Born in Belgrade, Serbia in 1984. She is based in New York, and works on different personal and commissioned projects.
Her activities and interests are connected to photography, object design, installations and collaborative work.
After successfully completed Audience Development course, intended for representatives of and cultural institutions and organizations, Nova Iskra represents its first webinar that was produced during the course, and consists of all six lectures.
This March, Nova Iskra will present the first course dedicated to the field of design management in our country. The course is intended for designers, entrepreneurs and micro enterprises. Application is open until March 1st.
The long-awaited second issue of the magazine Zent concentrates on the topic Work, and will be presented on December 30th at 7 PM at Polet (Cetinjska 15), here you will also be able to purchase it at a promo price of 500 RSD!
Nova Iskra and IKEA are joining forces to facilitate access to examples of good practice, and to encourage initiatives of awareness related to social and environmental responsibility in the process of creating your own business. The aim of the program Sustainable concepts for life and work is to create a space for experiments, brainstorming and application of ideas related to sustainable development and green economy.
Nova Iskra and the consortium partners of the European Creative Hubs Network project, a project initiated by the European Commission, announce a three-day international forum titled “How Work Works”, from 22 to 24 September, in Belgrade.
In collaboration with partners from France, Sweden and Slovakia, Nova Iskra is announcing residential programs for Serbian authors abroad, as well as designers from three partner countries in Belgrade. The open call for one month-long residencies in Malmö and Marseilles is now open until September 1st for designers, architects and researchers from Serbia.
The partners of the European Creative Hubs Network project are pleased to announce the first European Creative Hubs Forum. The event organized by the leading hub in the Balkan region - Nova Iskra from Belgrade, Serbia - will take place at the Yugoslav Film Archives in Belgrade from September 22nd to 24th, 2016
On Wednesday, June 15th Nova Iskra publicly presented the "Green Laboratory" project, a new space that was realized in cooperation with company NIS within through the program "Together for the Community". Green laboratory is an open-air classroom and the first urban garden in the center of Belgrade, located at Nova Iskra.
The course for Presentation Skills is intended for all those who are facing challenges in preparing high-quality presentation, either for the purpose of finding a job, approaching investors, presenting ideas to your team, media appearances or PR activities. In order for participants to gain confidence, overcome stage fear and develop articulation, the course will help its participants to conceptually prepare their presentations, to hold attention of their audience and to make their delivery convincing, credible and effective.
After almost a year of work on the first issue, Nova Iskra and Zent Collective are proudly presenting Zent magazine. The first issue of Zent will be presented to the public on 11th May at 5 PM on the plateau located behind the building at Terazije 30-32.
During April, May and June, Nova Iskra is organizing a series of five intensive courses devoted to modern practical skills that are relevant to a large number of creative professionals, designers and entrepreneurs.
The launch event of the ECHN project will be held in Brussels on April 5th at La Vallee creative center. The European Creative Hubs Network will create a community of experienced creative hubs leaders across Europe to support the subsistence and growth of creative hubs in Europe.
Nova Iskra is pleased to announce the signing of a memorandum of cooperation with the SCEN - Centre for architecture, technology and stage design, an organizational unit within the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad, Serbia.
NELT, one of the leading Serbian companies, has announced an open call for the second cycle of its year-long educational program for students, which will be realized in cooperation with Nova Iskra and Gallery 12HUB
On Wednesday, March 16th the Prince of Wales visited Nova Iskra where he was introduced to projects and initiatives that aim to develop entrepreneurial skills, strengthening social enterprises and promotion of vocational education in Serbia.
Over the past two years, the brand FOLKK was being developed within Nova Iskra in a process that included contributions from designers coming from all over the Balkans, as well as the careful mapping of manufacturers and social enterprises throughout Serbia.
In December 2015, the European Commission published the results of the selected projects to be supported in the next two years, and Nova Iskra is one of the partners within the European Creative Hubs Network project.
The open call - intended for young professionals, small teams and entrepreneurs working in the fields of design, architecture, IT, entrepreneurship, green economy and other related fields - is open until December 7th.
Nova Iskra continuously cooperates with a number of initiatives in the region. Accordingly, will host a group of 30 Croatian and Slovenian architects, who are connected through the cooperation with Guardian Sungard, the largest glass manufacturer in the world, and KO-glas, distributor of silicone from leading companies in the field - Dow Corning.
After less than three years since the start of our operation, we are proud to announce that Nova Iskra has been awarded by the Central European Startup Awards, as the national winner in the category Best Coworking Space 2015.
