Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kristina Pranjić
Research areas and keywords
Literary and art theory, history and theory of avant-garde, new media art, art and humanities, semiotics and philosophy of language, research methodology.
Researcher in the project Sustainable Digital Preservation of the Slovenian New Media Art (J7-3158, 2021–2024).
Project lead: Yugoslav Avant-Garde and Metropolitan Dada (1916–1927): Multidirectional and Transnational Genealogy (Z6-1882, 2019–2021).
Kristina Pranjić graduated in comparative literature, and Russian language and literature at the University of Ljubljana. She defended her doctoral thesis entitled Non-objective Sound and Image: Bely, Kruchenykh, Malevich at the same institution in 2018. She led the research project Yugoslav Avantgardes and Metropolitan Dada (1916–1927): A Multidirectional and Transnational Genealogy, financed by the Slovenian Research Agency (2019–2021). Currently she is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Humanities and the Academy of Arts of the University of Nova Gorica, where she leads the modules Theory and History of Art and Media, and Discourses in Practice. At the Faculty of Media in Ljubljana she lectures on Media Art and Graphic Design, and the semiotics of media and communications. In her theoretical and research work, she focuses mainly on the historical avant-garde of the 20th century and the re-actualization of the avant-garde today. She has conducted research in the field of art and literature of historical avant-garde and new media art and aesthetics at the University of Konstanz, the University of Belgrade and the University of Paris 8.