Nomad is a long-term platform that focuses on production, presentation and promotion of artists affected by various processes of transition. Nomad was established in Zagreb by cultural manager Vanja Žanko in order to investigate strategies of care in all insecure living and working conditions of artists. It is committed to long-term development of art system in Croatia and in Central/South-Eastern Europe with different actors and partners from public and private sectors.
Nomad facilitates flexible, collaborative and temporary network of art institutions and individuals, who appreciate cross-disciplinary exchange, reciprocal codependence, cooperation and creativity of everyone involved. Its activities are inclined towards co-productions with public and private institutions, with focus on holistic group and solo exhibitions and artist in residency programs. Nomad also promotes and supports projects that involve its artists on many different levels.
Nomad is growing with this sector, understanding the current possibilities, rethinking the context with every new step and creating new strategies for better future for all participating stakeholders. Nomad is investigating and developing tailored policies individually with artists based on an understanding of their demands, to enable them development of careers in efficient and enjoyable ways. In broader context, it keeps developing methods and tools that visual artists in transitional and post-transitional economies need.
Nomad collaborates with artists Yane Calovski & Hristina Ivanoska, Jasmina Cibic, Igor Eškinja, Kristian Kožul, Zlatan Vehabović and Damir Žižić.
Nomad is open to exchanging projects institutions and individuals that support artists from all over the world, dealing with these questions in their practice.