Nada Prlja is using different mediums, her projects are multi-layered, site or condition- specific. She works mainly in installation, video installation, live art, public art projects.
Prlja’s main aim is to affect society in the most direct of ways; it challenges critical discourse around issues of current politics, nationalism, transition of ex-socialist countries, human rights, migration, etc. Prlja’s work adopts a site’s context specific quality or certain kind of social conditions, which may vary from project to project in the choice of media deemed most appropriate.
Born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Lived in Skopje, Macedonia 1981-1999. Since 1998 lives and works in London, UK and since 2018 between Copenhagen and London. She received an MPhil (Master of Philosophy) research degree from the Royal College of Arts, London, after graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts and previously from the National High School of Fine Art both in Skopje, Macedonia.