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Sandra Sterle

Sandra Sterle

Sandra Sterle was born in 1965, in Zadar. She is living and working in Split, where she works as assistant professor of New Media at the Academy of Art in Split. In 1989, she graduated at the Academy of Visual Art in Zagreb and continued her studies at Kunstakademie in Dusseldorf, 1995/96. From 1991 to 2000 she lived and worked in Amsterdam, where her work won her scholarships and awards from the BKVB (Fonds voor beeldende kunsten), while Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunsten 1999. granted her the ArtsLink scholarship. She also worked at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, USA, In 2001, in cooperation with ArtsLink she won the Ford Foundation grant and participated in the Franklin Furnace The Future of the Present Program. She conducted a workshop at the Parsons College of Art and Design in New York with the Bosnian artist Danica Dakić, with whom she realized the project go HOME in the Location 1 gallery. She has been participating at international exhibitions, residencies and festivals from 1995. She researches herself and her story at the same time as the media ranging from performance, photography, cd-rom, video, Internet to web streaming. Her works featured in important retrospectives of Croatian video art like “Frame by Frame”, “Personal Cinema Program”, “Insert” and the Dutch retrospective “A Short History of Dutch Video Art”.


  • Dechatlon (Croatian Film Clubs' Association), 2007.)



  • Awakening
    Sandra Sterle & Dan Oki
    Video (pr. Moderna Galerija, Zagreb/ Monte Video, Amsetrdam)
    8 min.
    1993, color, stereo, PAL
  • Organic Life
    3min. 21sec.
    1996, color, stereo, PAL
  • Round Around
    8 min. 10 sec.
    1996/97, color, stereo, PAL
  • True Stories (story 1)
    1998, color, stereo, PAL
    4 min. 53 sec.
  • True Stories
    1998, color, stereo, PAL
    14 min. 16 sec (pr. Smart project Space & S. Sterle)
  • Digging the Channel (part1)
    Sandra Sterle & Julia Szabo
    2001, color, stereo, PAL
    4 min. 27 sec.
  • On the Dune
    2002, color, stereo, PAL
    2 min. 45 sec.
  • La Casa
    2003, color, stereo, PAL
    5 min


  • Transformation Culinaire
    (Sandra Sterle, Dan Oki, Ivo Martinovic)
    performance, video/computer installation, slide projection, participation of the public)
    W 139 gallery, Amsterdam, 1995
  • To forget to remember and to know
    (Sandra Sterle, Dan Oki)
    Amsterdam College, Amsterdam, 1998
    performance/interactive computer & video installation
  • The Characters
    Interactive cd-rom, 1998
  • Exercise 1
    video-installation, 2000
    (Sandra Sterle, Dan Oki)
    Internet project
    Public participation/Projection in the space
  • go_HOME
    (with Danica Dakić)
    Public project/Live WEB cast/Internet diary/documentation
  • INTEGRATION/who wants to play?
    3-channel video installation, 2005

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