During October, Nova Iskra will be hosting lectures within the Bricolage Lab Experimental Design camp, an educational program that focuses on creative development in response to the current social and environmental issues through workshops and lectures, with the participation of distinguished guests from abroad
In June, Nova Iskra and Swedish Institute announced an open call for participation in the three-month mentoring program Smart Living Challenge, dedicated to issues of sustainable development. Beside Brazil and Zambia, Serbia is the third country participating in the program in 2015, with a multidisciplinary team of seven members who will work on their own project this autumn
Nova Iskra in cooperation with the Swedish institute, IASPIS and other Swedish partners is organizing for the second time the residential exchange between Belgrade and Malmo. Five participants were selected to take part in the program this fall through two months residential stays in both cities, three Serbian and two Swedish author will take part in the program.
Nova Iskra will have the pleasure of presenting itself at the 6th edition of the international design festival Dan D, which is held in Zagreb from July 3rd to 5th, at the complex of the former military hospital in Vlaška street.
Nova Iskra will have the pleasure to present itself at the second edition of the Željezara Festival, which will be held from June 1st to 7th at the city of Sisak. During the seven festival days, a number of workshops, art residencies, lectures, performances, forums, exhibitions will be held
This autumn the bilateral exchange program for designers, writers and comic artists CREATE IN RESIDENCE continues, in partnership between Nova Iskra, Krokodil festival, The Swedish Institute and six more Swedish art organizations. The open call is announced for applications of designers from Serbia for two-month residencies in Malmö
In May 2015, Nova Iskra and the German organization for international cooperation - GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH), are initiating and developing a special program dedicated to the subject of green economy
Nova Iskra and the Designer in Residence program will also be publicly presented in Sweden this April, through public presentations that will be organized by IASPIS in Stockholm and Form/ Design Center in Malmö. More details about the open call and the propositions of the Designer in Residence program in 2015 will be available soon at the Nova Iskra website and Designed.rs portal.
During the upcoming fourth edition of Resonate festival, which will be held from 13th to 18th of April at various locations in Belgrade, Nova Iskra collaborates once more with the leading European platform for networking, knowledge exchange and education that brings together artist and researchers with a focus on the position of technology in art and culture.
Companies Bizz and Viga are, in cooperation with Nova Iskra, organizing a three-month seminar titled “From an Idea to a Business” which offers the opportunity to re-evaluate your business idea and weigh the potential risks and chances of success through education, mentoring and consulting
On Friday, February 27th as part of the Design Seminar at the Scientific Research Center Petnica, Nova Iskra Program Manager Relja Bobić will give a lecture dedicated to design managament and the specifics of the working processes of Nova Iskra
Nova Iskra will have the pleasure of participating at the Triple E! LAB Conference, which will take place from from February 12th to 14th in Austria. The conference is dedicated to improvement of the framework conditions for emerging start-ups in the Alpe-Adria region
Third annual call for membership in the Designers Lab coworking community of Nova Iskra was announced in December. At the same time, a grant supported by ERSTE Bank will enable one emerging designer to use the workspace and resources of Nova Iskra for free over the course of 2015
Nova Iskra will have the pleasure to participate at the premiere edition of the European Creative Hubs Forum, which will take place from January 13th to 15th in Lisbon. It is the first forum dedicated to creative hub managers from across Europe, while the three-day program will present a number of panels, lectures and workshops by various cultural organizations and creative businesses
This month, the third guest of Designer in Residence program Jenny Nordberg arrived to Nova Iskra, where she will work and get acquainted with the local design scene and culture over the course of one month.
From October this year, Nova Iskra works with extended capacities, and as every December since 2012 announces its call for Designers Lab membership within the space of Nova Iskra (Gavrila Principa 43 in Belgrade).
This month, the second guest of Designer in Residence program Sophia Lithell arrived to Nova Iskra, where she will work and get acquainted with the local design scene and culture over the course of one month.
ontus Johansson is the first of three visiting guests from Sweden at Nova Iskra. A lecture by Pontus Johansson will be held at Nova Iskra on October 23rd, as a part of Nova Iskra’s regular educational program.
Camp represents a unique model of cooperation between a company and the creative community, aiming to find solutions for a better future through the promotion of values such as innovation, efficiency and sustainability.
The Swedish Institute, in collaboration with partners from Serbia and Sweden, is initiating a multidisciplinary, bilateral residency program from the domains of literature and design that will be realized in the period September-December 2014
Desk Creative Europe Serbia, whose mission is to implement the program of Creative Europe in Serbia, organized the first international conference titled Creative Europe Programme 2014 - 2020: Serbia and perspectives of European cooperation, which will be held from June 30th to July 1st 2014.
