Anamarija Batista

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Anamarija Batista

Univ.-Ass. / Art EducationDepartment Fine Arts & Design

Anamarija Batista is an experienced interdisciplinary researcher and curator working at the intersection of art, architecture and economics. After studying economics, she spent five years carrying out macroeconomic analyses in the healthcare sector. Batista also studied art history and German as a foreign language at the University of Vienna.

In 2012, she began her project "Artist as spatial planner" at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Since then, she has been exploring questions of modern and contemporary art practice, architectural theory, economics and educational practice.

In addition to her extensive experience in research, she also has a good practice in curatorial work. She has curated a number of exhibitions, including "The Distance View" (Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2023), "Productive Work - what is it supposed to be?" (frei_raum, Museumsquartier, 2018), "Bosch & Hofbauer" (Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, 2018), "The Munchhausen effect - Micro-utopias on Time in the Time of having no Time" (Galerie 5020, 2017), "Crisis as Ideology?" (Kunstraum Niederösterreich, 2016).

She is co-editor of "Rethinking Density: Art, Culture and Urban Practices" (Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2017) and "Coercion and Wage Labour: Exploring Work Relations Through History and Art" (London: UCL, 2024) as well as the editor of "Notions of Temporalities in Artistic Practice" (Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2022). Her monograph "Rethinking Obsolete Typologies: Transformation Potentials and Scenarios", which she co-authored with Julia Siedle, will be published by Birkhäuser in autumn 2024.