Irfan Hošić

Irfan Hošić obtained his PhD at the Department of Art history of the Faculty of humanities and social sciences of the University of Zagreb. His research activities are focused on Bosnian-Herzegovinian art in the 20th century. He was awarded a journalistic award by BIRN (Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, Belgrade) in 2012, and the Vienna Erste Stiftung and WUS Austria Patterns Lectures award in 2016. Irfan Hošić was the co-curator of the Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013), when the work entitled The Garden of Delights by artist Mladen Miljanović was exhibited. In the academic year 2013/2014, he was a lecturer at the Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan (USA). He received the Basileus scholarship for 10-month post-doctoral studies at the University of Gent (Belgium) in 2014, the Weiser scholarship for a research project at the University of Michigan (USA) in September 2015, and Green Tech scholarship for research work at the University of Paderborn (Germany) in 2017. He spent one year as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the College for Creative Studies and Wayne State University in Detroit in 2019/2020. Hošić is an assistant professor at the Department of Textile of Faculty of technical engineering of the University of Bihać, where he teaches the History of Art, the Theory of Design and Form and Modern Art and Design. He is also an art critic and curator.