Head of the Program:
Saša (Glavan) Nabergoj (1971)
Art historian, curator and critic. Assistant director at SCCA, Center for Contemporary Arts – Ljubljana. A member of AICA (International Association of Art Critics). A member of editorial board of Maska, Performing Arts Journal.
Member of the pedagogical team at Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana (1995 – 1997). Collaboration on exhibition projects in National Gallery in Ljubljana (1996 – 1997). Assistant of art director in Gallery Škuc, Ljubljana (1997). Collaborator of Soros Center for Contemporary Arts – Ljubljana (1997 – 1999). From 2000 employed by SCCA, Center of Contemporary Arts – Ljubljana. From 1995 publishes texts, critics, essays on the contemporary art and culture in various Slovene and international art magazines and newspapers (catalogues of Gallery Škuc, publications of multicultural center Metelkova, art magazines FlashArt/Italy, USA, Umelec/Czekia, Zarez/Croatia, M’ars/Slovenia, daily newspapers Večer, Delo,…). In 1999 and 2000 worked as collaborative researcher in the research project Problematic of space within alternative culture, ordered and financed by Cultural Department of the City of Ljubljana, Slovenia. From 2001 to 2004 acted as vice president of ICAN (Internationals Contemporary Arts Network). Since 2003 contributing editor of Praesens, magazine of contemporary art in central Europe.
Assistant of the Program:
Maja Lozić (1979)
Holds BA in History of Art from University of Ljubljana. In 2005/2006 she attended Course for Curators at SCCA. In 2006/2007 she completed two internships in Belgium. At Extra City Center for Contemporary Art in Antwerpen she collaborated as production manager and assistent of artist with exhibition More Stories on Absence. At MuHKA Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerpen she was assistent of production department and assistant of curators. From April 2007 she collaborates with artist-run Center and Gallery P74 and alternative radio station Radio Student. She is personal assistent of artist Marjetica Potrc. She joined SCCA team in October 2007.
Petja Grafenauer Krnc (1976)
An independent visual art critic and curator. She is completing her PhD on Historical Anthropologies of Visual at the ISH – Ljubljana Graduate School of the Humanities and her undergraduate studies in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at the Faculty of Arts Ljubljana.
She publishes regularly in the newspaper Dnevnik and on Radio Študent Ljubljana where she was the editor of Culture and Humanites Editorial between 2006 and 2007. As a curator she is cooperating with Ganes Pratt Gallery Ljubljana.
Barbara Borčić (1954)
Graduated with B.A. in art history from the Ljubljana Faculty of Arts. Since 2000 director of SCCA-Ljubljana, Center for Contemporary Arts.
Active in the field of contemporary arts as a free-lance curator, publicist and editor.
Member of AICA, International Association of Art Critics and IKT, International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art.
In frame of SCCA Borčić conceived and edited the documentation, archival and research project on video art in Slovenia under the title Videodokument. Video Art in Slovenia 1969-1998 (available also on www.videodokument.org). She is also curating video programs under the title Videospotting and writing about video (in English: ‘From Alternative Scene to Art Video’, in Reader V2_East Meeting, No. 1, Rotterdam, 1996; ‘Video Art from Conceptualism to Postmodernism’, in Impossible Histories: Historical Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991, MIT Press, Massachussetts, 2003). She was a project leader of curated web project Internet Portfolio, research projects What Is to Be Done with the Balkan Art and What Is to Be Done with the Audiovisual Archives, and editor of PlatformaSCCA magazine.
From 1980 on she worked in Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana and was the artistic director of the gallery 1982-1985. Between 1982 and 1992 she was involved in video practice in frame of ‘Ljubljana alternative scene’ and collaborated on several art and documentary video projects. 1991-1992 she was editor-in-chief of the fine arts magazine Likovne besede (Art Words).
From 1993 she was an assistant to the director, from 1997 the director of the Soros Center for Contemporary Arts – Ljubljana.
PR and FR Advisor:
Studied Comparative Literature and Slovene language at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana. Since 1997 works in the field of culture and art. Present position is a production manager at SCCA, Center for Contemporary Arts – Ljubljana (2004–). His professional expertice and working practise are focused in cultural production and advocacy, fundraising and public relations.