Bereich: Kunstgeschichte, Kuratorin
Empfehlende Institutionfrei_raum Q21 exhibition space
ZeitraumJuni 2018 - Juni 2018
KSENIJA ORELJ studied art history and German language and literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb (2004). Orelj took a master’s degree in curatorial cultures at the Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts, with the thesis on marathon practices in contemporary art – They shoot horses, don’t they? (2013). She is a member of the Croatian section of AICA, the International Association of Art Critics.
Ksenija Orelj worked as curator at the Maritime and Historical Museum of Croatian Littoral till 2008. She is a senior curator at the Rijeka Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, where she has been working since 2009. She often organizes group exhibitions by working in teams, with a focus on the modern ways of appropriating surplus labor and eradicating leasure time. Among such projects are The Munchhausen effect: On time in times of having no time, 5020 Gallery, Salzburg, 2017 (with Anamarija Batista); Please empty your wallets, MMSU Rijeka and Emila Filla Gallery, Usti nad Labem, 2016, From within the giant's belly, MMSU Rijeka, 2015, Spajalica – series of interventions in public space, Rijeka, 2013 – 2015 (with Sabina Salamon and Nataša Šuković).