2017 PhD candidate at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, AUT.
2016 MA, Time-based Media, the University of Art and Industrial Design, Linz, AUT.
2012 BSc. Culture and Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska, Capodistria, SI.
2011 METU, Philosophy Department, Study Exchange, Ankara, Turkey.
Grants / Awards
Student Union Project Funding, Kulturreferat, Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien, 2019, AUT.
Förderungspreise der Stadt Wien – Bildende Kunst, Wien 2018, AUT.
Ministry of Culture Republic of Slovenia, Scholarship for Specialized Profession in Culture, 2018, SI.
OHO Young Visual Artist Award Nomination, P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E, Ljubljana, 2018, SI.
Irmgard Lettner and Ernst Lemberger Wohn und Atelierstipendium, Vienna, 2018, AUT.
KulturKontakt and Austrian Chancellery, Vienna 2017, AUT.
Best Photography Award for Zahida is a Feminist at CARAVAN NEXT, Maribor 2017, SI.
Project grant, University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz, Linz 2017, AUT.
Grant for Excellent Study Achievements, the University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz, Linz 2016, AUT.
Digital Big Screen, International award for second best video Crossing Borders, 2016 Trbovlje, SI.
Project grant Trbovlje New Media for photography series Zahida is a Feminist, 2016, SI.
Project grant KIBLIX for Chastity Belt, Maribor, 2015, SI.
Scholarship grant Trbovlje New Media, Trbovlje, 2013, SI.
Fear of Duality, Off Space 107, Curated by Mika Maruyama, June 2019, Vienna, AUT.
Walk A Mile In Someone Else’s Shoes, Nova Galerija DDT, May 2019, Trbovlje, SI.
Begajeta, Safeta, Đejmi, Zahida, Camera Gallery, Kino Šiška, January, Ljubljana 2019, SI.
Sexing The Border, Independent Space Index, October, Vienna 2018, AUT.
Sexing The Border, Kulturdrogerie, September, Vienna 2018, AUT.
Kulturdrogerie, Summer Atelier Residency, September, Vienna, 2018, AUT.
Selected but not attended at NCCA, St. Petersburg, March 2018, Russia.
Kaliska Residency, Kaliska, September 2017, Poland.
KulturKontakt and Austrian Federal Chancellery, Vienna, 2017, AUT.
The University of Iceland, School of Social Science Rejkyavik, Organised by Prof. Kristín Loftsdótti, May 2019, ISL.
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, organized by prof. Dr. Marina Gržinić, March 2017, Vienna, AUT.
KulturKontakt and Austrian Chancellery, January 2017, Vienna, AUT.
A Masterclass of Directing and Acting in Front of the Camera with Nenad Dizdarevič, KGIFF, 2018, SI.
GoEast Film Festival, Oppose Othering, Wiesbaden, April 2018, Germany.
Nesting the Post-Colony in the Balkan(s); Critical Inventory: Towards a Methodology of Contemporary Art History, Conceived and Organized by Noit Banai and Gregor Pirgie, June 24 – 25, 2019 Department of Art History, University of Vienna.
Sexuality and its Manifestation in post-Yugoslav Cinema, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, PCAP, January 2019, Vienna, AUT.
Intervention, Action against Polish Censorship, Kunsthalle Vienna’s Skulpturenplatz and Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier, May 2019, Wien, AUT.
Crossing Border, ZDSLU, November 2013, Ljubljana 2018, SI.
OHO Young Visual Artist Award, Gallery P74, Ljubljana, May 2018, SI.
Crossing Border video installation, EUROVIDEO Theatre de Liege, March 2018, Belgium.
Performance Autoportrait, NYTE 3H+K gallery, Pori, December 2017, Finland.
Autoportrait – video screening, Beyond Territory, Raumschiff Linz, November 2017, Linz, AUT.
Zahida is a Feminist-Billboard Installation, du oder ich? collective soul – ethik des miteinanders, June 2017, Melk, AUT.
Muzej za arhitekturo in oblikovanje MAO, Zahida Is a Feminist photography, Ljubljana, May 2017, SI.
