BOJANA JANEVA SHEMOVA //
VISUAL ARTS 

Bojana Janeva-Shemova (Skopje, 1977) is an Art historian and a curator. She graduated from “SS Cyril and Methodius” University in Skopje, Institute of History of Art and Archaeology (2000). She completed her postgraduate studies at the Maastricht University: “Arts and Cultural Heritage, Cultural policy, Management and Education”, Netherlands (2010). She has working experience as a curator at the National Gallery of the Republic of North Macedonia, Skopje (2008-2009). In 2009 she curated the Macedonian participation at the Venice Biennial with the art project “Fifty-fifty” by the artist Goce Nanevski. Since 2012 she has been working as an independent curator, and as one of the co-founders of “Ars Acta-Institute for Arts and Culture”, Skopje. Nowadays, she works as a curator at the NI Museum of Contemporary Art-Skopje, where she co-curated the Biennial of Young Artists, NI MoCA-Skopje (2018) and curated the Exhibition “Connections in the Collections, Italian-Macedonian Parallels”, NI MoCA – Skopje (2018). In 2012 she was appointed as a member of International Association of Art Critics AICA – Macedonia.

ANA IVANOVSKA DESKOVA // ARCHITECTURE

Ana Ivanovska Deskova (Skopje, 1978) is an architect, assistant professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Ss. Cyril and Metodius University in Skopje.

She has participated in numerous research projects and is a (co)author of several architectural exhibitions. In 2008 and 2014, within a wider team of authors, she participated at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, with the projects Metamak Cut-outs (2008) and Findings (2014). In 2016 she took part in the research project “Biography of an Architectural Work – Telecommunications Center in Skopje, architect Janko Konstantinov”, accompanied by a publication and an exhibition at the Museum of the City of Skopje. In 2018, within the same research group, she presented the results of the research “Skopje verticals” with an exhibition and a publication. In the period between 2016-2018  she worked on the preparation the exhibition “Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980”, as part of the curatorial advisory board of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York.