Place of Birth: Belgrade, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia (now Serbia)
Date of Birth: 30 November, 1946
Marina Abramović is a Serbian performance artist, writer, and art filmmaker.
Her parents were Yugoslav Partisans during the Second World War. Her father, Vojo/Vojin Abramović, was a commander, who was acclaimed as a national hero after the war, and her mother, Danica (Rosić), was a major in the army and, in the 1960s, director of the Museum of the Revolution and Art in Belgrade. Her maternal great-uncle was Patriarch Varnava of Serbia, head of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
Marina’s surname, Abramović, is a common Serbian and Croatian surname.
Marina’s paternal grandfather was named Đorđe/Đorđije Abramović (the son of Đukan Abramović and Milica). Đorđe was born in Prediš, Montenegro.
Marina’s paternal grandmother was named Raduša Vukotić.
Marina’s maternal grandfather was Uroš Rosić (the son of Đorđe Rosić and Krsmana Pejatović). Uroš was from Pljevlja, Montenegro.