Dr. Branislav Dimitrijević is a professor of history and theory of art at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Belgrade and a guest lecturer at foreign art schools and universities.

His research and teaching interests are in the field of modern, avant-garde and contemporary art, and above all art and culture in socialist Yugoslavia. He is the author of books and exhibition catalogs, including: On Normality – Art in Serbia 1989-2001 (2005); This has never been the case – Painting by Predrag Nešković (2014); Against art: Goran Đorđević – Copies (2015), etc. Since the mid-1990s, he has been the curator of contemporary art exhibitions, including: Good Life – Physical Narratives and Spatial Imaginations (52nd October Salon, Geozavod, Belgrade, 2012); No Network (Atomic Bunker, Konjic, 2011); FAQ Serbia (ACF, New York, 2010); In Disarray – Displacement, Compassion and Humour in Contemporary British Art (MSU, Belgrade, 2007); Murder (CZKD, 1997), etc.

In 2018, he launched a series of exhibitions entitled Serbian Fine Arts at the Ostavinska Gallery in Belgrade. His published books include: Spent Socialism – Culture, Consumerism and Social Imagination in Yugoslavia, Book Factory, 2016; Sweet film by Dušan Makavejev, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, 2017, etc. He is politically active in the Let’s Not Drown Belgrade movement, where he coordinates the Culture Group.

For selected texts see: https://independent.academia.edu/BranislavDimitrijevic

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