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Branislav Dimitrijević

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Branislav Dimitrijević was born in Belgrade in 1967. Following his studies of art history in Belgrade and Kent he began to work as an art journalist and curator. In 1997 he received the Lazar Trifunović Prize for art criticism and two years later the Dušan Stojanović Prize for film theory. In cooperation with Branislava Andjelković he was the curator of the exhibitions »Map Room« (1995) and »Murder 1« (1997); in 2001 he mounted the exhibition project »Konverzacija« in the Museum for Contemporary Art in Belgrade and in 2003 the Serbian entry at the Biennale in Venice. Dimitrijević is a founding member – and until 2003 the director – of the University for the History and Theory of the Language of Pictures at the Center for Contemporary Art in Belgrade. At present he is the director at the Zentrum für Visuelle Kultur am Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst (Center for Visual Culture in the Museum for Contemporary Art) in Belgrade. At the same time he teaches at the School for Art and Design in Belgrade. His research includes the theory of the visual as well as the concept of art. In addition, he has demonstrated his interest, in numerous publications, in the relation between culture and ideology in the former Yugoslavia.


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