nevena Jankovic

Based in Vienna since January 2013, where in May 2013 she co - founded BLOCKFREI organization. Upon completion of her undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Philology at the University of Belgrade (Department of Albanology), she gained an MA degree on the Cultural Policy and Cultural Management at the University of Arts in Belgrade. In 2009 she started working in an independent cultural centre - The Cultural Center GRAD (2009 - 2012).


Currently, she is working on the projects in three different cities, Vienna, Belgrade (Serbia) and Korčula (Croatia), where with her activities she seeks to contribute and enrich their cultural content. While working in The Cultural Center GRAD she was in charge for project management and coordination of more than 30 projects, exhibitions, debate programs, educative seminars and conferences, such as Beyond the Wall (2009), A Soul for Europe – Forum Belgrade (2012), AiR Serbia – Artist in Residence platform (2012), Summer school in Entrepreneurship in the Arts and Culture (2009, 2010, 2011). She initiated and co-produced a regional literary project Gradska knjižnica, which was on the regular program for 6 years. She actively participated in the creation of Association of Independent Cultural Scene in Serbia and coordinated its festival project called Self Powered (2012).


She is one of the co-founders and organisers of Korčula summer festival ŠUŠUR! Festival od riči (ŠUŠUR! Festival of Words), which is annually being realised since the year 2012. The festival gathers literary authors from ex-Yugoslav region and has the aim to overcome the cultural gap that exists among the post-conflict countries.


With the establishment of BLOCKFREI, a project run association, she had created, co-created, produced and co-produced projects in the filed of contemporary art, (public discussions, exhibitions, residency program, etc.) as well as projects which focus on the topics of migration and social inclusion of the refugees (workshops, conferences, exhibitions, etc.).