Sanja Horvatinčić, PhD
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Sanja Horvatinčić was born in 1986 in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2010 she received MAs in Art History, and English Language and Literature, from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. From 2009 to 2011, she was an assistant curator at the contemporary art gallery Galženica. From 2011 to 2017, she was employed at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb as a Research Assistant on the project "Modernity, Modernism and Postmodernism in Croatian Art in the 20th Century". In 2017, she obtained her PhD at the Post-graduate Study Humanist Sciences, University of Zadar, with the thesis "Memorials from the Socialist Era in Croatia – Typology Model", supervised by Ljiljana Kolešnik, Senior Research Adviser, and co-supervised by Vinko Srhoj, Associate Professor. In 2014, she was at a three-month research visit in Slovenia, University of Maribor. She is a member of two research projects funded by the Croatian Science Foundation:
She was a guest lecturer at the Post-graduate course Art for Collective Use: Monument, Performance, Ritual, Body (2015/16), held at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Ljubljana. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Život umjetnosti, and a member of the curatorial collective [BLOK] – Lokalna baza za osvježenje kulture. Apart from attending numerous international conferences, she has also held several public lectures and educational seminars, and is the author of several scientific papers on the subject of memorial sculpture and architecture of the second half of the 20th century in Croatia/Yugoslavia and Europe. She a member of the Curatorial Advisory Board and the author of the catalogue chapter of the exhibition Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980, (The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2018–2019).
- "Memorial Sculpture and Architecture in Socialist Yugoslavia", in Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980, Vladimir Kulic and Martino Stierli (eds.), New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2018 (in press)
- "Ballade of the Hanged: Representation of World War II Atrocities in Yugoslav Memorial Sculpture", in: Art and its Response to the Changes in Society, London: Cambridge University Press, 2016, 173–192.
- "Erased: on the Circularity of Misogyny on the Example of Female Representation in the Public Space of Zagreb", in: Back to the Square! Art, Activism and Urban Research in Post-Socialism, Zagreb: BLOK, 2015, 90–101.
- "Monument, Territory, and the Mediation of War Memory in Socialist Yugoslavia", Život umjetnosti : časopis za suvremena likovna zbivanja, no. 96 (2015); 34–61.
- "The History of Impossible Monument: Construction of the Memorial to the Victims of Fascism in Jajinci", Anali Galerije Antuna Augustinčića, no. 32-33; 34-35 (2015), 261–282.
- "Monuments Dedicated to Labor and the Labor Movement in Socialist Yugoslavia", Etnološka tribina : godišnjak Hrvatskog etnološkog društva, vol. 44, no. 37 (2014), 153–168.
- "Model for the Analysis and Interpretation of Memorial Sculpture from the Socialist Era", Radovi Instituta za povijest umjetnosti, vol. 37, no. 37 (2013), 217–228.