Born in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 1976, I am an art critic and independent curator based in Paris, France.
In 2010 I was appointed co-director of the Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers
(until the end of 2012), a space for artistic research in north of
In 2006 I co-founded the seminar on artistic and
curatorial practices “Something You Should Know,” at the EHESS / School
for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences, Paris, with Patricia
Falguieres, Elisabeth Lebovici and Hans Ulrich Obrist. For the FIAC art
fair in Paris in 2012, the seminar was invited by the FIAC art fair in
Paris to organise a series of lectures; they took place during the art
fair on the question of the value and how it is constructed in the
global contemporary art market today.
In 2010 I was the associate
curator of the exhibition The Promises of the Past. A Discontinous
History of Art in the former Eastern Europe, at the Centre Pompidou,
Paris, where I worked with the curators Christine Macel and Joanna
Mytkowska. The same year I was the guest curator of the art fair Paris
Photo, for the section Statement with the galleries coming from the
Other curatorial projects include Yona Friedman.
Around the concept of ville spatiale, Project space of the Museum of
Modern Art, Ljubljana (2010); Conspire, festival transmediale.08, Haus
der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany (2008); Distorted Fabric, De
Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2007); Participation: Nuisance or
Necessity?, lASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden (2005); Our House is a House that
Moves, Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
(2003/06); Radical Closure at the Oberhausen Film Festival (2006), where
I assisted the curator and the artist Akram Zaatari; In the Gorges of
the Balkans, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (2003),
chief-curated by Rene Block. I was the co-curator of the project Société
Anonyme, Le Plateau and Kadist Art Foundation, Paris (2007/08).
I contributed to the magazines including e-flux journal, Bidoun,
Springerin, Parkett, and Sarai Reader. I am member of the advisory board
of the journal for the Eastern European contemporary art ARTMargins.
2011 I have been the chief editor of the journal Manifesta Journal -
Around Curatorial Practices. Since 2003 I have held workshops and
lectures in MACBA, Barcelona; Jeu de Paume, Paris; Centre Pompidou,
Paris; Fine Arts Academy, Reykjavik; Royal College of Art, Stockholm;
Platform Garanti Center for Contemporary Art, Istanbul; Museum of Modern
Art, Ljubljana; Kunst-Werke, Berlin; Wiels, Bruxelles.
I am a
member of the international professional associations CIMAM and IKT
(International Association of Curators). Among the professional grants, I
have received the curatorial grants of the former American Center
Foundation (now Foundation for Arts Initiatives, New York, 2006), the
British Council in France (2011), Ifa (Stuttgart, 2006), CEC Artslink
(New York, 2004), Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds (Amsterdam, 2002). In 2005
I was the finalist of the 3rd international prize for young curators,
Lorenzo Bonaldi EnterPrize, organised by the Museum Gamec, Bergamo. In
2011 I was a shortlisted candidate for the Sharjah Biennial of