This year’s European Lab conference, that will be held under the motto European Culture Refresh will be held from May 27th until May 30th at the Hotel de Ville in Lyon. Marko Radenković (General Manager of Nova Iskra) will take part in the panel dedicated to European creative incubators, together with organizations from France, Sweden, Great Britain and other countries. Among them will be representatives of European incubators such as Creatis, Medea, The Whisky Bond, Neulogy and A.M.I.
In the last fifteen years, the format of "design week" has become a standard form of celebrating design worldwide. Croatia is one of a few developed European countries that still does not have their own design week. From April 23rd to 27th, Zagreb will host the first Zagreb Design Week (Tjedan dizajna Zagreb). The basis of the program consists of three well-known events in the field of design - the sixth Auto(r) conference (about car design), fourth edition of Sudnji dan (an independent festival of creative communications), and the fifth edition of Produkteka (a product design platform)
Smart Living Challenge - A global search for sustainable innovation, is an open, international innovation competition designed to generate business opportunities and ideas that foster a sustainable lifestyle in urban environments.
This year, for the first time we are proud to also present the first scholarship for a free 12-month membership in the Designers Lab of Nova Iskra. We are providing this in collaboration with Erste Bank in Serbia, the first local company that recognized this peculiar way of support to young creatives in Serbia.
On the occasion of his very special anniversary, on December 6th 2013 we gathered around with our members, partners and friends who helped us on this exiting journey, at the same time and on the same place - exactly 365 days later.
Design incubator Nova Iskra has announced its second annual call for members who will use its multifunctional space in downtown Belgrade, intended for young designers and creative professionals. This year a scholarship is also available for a full annual membership free of charge, as part of our ongoing collaboration with ERSTE bank in Serbia.
Nova Iskra will have the pleasure to present itself at the premiere edition of the REPUBLIKA festival, which will take place from July 18th to 20th in Rijeka, Croatia. It is announced as "the global meeting point of creatives from the the fields of progressive culture", and is conceptualized as a combination of summer school, conference and music festival.
On June 29th, Belgrade hosted its first TedxED eventm, and the first of its kind in Serbia. It brought TEDxED to Serbia, together with its mission "Ideas worth spreading!". TEDxZemunED, organized by Link Group, brought together interesting speakers from the fields of entrepreneurship, social responsibility, leadership and other domains, while one of them was Marko Radenković, initiator and general manager of Nova Iskra.
Introducing, collaborations and networking of co-working initiatives from the regions of Balkan and SEE is in full gear! Our Program Manager Relja Bobić had the pleasure to meet the team behind Betahaus in Sofia.
From May 7th to 11th, the third EUROPEAN LAB conference was held in Lyon. This platform for cultural innovation was initiated in 2011, and takes place in parallel to one of the leading French music festivals - NUIT SONORES.
The publishing house CLIO and Nova Iskra established a strategic partnership. Now you can find CLIO publications form the fields of architecture, creative industries, art and contemporary business within our library.
This open call refers to the use of this communal workspace, based on the co-working principles. It is intended for all interested young professionals ages 22 to 35, from the wide field of design (from product design and interior, over architecture to graphic design, web and other forms of visual communications)...
NOVA ISKRA, design incubator dedicated to the professionalization of designers in Serbia and the region, as well as to establishing connections between the sectors of creative industries and manufacturing, opened its doors in Belgrade this week.
Design Incubator NOVA ISKRA and Swedish company IKEA have signed an agreement on strategic cooperation. NOVA ISKRA and IKEA will collaborate within each of three NI programs: DESIGNERS LAB, CREATIVE HUB and INDUSTRY HUB.
The first concrete product resulted out of the cooperation between furniture industry creative and production sectors, worktable "ISKRA" arrived today from the production facilities of SIMPO ŠIK. Worktable "ISKRA" resulted from the cooperation between Belgrade's design studio ANTIPOD and domestic leader in the production of wood and fiber plates, SIMPO ŠIK from Kuršumlija.
Work-desk "ISKRA" resulted from the unique cooperation between Belgrade design studio ANTIPOD and domestic leader in the production of wooden and fiber plates, SIMPO ŠIK from Kuršumlija. The cooperation is realized through the NOVA ISKRA platform, which recognized Simpo Šik as a natural partner with whom it shares interest, understanding and supports the effort to, by using innovative and creative design solutions demonstrates potential...
NOVA ISKRA Design Library, in the cooperation with Gestalten and Pictoplasma publishers from Berlin has provided its members with free access to publications of these two globally famous and relevant publishers.
Library provides most interesting and well-known global architectural and design magazines such as A10, Architectural Digest (DE), WALLPAPER, ICON, MONOCLE, Architectural Review, DOMUS, INTERNI, CASABELLA, SURFACE, DETAIL, A+U, CREATIVE REVIEW and many others.