Radoslav Putar Award – open call for jury member up to 40 years of age – selected is Tena Starčević (HR)


Tena Starčević (Zagreb, 1993),

She graduated in art history at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb.

During her studies, she worked on a series of exhibitions, and then she began developing her curatorial concepts and realized several single and group exhibitions. Her interests are focused on researching the potential of abandoned industrial heritage and art in public spaces.

As part of the NOVAci pilot project, organized by the curatorial collective WHW and Pogon, she was the curator of the exhibition WORK, (NOT) ORDER AND (ONLY) DISCIPLINE: invisible action of workers and workers in culture at the Nova Gallery.

As an art critic, she regularly writes forewords for exhibitions and publishes her texts on the Kulturpunkt, Vizkultura and Contemporay Croatian Photography portals, as well as on the Croatian Radio’s Triptych broadcast.

She is a member of the Arbajt art collective, within which she explores the relationship between art and work in a historical and contemporary context.

She is the coordinator and head of the administration of the Office for Photography and the Spot Gallery, where she regularly prepares exhibitions as a curator, and is the coordinator of the Neighborhood Lens project.