Academic & Teaching Staff

Dr Poposki, Zoran

Dr Zoran Poposki

Assistant Professor
Fine Art, Cultural Studies, Visual Arts Management

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Dr Poposki, Zoran

Assistant Professor



Dr Zoran Poposki is an internationally acclaimed transdisciplinary artist, curator and researcher working in the fields of practice-based research, visual semiotics, social practice, digital visual culture, and arts leadership.


His work has been shown in more than 70 exhibitions, festivals, and biennials worldwide, including in New York, Paris, Berlin, London, Madrid, Prague, Copenhagen, St. Petersburg, Cairo, Hong Kong, etc. His public art projects have been presented on LED video screens, video billboards, posters and billboards in New York, Dublin, Hong Kong, etc.

Dr Poposki's curatorial projects have been shown in Hong Kong, UK, Slovenia, Italy, etc.

Artist residencies include: School of Visual Arts (New York), Wooloo (Berlin), Pacific Northwest College of Art (Portland, OR), Vermont Studio Center (USA), etc.


Education: International Leadership in Visual Arts Management (New York University, University of Deusto, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao), PhD Cultural Studies (EUBA Skopje), MFA New Media (DUK Austria and TI New York).


Profile Details

  • Qualifications

    PhD (Euro-Balkan University, North Macedonia)

    MFA (Danube University Krems, Austria)

    ExecCert (New York University, University of Deusto, Guggenheim Bilbao)

  • Areas of Teaching

    Transdisciplinary art

    Social practice

    Participatory art

    Public art

    Cultural studies

    Contextual studies

    Arts policy and management

  • Research Interests

    Contemporary art

    Practice-based research methodologies

    Visual semiotics

    Cultural studies

    Curatorial studies

    Visual arts management

  • Selected Outputs

    • Poposki, Z. (2019). Series of artworks exhibited in international fine art biennial XII Cairo Biennale. Cairo Biennale. Cairo, Egypt.
    • Poposki, Z. (2019). (Exhibition Curator). A Foreign Land, A New Home: Shaun Tan's The Arrival. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Arts Centre.
    • Poposki, Z. (2017). Solo exhibition. National Gallery of Macedonia. Skopje, Macedonia: National Gallery of Macedonia and Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia.
    • Poposki, Z., & Todorova, M. (2016). Public Memory in Post-Conflict Skopje: Civic Art as Resistance to Narratives of Ethnicity and Disintegration. In D. O'Rawe, & M. Phelan (Eds.), Post-Conflict Performance, Film and Visual Arts (95-112). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
    • Poposki, Z. (2013). Exhibition in Biennial. 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts Ljubljana. Ljubljana, Slovenia: International Centre for Graphic Arts (MGLC), Museum of Modern Art and Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova.
  • Research Projects

    • One City One Book Hong Kong, Shaun Tan’s The Arrival. 2018-19. (Co-I)
    • Translating New Territories. International Visual and Interdisciplinary Arts project, 2015-18. (Co-I)
    • Making Art with the Community, 2015-2016. (PI)
  • Prizes and Awards

    • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, 2019, RSA The Royal Society of Arts, London.
    • Rise Art Prize Shortlist, 2018, Rise Art, London.
    • Global Art Awards Finalist, 2017, The Middle East Art Collector Association Dubai in association with The Wall Street Journal.
    • ArtSlant Prize Showcase Juried winner, 2016, ArtSlant, Los Angeles.
    • CEC ArtsLink Award, 2010, CEC ArtsLink, New York.
  • External Appointments

    • Editor, Vermilion Journal of Literature and Art
    • MFA Advisor (Studio Art and Theory), Transart Institute, New York and Berlin