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Denis Butorac was born in 1992, Croatia. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Cinematography and is currently a graduate student at the Department of Photography at the Academy of Dramatic Art.  Apart from two Rector's Awards, he also received the Marina Viculin Award, a monetary reward given as recognition to Croatian artists for their outstanding achievement in the field of photography. His photographs were exhibited at several group exhibitions, and In September 2018 he presented his first solo exhibition Homesick, as part of the 10th edition of Organ Vida International Photography Festival.

In his artwork, photography is used as a medium for exploration of topics such as identity, family and tradition, thus building his own narrative series in which he combines documentary and conceptual


2018 Artistic Research and Professional Practice, workshop, Zagreb
2017 Forgotten Heritage, workshop, Zagreb
2017 BA, Cinematography, Academy of Dramatic Art, University of Zagreb
2016 International photobook workshop in Kremnica, Slovakia
2015 International photobook workshop in Groznjan, Croatia


2019 Rovinj Photodays, category “Fashion”, 1st place
2019 Rovinj Photodays, category “Body”, 2nd place
2018 International photography grant, Experimental, Nominee
2018 MV award by Organ Vida
2018 Rector's award, University of Zagreb
2018 Rovinj Photodays, category “Fashion”, 2nd place
2017 Piece of Zagreb, honorable mention
2016 Rector's award, University of Zagreb


2018 Homesick, MALA GALERIJA, Poreč
2018 Homesick, GALLERY SC, Zagreb


2019 RPD201 – Big exhibition of finalist, COUNTY MUSEUM ROVINJ, Rovinj (upcoming)
2019 Endémico vs. Global, C3 SCIENCE COMPLEXITY CENTER, Mexico
2019 Biennale mlade hrvatske fotografije, PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB, Zagreb
2018 Work in process 2, GALLERY f8, Zagreb
2018 RPD2018 – Big exhibition of finalist, MUSEUM OF ARTS AND CRAFTS, Zagreb
2018 Biennale mlade hrvatske fotografije, THE CAPTAIN’S TOWER GALLERY, Zadar
2018 RPD2018 – Big exhibition of finalist, COUNTY MUSEUM ROVINJ, Rovinj
2018 Izvedbene prakse ADU, GALLERY f8, Zagreb
2018 Work in process, GALLERY f8, Zagreb
2016 New names, ULUPUH, Zagreb
2015 New names, ULUPUH, Zagreb
2015 Local journal, FONTICUS, Groznjan
2015 Foto Tonka, KLOVICEVI DVORI, Zagreb
2014 New names, ULUPUH, Zagreb
2011 Fotosofia, VJEKOSLAV KARAS, Karlovac
2010 CIB - art, MERAJA, Vinkovci


Organ Vida
The exam 2018

Prostori identiteta
Ohrabrenje za buduće djelovanje
Fotodrom - Homesick

Denis Butorac i mesna manufaktura

International photography magazine
Denis Butorac: Homesick

Jutarnji list
Što snimaju predstavnici mlade fotografske scene u Hrvatskoj