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Jelena Vesić

Jelena Vesić is an independent curator, writer, editor, and lecturer. She is active in the field of publishing, research and exhibition practice that intertwine political theory and contemporary art. Vesić co-edited "Prelom" – Journal of Images and Politics (2001–2010, Belgrade) and is co-editor of the journal "Red Thread" (Istanbul), a member of the editorial board of "ARTMargins" and advisory board of "Mezosfera". Vesić curated Lecture Performance (MoCA, Belgrade and the Kölnischer Kunstverein, w. Anja Dorn and Kathrin Jentjens) as well as the collective exhibition project Political Practices of (post-) Yugoslav Art (Museum of History of Yugoslavia), which critically examined art historical concepts and narratives on Yugoslav art after the dissolution of Yugoslavia. Her essay-book, On Neutrality (w. Vladimir Jerić Vlidi and Rachel O'Reilly) is part of the Non-Aligned Modernity edition of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade.

Vesić is co-editor of the Red Thread #5: Alt-Truths and Insta-Realities: The Psychopolitics of Contemporary Right and co-editor of the book Feminist Takes: Early Works by Želimir Žilnik (w. Antonia Majaca and Rachel O’Reilly).