Ivana Dizdar is an artist, writer, and curator who works between New York, Toronto, and Belgrade. She is interested in performance, parafiction, and public intervention; and her areas of inquiry include post- and neo-colonialism, migration politics, and the intersection of art, humor, and activism. Her work has been shown and published in Brazil, Canada, England, Germany, Serbia, and the United States. From 2015 to 2017, Dizdar was a co-director of the gallery and project space 8eleven (Toronto). She received her BA from the University of Toronto and is currently a graduate student in Critical and Curatorial Studies at Columbia University. She DJs regularly as her alter ego Ivan Dizdar.