bio | Adela Železnik holds an MA in Art History from the University of Ljubljana and was a visiting student at the University of London, Goldsmiths College, London. She curated two exhibitions of Tacita Dean (1994, ŠKUC Gallery; 2004, Mala galerija, Ljubljana) and took part at the Private View exhibition, curated by Paul O'Neil at the London Print Studio Gallery and Kent Institute of Art and Design, 2002. Since 1993 she has been working at the Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, as a curator for education and public programmes (from 2011 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova). Participative projects in collaboration with artists include My Beautiful Home, Moderna galerija, 1995 (Jože Barši and Tadej Pogačar); All But Appearance, Moderna galerija, 2000 (Žiga Kariž, Damijan Kracina, Darij Kreuh, Anamarija Šmajdek); Transfers, Moderna galerija, 2005 (Polonca Lovšin); This is Me, 2006 (Dejan Habicht); You and the City. Diaries of a Future Avant-garde, 2008-2009 (Jeanne van Heeswijk), Showroom / Meeting Room, Backroom. Ultimate Audience, Mestna galerija / City Gallery, Ljubljana, 2010 (Apolonija Šušteršič), Reading seminar with Jože Barši (2012-2013). She collaborated with the Radical Education Collective, 2007-2009. She writes about art education and participation within the museum context.
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