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Suzana Milevska
Research, curatorial and theoretical interests:
Visual arts and postcolonial critique of hegemonic power in art;
gender difference and feminist art;the construction of visual memory in photographic
arts in postsocialist and transitional societies;
collaborative and participatory art practices.
‘Agency and Reverse Recuperation’, More Europe, Copernicus Science Centre,
Warsaw‘Curatorial Agency as Cultural Translation and Knowledge Production’, lecture
at ECM, University of Applied Arts, Vienna
‘Curatorial Theory and Practice: A Reverse Perspective’, Angewandtes Ausstellen, University
of Applied Arts, Vienna
‘Feminist Art as Agency: Apophatic vs. Kataphatic Principle’, TransYgoslav Feminsms:
Women’s Heritage Revisited, Gliptoteka, Zagreb, Croatia, 17.10.2013.
Balkan is Now, moderator of the debate
(curator Gulsun Bal), DEPO, Vienna. 10.10.2013
“Highly Curved Loops of Space-Time: Art History in Regional Perspective”, inaugural
lecture, Institute for Art Theory and Cultural Studies, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, 15.10.
2013 ‘Woman must put herself into the text: Feminist Agency of Sanja Iveković’s Art’,
workshop in the context of Sanja Iveković’s solo exhibition Unknown Heroine, 15
participants, 27.01.2013, Calvert 22, London
“Lack and Supplement: Gender and Agency in Public
Space”, How to Identify with Difference Curated by Elke Krasny, Kunstraum
Niederoesterreich, Vienna, 29.01.2013.
‘Staging the Transgression’, Civil Partnerships: Queer and Feminist Curating, TATE
Modern, London
‘Post-Representational Curating: Talking About Curatorial Agency Suzana Milevska’
In Conversation with Nora Sternfeld, Alvar
‘Epistemological and Ethical Turn in Curatorial Knowledge Production -practice and
theory-‘ PhD by research programme with Renate Lorenz, Academy of Fine Art, Vienna
‘Art Practice
Based Research: Events of Production of Knowledge, Artistic Research and
Ethical Conundrums’, Conference
report, SHARE/ELIA
Conference, KUVA, Helsinki
'The Reciprocal Relationship between Art and Visual Culture in the Balkans,”Space
‘Can the Subaltern Speak East’, Workshop at the Gender Check,
curated by Bojana Pejic, MUMOK, Vienna
‘What can transnational feminist theory learn from regional
feminism’, Feminist Review Conference, Feminist Theory and
Activism in Global Perspective, SOAS, University of London, London (UK)
‘Internalisation of
Institutional Critique’, Evaluating and Formative Goals of Art Criticism in
Recent (De)territorialized Contexts,
AICA, Seminar, curator and

Balkans Exhibited: A Debate: Art under Construction. eipcp. Conference Strategies of (In)visibility. Inclusion/Exclusion. Leeds (UK) ‘Ready-Made in Macedonian Contemporary Art’. Frankfurt (Germany) ‘The Home of the Other’. Camden Art Centre. key-note speech. National Gallery. CATH Conference on Hospitality. Stone Summer Theory Institute. City University –London ‘NonSchengen Art: The Phantasms of Belonging’. Ljubljana (Slovenia) ‘Whatever Belonging’. Norwich. Documenta 12 Conference. Queen Mary University London ‘Not Quite Bare Life: Rules and Exemption’. Contemporary Art Museum. Austria ‘Balkan Subjectivity as Neither’. Academy of Visual Arts-Berlin 2007 ‘Casting Žižek: Manliness as a Masquerade’ (workshop with Katerina Kolozova). Cultural Centre “Mala Stanica”. Moderna Museet. Kunsthaus. Curated by Zdenka Badovinac. Stockholm 2002 . MOCA. IKT (International Association of Curators) Congress. Japan Workers’ Club Conference.National Gallery Prague 2003 'Crossing the Borders in the Balkans. UK ‘Participatory Art and its Hierarchies’.participant. Participation’. Italy ‘Internalisation of the Institutional Critique’. Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. London ‘An-archiving Gender Difference in the Balkans’. Director: James Elkins. Moderna Galeria. Kumamoto. (key-note) On Participation – POPP’68 Conference.” Oxford University Balkan Society. University of Leeds. Manifesta 4. Skopje ‘Correspondences and Privileges’. Conference: The Next Step. CEI Curatorial Forum. Performance Rights. Columbia University. Republicart project. Oxford (UK) 'Of Balkan Hospitality in the Age of Ultimate Postcolonial’ Conference with Gayatri C. Nehru University. SSEES. Spivak. (curator and participant) International Biennial . New Delhi 2005 ‘Staged Invisibility’. Chicago ‘Phantasms of Belonging Vs. London ‘Political and Gender Troubles – Art in Eastern Europe’. Helsinki 2008 World Art Forum. Humanities Symposium: New Directions for the Humanities. ESC. Skopje (Macedonia) 'The Importance of Gendered Interpretation of Contemporary Art’. Graz. Palazzo Zorzi-Venice. Austria2006 ‘Non-Schengen Art: The Phantasm of Belonging’. Kiazma Museum. New York (USA) Globalization of Art. Graz. SAIC. University of East Anglia. Vienna and Goldsmiths College.

