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Born in Becej, Yugoslavia on 3 August 1971. Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1998. Member of Art Directors Club, Belgrade. Member of Applied Artists Association of Serbia. Member of American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). Works in a variety of visual culture disciplines (graphic/web design, contemporary art). Lives and works in New York City.



SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

magazines
PRINT magazine, The Innovation Issue, June 2014
CONCEPT magazine, "Joseph Goebbels™", Vol. 5, 2009
Fiona Sibley "Going Global", Design Week UK, October 2007
STEP magazine, Vol.23 No.1, Jan/Feb 2007
Flash Art magazine, Vol. XXXIX, No.250, October 2006
PRINT magazine, European Design Annual, LX:III, May/June 2006
PRINT magazine, Stephanie Skirvin, “Belgrade Confidential”, LX:I, Jan/Feb 2006
Wallpaper magazine, Sean Tichar, “Serb You Right”, No. 73, November 2004

books
"Infographic Designers' Sketchbooks" by Steven Heller and Rick Landers. Princeton Architectural Press, 2014
"Typography Sketchbooks" by Steven Heller and Lita Talarico. Princeton Architectural Press, 2011
"Aleksandar Maćašev / Book", Mikser Books, 2010
"limited language: rewriting design: responding to a feedback culture" by Colin Davies and Monika Parrinder, Birkhäuser, 2009
"The Graphic Eye" (Photographs by Graphic Designers from around the Globe) by Stefan G. Bucher, Chronicle Books, 2009
"Graphic Designology 300+", 2009
“360 at 100”, Mike Dorrian, Liz Farrelly, 2007
“Anatomy of Design” book by Mirko Ilic, Steven Heller, Rockport Publishers, 2007
“Innovative Promotions That Work: a quick guide to the essentials of effective design”,
Lisa L. Cyr, ROCKPORT, 2006

web
Pretty Cool People Interviews, Submarine channel, 2008 http://prettycoolpeopleinterviews.submarinechannel.nl
Steven Heller, an interview with Aleksandar Maćašev, for AIGA, 2006 www.aiga.org



WORK EXPERIENCE

2012-present Creative director at Chromapost, Inc.
2009-2013 Creative director at reMiks NYC.
2004-2009 Freelance visual artist and designer.
2004-2006 Teacher of interactive design and history of design at the Department for Computer Art&Design, BK Art Academy, Belgrade, Serbia.
2004 Designer for BBDO advertising agency, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro; web designer at MassVision agency
2001-2004 Art director and web designer for Saatchi&Saatchi advertising agency, Belgrade,
Serbia and Montenegro
1999-2001 Web designer for the Centre for Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
1993-1998 Designer for ITAKA cultural NGO, Bečej, Yugoslavia



SELECTED LIST OF INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS

AARP (US), Future Flair (US); SWATCH; Playboy; Mirko Ilic Corp. NY (US); Karlssonwilker NY (US);
Deloitte, French Cultural Centre; Belgrade (Serbia); Merkator (Slovenia); Cinemania (Slovenia);
Janjic GMbH (Austria); CHARTAMEDE foundation (UK); Accept&Proceed (UK); ERSTE bank (Austria/
Serbia); Telenor (Norway/Serbia); Tihany Design (US); Lerival (US); MIT (US)



EXHIBITIONS

2014
ArtBridge Spring Auction
2013
'Inspiration, remembrance or future? by Agit-Pop', Cultural Center of Belgrade
ArtBridge Spring Auction
"Little Boxes" home video is featured at "Two Lines of Life" art show in Rennes, France.
2012
'Safe European Home', Cultural Center of Belgrade
ArtBridge Spring Auction
2011
Margins at 'La Casa' art show in Verona, Italy
ChromaTweet outdoor print at the Dumbo Arts Festival, New York
2010
"Margins" at Queer Salon, Cultural Center of Belgrade
"Chromatweet" Kvart magazine selection at MIKSER design expo, Belgrade
2009
"High Anxiety" solo show, Avla gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008

