Dalibor was born in Zagreb 1947. Lives in Zagreb. Graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. He exhibits since 1969, and works as video artist (until 1992 also in collaboration with Sanja Iveković). He held numerous personal shows, performances and screenings, and participated in many international exhibitions (Biennales: Sao Paolo, Venice,  Kwang-ju, Thessaloniki, Cairo; Dokumenta/Kassel, etc) and film/video festivals (Berlin, Tokyo, Montreal, Locarno etc.). He had grants from Canada Council (1978) Jaica (Japan 1984), and ArtsLink (USA 1994 and 2010). He was guest professor at Academy of Drama Arts/Zagreb 1987/91, and Ontario College of Art/Toronto 1991/2; full prof. at Academy of Applied Arts/Rijeka. He was awarded with several international awards (such as Tokyo Video festival 1984, Locarno 1984, Alpe Adria Film festival/Triest 1996., T-HT prize 2012).

His works are in the collections of The Museum of Contemporary Art/Zagreb, The Museum of Modern Art/New York, Stedelijk Museum/Amsterdam, ZKM Karlsruhe, New York Public Library, Kontakt/Erste Bank, Vienna etc.

Recent group and individual shows (selected)

Our ships, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Beyond Art Groups – The New Art Apparatus, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Refreshing Memory. When Monumets Revive, Gallery Nova, Zagreb, Croatia
P74 KINO: UNSTABLE IMAGES, UNSTABLE TIMES, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia

REZ / CUT, MSU – Museum of contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
T-HT Award, MSU – Museum of contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
DOUBLE (SPY) GAME, SODA gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

ICE FLOE, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay
The Legacy of 1989/ Case study: the second Yugoslav Documents, Moderna Art Gallery (MG+), Ljubljana, Slovenia
Janje moje malo (Part 6), HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia
Krivotvorine, dezinformacije I smrznute slike – DIZAJN DALIBORA MARTINISA 70-ih i 80-ih, HDD Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
Exhibition from the collections / Low budget utopias – second recycling,Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (+MSUM), Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dalibor Martinis (retrospective), MSU, Zagreb, Croatia
The Seventh Heaven, MMSU-Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia
Time Robbers, Galerija Umjetnina, Split, Croatia
Inside Out, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia
DM/1978 Talks to DM/2010, Chelsea Space, London, UK
Dalibor Martinis: Dm 2016 Talking To Dm 2077, Umjetnicki paviljon / Art Pavilion Zagreb, Croatia
Der „Geist“ ist die Memorie, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria

New Art For New Society, Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw, Poland
Inside Out – Not so White Cube, City Gallery Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle, USA
Working for The Exhibition in 1969. (personal), Gallery SC, Zagreb, Croatia
Experimental Cinema in Eastern Europe 1960-1990, BAM, New York, USA
Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, Ohio
Heroes We Love, Maribor Art Galery, Maribor, Slovenia
South by Southeast, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong, China

3rd Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival, Mumbai, India
Est-ce que tu m’aimes?, public performance, Paris, France
MADATAC 06, Contemporary Festival of New Media Arts, Madrid, Spain
Bogota Short Film Festival, Bogota, Colombia
Personal Cuts, Carre d’art, Musee d’art moderne, Nimes, France
Experimental Cinema in East. Europe 1960-1990, National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA
Update/Post Memory, Riesa efau-Kultur forum, Dresden, Germany
60th International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany

T-HT award, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Croatia
D-0 Ark Underground – International Biennale, Sarajevo/Konjic, BiH
Time/Resistance,The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel
Artist’s Talk/ WRO Biennial, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland
Video, televizija, anticipacija, Salon Muzeja savremene umetnosti, Beograd, Serbia
Historico Vagabond, Alberta Pane Gallery, Paris, France
Amuse Me, City Gallery Ljubljana, Slovenia

Data Recovery (personal), Galerija MKC, Split, Croatia
Simultaneous Speech (stage performance), Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
Triple Picture Show (personal), Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Taxi avant minuit, La Galerie de Locataires/Fresnoy, Paris, France
Experimental film and video from Croatia, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
11. International Sculpture Quadrennial, Riga
The 8th Berlin International Directors’ Lounge, Naherholung Sternchen, Berlin
Upali svijetlo, mrak je, MMSU, Rijeka
Video Vortex, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
Screen City Festival, Barcelona
Media Forum Festival, Moscow
EUROKAZ, International Festival of New Theatre, Zagreb
You are kindly invited to attend, Open Space, Vienna

Data recovery (personal), Motoren Halle, Dresden
Site Inspection, Ludwig Museum, Budapest
Free Port of Art – CEI, Trieste Contemporanea, Triest
Ljubljana Graphic Biennale, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana
The Other Museum, Galerija P74, Ljubljana
Kontakt Sofia / from Konakt Art Collection, City Art Gallery, Sofia
Socialism&Modernity, Museum  of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
Scenes from Zagreb, Artists’ Publications,, MOMA, New York
Resurrection of Things, MIM&MORE Contemporary, Berlin

