2018 Workshop at Center for Cultural Decontamination, in Belgrade, Serbia: Post-war Nationalism, Memory and History (with Ana Isaković, Nebojša Milikić and Aleksandra Sekulić)
Aleksandra Sekulić – PhD candidate at Faculty of Media and Communication at the department of Theory of Art and Media. MA in Cultural management and cultural policy in the Balkans, UNESCO Chair, University of Arts, Belgrade and Universite Lumiere Lyon 2. Graduated in General Literature and Theory of Literature in Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade. Program director at the Center for Cultural Decontamination (CZKD) in Belgrade since 2010.. Initiator and co-editor (with Lazar Bodroza and Radovan Popovic) of the project The Invisible Comics in cooperation with National Library of Serbia and Metaklinika Studio, consisting of the digital archive of alternative comics in Serbia, the publication The Invisible Comics – Alternative comics in Serbia 1980-2010 and the exhibition at Leipzig Book Fair in the Pavillion of Serbia. Together with Branka Benčić curated exhibitions Video, Television, Anticipation at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade (2013) and Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb (2014). Since 2006, member of the archive and program platform Media Archaeology. Since 2001 member of Kosmoplovci group (digital arts, music, film, alternative comics), with whome established online platform Altarchive.org, online archive of alternative film and video. Editor of books: Performing The Museum – A Reader (2016). Co-ed. with Dusan Grlja, Videography of the Region (2009), Media Archaeology: The Nineties (2009), and more.
Ana Isaković has been the archive editor, project coordinator and theatre production organizer at the Center for Cultural Decontamination since April 2011. She used to work as project coordinator and theatre production organizer of the Heartefact Foundation. She wrote for the web portal e-Novine (articles, theatre and art critique, interviews), she worked as a translator, correspondent and sales manager for the company »Dragačevac promet«, she was assistant project coordinator for the NGO CEDEUM (Center for Drama in Education and Art) from February 2006 until June 2007, she worked as an English teacher at the foreign language school INTRANET. She worked as a theatre critic for the monthly magazine “MAGAZIN 011”, organizer at the puppet theatre “Pinocchio”, secretary of directing in the play „Kuku Todore“ by Dragoslav Todorović; assistant organizer of the Meeting of Professional Puppet Theatres of Serbia. She was also a journalist for the cultural section of the magazine “Beorama”.
Nebojša Milikić (Belgrade, 1964) Cultural worker and producer, researcher and activist, lives and works in Belgrade, Serbia. Studied and worked at the Institute for Regional Geology and Paleontology in Belgrade, attended The School of History and Theory of Image of the Centre for Contemporary Art Belgrade) and The Queer Studies at The Center for Queer Studies, Belgrade. Since 1995 involved in political activism, organizational, artistic and curatorial practice in visual and relational arts. Initiated, realized or co-realized many cultural and artistic programs and projects, in Serbia and abroad. Participates in number of independent research projects and activist campaigns. Writes about cultural and artistic production, political and ideological topics. From 1999 onward works in Cultural Center Rex in Belgrade, as the initiator and coordinator of the debate programs and the programs of democratization and decentralization of culture. One of the founders of the non-governmental cultural organization ReEX, dedicated to struggle against historical revisionism and negationism.
Place: “Center for Cultural Decontamination”, Belgrade (Serbia)
Filming: Muzaffer Hasaltay
Editing: Marina Gržinić, Valerija Zabret