Ljiljana Radošević

Ljiljana Radošević was born in Belgrade (Serbia) in 1978. She got MA in Art History at the University of Belgrade by defending thesis about appearance and development of graffiti in Belgrade 1996-2005. She started her research in the year 2000 and continued to document art works and interview graffiti and street artists until present day. During her second MA studies in Management in Culture she had an opportunity to do her internship at the most important comics festival in Europe FIBD Angouleme and consequently wrote her thesis about it. After working in the field for several years she started her PH.D. studies at the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland) with the thesis under the title Understanding Street Art; A Study of European Street Art. At the moment she is in the final stages of writing but has managed to initiate in collaboration with her colleagues projects such as www.streetartwalksbelgrade.com and www.urbanheritagehub.com (not active yet).
The books mentioned in the interview are The Dresden Files, and the authors Ursula K. LaGuin and Andrzej Sapkowski. As well as the series called Urban Shaman.
Photo taken in 2016 and we see a stencil by Vudemn paying respect to Leonard Cohen and it says “Singer must die but the song is forever.” And the colorful side is done by Vlica.
Dorćol Platz (@dorcolplatz) which references a traditional Balkan dance called “kolo”. Made and photographed in 2016. . . Artists: Das Drogen (@das_drogen), Nikola (@kori.nikola), Neon (@neon_blck), Linnch (@linnchlinnch), Leaf Kid (@alekleaf) and Zez (@zez_lunatic).
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  1. […] Ljiljana Radošević is based in Belgrade, Serbia. She is currently working with colleagues on a project titled Urban Heritage Hub in which they endeavor to preserve archives of graffiti and street art throughout the region. The project is based online which turns out to perfectly suit the present moment as the world turns to virtual outlets while in quarantine from the Coronavirus pandemic. The artists intend to create a virtual museum to allow people to experience street art which is not suited to a physical gallery or museum. For more than 20 years, Radošević has been interviewing graffiti and street artists as a companion to the photographs of their work. In the archives, the interviews and photographs will be paired to expand and explain each artist’s work. The project is a piece of Radošević’s work as an art historian. To hear more about her work and career, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Ljiljana Radošević is based in Belgrade, Serbia. She is currently working with colleagues on a project titled Urban Heritage Hub in which they endeavor to preserve archives of graffiti and street art throughout the region. The project is based online which turns out to perfectly suit the present moment as the world turns to virtual outlets while in quarantine from the Coronavirus pandemic. The artists intend to create a virtual museum to allow people to experience street art which is not suited to a physical gallery or museum. For more than 20 years, Radošević has been interviewing graffiti and street artists as a companion to the photographs of their work. In the archives, the interviews and photographs will be paired to expand and explain each artist’s work. The project is a piece of Radošević’s work as an art historian. To hear more about her work and career, listen to the complete interview. […]