Margins exhibition, Kontekst gallery, Belgrade
Telenor Collection exhibition, Cvijeta Zuzoric pavilion, Belgrade
2006
Small Town Horror, Postcard Project, Gallery of Cultural Centre of Belgrade
Zentropa Balkan, print, CONFIDENTIAL exhibition, Kocka, Belgrade
Joseph Goebbels™, print, Belgrade Design Week
GRIFON, biannual graphic design show, Belgrade
In The Name of…, print exhibition, BELEF festival, Belgrade
2005
Joseph Goebbels™, art campaign, BELEF festival, Belgrade
Human After All, ambience set, Lose Yourself exhibition, Cultural Centre of Belgrade
No Name expo of graphic design, Cacak, Serbia
2004
(f)art collection screening, OUT VIDEO festival, Jekaterinburg, Russia
RROSE PIXEL presentation, SERBIAN FAGS IN SLOVENIA exhibition, Ljubljana, Slovenia
COPY & WASTE (web art), the Webart exhibition in Podgorica, Montenegro
Unstable Portrait of Joseph Goebbels (web art), Webart exhibition in Podgorica,
Montenegro
GRIFON, biannual graphic design show, Belgrade
2003
(f)art collection screening at the DAMASQUINE gallery in Brusels, Belgium
BLACK PIXEL V.1.00 and KONTROLA.CO.YU web artwork, October Salon in Belgrade,
Serbia and Montenegro
R(r)OSE PIXEL (queer version of the BLACK PIXEL) presented at the Queer Weekend (Coming out with nick II), REX, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
Selja (web art), 4th Fair of the Short Electronic Form, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
2002
Danse Macabre (Video/web work), festival VIDEOMEDEJA in Novi Sad, Serbia and
Montenegro
Wedding and XXXS (Web art), 3rd Fair of the Short Electronic Form, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
2001
Sponsor (Web art), ARTISTS FORBID - Novosibirsk exhibition, Russia
Folie a deux (with Andrej Dolinka) and “adZ v.2” (Web art), CALL ME SARAJEVO (video festival), Sarajevo, Bosnia
FAST FORWARD AND CONSUMING IMAGES - exhibition of paintings in TERRA gallery in Kikinda, Serbia and Montenegro
INHABITED SPACE - spatial intervention which took part in the Belgrade summer festival (BELEF), Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
“:)” (chat performance), CONVERSATION (International exhibition at the Belgrade MOCA), Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
The Best of serbian Advertising (Web art), 2nd Fair of the Short Electronic Form, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
2000
Window (an ambiental work) and “Trace of desire” (the body action), the 4th Yugoslav Biennial Of Young Artists, Vrsac, Yugoslavia
Products (mixed media), the 5th International Biennial of Miniature Art, Gornji Milanovac, Yugoslavia
Link (An ambiental work in urban space ), Multimedia project, “Srbija 2000”, Belgrade,
adZ (v.1.00) (Web art) 1st Fair of the Short Electronic Form Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Consuming Images, Exhibition of paintings, Becej, Yugoslavia
1999
Inhabited Space, (An ambiental work in urban space ), Becej, Yugoslavia
1998
Accumulation, (author of the exhibition of the young artists), Becej, Yugoslavia
Mapping (ambient work), the 3RD Yugoslav Biennial Of Young Artists, Vrsac, Yugoslavia
Corrections, (mixed media), the 4th International Biennial of Miniature Art,
Gornji Milanovac, Yugoslavia
1997
Spatial Resemantizication, installation exhibition, Becej, Yugoslavia
1996
War island, exhibition, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Project X, video exhibition, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1995
The Body, exhibition of paintings, Becej, Yugoslavia
1994
Metelkova Street, project exhibition, Birmingham, Zurich, Bruxelles, Ljubljana
1993
Exhibition of posters, Becej, Yugoslavia


AWARDS

2008
BIZART 07 Design&Business award for the successful partnership with ERSTE bank during the "Erste machine" project.
2007
The special prize for graphic invention at the TELENOR "Challenge the wall" graphic competition.
The winning design of the contest for the logo of the Serbian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe.
The 1st prize in the category of web sites (IT achievements in 2007) for the POLITIKA web site given by IT Association of Serbia.
ULUPUDS' (Serbian Association of Applied Arts) acknowledgment for design achievements in 2005.
2005
Award for the best campaign design (Mirko Ilic’s exhibition in Belgrade), PR society of Serbia
2004
1st prize for COPY & WASTE at the Webart exhibition in Podgorica, Montenegro
2003
1st prize for the Ideas Campus web site at the ArtTech III festival, Pancevo,
Serbia and Montenegro
Awards for web design and digital photography at the XPOSE festival, Pancevo, Serbia and Montenegro
Awards for vector graphics and flash animation at the Art tech IV festival, Pancevo, Serbia and Montenegro
2002
Special award for web design at the FINLANDIA “On ice” competition, Belgrade,
Serbia and Montenegro
2001
Rex award for “adZ” (v.1.00) (Web art) 1st Fair of the Short Electronic Form, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1996
The 1st prize at the architectural competition for the river island on Danube in Belgrade,
Yugoslavia
1994
The second prize for total design for Yugoslavian EASA (Europian Association of Students of Architecture), Belgrade., Yugoslavia
1993
The 3rd prize on the student competition for total design for the YOUNG ARCHITECTS CLUB, Belgrade., Yugoslavia