The Long Moment.03. Karin Reisenberg/Amila Siberbegović.01. Leipzig ‘The Question of Readymade and Fabrication of Objects and Subjects’. Vienna 2014 “From Parasitism to Institutional Critique”. . Fear from Feminism-School for Feminism.10 Microhistories. Exnergasse. Academy Valand. 03. Summer Institute SAAS-Fee.12. “Triangulations of Estrangement: The subject. Stories’. Desires. CEI Venice Forum. Austrian Cultural Forum. Conference “Cultural Territories. Casino Luxembourg 1999 Helmet . Edited by Magnus Bärtås. 48th Venice Biennial (unrealised) 1997. “Infelicitous Participatory Acts”. Vienna. Vienna. “Landscapes Without Bodies”. 2016 “Microhistories and Internalisation of Macrohistories. Salzburger Kunstwerein. symposium. Invisible Violence”. 17. seminar and workshop. the Critique/Critic and the Trickster. Stockholm and prof. Museum of Modern Art. 19. A Proposal for Open Call. Manifesta 2. in collaboration with Konstfack. lecture and seminar. 13.03. Continental Breakfast-Studio Tomasseo.02." Moderna Museet.01. 24.2015. In Transitional Landscapes symposium. Chicago (USA)1998 ‘Cinderella Syndrome’. Ljubljana. Gothenburg. 18.2005-National Curator for the representation of Macedonia at the 4th 5th and 6th International Biennial.09.09. Magnus Bärtås. Europe: Cluster for New Peripheries (AICA). GEM Skopje.06. (Packhaus). 2015 “Reverse Recuperation”: The Philanthropist. Trieste. Konsthall. 19. independent project by Petar Hadzi Boskov for the Macedonian presentation at the Venice Biennial Skopje-Venice. lecture. Stockholm ‘Fluids. solo and group exhibitions of more than 50 young Macedonian artists 2016 Normalities. Badischer Kunstwerein. Exnergasse.’ symposium "After the Wall. the object and the animal”. 18.11. “Butterfly Effect”.‘Objects and Subjects: Politically Engaged Art’.” GfCA. “The Lack and its “Supplement”: The visible and invisible violence of monuments. panel at the exhibition opening.” book launch of Microhistories.03.2014. Lecture in the context of the retrospective exhibition of Tadej Pogačar. 20. 11-14.Art as Protection. “Through the Magnifying Glass of a Feminist: Representation of Women’s Body in Visual Art and Media”. New York. Warren Neidich and Barry Schwabsky. 19. curated by Vera Lauf and Barbara Mahlknecht. curated by Lina Morawttz. Istanbul 1996-2005 Founder and Curator of the exhibitions and residencies at the Open Graphic Art Studio’s Programme. Paradocks/TUW. Gothenburg. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Karlsruhe 1999 ‘DAS CAPITAL: Spectacle or Screen. 13.

