Matea Bakula (1990) was born in Saravejo, Bosnia and now lives and works in Utrecht. She received her Bachelor degree at HKU Utrecht in 2013. Her work has been shown in multiple galleries such as Lumen Travo gallerie in Amsterdam, Workspace Brussels, Belgium, Art Rotterdam and Centraal Museum Utrecht. Bakula participated in both Unfair14 and Unfair18. In 2020 she got nominated for the K.F. Hein Stipend and in 2019 for the NN Group art award at Art Rotterdam.