Luiza Margan is a visual artist working with installation, sculpture, video and public space. She was born in Rijeka, Croatia and is living in Vienna and Rijeka.
In her art practice, she explores relations between the private and the public aspects of life and space use, and the value of work within changing labor conditions that affects it. She looks at the way public space and cultural identities are defined through inscription of historical narratives and ideological shifts, often referencing the role of art within them. By dissecting historical, ideological, or aesthetic value systems, she creates new readings of space, social relations and their future imaginings.
Formally playful and materially polyamorous, her works are process-oriented and informed through archives, field research and walking, as well as collecting and re-contextualizing of found materials.
Margan has exhibited in numerous exhibitions, collaborative projects, public space actions and artist talks. Her works are part of several art collections like the Generally Foundation in Salzburg, Museum of Contemporary Art - 21 Haus Vienna, Contemporary Art Museum in Zagreb, Tobacco Museum in Ljubljana etc. She was a visual artist fellow in the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart in 2019.
© Luiza Margan 2019