Antonia Majaca is an art historian and curator based in Berlin and Graz. She is the research leader of the forthcoming project ‘Incomputable’ at the IZK – Institute for Contemporary Art, TU Graz, developed in collaboration with Goldsmiths University in London, the Department of Human and Social Sciences, at the University of Naples, ‘L’Orientale’, University of Arts and Design, Karlsruhe, and funded by the Austrian National Science Fund (FWF). She is also one of the curators involved in the long-term project ‘Kanon Fragen’ (initiated by Anselm Franke), at the HKW – Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, where she recently co-curated ‘Parapolitics – Cultural Freedom and the Cold War’.
Majaca contributes regularity to books, exhibition catalogues, artist monographs and art magazines (including Documenta 14, E-flux Journal, Nervous Systems, Documentary Across Disciplines, Was ist Kunst?, etc. ). Since 2018, she is on the editorial committee of the ‘South as a State of Mind’ journal. Majaca teaches internationally and often lectures in art and academic institutions including MUAC Mexico City, Ashkal Alwan Beirut, MoMA, E-flux, Apexart, School of Visual Art NYC, Goldsmiths London, Dutch Art Institute, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Nottingham Contemporary, Tabakalera San Sebastian, Centre Pompidou, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Hebel am Ufer (HAU), Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Art, Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art, KIT Trondheim, Institute for Contemporary Art Graz, ICA Miami, etc.
She studied Art History, Philosophy, Comparative Literature and Political theory in Zagreb, New York and London and has been awarded scholarships and research grants for her postgraduate studies from Goldsmiths College in London, New York University, Getty Foundation, Fundacion Cisneros and FFAI foundation, among others.
Antonia’s seminar at the DAI: 2018-2019 Incomputable Subjects