Mariana Cerovečki, 21 years old, Croatia.
Artist, activist, filmmaker, zine writer, vegan.
Organisation Stop speciesism is a non-profit, non-govermental, collective of activists that fight for animal equality and rights, and oppose to speciesism, violence and exploatation of animals.
Mariana Cerovečki is the artist behind the
"Animal Rights Art" series of artwork (paintings, masks, designs, comics, poems, etc.).
She is also the director of the first official music video that speaks about the Canadian
seal hunt, the video "The Hand Strikes Hard
" by Superbrands. The video was shown on the 10thAmateur Film Festival
in Zagreb, as well as on MTV Adria and other music channels.
Mariana's paintings, masks and other creations were exhibited in Rijeka and Zagreb (Croatia), and one painting ("Forever Wild or a Slave?"
) was on auction at the 2011 National Animal Rights Conference
in Los Angeles, CA.
Her designs are used by animal rights groups for print on t-shirt and badges, and some of her comics were published in magazines and online in Taiwan, Australia and Croatia.
Her comic "Speciesism?"
was featured on the Croatian comic exhibition called "Stereostrip". The theme of "Stereostrip" was to show various stereotypes through comics.
Her articles about animal rights, speciesism, and activism are being published in Croatia and she is also the author of the brochure "Radical Activism or the Fight for Equality?",
available for download on the website of the Organisation Stop Speciesism.
She also films short documentaries on animal rights, speciesism, activism and shelters.
Mariana's activism for animal rights began at the age of 13 and from then on she continues to spread awareness in every way possible - through art, street activism, publications, etc.
- Exhibition in Germany - Vegan Street Day 2014.
- Exhibition "Heart Over Appetite" - Cinema "Europa", 2012.
- "ANIMAL RIGHTS ART" exhibition at the Festival of Ethics 2011.
- EXHIBITION IN VEGEHOP - ANIMAL RIGHTS ART: FRAGILE 2011.
- ANIMAL RIGHTS ART in Los Angeles - AR Conference 2011.
- ANIMAL RIGHTS ART in Zagreb - VEGEHOP 2011.
- ANIMAL RIGHTS ART in Rijeka 2011.
- ANIMAL RIGHTS ART: FIST ART FEST 2010.
All of the "Animal Rights Art" artwork (including paintings, digital designs, comics, poems, masks, etc.) are created by Mariana Cerovečki.