Claudia Zini

Art historian - Curator

Claudia Zini is an Italian art historian and curator, focusing her professional interests primarily on artistic positions that engage with war memories and identity in post-conflict societies such as former Yugoslavia. She is currently a PhD candidate student at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London with a thesis titled “Post-War Negotiations: Art from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Global Fields”. She holds a Bachelor degree in History and Conservation of Art from the University of Padova, Italy (2008), a Diploma in History and Philosophy of Art from the Kent University, England (2008) and a Master Degree in Art History from Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italy (2011). In 2015, she obtained a Diploma in Islamic Studies from the University of Sarajevo. She gained her first experience as a curator of the exhibition The Imaginary Pavilion of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2009 in Verona, Italy. Between 2012 and 2013 she worked in the A plus A Gallery in Venice, curating the exhibitions of Bosnian artists Ibro Hasanović and Mladen Miljanović, among other projects. She lives in Sarajevo where she collaborates with Duplex100m2 gallery and Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art. Her latest curatorial projects include the exhibition Mevludin Ekmečić. Drawing the War: Bosnia 1992-1995 presented in Sarajevo at the WARM Festival in June 2017. In 2018 she founded Kuma International - Center for Visual Arts from Post-Conflict Societies.

Projects Claudia Zini participating in