Saša Rajšić (1985, Yugoslavia).
Currently based in Cambridge ON, Canada. 

EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS HELSINKI
Master of Arts Degree Program in Research in Live Art & Performance Studies, Helsinki FI, 2017

OCAD UNIVERSITY (OCADU), Sculpture & Installation, Social Sciences, Toronto ON-CA, 2011
GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART, Sculpture, Glasgow UK, 2009

SELECTED EXHIBITS AND FESTIVALS
TO UN-BECOME, TEAK, Helsinki FI, 2017
INTERNATIONAL LIVE ART PROJECT, TEAK, Helsinki FI, 2012
RELATIONSHIP BUILDING, Whippersnapper Gallery, Toronto ON-CA, 2012

TORINO PERFORMANCE ART FESTIVAL, Turin IT, 2012

CATCH AND FORCEFULLY HOLD, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi FI, 2012

THREE NIGHTS OF LIVE ART, TEAK, Helsinki FI, 2011

LEITMOTIF (SCOTIABANK NUIT BLANCHE), Parkdale, Toronto ON-CA, 2011

DIGITAL ALTERITIES, 11th Annual Emerging Artist Exhibit, InterAccess, Toronto ON-CA, 2011

STOCKHOLM FRINGE FEST (Stoff), Kulturhuset, Stockholm SE, 2011

PARKDALE FILM + VIDEO SHOW CASE, Dufferin Amphitheatre, Parkdale, Toronto ON-CA, 2011

THE SHOW OFF, OCADU, Toronto ON-CA, 2011

SOMETHING MORE CONCRETE, Brinks Building, Toronto ON-CA, 2011 

BIND TOGETHER (NEW TORONTO WORKS), Inter-Access, Toronto ON-CA, 2011

TENSION, DISTANCE, PRESENCE, XPACE Cultural Centre, Toronto ON-CA, 2011

GROWTH, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto ON-CA, 2010

ANATOMIA, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto ON-CA, 2009

UNA VOLTA E SEMPRE, OCADU, Florence IT, 2009

DRIFT, Barnes Building, Glasgow UK, 2009

FLY WITH THE CAGE, Lennox Contemporary Gallery and Queen Gallery, Toronto ON-CA, 2009

SELECTED RESEARCH AND CURATORIAL PROJECTS

LAPSODY 2013, Convergence of Research in Live Art and Performance Studies, TEAK, Helsinki FI, 2013

THE GEO/BODY POLITICS OF EMANCIPATION, On-line_off-line Performance Work Group,
Convergence organized by Hemi Graduate Student Initiative, Duke University, Durham NC-US, 2012
PERFORMANCE STUDIES INTERNATIONAL 18, Artist Shift, University of Leeds, Leeds UK, 2012

FAR FESTIVAL OF ART AS RESEARCH, Artist Talk, University of Applied Sciences, Ottersberg DE, 2012
INTIMATE POLITICS, Artists for Human Rights, Curatorial Project, European House, Niš RS, 2009


SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS AND GRANTS

AZURE MAGAZINE AWARD, With Moss & Lam, Best Furniture Design and People’s Choice Award, Toronto ON-CA, 2016

TEAK RECTOR’S GRANT & TEAK DRAMA DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP, Helsinki FI, 2013

PSI#18 ENRICHMENT AWARD, to support new and unaffiliated artists/scholars/activists to attend the PSi#18 conference and make a contribution, Leeds UK, 2012

MUDGE MASSEY TRAVELLING AWARD, Encourage studies outside of North America at Post Graduate Level, Toronto ON-CA, 2011

SAMUEL LAZAR KAGAN AWARD, Award for Representational Art, Toronto ON-CA, 2011

JACQUES DAGENAIS SCIENCE IN CULTURE AWARD, to support and encourage excellence in work that joins art and science disciplines, Toronto ON-CA, 2010

THE CRITICS AWARD, General Arts & Science Scholarship Fund, George Brown College, Toronto ON-CA, 2007

PRESS/ARTICLES/MEDIA COVERAGE

W1 TABLES, Omer Abel, Azure, Toronto ON-CA, July/August 2016

BIND TOGETHER, INTERVIEW WITH CURATORS, Denna Morgan, CKLN 88.1FM, Toronto ON-CA, March 17, 2011

ON CAMPUS: EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS COMPLEMENT UNIVERSITY WIDE INTERNATIONALIZATION STRATEGY, Lena Rubisova, SKETCH, Toronto ON-CA, February 2011

A GARDEN BLOOMS – WITH NEON PINK AND DEADPAN MESSAGES”, Globe and Mail, R.M. Vaughan: THE EXHIBITIONIS, Toronto ON-CA, January 14, 2011
COVER OF INTIMATE POLITICS THE ART SHOW, RTS: Nedeljni Program, Belgrade RS, December 9, 2009

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & EMPLOYMENT

IATSE (International Association of Theater and Stage Employees), Scenic Artist, Toronto ON-CA, 2013 - Present
IDEA EXCHANGE - CAMBRIDGE ART GALLERIES, Art Installation Technician, Cambridge ON-CA, 2016 - Present

MOSS & LAM INC, Production and Installation Artist, Toronto ON-CA, 2014 - 2016