Ivana Kličković graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, where she received MA in painting. Between 2000 and 2010 she worked as research associate, assistant lecturer and a docent at the Faculty of Architecture in Belgrade. She has been based in Berlin since 2010. Her approach to visual art is based around an idiosyncratic and playful exploration of correspondences between painting, drawing and photography, and their relation to film and theatre design.
Solo exhibitions include Shangri-la (with Marija Dragojlović and Ivana Popov), Centre for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade, 1998; Printscreen, Belgrade Youth Centre, Belgrade, 2000; Paintings, Zvono Gallery, Belgrade, 2005; Gallery of Contemporary Art, Pančevo, 2006; Faculty of Architecture, Belgrade, 2009; here… the moon, The Art Gallery, Cultural Center of Belgrade, 2017; Paintings, Galerie Gilla Lörcher, Berlin, 2020.
She has participated in numerous thematic and group exhibitions, including Memorial Room, BELEF, Belgrade, 1997 (curated by Nikola Šuica); Third Yugoslav Biennial of Young Artists, Vršac, 1998 (art director Lidija Merenik); 39th October Salon, Museum of the 25th of May, Belgrade, 1998 (selected by Anđelka Bojović); 42nd October Salon, Sekulić Legacy, Belgrade, 2001 (selected by Marija Dragojlović); Collections and Accumulations, Yugoslav Biennial of Young Artists, Student Cultural Centre, 2004 (curator Vladimir Tupanjac); Off Beat, Student Cultural Centre, Belgrade, 2007 (curator Maja Ćirić); Art, Architecture, Design, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Pančevo, 2008; and Arcadia Unbound, Funkhaus, Berlin, 2015. Her works are included in the collections of the Belgrade City Museum and the Telenor Art Collection.
In recent years Kličković has developed an expanded practice as a creative collaborator with British artist Phil Collins (This Unfortunate Thing Between Us, 2011; my heart’s in my hand…, 2013; Tomorrow Is Always Too Long, 2014; Crab Day, 2016), costume designer (Danke Deutschland – Cảm ơn nước Đức, dir. Sanja Mitrović, Schaubühne Berlin, 2019), and photographer.
Her photographs are cover images for Crab Day (2016), Rock Pool (2017) and Reward (2019), three latest releases by Welsh pop star Cate Le Bon.