Biljana Ciric


Biljana Ciric

Biljana Ciric is an independent curator.

She was the co-curator of the 3rd Ural Industrial Biennale for Contemporary Art (Yekaterinburg, 2015), curator in residency at Kadist Art Foundation (Paris, 2015) and a research fellow at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (Høvikodden, 2016).

Her recent exhibitions include An Inquiry: Modes of Encounter presented by Times Museum, Guang Zhou (2019), When the Other Meets the Other Other presented by Cultural Center Belgrade (2017), Proposals for Surrender presented by McAM in Shanghai (2016/2017_, and This exhibition Will Tell You Everything About FY Art Foundations in FY Art Foundation space in Shen Zhen (2017).

Her exhibitions also include Just as Money is the Paper, the Gallery is the Room (2014) presented by Osage Art Foundation (Hong Kong), One Step Forward, Two Steps Back—Us and Institution, Us as Institution (2013) presented by Times Guangzhou Museum (Guangzhou), Tino Sehgal Solo Exhibition (2013) in UCCA (Beijing),  Alternatives to Ritual (2012–13) in Goethe Open Space (Shanghai) and OCAT (Shenzhen), Taking the Stage OVER (2011–12) presented in different institutions in Shanghai, Institution for the Future – Asia Triennale (2011) in Manchester among others.

In 2013, Ciric initiated the seminar platform From a History of Exhibitions Towards a Future of Exhibition Making with focus of China and Southeast Asia. The assembly platform were hosted by St Paul St Gallery, AUT , New Zealand (2013), Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai (2018), Times Museum, Guang Zhou (2019). Books with the same title has been published by Sternberg press in 2019.

Her research on artists organized exhibitions in Shanghai has been published in the book History in Making; Shanghai: 1979-2006 published by CFCCA, Life and Deaths of Institutional Critique co-edited by Nikita Yingqian Cai and published by Black Dog Publishing among others.

In 2018 she established educational platform What Could/Should Curating Do.

She was nominated for ICI Independent Vision Curatorial Award (2012)

Currently, she is developing long term project reflecting on China’s Silk and Road Initiative titled: As you go . . . the roads under your feet, towards a new future and how its will change local living rituals, aesthetics, and connectivity.