Her rich professional life takes her, at the beginning of 90s, from the world of linguistics and phonetics, the subjects she taught for more than ten years at the Department of English and English Literature, Faculty of Philosophy, in Novi Sad, Serbia, to the US where she changes her professional career and focuses on the studies in design and digital arts. In the States she earned another Master’s Degree in Digital Media/Design, at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, and begins teaching classes within her new expertise, design and art, in Colorado and Arizona, for the following seventeen years. In 2016 she leaves The States and continues her well established career in design and art, at a university in Morocco, in the status of a professor. She has been there for the last two years involved in teaching photography and visual storytelling, and art and design, and gets the opportunity to get to know a new culture, students and communities, living in an international environment. She discovers many new opportunities there to learn from and contribute to with her acquired knowledge and experience while living in the States for many years. During her career in Novi Sad, she wrote and translated articles in arts and design for art magazines. She has also translated several books from Serbian into English in the last several years.
Born on 21st March 1971 in Belgrade, Jelena Mijović graduated in Dramaturgy from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. She has worked on television, writing screenplays for a number of cultural programmes and children’s series. From 1996 to 2004, she taught Dramaturgy at the Department of Dramaturgy and served as a consultant for TV screenplay at the Department of TV Direction of the Academy of Arts. As a dramaturgе, she has worked on productions by the Bitef Theatre, Yugoslav Drama Theatre, Atelier 212 Theatre (Belgrade); Macedonian National Theatre in Skopje (FYROM); Slovenian National Theatre (SNT) in Ljubljana, SNT Maribor (Slovenia); and The City Theatre Istanbul (Turkey). She has collaborated on the script for the film “The Balkans Isn’t Dead” written by the screenwriter Dejan Dukovski and Ana Lasić, directed by Aleksandar Popovski. She has been a dramaturgе for the Atelier 212 Theatre since 1999.
A Professor of Dramaturgy, Multimedia Art and Time Design, Ivan Pravdić graduated in Dramaturgy and holds a PhD in Multimedia Arts. He creates performances, ambiences, actions, plays, dramas, poetry, books, audience participations, workshops, and videos. With his works he has participated in festivals and symposiums in Canada, Russia, Great Britain, Holland, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania and Serbia.