curator of the workshop with Art Agent Stockholm and Macedonian artists. Moderna Museet and Konstfack.05. 13.06. Austrian Cultural Forum New York. Academy of Fine Arts. individual public lecture.03.12. “Veils/Folds/Events. tranzit. 09-10. Blue Times. Bratislava Miracles Can Happen. 04.Tensta.09. 'Becoming-Curator. PhD by Practice. Stockholm. Igor Zabel Association/SCCA-Ljubljana. 24. Mauthausen Project series of lectures: ERINNERUNGSORTE IN BEWEGUNG . Zagreb. Youth House. 10-12. Belgrade. Invisible Violence (symposium curated by Zoran Erić).07. How to Become a Curator (with Ruth Noack). Reconciliation and Agency. Schnittpunkt. 10.2013. Vienna. Vienna.02. 10. 23-25 April Presenter and moderator of a discussion. Renate Lorenz.Vortragsreihe zur Neugestaltung der KZGedenkstätte Mauthausen. 2014 2013 “The Invisible Borderlines of Racism: From amnesia to racist allure in visual representation”. Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and Erste Foundation.A theoretical reflection on miracles.2014 “The Lack and its “Supplement”: Gender and Agency in Public Space”.11.11.Cz 17. Croatia ''Word Bridges Dictionary of Curatorial Agency-workshop''. curated by Renate Lorenz. Academy of Fine Arts. TUW. Museum of Contemporary Museum. Essentialism. Anette Baldauf and Prof.2014. 05.02. lecture and workshop. Lecture in the context of the retrospective exhibition of Vlasta Delimar. Objectification and Ideal Body Imagery. Vienna. “The Impossibility of Cultural Translation of Blue”. Prague Introduction and moderation of the session with Silvia Federici. 23. curating and moderating the symposium. Stadtkuratorien Hamburg) Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg (HFBK). 2014 “Troubled Relation Between Theory and Curatorial Practice: A Reverse Perspective”. 11. 13. Microhistories (research project and exhibition by Magnus Bärtås).2014.10. The (Im)Possibility of Commoning. public lecture.2014 Launch of the book: Performing the Sentence.04. Self-historisation and Other Contradictions”. 15. Summer School Commoning the City (organised by Prof. 2014 Zagreb. Stockholm. ECM Module Curatorial Agency. Kunsthalle. Academy of Fine Arts). Vienna. Tranzit.2014 Vienna “After Before: Re-writing Art Histories.06. 10 May 2014 Immaterial Monuments. Academy of Fine Arts. 10. 04.06. Or Cognitive Body Vs.“Participatory Budgeting” workshop leader.2014 Becoming-Curator. Berlin.Production of face in space-time”. Vienna. Microhistories (research project by Magnus Bärtås). Institute for Art Theory and Cultural Studies.2013 . 3-4 April 2014 “Not-Yet Ready Made”. 17. 2014 On Productive Shame.11. Youth Cultural Centre. 2014 Introduction of Esther Shalev Gerz and moderator of the session. Europe: The City is Burning (curated by Sophie Golz. Not Now/Now. 2014.2014 BODY THINKS. Critical Management in Curating. Skopje. me Collection.12.

Pristina. Art as a Thinking Process. edited by Peter Mörtenböck and Helge Mooshammer. Ljubljana 2008/10 . Slovenia Intervention and Research In Visual Culture.I.Not So White Cube.R. Italy ‘NSK State – a relationship of ‘belonging without belonging’. Red District Symposium. Wiener Festwochen. Trbovlje. Vienna ‘Feminist Research in Art’. Austrian Parliament. A Conversation about the formation of national iconographies and their framing. Wiener Festvochen. Copernicus Science Centre. Vienna Roma Pavilion – Call the Witness. Vienna) in partnership with P. Zagreb. University of East Anglia . Netherlands 2009 Hito Steyerl – solo exhibition of Hito Steyerl and conversation with the artist. A Conversation about the formation of national iconographies and their framing.A. BAK. AICA Congress. Maribor ‘Agency and Reverse Recuperation’. Helsinki ‘On the (Im)possibility of (Re)naming’. P74 Gallery. member of the curatorial team for the Venice Biennial’s Collateral Event Call the Witness.‘On the (Im)possibility of (Re)naming’. Royal Art Institute. UGM.S. More Europe. Utrecht.T. Stockholm Aalto Univerity.E. UGM. Press room. Ljubljana 2011 Roma Protocol. Institute. Skopje.A. Technical University Vienna 2008/11 The Renaming Machine. Warsaw ‘Voices and Choirs of Dissent: Reverse recuperation’ Curatorial Summer Workshop. Safe European Home? Architektur Zentrum Wien.SCVA(Norwich. Curated by Alexei Monro. Venice. Maribor ‘Roma Protocol’. series of 5 conferences (Ljubljana. London Suzana Milevska SELECTED CURATED PROJECTS 2015-16 Inside Out . in the context of Jasmina Cibic’s exhibition. Ljubljana 2000 Summer Institute in World Art Studies – Getty Foundation Program. in the context of Jasmina Cibic’s exhibition. Criticism’. (co-curated with Alenka Gregoric) City Art Gallery. IUAV and EARN. Tate Modern Museum. GB)' 'Self-referentialism Vs.

