Iva Kovač has been a visual artist at fokusgrupa.net since 2012, an editor at GSG magazine, and a curator at gsg.hr since 2017. She was the curator at PM Gallery in Zagreb from 2010 to 2012 and at SIZ Gallery in Rijeka from 2013 to 2015.
As Fokus Grupa she received the Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen Scholarship [2015/16] and developed a seminar at the Innsbruck Institute for Architectural Theory . Realized as the Exhistenzoptimum project, it was exhibited at Kunstpavilion Innsbruck  and in its extended version at Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg . Fokus Grupa’s project Stories About Frames was exhibited at MSU, Zagreb [2015/16], Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona , MSUB, Belgrade  and nGbK Berlin . The project invisiblematter.xyz was exhibited at Bunkier Sztuki , Krakow, at Onomatopee , Eindhoven and Tobačna 001 Cultural Centre, Ljubljana .