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Suzana Milevska

Prof. Dr. Suzana Milevska is an art and visual culture theorist and curator based in Skopje, Macedonia. Currently she teaches Art History at the Faculty of Fine Arts - the University “Cyril and Methodius”- Skopje. Her research and curatorial interests include: postcolonial critique of hegemonic power in art, the complex relations between gender theory and feminism(s) in art practices, socially engaged and participatory projects, etc.

She holds a Ph.D. in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths College in London where she taught from 2003 to 2005. She was the Director of the Centre for Visual and Cultural Research at the Euro-Balkan Institute in Skopje (2006 to 2008) where she taught Visual Culture and Gender. In 2004, she was a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar. Since 1992 she curated over seventy exhibitions, mostly committed to searching for new curatorial formats and models of presenting critical curatorial discourses and socially and politically engaged art practices. She was a national curator for the Macedonian artists’ participation at the Istanbul Biennale (1995, 1997 and 1999) and for the exhibition Cosmopolis - Thessaloniki Biennale (2004). In 2005, she curated the project The Workers’ Club, at the International Contemporary Art Biennial at the National Gallery in Prague.

In 2010 she published the book Gender Difference in the Balkans (Saarbrucken: VDM Verlag) and her critical texts and chapters are included in publications as: Continuing Dialogues (Vienna: JRP/Ringier, 2008); Manifesta Companion (Milano: Silvana Editoriale, 2008); New Feminism: worlds of feminism, queer and networking conditions (Vienna: Löcker Verlag, 2007); Conversations with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (London: Seagull Books, 2007); Is Art History Global? (London: Routledge, 2007); East Art Map, ed. Irwin (London: Afterall, 2006).



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