London. “EuroBalkan” Institute in partnership with Ministry of Culture and ECF.T. talk-show programme on TV Leipzig and a part of Introducing Sites II. Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst.The Renaming Machine.International Prague Biennial: curator of the exhibition and conference – National Gallery. series of 3 exhibitions (Ljubljana. Integrating Cultures/Negotiating new Subjectivities. Skopje.E. EXIT Peje.Jean Monnet. exhibition and conference. Leipzig. City Shopping Mall. Bonn. (co-curated with Julia Schäfer). (curator/moderator of the conference). 2005 Workers’ Club . Prague (catalogue) 2004 Cosmopolis – Microcosmos X Macrocosmos (national curator). Institute.Germany (text in Cultural Territories) 2002 The Body Thinks. (national curator) . Summer School. Vienna) and 4 conferences in partnership with P.I. Germany (catalogue) 2000 Words. Ohrid. Regional Curatorial Workshop (curator of the programme). International Conference. Objects.S. Skopje. Berlin. “EuroBalkan” Institute. Stuttgart. Thessaloniki. 6th International Istanbul Biennial. State Museum of Contemporary Art. Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst. 2006 Naming of the Bridge Rosa Plaveva and Nakie Bajram. Skopje (Macedonia) (catalogue) 2002 Divided Sky/Re-unified Territories. Art under Construction. Open Graphic Art Studio – The Museum of the City of Skopje (Macedonia) 2001 Capital & Gender – International Project for Art and Theory. Leipzig. Hristina Ivanoska. text and edition of book) Correspondences. Greece (catalogue) Unbalanced Allocation of Space. by Oliver Musovik. The Museum of the City of Skopje Skopje (Macedonia). FWA/City University. European Commission Curatorial Translation. Ljubljana 2007 Translating the Self. public art project Perfect Match and conference Capital & Gender. SCCA-Ljubljana. City Museum of Skopje/British Council. supported by Life Long Learning programme . “EuroBalkan” Institute and British Council. Skopje (forward.A. Germany (catalogue) Multiplication. ArtsLink collaboration with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (catalogue) 1999 Neighbours. Press to exit project space-Skopje. IFA Gallery.R.A. Acts.

Stockholm (catalogue) 1997 The Bridge. ten women artists from Macedonia and USA. Skopje (catalogue) 1998 Little Big Stories. Macedonia (catalogue) 1995 A Documentary about V. a national selector for the Macedonian representation at the 4th International Istanbul Biennial (curated by Rene Block) catalogue . Cifte Amam. Sabanci Art Center.Always Already Apocalypse. Skopje. USA 1996 Liquor Amnii. by Zaneta Vangeli.A. Festival. by Bedi Ibrahim. Riksarkivet. 5th International Istanbul Biennial (curated by Rosa Martinez) catalogue Liquor Amnii II. national curator of the Macedonian representative. Skopje Summer Festival. by Marina Abramovic. Rhodes Island. CIX Gallery. in parallel with the 6th International Istanbul Biennial. Providence. Yildiz Technical University Istanbul (curated by Paolo Colombo)catalogue First Peep Show in the City. Skopje (catalogue) Leaving the Nest. Convergence X. The Museum of the City of Skopje.