Ekarasa Doblanovic is an Italian/Croatian-born, New Zealand artist. She graduated in 2014 with a Master Degree (Honours) in Visual Arts from Auckland University of Technology. Her creative practice encompasses painting and installation with collaborative and participatory projects, working across New Zealand and Australia as well as internationally.
Doblanovic’s works embody a strong sense of materiality in which the tactile and haptic quality of colour and organic earth materials heighten the sensation and effect of colour and its material nature. She uses pure pigments and fabricates her own colours to activate a consideration of colour in its truest state as the primary voice of her works, above form and composition. Additionally, her work investigates the collaborative and participatory where notions of space, ecology, impermanence and human interactions are explored with the aim to create an empathetic interaction between people, art and nature.