Julia Draganović is a curator for contemporary art whose interest is focused on time based and collaborative art and new artistic strategies general but loves to conceive and install classical exhibitions with objects of all kind as well. She has curated shows in Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the USA, and Taiwan. Her thematic shows include “The Enterprise of Art” at PAN Palazzo delle Arti Napoli 2008; “Footsteps into the Future” at Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art, Taiwan 2008 and “In What We Trust?” at Art Miami 2010.
Together with Claudia Löffelholz Julia Draganovic is founding member of the collective LaRete Art Projects. Draganović is President of IKT International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art since 2014, member of the committee of the Outdoor Gallery in Gdansk (Poland) since 2008 and board member of No Longer Empty, New York since 2009. From 2009 to 2015 she served as member of the Scientific Committee of MUDAM – Musée d’Art Moderne du Grand Duc Jean, Luxembourg.
Draganović has widely lectured in Europe, Latin America and the USA.
Institutional positions covered by Julia Draganović include Curator of the European Studio Program of the ACC Galerie and the City of Weimar, Germany (1999 -2003), Artistic Director of the Chelsea Art Museum New York (2005-2006) and of PAN Palazzo delle Arti Napoli (2007-2009), Curator of the International Award of Participatory Art for the Region Emilia-Romagna, Italy (2009 -2013), Curator for curatorial projects at Arte Fiera / Art First Bologna (2010 -2012), Curator for the curatorial projects of Art Miami (2009 -2014) and of Context Art Miami (2013 to 2014).
From November 2013 until June 2019 Julia Draganović served as Director of Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Germany. In July 2019 she will take over the directorship of the German Academy in Rome – Villa Massimo.