Andrej Tisma was born in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia in 1952. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in 1976. He lives and works in Novi Sad, Serbia And Montenegro.
Tisma has been involved with the international mail-art movement since 1974 and has organized about twenty mail-art exhibitions in Yugoslavia and Canada. Besides mail-art, he is interested in, and works with concrete poetry, photography, performance, electrographics and video art, and has shown his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions around the world.
Since the mid-1970s, he has worked as an art critic, writing articles and reviews for publications in Yugoslavia and abroad. A collection of his articles, essays and rubber-stamp works was published in San Francisco by the Stamp Art Gallery in 1996.
As Andrej Zivor he has been publishing prose and poetry since 1977.
Sendungen im ORF KUNSTRADIO:
11. 02. 2007: 100 Jahre Radio - Die Wiederkehr der drahtlosen Fantasie # 2