siva for The Wrong Biennale Embassy in Zagreb 2017.
‘Midnight Cinema’ in London
‘Shoulder’; group show in Los Angeles, CA
‘Primal_Ditch_BP;’ in GMK Zagreb, Curated by Lovro Japundžić, Apr 10, 2018
‘Chain Letter’ curated by Hutt Collective (Nottingham, England)
‘At the Mercy of Your Saliva’ at Patara Gallery - Solo Exhibition ( September 2018. /Georgia, Tbilisi )
‘Whale Fall’ Curated by Most Dismal Swamp at Gossamer Fog, London
‘Dance with the devil’ by Schwestern Sisters x Ittah Yoda at Galerija Močvara, Zagreb
‘EXE’ group show Curated by TZVETNIK х PLAGUE at Lick Brick, Krasnodar, Russia 22.2.19. — 24.2.19.
‘ Lone Long Boy’ solo show at Polansky gallery, curated By Christina Gigliotti, May and June 2019.
‘Champs-Élysées’ group show @427, Riga Curated by Marta Trektere and Kaspars Groševs Jun 07 – Aug 16, 2019
‘XVIIII. - Le Soleil On Mars’ Ta·da, Copenhagen, DK and Patara Gallery, Tbilisi, GE., 29 July 2019 - 29 August 2019
‘ Overdrive ‘ Adults only digital animation curated by Faiyaz Jafri at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for Supernova festival in Denver, September 2019.
‘Seeds of Caelum’ group show curated by Hyperlink Athens and Christina Gigliotti, 10.9.19.
‘Demise: of a Dream + Smegma’ at A10, Valencia 30.11.19