Dobrila Denegri is art historian and independent curator, living and working in Rome (Italy) and Belgrade (Serbia). Since 2001 she is artistic director of nKA / ICA – an independent cultural association which organizes “Real Presence” - the biggest workshop for young artists and art students currently operating in the Balkan region (www.real-presence.org). From 2002 till 2008 she was collaborating as a curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MACRO) in Rome where she curated, among others, exhibitions by Michal Rovner & Andreas Gursky, Alfredo Jaar, Ernesto Neto and series of lectures 'Art Highlights' that involved great number of internationally renowned artists and curators.
Since 2007 she teaches history of contemporary art & fashion at La Sapienza University. Since 2008 is curator for international programme at ALI – Arts Learning Institute in Rome that consists of exhibitions, workshops, lectures and presentations by young international artists on the theme of technology and ecology.
Her activity as curator and writer started in the early ‘90s, since when she curated exhibitions, workshops and lecture series in various public and private institutions in Italy, Serbia and internationally.