Aida Abadžić Hodžić
Aida Abadžić Hodžić is Associate Professor at the Chair of Art History, Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo. She graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb (Art History, French Language and Literature) and was awarded a PhD from Sarajevo University in 2008. She has curated a large number of exhibitions of modern and contemporary Bosnian art and young artists, both in Bosnia and abroad. She is the author of five books and several art monographs. She is also editor-in-chief of the first Bosnia and Herzegovina magazine for contemporary visual art, critic and theory, Vizura, and national coordinator of the project Bauhaus: Networking Ideas and Practices (Baunet) within the EU Culture Program (2011–15). Abadžić Hodžić is the author of the book Selman Selmanagić i Bauhaus (Sarajevo, 2014), which was published in an extended edition in German (Selman Selmanagić und das Bauhaus, Gebr.Mann Verlag, Berlin, 2018) and presented at the Bauhaus-Archiv in Berlin within the program ECHY 2018. For her work in the area of art history, she was given an award for her book, 20th Century Bosnia and Herzegovinian Graphics: Sixties and Seventies of the 20th Century in the Context of European Modernity and Postmodernity, at the 23rd International Book Fair and the 11th Biennial of Books in Sarajevo in May 2011. She was also awarded the Hasan Kaimija Award in 2012.