As a set designer and a visual artist, Irena explores sets and Installation in the context of  theater and film as well as in contemporary art. She attempts to eliminate the perceptive boundaries of working fields and works with various media depending on the project. Besides her experience as a stage designer in theater and film, she has, in recent years worked in the field of interaction design as well, creating theatrical installations and interactive objects.



  • 2016 – ‘Automatic Orchestra’, EMAF, Osnabrück, Germany
  • 2015 – ‘Automatic Orchestra’, Resonate Festival, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2015 – ‘Happy Days’, Städtische Galerie Bremen, Germany
  • 2015 – ‘ONE NIGHT STAND with Irena Kukric’, Solo-Exhibition, Immigration Office, Bremen, Germany
  • 2014 – ‘Interpreting Present’, AS IF, group exhibition, Immigration Office, Bremen, Germany

Stage design in theater

  • 2014 – ‘Interpreting Present’, AS IF, Immigration Office, Bremen, Germany
  • 2015 – ‘ONE NIGHT STAND with Irena Kukric’, Solo-Exhibition, Immigration Office, Bremen, Germany
  • 2015 – ‘Interpreting Present’, Hochschultage 2015, Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany
  • 2015 – ‘Moving Landscapes’, Hochschultage 2015, Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany
  • 2015 – ‘Happy Days’, Städtische Galerie Bremen, Germany
  • 2015 – ‘Valjevo hospital’ written by D. Cosic, directed by S. Saletovic Krusevac theater, Krusevac, Serbia
  • 2012 – ‘My son is walking a bit slower’ written by I. Marinic, directed by P. Stojmenovic Belgrade drama theater, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2010 – ‘Dance of Smalltime Demons’ Dramaturgy by M. Pelević, based on a novel by M. Vidojković, directed by Milan Nesković, Theater Dadov, Belgrade, Serbia
  •  2009 – ‘Boarding school’ written by O. Dimitrijevic, directed by Jovana Papovic, Theater Dadov, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2009 – ‘And the lived happily ever after…’ written by J. Djordjevic, directed by V. Djurovic, Theater Dadov, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2008 – ‘The long life of king Oswald’ written by V. Lukic, directed by P. Stojmenovic,  National theatre Pirot, Pirot, Serbia
  • 2008 – ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ written by E. Rostand , directed by P. Stojmenovic,  National theatre Sterija, Vrsac, Serbia

Production design in Film

  • 2013 – ‘Enklava’ directed by Goran Radovanovic, production Nama film/ Sein+Hain Film, Serbia/ Germany
  • 2010 – ‘Flashback’ directed by Aleksandar Jankovic, production house Gnezdo, Serbia
  • 2008 – ‘Love and other crimes’ directed by Stefan Arsenijevic, production Icon Film/ Art & Popcorn/
    KGP Kranzelbinder Gabriele Production/Studio Arkadena/Intermedia Network, Serbia/ Germany/ Ausrtia/ Slovenia


  • DAAD Scholarship 2016
  • Hochschulpreis Digital Media 2015
  • Annual award for Stage Design from Theater DADOV. 2010


  • Kukric Irena, “The stage, things and no body manifesto”. In: Andrea Sick (ed.), Nevertheless. 17 Manifestos. Issue No 2, Hamburg (Textem Verlag) 2018
  • Kukric, Irena, “Clueless Manifesto”. In: Andrea Sick, 20 Manifestos 2014/2015, Issue No 1, Amsterdam (aboem) 2015. (More Info)


  • MoMA PS1, New York, USA, 2012


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