PhD Andrej Josifovski (1990), got his MSc degree in 2014 after he had finished his under-graduate studies in 2012, and then he did his PhD studies at the same University of Belgrade, Faculty of Architecture. He is assistant professor at... Read More
PhD Andrej Josifovski (1990), got his MSc degree in 2014 after he had finished his under-graduate studies in 2012, and then he did his PhD studies at the same University of Belgrade, Faculty of Architecture. He is assistant professor at the Faculty of Architecture, UoB at the Department of Architectural Technologies.
His field of professional activities and research is directed on testing architectural constructions with nondestructive methods.
He has participated in many professional - artistic events and competitions among which, worth pointing out, as a member of the working group and as a student received special recognition at the 23th International Salon of Urbanism in Belgrade for the project "New models of housing for vulnerable in floods" in the student category and with the same work received a special recommendation from the Council of the Salon of Architecture in March 2015 as an architectural event of the year for the project "New models of housing for vulnerable in floods" in the student category, also. As a part of the autor’s team, he won the second prize for the project for representing the Republic of Serbia at the 17th Biennale of Architecture in Venice 2020.
In cooperation with professors organized and led several student workshops on professional tours.
His artwork has been included in the project "Memories of the city" (publication ISBN 978-86-912137-2-5), the rest of his works is published in more than ten books, catalogues, magazines, of which they are the most significant „Europe street art & graffiti“ (ISBN 978-2-07-278031-8) and „Street аrt contexte(s)“ (ISBN 978-2-07-293255-7) both published by the „Editions Gallimard“.
Before he started working at the faculty, he had worked as an architect in the Architectural bureau (2014-2015) on development of architectural and urban projects.
He painted a number of murals in the country and abroad, and his work is appreciated in the various international media. He exhibited his work at eleven group and five solo exhibitions, among which the most important was "Face au mur" organized in The Cultural centre of Serbia in Paris / Centre culturel de Serbie, The biennale of architecture in Venice where he presented his work “The golden dumpster” and solo exhibition “The Pianist – five years on the streets” wall and piece in Students cultural center in Belgrade, where he also presented his monograph.
He is also the founder and art director of the International Runaway Street Art Festival.
He exhibited at the prestigious exhibition "Arte Laguna Prize" in Venice.
He won the award for artistic achievement of the year in Brussels in the organization "Emerging Europe" in the category "People - Art Project" for the realized work "SAVE OUR HOME".
He won the award at the 43rd Salon of Architecture in the field of experiment and research for the realized work "SAVE OUR HOME".
As a part of the autor’s team, he represented the Republic of Serbia at the 16th Biennale of Architecture in Venice.
He is the winner of the "FRESH TALENT" prize for murals painted on Ostružnica bridge in Belgrade.
He won the first prize "YOUTH HERO" in the field of art and culture.
He was declared as one of the "twenty magnificent" who marked 2018 in Serbia and the region.
He signs his works with his nickname the PIANIST.