(Obsessive Possessive Aggression) OPA
www.o-p-a.org



Members: Slobodanka Stevceska & Denis Saraginovski

OPA (Obsessive Possessive Aggression) is created 2001 in Skopje, Macedonia by Denis Saraginovski, (born 1971 in Macedonia, studied at The Faculty of Fine Arts, Skopje) and Slobodanka Stevčeska (born 1971 in Macedonia, studied at The Faculty of Fine Arts, Skopje).

Solo exhibitions and events:

2005
- Professional Site Specific Installers - Lounge Café, (OPA&HA), press to exit project space, Skopje, Macedonia
2004
- Red Chief 4016 et autres videos du Collectif OPA, RLBQ, Marseille, France
2003
- Ddevice (Sseadis), MoKS, Mooste, Estonia
- Obsessive Possessive Aggression, Academia Grata, Pärnu, Estonia
- Obsessive Possessive Aggression, Tartu Art House, Tartu, Estonia
- Reality Macedonia, (OPA&HA), Screening at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje and broadcast on A1 National TV Channel, Macedonia
- OPA Video Works, Kulturno društvo ROV, Železniki, Slovenia
2001
- Presentation of the Caught ODEKAM, Contemporary Art Center, Skopje, Macedonia
- Catching ODEKAM, action in front of the House of the Parliament, Skopje, Macedonia

Selected group exhibitions and festivals:

2006
- Too Much Freedom?, Freewaves' Biennial of New Media Arts, Los Angeles, USA
- Artist in Conversation, Sommerfestival Laokoon, Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany
- Videokunst aus Makedonien, M&N / Kolonie Wedding, Berlin, Germany
- Transeuropa, European Theatre- and Performance Festival, Hildesheim, Germany
- AsterFest, International Film & Video Festival of Southeastern Europe, Strumica, Macedonia
- Zvucite na Čaršijata – Art Kino, Čifte Amam, Skopje, Macedonia
- Artist in Conversation, Macedonian National Gallery - Čifte Amam, Skopje, Macedonia
- Sonne für Alle, Prima Center, Berlin, Germany
2005
- Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris, France
- Alternative Film/Video Festival, Academic Film Centre, Beograd, Serbia
- VideoNight, Alter-Native Short Film Festival, Tîrgu Mures, Romania
- Kulturna ofanziva – Operacija Veles, Dom na kultura, Veles, Macedonia
- CONVERSIONs Series, Synthetic Zero, Bronx NY, USA
- Luksuz Film Festival, Krško, Slovenia
- Art in the Age of New Technologies - Media Art Festival, ACCEA, Yerevan, Armenia
- Pusto, Open-Air Videoart Festival, Moscow, Russia
- Identity, MC Gallery, New York, USA
- International Audio-Video Art Festival – Obsession, Gallery–X, Istanbul, Turkey
- transmediale.05, International Media Art Festival, Berlin, Germany
2004
- I Had a Dream, Kunstraum Baden, Baden, Switzerland
- Four Macedonian Artists, Raccoon Space, New York, USA
- Instants Video Festival, Aix-en-Provence, France
- Young Artists' Biennial: Images of Violence / Violence of Images, Bucharest, Romania
- Young Visual Artists Annual Award DENES, Kuršumli An Gallery, Skopje, Macedonia
- Avatud Stuudio, MoKS, Mooste, Estonia
- 4th International Conceptual Project - Sites, Bitola, Macedonia
- Peripheral Visions, CESTA, Tábor, Czech Republic
- Balkan Black Box Festival, Berlin, Germany
2003
- eBent'03 festival internacional de performance de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
- NfSe - North facing Southeast, Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia
- International Art Meeting Katowice, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery, Katowice, Poland
- Waterpieces, International Videoart Festival, NOASS, Riga, Latvia
- FREEka Documentary Film Festival, Tolmin, Slovenia
- FONA, International Festival of New Art, Rijeka, Croatia
- Mostar Intercultural Festival, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
- 6th Biennale of Young Artists (self-invited), Skopje, Macedonia
- Extra Short Film Festival, Novosibirsk, Russia
- Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris, France
2002
- Iz 2002 v 2003, Izbruhov Kulturni Bazen, Kranj, Slovenia
- Arts Festival of International Interdisciplinary Collaborations, CESTA, Tábor, Czech Republic
- Cesta to Prague, FCCA, Prague, Czech Republic
- IN SITU, Cultural Centre Točka, Skopje, Macedonia
- International Video Festival VideoMedeja, Novi Sad, Serbia

Awards, grants and residencies:

2006
- CampLand (Transeuropa), Co-production Grant, Hildesheim, Germany,
- Nomination, Egoart Prize, Slovakia
2004
- Residency, Stiftung Künstlerhaus Boswil, Switzerland
- Young Visual Artists Annual Award DENES, CAC Macedonia & Civil Society Foundation NY
- Balkan Black Box Residency, Berlin, Germany
- Triangle France, Studio Grant, Marseille, France
2003
- S.T.E.P. beyond, Travel Grant, European Cultural Foundation
- Residency, Mooste KülalisStuudio, Estonia
- Project Grant, Macedonian Ministry of Culture
2002
- Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
- Travel Grant, Pro Helvetia, Macedonia
2001
- Project Grant, Contemporary Art Center, Macedonia