Zoran Petrovic-Maja was born in Belgrade, Serbia, in 1956, where he currently lives and works. An active force within Serbia’s contemporary art scene, he has worked on many collaborative projects, including, ‘A Chance For The Unknown’, a six year project which helped promote unknown artists’ work. He also founded the movement, ‘Draw Just The Way You Speak’, in the late 1990’s. In 2006 he established a non-government organisation, ‘Proatis’ which aimed to promote Serbian Art in the World by building a modern, contemporary concept on traditional foundations. His work is held in numerous private and public collections across Serbia.