Researcher
Antonia Majaca

Antonia Majaca is a curator and researcher at the IZK Institute for Contemporary Art at the Graz University of Technology, where her work focuses on the art-based transdisciplinary research and the epistemology of art in the age of algorithmic governmentality. Her three-year research and publishing project 'The Incomputable - Art in the Age of Algorithms', funded by FWF Austrian Science Fund, is currently being developed through an international platform involving Graz University of Technology, Goldsmiths University of London and the Department of Human and Social Sciences at the University of Naples.

She recently curated ‘Knowledge Forms and Forming Knowledge - Limits and Horizons of Transdisciplinary Art-Based Research’ (with Patricia Reed and Mohammad Salemy) at the Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz and ‘Memorial For(u)ms – Histories of Possibility’ for DAAD and HAU, Berlin.

In 2009 Antonia co-founded Delve - Institute for Duration, Location and Variables (with Ivana Bago) engaged in discursive, exhibition and publishing projects developing at the intersection of academic research, political and cultural theory and the sphere of art production. From 2004 - 2011 she was the artistic director of Zagreb based non-profit Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic (www.g-mk.hr), which she reconfigured into a collaborative research oriented institution. Through Delve Institute she co-initiated and co-curated (with Ivana Bago and others) long term projects including: 'Where Everything Is Yet to Happen' - centered around the non-essentialist notion of community and the Yugoslav 1990s wars, 'Removed From the Crowd' - exploring artistic and intellectual practices of Socialist Eastern Europe and the Global South.  Her curation includes  'Can You Speak of This? - Yes, I can' and 'Exposures' for Spaport Biennial, Banja Luka; 'Moving Forwards, Counting Backwards' for the MUAC Museum, Mexico City; 'And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out' at WUK - Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna; 'Neither from, Nor Towards' at the Art Pavilion, Zagreb; 'Stalking with Stories' at Apexart, New York, 'The Salon of Revolution' at HDLU, Zagreb.

She received her first degree in Art History and Comparative Literature from the Faculty of Philosophy, Zagreb University, her MA from the Department of Politics, Goldsmiths College, University of London, and has been awarded scholarship from Goldsmiths College where she was also the recipient of Allan Little Memorial Prize. She was the grantee of the Getty Foundation, Fundación Cisnero and FFAI foundation and was a resident curator at the ISCP, New York and Platform Garanti, Istanbul.


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