Since 2021 Iva Kovač is the program director at the City of Women in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She has been a visual artist at Fokus Grupa since 2012. She was the curator at PM Gallery in Zagreb, Croatia from 2010 to 2012 and at SIZ Gallery in Rijeka, Croatia from 2013 to 2015. From 2017 to 2021 she was the curator at GSG in Rijeka, where she initiated and (co)edited the first three issues of GSG magazine for Contemporary Art and Social Question.
As Fokus Grupa she received the Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen Scholarship and developed a seminar at the Innsbruck Institute for Architectural Theory in Austria in 2016. As part of the recent research on the colonial history of European periphery, Fokus Grupa published an article titled “A Room with a Landscape” in ARTMargins journal.
Learn more about Iva Kovač's 20 minute presentation Rijeka 2020 – Port of Diversity for the AEROPONIC ACTS 2020 - DAI's 3 day performance lectures marathon at Radio Kootwijk, August 2020.