NMG@PRAKTIKA: Dina Rončević

Undesirable daughter in law 2

Undesirable daughter in law is a work which will be seen only through the documentation presented at the exhibition. The artist and her assistants spent a weekend at the premises of the club Kocka and there disassembled machine of Ranault 4.

Through the process of deconstruction they got to know some of the basic parts of a car and in a very practical way they learned machine compounds look like. Through physical work, which this work implies, the girls learned how to use their own bodies and tools to master tasks that require physical strength.

They learned also basics of car theory,they were introduced to basic parts of car and its functionality. After the disassembling process, the key parts of the machine, as well as documentation of the work process were presented in the Gallery Praktika.

About the Author:


Dina Rončević (1984, Zagreb) is a multimedia artist and film animator. Through various media she deals with the topic of socially constructed gender identity, in the works that are often performative. She graduated from the Department of Textiles at the School of Applied Arts and Design in Zagreb and in 2010 graduated from the Department of Animation and New Media at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. In 2009 she finished a professional retraining for a mechanic in Electromechanical trade school in Zagreb, and the course at the Center for Women’s Studies. The overall experience is summarized in the thesis presented by her first solo exhibition in Zagreb in 2010. As an artist she has participated in numerous exhibitions and festivals home and abroad, and as animator she worked on several films in the technique of stop and puppet animation.


This exhibition is the third in cycle of NMG @ PRAKTIKA presenting young new media artists in the organization and production by NGO MAVENA and Coalition of youth associations – KUM. The project is realised with the financial support of the Foundation Kultura nova, Ministry of Culture, Audiovisual Centre and the City of Split, with logistical assistance of MKCa and CIOs. Photo and video documentation of this exhibition is made by Tihana Mandušić and Goran Škofić.