PUBLICATIONS

Books and exhibition catalogues

- "Mirko Ilić: Fist to Face", Print Magazine, 2012
- "Typography Sketchbooks" by Steven Heller and Lita Talarico. Princeton Architectural Press, 2011. Pages: 190-193
- "Aleksandar Maćašev / Book", Mikser Books, 2010
- "limited language: rewriting design: responding to a feedback culture" by Colin Davies and Monika Parrinder, Birkhäuser, 2009
- "The Graphic Eye" (Photographs by Graphic Designers from around the Globe) by Stefan G. Bucher, Chronicle Books, 2009
- "Graphic Designology 300+", 2009
- "One hundred at 360" contemporary designers, Mike Dorrian, Liz Farrelly, Collins Design, 2007
- “Anatomy of Design” book by Mirko Ilic and Steven Heller, Rockport Publishers, 2007
- Lisa L. Cyr, “Innovative promotions that work” a quick guide to the essentials of
effective design, book, ROCKPORT, 2006, pages:155, 174-175, 188.

- Telenor Collection catalogue, 2008, pages 2, 68-69
- Grifon, Biennial of the best of the graphic design in Serbia, exhibition catalogue, 2006, page 39
- Belgrade Festival of New Communication, B-LINK, catalogue, 2006 page 4
- Sava Ristovic, “Why is A Stick Figure the Best?”, catalogue of the “Lose Yourself”
exhibition, gallery of Cultural Center of Belgrade, December 2005, pages: 16-17, 22-23.
- Belgrade Summer Festival (BELEF), exhibition catalogue, 2005
- No Name Expo, catalogue of graphic design exhibition, Blazina Design Studio, Cacak, 2005, page 60
- “Art Directors Club of Serbia”, New Moment no. 24., September 2004 page. 42.
- 44th October Salon, exhibition catalogue, 2003 pages: 72-72.
- Coming out with nick II, exhibition catalogue, 2003, page 5
- “Conversation”, October 2001, exhibition catalogue, Center for Contemporary Art, pages: 62-63
- Belgrade Summer Festival (BELEF), exhibition catalogue, 2001
- Sixth International Biennial of Miniature Arts, Gornji Milanovac, exhibition catalogue, 2000, page 123
- Fifth International Biennial of Miniature Arts, Gornji Milanovac, exhibition catalogue, 2000, page 150
- Lidija Merenik, “The Space Between, The Abyss, The Style of Loss”, 3rd Biennial of Young Artists, Vrsac, exhibition catalogue, July 1998, pages:9, 62-63.
- “Accumulation”, exhibition leaflet, 1998
- “Spatial Resemantizication”, catalogue of the exhibition, July 1997
- “Joint project”, Ljubljana, isbn 961-90298-0-1, exhibition catalogue, 1995, pages: 16-17.



Newspapers and magazines

- "I don't deal with beauty, but communication", interview by Aleksandra Ćuk, Blue Pages
VIII/IX, Danas 24 October, Danas. 2010

- CONCEPT magazine, "Joseph Goebbels™", Vol. 5, 2009
- "ChromaTweet", KVART magazine, No.11/12, 2009
- "Random T-shirts", KVART magazine, No.6, 2009

- "Home made fashion editorial", KVART magazine, No. 4/5, 2008
- "Margins", KVART magazine, No. 3, 2008
- Art portfolio, Yellow cab magazine, October 2008
- FAME magazine interview, September 2008, pages 130-133
- Danas daily newspaper, interview, “I don’t want to be loved, I just want to be adored”, 8 September, 2008,
   No. 3997, page 23
- Ambijenti magazine, May 2008, pages 125, 127
- Art Fama magazine, January 2008, page 33

- Fiona Sibley "Going Global", Design Week UK, October 2007
- Ambijenti magazine, September 2007, page 97 and cover
- Yellow Cab magazine, May, 2007. "Designed Life", page 42
- STEP magazine, Vol.23 No.1, Jan/Feb 2007, pages: 88-89

- Flash Art magazine, Vol. XXXIX, No.250, October 2006, page 59
- European Design Annual, PRINT magazine, LX:III, May/June 2006, page: 147
- Stephanie Skirvin, “Belgrade Confidential”, PRINT magazine, LX:I, Jan/Feb 2006, pages: 63-65, 68
- Sean Tichar, “Serb You Right”, Wallpaper magazine, No. 73, November 2004, page 169.
- “Design Week”, Yellow Cab magazine, No 56, April 2006, pages: 10,11

