Bojana Pejić (PhD) was born in Belgrade in 1948 and studied History of Art in the Faculty of Philosophy at Belgrade University. From 1977 to 1991 she was a curator at Belgrade University’s Student Cultural Centre. In 1971, she began to write art reviews and from 1984 to 1991 she worked as an editor for the art-theory journal Moment in Belgrade. Bojana was chief curator of the exhibition After the Wall – Art and Culture in Post-Communist Europe, organised by the Moderna Museet, Stockholm (1999), which was also shown at the Museum of Contemporary Art – Foundation Ludwig in Budapest (2000) and at Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin (2000–2001). In 2005, she defended her doctoral dissertation The Communist Body: Politics of Representation and Spatialization of Power the SFR Yugoslavia (1945–1991) (in preparation for publishing) at the Carl von Ossietzky University in Germany. In 2008, she was chief curator of the October Salon in Belgrade. She was curator of the exhibition Gender Check: Femininity and Masculinity in the Art of Eastern Europe, held at the Museum für Moderne Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (MUMOK) in Vienna (2009–2010) and in Zacheta Gallery in Warsaw (2010). She also edited Gender Check: A Reader: Art and Theory in Eastern Europe(2010). Bojana has been living in Berlin since 1991.
24.09 - 28.09.2012
27.9.2012 / 15:00 / VŠVU H135 / Public lecture
The project was supported by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic (KEGA).