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Artist Biography

Emma Zukovic is a visual artist currently based in Galway, Ireland. She received her BA in Fine Art Printmaking and Contemporary Practice in Limerick School of Art and Design. The artist's mother is of Irish nationality and her father is from Macedonia.
Being of Macedonian descent, Zukovic's work is concerned with the theory of Post-Memory and it's relevance to the lost country, Yugoslavia.

Curriculum Vitae




First Class Honours Degree (1.1) Limerick School of Art and Design

Sept 2012 – Nov 2016


Notable Awards and Achievements

Finalist, İnönü Film Festival, Turkey

Best Short Documentary Winner, Reykjavik, Iceland

Best Documentary Winner, Monthly Film Festival, Belgrade, Serbia

TULCA Visual Arts Festival Commissioned Video Piece

Recipient of the Irish Arts Council Agility Award

Recipient of the Irish Arts Council Film Bursary Award

Awarded the Galway Film Centre Documentary bursary

Winner (Experimental Film Section) Montreal Film Festival, Canada

Winner, ‘WatchOut’ Film Festival, Macedonia

Cork Film Centra Graduate Award


Exhibitions and Experiences 


Solo Exhibition Ballina Arts Centre



Engage Art Studios & Gallery, Galway

Collaborative Film Project, Red Birds, Galway



Group Exhibition, Custom House Gallery, Westport

Film Screened in Reykjavik Film Festival

Film Screened in İnönü Film Festival, Turkey


TULCA visual arts Festival Commissioned video piece

Solo Exhibition, 'Parallel Familiars', Courthouse Gallery, Clare

Solo Exhibition, 'Parallel Familiars, Custom House Gallery, Westport

Recipient of The Arts Council Agility Award

Official Selection, Waterford Film Festival, Waterford

GAZE International Film Festival, Dublin

The LiftOff Sessions Festival, London



Recipient of Irish Arts Council Film Bursary

Recipient of Galway Film Centre Bursary

Awarded the bursary with a brief to create a short film based in Galway City. I excelled at the task at hand and in the process decided to collaborate with fellow creatives.

Official selection

Lift-Off Sessions, London, UK



Recipient of The Great Lighthouses of Ireland, Film Bursary & residency

Cinematographer for film, ‘Puma Productions’

Solo Exhibition, ‘Parallel Familiars’, Artlink, Donegal

Official Selection, Samples, Mexico City, Mexico. 


OGA Visual Art Exhibition, Rome, Italy

Solo Exhibition, Linenhall, Castlebar, Ireland 

Film Festival, Madrid, Spain

K-Fest, Kilorglin, Kerry, Ireland

W’ow. 14, National University Kharkiv,Ukraine 

Ibrida Film Festival, Flori, Italy



Galway City Gallery, Ireland

Kineova International (lm Festival, Skopje, Macedonia Richter Film, Moscow, Russia

Impressions  Biennale, International Arts Festival, Galway 

WatchOut Film Festival, Tetovo, Macedonia

Solo Exhibition, The Ivy House, Dublin




Group Exhibition, Clinton Centre, Fermanagh

Solo Exhibition, Cork Film Centre,

LIT Drawing Awards, Church Gallery, Limerick

The Florence O’Vere Lace Drawing Awards, Limerick


Selected Publications

Women CineMakers Magazine 

Establish Zine

Art Reveal Magazine

The Woven Tale Press Magazine 

Into the Void Magazine

Irish Arts Review

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