Artist talk by Dr. Katja Kobolt

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Book illustration line drawing of a woman and child walking past buildings in the rain. Text "Mama vzdihne, vzame devnik in odideta z Mojco v dez"
The Department of Fine Arts would like to invite you to join us on Tuesday November 8 at noon for our Artist Talk Series featuring Dr. Katja Kobolt. The title of her talk will be "Art and (gendered) reproductive labour: the case of Yugoslav socialist women illustrators". The talk will be a hybrid format with the in-person talk in East Campus Hall 1219 also available online at

Katja Kobolt is a researcher, curator and art educator. Kobolt has initiated and realized research, publication, art and cultural projects in collaboration with feminist and postmigrant groups (e.g. Red Mined transyugoslav curatorial collective, n*a*i*l*s hacks*facts*fictions) and institutions (e.g. City of Women Ljubljana, 54. October Salon Belgrade, Lothringer 13 Munich) and taught at Berlin University of the Arts and Humboldt University as well as at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich. She currently holds a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions research associate position at the Institute of Culture and Memory Studies at the ZRC SAZU Ljubljana. [] 

Image credit: Ančka Gošnik Godec, illustration to the Ela Peroci's short fiction volume for children Ptičke so odletele (Little birds flew away), 1960, Ljubljana, Mladinska knjiga.