The Pavilion of Serbia at the 54th International Art Exhibition la Biennale di Venezia. Interview with Sanja Kojić Mladenov

The Pavilion of Serbia at the 54th International Art Exhibition la Biennale di Venezia. Sanja Kojic Mladenov, exibition curator of Dragoljub Raša Todosijević project Light and Darkness of Symbols interviewed by Ilari Valbonesi.

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Through the issue of symbols, the project of the Belgrade conceptual artist Rasa Todosijević is engaged in observation and ”clarification” of sociopolitical, economic and cultural context of the author’s social environment, with special focus on sensitive issues such as mythology, religion and power. The Project Light and Darkness of Symbols is composed of several segments, conceptualized through the different forms of installations, journal, and history.

Sanja Kojić Mladenov (born in Pančevo, 1974) graduated in History of Art at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, and is currently attending postgraduate interdisciplinary studies at the University of Novi Sad. Since 1995, she has been an author, curator, and selector of numerous projects related to the field of recent artistic practice, media, and gender. Her most recent scientific research projects include: Gender Equality and the Environment at the 53rd Biennale in Venice, Female Archetypes in the Contemporary Art of Serbia, Gender and Art. She is a member of Visart, the Association for Visual Art and Culture, Novi Sad, and international associations – AICA (International Association of Art Critics) and ICOM (International Council of Museums).