- “Belgrade Confidential”, DANAS newspaper, 21st December 2005, page 27
- Dijana Metlic, “Joseph Goebbels in Belgrade”, Remont magazine, no. 13, autumn 2005, page 16
- Valentina Delic, “Trade Mrak”, interview, magazin EKONOMIST, No. 273 15th August 2005. pages: 38-39.
- “Think about it”, GLAS newspaper, 26th July 2005, page 26
- Aleksandra Cuk, “REPEAT MESSAGE THOUSAND TIMES, IT BECOMES TRUTH”, interview, daily newspaper Danas, No. 2858, 25th July 2005, page: 21
- “Joseph Goebbels campaign”, DANAS newspaper No 2863, 30th July 2005, page XXIII (supplement)
- Anica Tucakov, “Spirit of metropolis in non-aligned nowhere-land”, inteview, Tomorrow, special supplement of the daily newspaper Danas, 7th March 2005 page: 10
- Bogomir Doringer, “Aleksandar Macasev, designer”, interview, PRESTUP magazine, no. 23, October 2005, pages: 156-157.
- Milena Marjanovic, “Aleksandar Macasev”, BLIC newspaper, No.. 3043, 2nd August 2005, page 12
- Stevan Zivkov Andricin, “The-Mighty, Macasev”, interview, City Focus, February 2005, pages 28-29
- “Imaginary library”, VREME magazine no.775, 2005, illustration by Aleksandar Macasev, page 68
- “Safe, worrying, god save us…”, VREME magazine no.773, 2005, illustration by Aleksandar Macasev, page 86
- “On time”, VREME magazine supplement, 22nd August 2005, pages: 1, 3, 13
- “Rise of the red rock”, VREME magazine no.771, 2005, illustration by Aleksandar Macasev, pages 56-57

- “The songs that changed lives”, STATUS magazine, No.21, 2004. page 185
- Maja Vidakovic, “Undulation, bulb, marble”, PRESTUP magazine, No. 13, 2004 page 49

- Vladimir Tupanjac, “October Salon 2003”, ASFALT magazine, October 2003, page 13
- A. Covic, “Quest for authentic design”, COM_media, supplement of the daily newspaper Danas, 12th November 2003, pages: V
- M. Jovanovic, “Creative promotion of the new media”, COM_media, supplement of the daily newspaper Danas, 23rd April 2003, pages: I
- Zana Poliakov, “Flash Generation”, COM_media, supplement of the daily newspaper Danas, 13th August 2003, pages: IV

- “Yugomuseum in Sao Paolo”, DANAS newspaper, 15th March 2002, page18
- Vesna Peri_, “Unbearable situation of chasing the truth””, COM_media, supplement of the daily newspaper Danas, 3rd April 2002, pages: IV, V
- “New Literacy”, DANAS newspaper, 22nd February 2002, page 19

- “Poster Project – Inhabited place”, POLITIKA newspaper, 10th July 2001, page 19
- Vesna Peric, “Vaccine against fast mood civilization”, COM_media, supplement of the daily newspaper Danas, 19th December 2001, pages: IV, V
- Jovan Gvero, “New Icon”, KIKINDSKE newspaper, 22nd June 2001, page 18
- “Architects are very arogant”, POLITIKA newspaper, 31st July 2001, page 9

- “Fair of the short electronic form”, OK magazine, December 2000, page 60

-“Trace of Desire”, NEZAVISNI magazine, 6th July 2000, page 48
- “It’s got to be only good”, DANAS newspaper, 27th September 2000, page 13

- “Mapping of the vanishing” and “Itaka by workshops”, Becej Mosaic, newspaper, No 11 18th July 1998, page 10

- “Aleksandar Macasev”, ARCHIGRAPH magazine, 1996, page 10.

Notable online appearance

Huffington Post 2012 Armory Show Preview
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/29/armory-2012-preview_n_1310475.html

Steven Heller, Propagandizing Propaganda, an interview with Aleksandar Macasev, for AIGA (American Institute for Graphic Arts) www.aiga.org
http://www.aiga.org/content.cfm/propagandizing-propaganda-interview-with-aleksandar-macasev

Pretty Cool People Interviews, Submarine channel, 2008
http://prettycoolpeopleinterviews.submarinechannel.nl

Wikipedia entry
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aleksandar_Macasev

"Love/Hate" by Johnny Hardstaff, for Limited Language, 2006
http://www.limitedlanguage.org/discussion/index.php/archive/lovehate/

Sachiko Hayashi, HZ art net magazine,
http://www.fylkingen.se/hz/netg/g5.html

 
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