Bojana Piškur

Bojana Piškur (Ljubljana, Slovenia) graduated in art history from the University of Ljubljana and received her Ph.D. at the Institute for Art History at the Charles University in Prague, the Czech Republic.

She is a senior curator at the Moderna galerija in Ljubljana. Her focus of professional interest is on political issues as they relate to or are manifested in the field of art, with special emphasis on the region of the former Yugoslavia and Latin America. She has researched topics such as post avant-gardes in former Yugoslavia, absent archives, radical education, other institutionality, Non-Aligned Movement, always in relation to the wider social and political environment.

Related exhibitions and projects include Glossary of Common Knowledge (with Zdenka Badovinac and Jesús Carrillo), MSUM Ljubljana and other institutions, 2014-2016; Museum in the Street (with Zdenka Badovinac), Moderna galerija Ljubljana, 2008; This is All Film. Experimental Film in Yugoslavia 1951–1991 (with Ana Janevski, Jurij Meden and Stevan Vuković), Moderna galerija Ljubljana, 2010; Museum of Affects (with Bartomeu Mari, Bart De Baere, Teresa Grandas and Leen de Backer), Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova 2010, Politicization of Friendship, MSUM Ljubljana, 2015, and Grammar of Freedom / Five Lessons (with Zdenka Badovinac and Snejana Krasteva), Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, 2015. Between 2006 - 2014 she was a member of Radical Education Collective.