Presentation by Zdenka Badovinac
Monday, 18 June 2018, 8 pm
tranzit. ro/ București
Str. Gazelei 44, sector 4
An event organized in partnership with PAV (Visual Art Platform), developed by Dan Perjovschi within FITS – The International Theatre Festival in Sibiu, 25th edition, 2018.
Zdenka Badovinac s a curator and art critic who has served as Director to the Moderna Galerija (Museum of Modern Art) in Ljubljana since 1993. In her work, she highlights the difficult processes of redefining history alongside different avant-garde traditions within contemporary art. Badovinac’s first exhibition to address these issues was Body and the East—From the 1960s to the Present (1998). She also initiated the first Eastern European art collection, Arteast Collection 2000+. She was the Slovenian Commissioner at the Venice Biennale (1993–1997, 2005, 2017) and Austrian Commissioner at the São Paulo Biennial (2002). From 2011 to 2013, Badovinac was President of CIMAM.
Her recent projects are: Grammar of Freedom / 5 Lessons: Works from Arteast 2000+ Collection, with Snejana Krasteva and Bojana Piškur, at the Garage Museum, Moscow (2015); NSK from Kapital to Capital. Neue Slowenische Kunst – an Event of the Final Decade of Yugoslavia at Moderna galerija, Ljubljana (2015); Low-Budget Utopias, with Bojana Piškur, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana (2016); NSK from Kapital to Capital. Neue Slowenische Kunst – an Event of the Final Decade of Yugoslavia at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow (2016) and at the Museo Reina Sofía Madrid (2017).
Zdenka Badovinac arrives in Bucharest after Sibiu, where she will have a conversation with Dan Perjovschi at Habitus Bookshop, within FITS, on the 17th of June 2018, at 11:00 am.