Ana Frangovska

Ana Frangovska is an art historian and a curator. Born 1978 in Skopje. Graduated Art History and Archaeology in 2001 at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius”, Faculty of Philosophy in Skopje, Institute of Art History and Archaeology. Earned her MA at the same Faculty in 2017.  She is a Doctor of sciences in Contemporary Arts and Media from the Faculty of Arts and Media in Belgrade from September 2023. Frangovska is a senior curator at the National Gallery of the Republic of North Macedonia since 2006 and a lecturer on the Institute of Art History and Archeology, Faculty of Philosophy, since 2016. She has curated and organized great number of institutional and independent projects in the country and abroad, of local and international artists. Was a co-curator of the Pavilion of Republic of North Macedonia on the 59th Venice Biennale (altogether with Sanja Kojic – Mladenov), with the project “Landscape Experience”, of the artists Robert Jankuloski and Monika Moteska in 2022, as well as a curator of the Pavilion of Macedonia at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013 with the project “Silentio pathologia” from the artist Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva. Selected international curatorial projects: ‘In Search of a Common Ground 2’ (together with Bojana Janeva and Ars Acta), exhibition of ten contemporary Macedonian artists, Halle 50, Munich, 2017; ‘Essence of Existence’, exhibition of contemporary Macedonian art, Art Center Lauba, Zagreb, Croatia, 2015; ‘Utopia’, international conceptual exhibition, Multimedia center Mala Stanica, Skopje, Macedonia, 2015; ‘In Search of a Common Ground’ (together with Bojana Janeva and Ars Acta), exhibition of eleven contemporary Macedonian artists, Center for Contemporary Art, Baku, Azerbaijan; ‘Transfiguration’ – conceptual group exhibition of Macedonian contemporary art, Czech Center Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, 2014; ‘Bread and salt’ – conceptual group exhibition of Macedonian contemporary art, Porcia Palace, Vienna, Austria, 2013; ‘Black and white or not’ group exhibition of Macedonian contemporary art, CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Napoli, Italy, 2013; ‘Crucial in selection” Flemish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Belgium, 2008; ‘Eastern neighbor’, Babylon Cultural Center, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2006; ‘Art exchange’ 2004, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, Los Angeles, USA, 2004; 10 Macedonian artists at the Autumn Salon, Paris, France, 2002, etc. Since 2012, she is co- founder and member of the Institute for Arts and Culture “Ars Acta”.