curator & editor
Predrag Pajdic is a London based artist, art historian and curator who graduated from Central St. Martins (BA) and the Courtauld Institute of Art, London (MA History of Art). With many years of art experience, he has been exhibiting and curating in the UK and internationally, as well as writing and lecturing on contemporary art.
Selected recent curatorial works include: PARANOIA, a critically acclaimed touring group exhibition with 42 international artists, Freud Museum, London, 2006/07; THIS DAY, 9 screening programmes and live performances with short film and videos relating to the Middle East, Tate Modern, London, 2007; UNDO, group exhibition about conflict, tension and bereavement with international artists, Dazed Gallery, London, 2007; RECOGNISE, a group exhibition with international artists examining misunderstandings and preconceptions about the Middle East, Contemporary Art Platform, London, 2007; CRIMES & SPLENDORS, a group exhibition, Ron Mandos Gallery, Amsterdam, 2007...
This year he will be one of the judges for the prestigious South African contemporary art award Spier Contemporary 2007 and a guest curator with five solo projects for NOVA PARANOIA, Artneuland, Berlin, 2008.
Pajdic is currently researching contemporary art and its place in a time of crises. Future projects will include ON TOLERANCE, an exhibition questioning racism, bigotry and fear of the other, DISPOSABLES on abuse, betrayal and neglect of elderly, and A-PART-HATE examining policies and systems of segregation or discrimination in contemporary world.
For more information on his latest project UNBOUND to be launched on the 2nd of November 2007 at Contemporary Art Platform in London, please visit:
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