Bojana Matejić

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Prof. Dr. Bojana Matejić (born 1984) is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts New Media  Department, and at the Interdisciplinary Studies, Theory of Arts and Media Department, at the University of Arts in Belgrade, where she teaches Discursive Practices in Art and Media, Institutional Theory of Art,  Cultural studies, Bio/Necropolitical Theory of Art, and Media theory. She holds a B.A and an M.A in Fine Arts, and an M.A and Ph.D in Theory of Arts and Media from the University of Arts in Belgrade.  In 2015, with a Research Scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, she completed her Belgrade University of Arts Ph.D. with a thesis entitled Emancipatory Practices in the Contemporary Theory of Art, under the supervision of Professor Dr. Lev Kreft and co-supervision of Professor Dr. Miodrag Šuvaković. Ms. Matejić has published a number of articles in international scientific publications on the ESCI/AHCI list (Third text: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Art and Culture (London: Routledge), Život umjetnosti: Journal for Modern and Contemporary Art and Architecture (Zagreb: Institute of Art History), Theoria (Belgrade: Serbian Philosophical Society), Philosophy and Society (Belgrade: Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory), Monitorish: Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences (Ljubljana: ISH), Journal of University of Science and Technology Beijing, etc., and in books such as the three-volume History of Art in Serbia XX Century (Belgrade: Orion Art, 2012/2014), Shifting Corporealities in Contemporary Performance: Danger, Im/mobility and Politics (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), Left Performance Histories: Recollecting Artistic Practices from Eastern Europe (Berlin: nGbK, 2018), etc. She published a monograph on Rosalind Krauss in 2018 (Belgrade: Orion Art). In 2019, with a Research Scholarship from the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft, she completed her Leipzig University postdoctoral studies in the field of Global Art History on the topic Cultural Transfers around 1968: Art – Theory – Emancipation (Host: Beáta Hock). Curatorial, Research and Educative Projects (2021-ongoing): The Necroaesthetics of Borders CE (2021-ongoing), New Forms of Exceptionalism: Art and Necropolitics in the age of COVID19 (Funded by the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia and the Austrian Cultural Forum Belgrade (2021-ongoing). In 2021 and 2022 she has participated in the Guerilla University (2020-) project organized by the artistic-theoretical group Ph.D. in 1 Night. She is a PI5 for the WP4 scientific project Participatory Practices and Contemporary Art within the project EPICA – Empowering Participation in Culture and Architecture: Activating Local Resources for and with Community funded by the Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia (2021- ongoing). She has exhibited and given numerous public talks and presentations at conferences in the field of aesthetics, media studies, art history, and theory, such as in Künstlerhaus Vienna, FLUSS – Society for Promotion of Photo and Media Art, Villa Romana, Florence, the Institute of Art History in Leipzig, GWZO in Leipzig, Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana, nGbK neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst in Berlin, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Shaanxi Normal University & Association of Media Studies and Literary Theory in Xián, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Villa Finaly Florence, etc. Her main research interests include contemporary theories of emancipation in art and aesthetics, bio- and necropolitical theory of art and media, cultural techniques, media ecology, and transcultural relations in Art and Media Studies.