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Re-politicizing Art, Theory, Representation and New Media Technology

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Ruth Dill Crockett Building, Room 103/104, CDC

Marina Grzinic is a philosopher, artist and theoretician who lives and  works in Ljubljana and Vienna. She is Researcher at the Institute of Philosophy at the Scientific and Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Art (ZRC‐SAZU) in Ljubljana and Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. She also works as freelance media theorist, art critic and curator.

Professor Grzinic published several books in French, English, Slovenian, Serbian, Croatian. Her last book, RePoliticizing Art, Theory, Representation and New Media Technology was published in 2008 with the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna and Schlebrügge Editor, Vienna. She also co‐edited with Rosa Reitsamer the volume New Feminism: Worlds of Feminism, Queer and Networking Conditions (Loecker, Vienna, 2008). Some of her other recent books include: Situated Contemporary Art Practices, Art, Theory and Activism from (the East of) Europe (Ljubljana and Revolver, Frankfurt am Main, 2004), Une fiction reconstruite. Europe de l'Est, postsocialisme et rétroavantgarde [Fiction Reconstructed. Eastern Europe, Postsocialism and Retro‐avantgarde] (L'Harmattan, Paris, 2005), and Avantgarde and Politics: The Eastern European Paradigm and the War in the Balkans  Beogradski krug, Belgrade, Serbia and Monte Negro, 2005), and Aesthetics of Cyberspace and the Effects of Derealisation (Multimedijalni institut mi2 ‐ MaMa Zagreb, Croatia and Kosnica ‐ centar za komunikaciju i kulturu, Sarajevo, Bih, 2005). She has been involved in video art since 1982. In collaboration with Aina Smid she has produced more than 40 video art projects, a short film, numerous video and media installations, Internet websites and an interactive CD‐ROM (ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany).

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