University of Bihac
Irfan Hošić (1977) completed his PhD thesis at the Department of Art History at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb in 2011. His scope of research is modern and contemporary arts, design, fashion and architecture. He was a post-doctoral researcher at the Ghent University in 2013 and 2014, guest lecturer at Penny W. Stamps School for Art and Design University of Michigan in 2013, researcher at the Screening Arts and Cultures University of Michigan in 2015 and Paderborn University in 2017. He holds the Culture Watch Award for journalists (BIRN, 2012) and Patterns Lectures Award (Erste Stiftung and WUS Austria, 2016). Hošić published dozens of scientific and journalistic texts in local, regional and international journals. He is the author of the book “Iz/Van konteksta” (“Out of Context, Connectum Sarajevo, 2013). Also, he is editor-in-chief of nomadic fanzine “Revizor”. He was a curator of the Pavilion of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. He is also the author of several exhibitions such as What is Abstraction? (2007), Art and Terrorism (2009), Alem Korkut. Sculpture (2011), Clothing as a Symbol of Identity (2012), Spomenko Škrbić. Works (2013) and some others. He is also the editor of numerous theoretical and scientific publications such as Attention! Clothing, Art, Identity (2014), Crisis, Arts, Action (2015) or Retrography of Design (2017). He is founder and director of the Foundation Revizor (2016) and founder of the Center for contemporary culture KRAK (Bihać, 2019). Hošić is an assistant professor at the Textile Department at the University of Bihać, where he teaches Art History and Modern Art and Design. He works as an art critic and a freelance curator.