“Everybody Wants To Be Somebody” is the inaugural solo exhibition of the London-based Serbian artist in Hungary.
Maja Djordjevic creates multi-disciplinary works that look like computer doodles. In reality they are traditional oil and enamel artworks performing some pixelated illusions. Djordjevic paints rectilinear shapes by hand, sketched out in an early kind of MacPaint program, where squares of color are so large as to prevent too much detail.
Her subject matter is usually a girl, most of the time that girl being herself, portrayed in various tragical and yet comical situations. The girl is often depicted naked exposing with a black vertical line a little scratch of her vagina and touching art history with feminine power and with the male and the female gaze. Her main color pallet enhances the playfulness of her works with various pinks and blues coloring her protagonists no matter where they and themselves at.