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Dubravka Sekulic

Graz, Austria
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Dubravka Sekulic is an assistant professor at the IZK - Institute for Contemporary Art, Faculty of Architecture, TU Graz and a PhD fellow at the Institute for History and Theory of Architecture, Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich.

She studied architecture at the University of Belgrade and design at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht. In 2003 she was a teaching assistant with Ivan Kucina at the Faculty of Architecture in Belgrade. She curated several architecture exhibits in Belgrade and Zagreb. Her exhibition "Three points of Support: Zoran Bojovic, the Architect" in Belgrade's Museum of Contemporary Art (2012) dealt with Yugoslavia's influence on African construction. This also became the basis of her doctorate, which she undertook the following year. She became a PhD fellow at the Swiss Institute for History and Theory of Architecture at ETH Zurich University.

Part of her PhD project is also "Constructing Nonalignment: The Work of Yugoslav Construction Companies in the Third World 1961-1989" from 2013. She wrote the book "Glotz nicht so romantisch! : on Extralegal Space in Belgrade", while living in the Netherlands. Additionally she is a co-authour of the volume "Surfing the Black : Yugoslav Black Wave Cinema and its Transgressive Moments". She contributed to the collection of essays, "Nadogradnje - Urban Self-Regulation in Post-Yugoslav Cities", which was cited by Dezeen and ArchDaily as being one of the top architecture books of 2016.

She is a founding member of the Parity Grop with Charlotte Malterre-Barthes. The grassroots association is committed to improving gender equality and diversity in architecture. She is an amateur-librarian at Public Library/Memory of the World, where she maintains feminist, and space/race collections.

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Graz, Austria
bostjan, February 4th, 2019
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