Natasha Boskic, Natasha Boskic, Mohamad Kebbewar, Mary McDonald – On the Margin of History

work statement

The video poem, “On the Margin of History”, part of the installation, was also screened at various film festivals. It focuses on the destruction of a country and the impact of war on daily life. It was created in collaboration with Mohamad Kebbewar, a poet from Syria, and Mary McDonald, a multimedia artist from Ontario, Canada. She obtained a Ph.D. at UBC, with a focus on ethics and narratives in gameworlds. Her poetry and narratives have been published in a number of literary journals and magazines in Canada, Europe and US. anthologies and special publications. Natasha’s latest short poetry film, “Legacy”, was exhibited at the Polygon Gallery in North Vancouver in 2022 and shown at film festivals. More about her work at

artist bio

Natasha Boškić works as a Director of Learning Design and teaches at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She moved to Canada with her two children from war-torn Serbia in 1999, during a NATO aerial bombing campaign against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

A long history of family storytelling, folk tales and legends as well as her personal life experience and current times have shaped and directed Natasha’s writing. She writes poetry and short personal narratives. Interested in technology as a new landscape for literary expression, she experiments with new media. Her collaborative transmedial installation, “Still/ed here,” has been
exhibited in Canada, Portugal, Serbia, Denmark, England and Ireland, and was awarded the 1st prize in the category of Digital and performative multimedia art in Surrey Art Gallery in 2019.