Lana Čmajčanin lives and works between Sarajevo and Vienna. She has an MA from the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Sarajevo, and is currently a PhD scholar at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Her art practice explores the impact of geopolitics, power structures and control mechanisms, focusing on the role of women and the female body. Her works deal with the issues of responsibility and manipulation, geopolitical and structural violence, the politics of memory, the practices of nationalist politics, and the neoliberal management of trauma. Her cross-disciplinary practise encompasses (sound) installations, video works, photography, and performances. She has exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. She has won several awards, including the Special Award of the 54th October Salon.