Marina Abramović

Serbian performance artist

Marina Abramović (Serbian Cyrillic: Марина Абрамовић, pronounced [marǐːna abrǎːmoʋitɕ]; born November 30, 1946) is a Yugoslav-born Serbian-American performance artist and art filmmaker.[1] Her work are about body art, endurance art and feminist art, the relationship between performer and audience. Her career began in the 1970s. Abramović calls herself the "grandmother of performance art".[2][3]

Marina Abramović

Abramović was born in Belgrade, Serbia. She was known for having a relationship with artist Ulay. She lives in New York City.


  1. "РТС :: Марина Абрамовић: Ја сам номадска екс-Југословенка!" (in Serbian). July 27, 2016. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  2. Weidemann, Christiane; Larass, Petra; Klier, Melanie (2008). 50 women artists you should know. Larass, Petra., Klier, Melanie, 1970–. Munich: Prestel. ISBN 978-3-7913-3956-6. OCLC 195744889.
  3. Demaria, Cristina (August 2004). "The Performative Body of Marina Abramovic". European Journal of Women's Studies. 11 (3): 295. doi:10.1177/1350506804044464. S2CID 145363453.