D.M. /1978 Talks to D.M./2010.,(TV performance) Drugi format/Croatian Television
The Promises of the Past, Centre Pompidou, Paris
A Pair of left shoes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
D.M. talks to D.M., Drugi format/Croatian Television
Galerija Vžigalica/SCCA Ljubljana

Yangtze project (urban performance), Zagreb
Muortinis (personal), Museum of Applied Arts, Zagreb
A Pair of Left Shoes, Bochum Museum, Bochum
DIVA u Galeriji Škuc, Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana
Vortex, Conference/Exhibition, Split
Blending Media, Conference/Festival, Gdansk
Political Praxes on (post)Yugoslav Art, Muzej 25. maj, Beograd

Eternal Flame of Rage(personal), Irregular Temporary Monument, Zagreb
Simultaneous Speech (personal), Uni Theatre/Donumenta, Regensburg
Perspectives on an Archive, Western Front, Vancouver
As soon as I open my eyes I see a film, Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej, Warsaw
Donumenta, Regensburg
October Salon, Muzej 25. maj, Beograd

OctoberReevaluation (personal), Gallery P74, Ljubljana
Kontakt Belgrade, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade
Envisioning Change, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo
Croatia Calling, Cafe Gallery, London
Up Close and Personal, Museum of the Moving Image, New York

Kontakt/Erste Bank Collection, Museum Moderner Kunst, Wien
Eastern Neighbours, Cultural Center Babel, Utrecht
La scoperta del corpo elettronico, Galleria civica Filippo Scroppo, Torino

Variable Risk Landscape(personal), Nevada Museum of Art, Reno
Insert-Retrospective of Croatian Video Art, MSZ/ZV Pavilion 19, Zagreb
Invideo, Octagono, Milano
Deconstruction of the Monument, Umjetnička galerija BiH, Sarajevo
L’art video ex-yougoslave pendant les anneees 70, Espace Apollonia, Strasbourg

Cosmopolis – Thessaloniki Biennale, Greek State Museum, Thessaloniki
Continental Breakfast, October Salon, Belgrade
Collected views from East or West, Generali Foundation, Vienna
5. Cetinje Biennale „Love It, or Leave It“, Cetinje
Recent croatian video i experimental film, Millennium, New York
OstWest, Tanz/Performance/Film/Academy, Vienna
Variable Risk Landscape Project, Muzej suvremene umjetnosti Zagreb

“Frame by Frame”, The Arches, Glasgow; Aix-en-Provance
“Blood@Honey”, Sammlung Essl, Vienna
“Los desastres de la guerra”, Staedtische Galerie Rosenheim
Die Skulptur im Video, ZKM, Karlsruhe
9. Sarajevo Film Festival, Sarajevo
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Podewill, Berlin

“Broadcasting Project”, Tehnički Muzej/WHW, Zagreb
“Frame by Frame”, Laznia Center Gdansk; Krakow
“Misfits”, ArtMoscow/MSU, Moscow
“Here Tommorow”, MSU/Gliptoteka, Zagreb
“Misfits”, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin
Body and The East, Exit Art, New York
FilmFest, Skopje
Call Me Sarajevo, Video Festival, Sarajevo
d>art, DLux Media Arts, Sidney
Recasting the Past: Beneath the Hollywood Tinsel, Main Art Gallery CSUF, Los Angeles
Locarno Video Art, Locarno
Aspekte/Positionen – 50 Years of Art in Central Europe, Ludwig Museum Budapest
Re-play, Generali Foundation, Wien; PrinzMaxPalais, Karlsruhe
All You Need is Love, CSW Laznia, Gdansk
ArtEast Collection, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
Internationale Kurzfilmtage, Oberhausen
Dreamcatcher, Video festival, Kiev
Traverse Vidéo, Toulouse
After the Wall, National Galerie/Hamburger Banhof;  Liebermann Haus, Berlin
Chinese Whispers, Apex Art Gallery, New York

Bodies in Motion, Center for Art Tapes, Toronto
Split Film Festival, Multimedia Centar, Split
After the Wall, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Aspects/Positions – 50 Years of Art in Central Europe
Museum Moderner Kunst-Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna

European Media Art Festival, Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrueck
17th International Sculpture Conference, Chicago
Body and the East, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
Video/Film from Croatia, Millenium Center, New York
Beyond The Mirror, SCCA/Obala Centar, Sarajevo
7. International Cairo Biennale, Cairo
Fragile Electrons, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Media in Media, SCCA/Mestna galerija, Ljubljana
LAB 6, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warszawa
Invideo ’97 – Le forme dello sguardo, Triennale di Milano, Milano
Biennale di Venezia, Schola Santa Apollonia, Venezia
The Destabilized Landscape, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Interstanding 2, SCCA/Rotermann’s Arts Centre, Tallinn
Martinis&Iveković, Videoteca de Lisboa/Camara municipal de Lisboa, Lisboa
Ostranenie ’97, Bauhaus, Dessau