Ljubica Slavković is the project manager, program producer and program curator at the Center for Cultural Decontamination.
She is an architect and a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade. She has been a team member of the Center for Cultural Decontamination since 2013, and she is an author and coordinator of the CZKd program cycle “Understanding the city“, which in the previous five years has hosted and presented numerous local and international practices in the fields of urban politics and architecture. Within this project cycle, Ljubica has organized and curated wide range of programs consisting of lectures, international debates, student workshops, exhibitions and screening, such as the seminar and the exhibition “Bogdan Bogdanović: introduction to the Oeuvre“, organized by CZKD in cooperation with the Architectural Faculty of the University of Belgrade and the international forum “Creating a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948 – 1980“. The aim of the program cycle is to actively promote understanding the architecture as social and cultural practice, re-politicization of space, critical thinking and citizens participation.
Ljubica’s field of interest lies in the politics and production of space of contemporary Belgrade, as well as Socialist Yugoslavia. Besides her work at CZKd, Ljubica is active as a researcher and associate journalist of domestic and foreign publications. She was the Editor in Chief of the Belgrade architectural magazine and research platform, Kamenzind (Camenzind). On the 36th Salon of Architecture of Belgrade, she was awarded for architectural critique. She is an author of a wide scope of projects, such as: the first architectural map of Belgrade, the Modernist map of Belgrade, and the first architectural map of Skopje, the Modernist Skopje Map (Blue Crow Media, London), the animated movie “Our Belgrade Waterfront” (co-author). She has participated and led numerous workshops, conferences, seminars and lectures, while also guiding different Belgrade and Yugoslav landscape architectural tours. She has worked as an architect in the architectural offices of Bolles+Wilson (Germany), the Archtic Studio and the DV:A studio (Belgrade).
Ljubica is a member of Docomomo and INURA international networks, and the local ULUPUDS. Since 2014, she was also a core member of the civic initiative Ne da(vi)mo Beograd (Don’t let Belgrade d(r)own).