Born in 1979. Davor Sanvincenti is a multimedia artist from Croatia, also known by monikers such as Messmatik and Gurtjo Ningmor.
He is specifically interested in the field of audiovisual research and anthropology of visual culture, particularly focused on the conditions and forms of human senses and perceptions. His artistic practice takes shape in a variety of media – film and video, photography, physical light and sound installations and live media performances. His work plays with the concept of illusion, exploring the possible boundaries of perception and the construction of experience.
Davor Sanvincenti’s work has been exhibited and presented internationally, including festivals Rencontres Internationales (Paris, Berlin, Madrid), LOOP (Barcelona), 25FPS (Zagreb), World Film Festival (Bangkok), VideoEX (Zurich), CineMed (Montpellier) and venues including Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), Lincoln Center (New York), MoCA Zagreb, Joanneum Museum (Graz), NIU (Barcelona), HB Galerie (Rotterdam), La Triennale (Milano), MoCA Vojvodina (Novi Sad), Filmoteca EspaÒola (Madrid), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin). He is the 2010 recipient of the Radoslav Putar Award for the best Croatian artist under 35. His physical video installation 1001 takes part in the AV collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb.