Glorija Lizde is an artist whose research-based practice interweaves concepts of belonging, genealogy and memory through staged photography, archives and textiles. She is interested in examining intersections between private and collective histories through re-creation of personal narratives. Lizde’s work explores the enduring impact of historical trauma, post-memory and geotrauma as well as the intricate relationship between the body, the landscape and the self.
She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Film and Video at the Academy of Arts in Croatia and a master’s degree in Photography at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb, Croatia. Lizde’s works were shown in solo and group exhibitions, including: O21 OSTRALE Biennale; Residency Unlimited in New York; Art Quarter Budapest; Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center in Budapest; Benaki Museum; Rich Mix Cultural Center; QUAD Gallery; Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb; Kino Siska etc. Her works are part of private and public collections including Erste Bank foundation and Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb. Lizde participated in the 1st and 4th cycle of PARALLEL – European Photo Based Platform as an emerging artist and was nominated for the prestigious World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2020.
She is the recipient of the Elle Style Award as Artist of the year 2020 and selected in 2022 by Dr. Éva Kahán Foundation as artist in residency. Lizde was awarded Radoslav Putar Award 2022 (Trust for Mutual Understanding and Institute for Contemporary Art Croatia) for best young contemporary artist in Croatia.