Suzana Milevska, Ph.D., is a curator and theorist of art and visual culture, based in Skopje, North Macedonia. In her theoretical research she employs postcolonial and feminist institutional critique of representational regimes of hegemonic power in arts and visual culture. She is interested in epistemological urgencies, dismantling of unjust institutionalised hierarchies, and decolonization of contentious cultural heritages in art institutions, collections, and public spaces. In 2019, Milevska curated the exhibition Contentious Objects/Ashamed Subjects at the Polytechnic University Milan as Principal Investigator of TRACES – Transmitting of Contentious Cultural Heritages with the Arts – From Intervention to Co-production (EU Programme Horizon 2020, 2016-2019). From 2013 to 2015, she was Endowed Professor of Central and South Eastern European Art Histories, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Milevska holds a PhD in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths College London and she was a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar (Library of Congress, Washington D.C.). In 2012, she won the Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory. Milevska’s publications include Gender Difference in the Balkans (VDM Verlag, 2010) and the readers The Renaming Machine: The Book (P.A.R.A.SI.T.E. Institute, 2010), On Productive Shame, Reconciliation, and Agency (SternbergPress, 2016), and Inside Out – Critical Discourses concerning Institutions (co-edited with Alenka Gregorič, 2016).