Dusan Novakovic

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER 

Education:

ICART PHOTO School of Professional Photography in Paris,

graduated in 2000, 4th in his class.

Languages:

Excellent French (speech, reading)

Excellent Serbian (speech, reading, writing)

Very good English (speech, reading)

Experience:

2000-2004 lived and worked in Paris.

From 2004 to present lives and works between Belgrade and Paris in the domain of fashion, portrait, beauty, advertising, architecture, still life photography. During this time he worked with: Elle Serbia, Joy Serbia, Viva, Genius Domus, Garnier, International Festival of Film Belgrade -FEST, Societe General, Hemel, etc. and for many advertising agencies (Communis, Publicis, New Moment, Can Advertising, Brand Mamma, Leo Burnette, Popular).

Also worked as visual consultant for other artists exhibitions and catalogs, including designin a book for Prince Michael of Greece “My Favorte and Less Favorite Royalties” and catalog for the exibition of portraits for Marina Karella. As an art director also designe catalogs for: sculptor Kolja Milunovic, painter and professor at Academy of Fine Arts Dragan Lubarda, fashion house TRIBECA, painter Sasa Petrovic, official catalog for the exibition Re-Interpretation of the Body, 5 covers for RUSH e-zine.

In 2002 he spent 3 months in south-east Turkey, Tur-Abdin, in order to make a reportage for Le Figaro magazine with french historian Sebastien de Courtois, which was published in 2003 Christmas Edition.

In 2004 publishing house Table Ronde from Paris published the book “The Last Arameans” for which he provided all the photographs. The 2nd edition of the same book was published in the Fall of 2008. In 2011 turkish edition of the same book came out in Istambul published by Yapı Kredi Yayınları titled Süryaniler”.

In 2011 lived for 6 months in Chicago, USA, where he improved his knowledge of English language and worked on personal photo reportage about Chicago and its surroundings.  At the same time also collaborated on a voluntary basis with production of 6 student short movie projects.

Computer skills:

Macintosh Systems

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat Professional

Nikon View NX 2

Additional Skills:

Works with all available digital cameras and formats including tilt-shift cameras with digital back.

Traditional analog photography, ektachrome and negative

BW film processing and darkroom printing

35mm, 2 1/4″, 4×5″ and 8×10″ cameras

Works with Wacom Tablettes

Extremlly competent with prepress and printing processes.

Exhibitions:

May 2006, individual exhibition in French Cultural Center in Belgrade, “The Last Arameans”. Exhibition lasted for 5 weeks (instead of 2 weeks) due to popular demand.

June 2009, joint exhibition with Sasa Petrovic, academic painter, in Student Cultural Center in Belgrade, “Philosopher’s Haven”.

March 2010, joint exhibition with Katarina Bunusevac, academic painter, Cultural Center of Sabac, “Still Life”.

November 2011, group exhibition, 5 visual artists, Cultural Center of Lazarevac,”Re-Interpretation of the Body”.

Awards:

Silver Drum – International Advertising Festival in Portoroz, Slovenia, for a printed advertising in 2007, client: Panona, Serbia.