Ana Janevski is currently Associate Curator at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. From 2007 to 2011 she held the position of curator at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland, where she curated, among many other projects, the large-scale exhibition As Soon As I Open My Eyes I See a Film on the topic of Yugoslav experimental film and art from the sixties and seventies. She also edited a book with the same title. Janevski has also co-curated with Pierre Bal-Blanc the performance exhibition The Living Currency and the first extensive show about experimental film in Yugoslavia This is All Film! Experimental Film in Former Yugoslavia 1951- 1991 at the Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana in 2010.

In 2010 Ana Janevski curated the film programme We can’t promise to do more than an experiment; Experimental film and beyond in Yugoslavia in sixties and seventies at MACBA. This essay is an updated version of the text already published on the occasion of As soon As I Open My Eyes I See a Film: Experiments in Yugoslav Art in the Sixties and Seventies and This Is All Film! Experimental Film in Former Yugoslavia 1951-1991.

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Quaderns portàtils
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Quaderns portàtils
Eng ISSN: 1886-5259




Presentation by Ana Janevski, curator of the program
Son[i]a #128 Ana Janevski
I like to work with what is often called "cultural heritage", but the materials that I use are banal and clichéd, like sugar blocks, doors, couscous, rugs, official documents.
Latifa Echakhch