Bosnia and Herzegovina: Inspiring interview with female museum leader in time of Covid19
Museums connect people with their culture and its history but the advent of the coronavirus has impeded that vital connection In this interview Sarita Vujković Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Republic of Srpska MSURS illustrates how museums adapted to new and digital ways of organising art exhibitions and events As a selector and creator of numerous exhibitions in the field of contemporary art practice she deals with criticism and theory of contemporary visual art Author and coauthor of scientific texts books monographs in the field of museology gender theory and contemporary art Ms Vujković has been the commissioner of the Pavilion of Bosnia and Herzegovina twice at the Venice Biennale 2013 2017 She has also served as the president of the International Council of Museums ICOM National Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the vice president of the ICOM South East Europe Alliance
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Museums in Slovenia show culture is positive and meaningful in the time of COVID-19
Kaja Širok is the Director of the National Museum of Contemporary History of Slovenia and a research fellow at the Faculty of Arts Department for Sociology in Ljubljana A historian by training her PhD in Cultural studies focused on contested memories and identity making in the border areas She discusses with us in this interview the impact of the pandemic crisis on culture and the mitigation of its effects Ms Širok serves as a member of the International Council of Museums ICOM Ethics Committee and the International Committee of Memorial Museums in Remembrance of the Victims of Public Crimes ICMEMO She is the president of the ICOM Slovenia and a member of the Academic Committee of the House of European History museum
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