Sweet Conceptual Artist Exhibition – All About the Veil, Kulturdrogerie, March 2017, Vienna, AUT.
Transcultural Emancipation – Zahida is a Feminist-Billboard Installation, FLUC, March 2017, Vienna, AUT.
Artists in Residency Exhibition, Video-Performance Silent observer, KulturKontakt, March 2017, Vienna, AUT.
Photography exhibition Zahida is a Feminist, CARAVAN NEXT, February 2017, Maribor, SI.
Media Exhibition, DLUM gallery, July 2016, Maribor, SI.
Photography Exhibition, Free The Nipple, Gallery Stolp, June 2016, Maribor, SI.
New Media installation, Chastity Belt, Kiblix, October 2015, Maribor, SI.
Photography Installation, A Mother, A Whore or A Saint? KAPU, June 2015, Linz, AUT.
New Media installation, Fashion Farce, Speculum Artium, Trbovlje, October 2013, SI.
New Media installation, Click It, Nomadenne Tappe, Linz, February 2013 AUT.
Video Installation, Budoar, Speculum Artium, Trbovlje, April 2012, SI.
Silent Observer/ Europa, Kunsthalle Vienna’s Skulpturenplatz and Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier “BITTE SEIEN SIE ACHTSAM. ANDERE BRAUCHEN IHREN KARLSPLATZ VIELLEICHT NOTWENDIGER.” May 2019, Vienna, AUT.
Silent Observer International FilmFest Kranjska Gora, August, 2018, SI.
Silent Observer/Crossing Borders/Editing Room, NYTE 3H+K, Pori, December 2017, Finland.
Silent Observer, Digital Big Screen, TNM, Speculum Artium, September 2017, Trbovlje, SI.
Silent Observer, Open Screen at Selma Selman, July 2017, Bihać/Ružice, BA.
Silent Observer, Sound and Space vol. 5, KAPU, May 2017, Linz, AUT.
All About Veil, Body, Sound and Space vol. 5, KAPU, May 2017, Linz, AUT.
Silent Observer, Youth Exchange Training Programme, May 2017, Guimarães, Portugal.
Silent Observer, PLANO NACIONAL DE CINEMA, April 2017, Amarante, Portugal.
Editing Room, Sarajevska zima Amfiteatar / IUS gallery, January 2017, Sarajevo, BIH.
Crossing Borders, Centrum Kultury Lublinie, November 2016, Lublin, Poland.
Crossing Borders, Digital Big Screen, Speculum Artium, Oktober 2016, Trbovlje, SI.
Crossing Borders, Paraflows XI IDENTITY, Kunstforum Wien, September 2016, Wien, AUT.
Crossing Borders/Editing Room/Uterus at Body, Sound and Space vol. 4, KAPU, May 2016, Linz, AUT.
Crossing Borders, Artefatto, Poli di aggregazione giovanile, May 2016, Trieste, IT.
Uterus, Centrum Kultury Lublinie, April, 2016, Poland.
Editing Room, Centrum Kultury Lublinie, April, 2016, Poland.
Editing Room, Kinophilia, Offenes Kulturhaus, Movimento, April 2016, Linz, AUT.
Video screening Crossing Borders, Offenes Kulturhaus, BEST OFF 2016, March 2016, Linz, AUT.
Dummy, Museum of contemporary art Sarajevo, Ars Aevi, March 2016, BA.
Dummy, Goldfather, KAPU, November 2015, Linz, AUT.
Dummy, Digital Big Screen, Speculum Artium, Trbovlje, October 2015, SI.
Hope, Movimento/OK, April 2015, Linz AUT.
‘Cause I’m an Architect, Movimento/OK, April 2015, Linz, AUT.
Uterus, Galerija ZDSLU, Ljubljana, June, 2014, SI.
Uterus, Kočevje, January 2014, SI.
Replicant, Digital Big Screen, Trbovlje, October 2013, SI.
Super-Ego, Layer House Kranj, May 2012, SI.
Super-Ego, Digital Big Screen, Trbovlje, April, 2012, SI.
DIVA Station – Digital Video Archive, SCCA, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 2019.
(Crossing Border, All About The Veil, Silent Observer)