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Danijela Dugandzic Zivanovic

  • City, State: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Languages: bhs, english
  • Age: 37

About me:

Danijela Dugandžić Živanović (Sarajevo) is a directress of the CRVENA Association for Culture and Art, curator, cultural producer and feminist activist. She has been active in the women’s movement for the past 20 years and has worked with artists from all over the world. She co-founded the Foundation CURE, where she co-created PitchWise – the first festival of women’s engaged art in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She develops curriculums for non-formal education of youth and provides consultancies and analysis in regard to gender issues, youth work and policy development. She teaches courses for Women’s Studies program and various youth programs and is often a guest lecturer in schools all over BIH.

Through the work of CRVENA, she promotes and contributes to development of an independent art and cultural scene, as well as emancipates the position of women in art and culture and curates exhibitions produced by CRVENA.

As a member of the V-Day movement against violence against women and girls she produced Vagina Monologues plays in Sarajevo, Belgrade and Zagreb and participated in the V-Day events in New York 2001 and New Orleans in 2008.

In 2013 she coordinated One Billion Rising campaign for BIH, the biggest campaign ever-organized in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Same year she co-produced a documentary film “ We are the majority”.

With the a transdisciplinary team of architects, psychologists, activists and urbanists she developed a programe Cityology dealing with public spaces and commons in Sarajevo.

Danijela is one of the 25 members of the first women’s lobby group in BIH called F5 .

Danijela is a co-author of the performance Bujrum Izvolite, art project Transfor(M)art, Map of Sarajevo, I am glad I got to live to this moment as well as and some street art projects. She is a co-founding member of the feminist curatorial group Red Min(e)d that developed and implemented The Bring In Take Out Living Archive exhibitions in Zagreb, Ljubljana, Vienna, Sarajevo and Belgrade. Red Min(e)d group curated 54th Oktober Salon in Belgrade in 2013 and is preparing for the Stockholm edition in October 2014.

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I'm passionate about:

Feminism, Art/Culture, City/Space, Commons, Activism


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