Born in Sarajevo in 1968, Shoba studied at the School of Applied Arts from 1983-1987, then Sarajevo Academy of Fine Arts from 1989 - 1992. In 1999 he moved to Amsterdam to attend Rijksakademie, an international two-year artist residency and studio program. 

Shoba have been exhibited in museums and art spaces worldwide, including Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville, Paris; Jeu de Paume, Paris,France; Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Austria ; Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Germany; KW Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin, Germany; De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Creative Time, New York City; Exit Art,New York City, Dumbo Arts Center,New York City; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; The 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy; MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, and P.S. 1, New York City

Shoba currently lives in New York City