SofijaSilvia(Silvia Potočki) was born in Pula, she lives and works between Pula, Croatia and Paris, France.

She received her BA honours in 2002, from FAMU - The Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic and her MA honours in 2007 from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design London, UK.

She exhibits internationally and her work has been published internationally in the English Dazed and Confused magazine, Austrian Camera Austria International, Czech Blok, Fotograf and Elle,  Slovenian Fotografija and Emzin, and Croatian Kontura, Čovjek i prostor and Oris.  

In 2011 HRT (Croatian National Television) produced two documentaries about her work 'SofijaSilvia - Photography in Croatia' and 'Sofija’s World'.

Beside her art projects and fashion work, she runs a non-profit gallery for contemporary art Singular, in Pula.

Currently she is on a six months residency awarded by the Institut Français, developing the project Pulsations in the archives of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle and Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature in Paris.