BHS / ENG
Historian, Director of the National Museum of Contemporary History
1. Conference: Museums and Contested Histories. Between Memory and Oblivion. (organizer, coordinator, speaker), in Ljubljana, 5- 7. October 2017
2. Temporary exhibition: Temporary border. Living and Longing in Zone A (1945- 1947). (curator), in Ljubljana, September 2017- May 2018
The exhibition marks the 70th anniversary of the creation of the western Slovenian border. It is devoted to an outline of existential relations in the area of the Julian March before 1947 and, through the memories of the inhabitants, reveals the complex relations in the region during the Allied Military Government (1945-1947).
3. New permanent exhibition: Renovation of the Ex-Yugoslav Pavilion in Auschwitz. (National Coordinator)
Part of the working group connected to the creation of the new permanent exhibition in the renovated ex-Yugoslav pavilion. The renovation is still going on, the group of experts is working on the content and narrative.
In recent years, I am more interested in museums and visual memory construction, how historical events are interpreted through monuments, landscapes and museum presentations. Museums are places where historical events are materialised in visual narrations, with social and cultural clashes of the interpretation and visions of our recent history. I believe that giving a space to all different narratives is of the utmost importance, and to that end, shaping exhibitions in a way that encourages visitors to participate.