Igor Kuduz was born in Zagreb, in 1967.
In 1987, he graduated from the School of Applied Arts in Zagreb.
In 1995, he graduated from the Graphic ArtDepartment at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb.
He mainly uses photography in his work. In the 1990’s, he used enlarged copies of images from magazines in photo-objects and installations. In the last couple of years, he started using instant photography and completed a series of fetish photographs. His works were featured at exhibitions and video festivals in Zagreb, Split, Ljubljana, Clermont-Ferrand, Bonn, Budapest, Berlin, Aachen, Dessau, Tirana, Cairo, Trieste, New York …
In 1993, he received the Rector’s Award and the Small Gallery Dante Award at the exhibition “New Croatian Art”, held at the Museum of Modern Art.
Since 1995, he’s been successfully running a studio for visual communications which specializes in book design and corporate design. He collaborates with a large number of cultural institutions, galleries and museums on the exhibition projects and designs their publications and visual identity. He collaborates on publishing projects with internationally renowned cultural institutions: the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA); magazine for contemporary photography Camera Austria, Vienna; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Ludwigsmuseum, Budapest, Goethe-Institut …
In 2007, he produced a curatorial concept Do we like watching other people? of the Contemporary Croatian Photography Exhibition, at the Art Pavilion in Zagreb, and a retrospective exhibition ’50’60’70’80’90’00 of the painter and graphic artist Ante Kuduz, at the Glyptotheque in Zagreb.
In 2008, he enrolled in the graduate studies programme of visual communications and typography at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
He is a member of the expert committee of the Croatian Photographic Union. He lives and works in Zagreb.
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