Jelena Vesić

Jelena  Vesić
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bio | Jelena Vesić is an independent curator, writer, editor, and lecturer. She was co-editor of Prelom—Journal of Images and Politics and co-founder of the independent organization Prelom Kolektiv. Active in the field of publishing, research and exhibition practice that intertwines political theory and contemporary art, she is also co-editor of Red Thread, a journal for social theory, contemporary art and activism and a member of editorial board of Art Margins. Vesić explores the relations between art and ideology in the field of geopolitical art history writing, focusing on experimental art and exhibition practices of the 1960s and 1970s in former Yugoslavia and Eastern Europe. She also writes on artistic labor and practices of self-organization in the environment of cognitive capitalism. Her recent curatorial projects are based on experiments with the form of lecture-performance and immaterial quality of the exhibits.