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Violeta Cvetanoska

Ethnologist

Senior Curator

 

Summary

Violeta Cvetanoska (1978) graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Belgrade with a bachelor’s degree in ethnology and anthropology (2009). She completed her professional practice in the Historical Archives in Kraljevo (2010), and at the end of the same year started working at the National Museum Kraljevo at the position of ethnologist responsible for intangible heritage. She earned the title Curator in 2012 and the title of Senior Curator in 2021. Upon starting work in the Museum, she joined the project “Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Serbia“, within which she carried out a number of field investigations, made a documentary film about stonemasonry in the surroundings of Studenica and submitted filigree craft for the List of Elements of the National Register of Intangible Cultural Heritage. She has worked on a number of exhibitions as the author and coauthor, where she has particularly dealt with the topics of ritual breads and rug making. She has participated in a number of scientific and professional conferences. As for her pedagogic work, she initiated Easter workshops in the Kraljevo museum in 2013, which have been regularly held since then, but she has also organised a series of other workshops connected with guest exhibitions. She has organised the Festival of Ethnological Film as a regular activity. She has held a continuous series of lectures on several occasions. She worked on the Permanent Exhibition in the Legacy of Olivera Radojković Čolović and later joined the elaboration of the monograph on the Legacy as one of its authors. She is a member of professional associations.

Exhibitions

2017 – Whisper through EternityKilims from the Ethnological Collection of the National Museum in Kraljevo, National Museum Kraljevo; author of the exhibition and short film: Violeta Cvetanoska.

Tour of the exhibition – 2018: Museum of Winemaking and Viticulture; Aleksandrovac.

2016 – Permanent Exhibition in the Legacy of Olivera Radojković Čolović, National Museum Kraljevo, Legacy of Olivera Radojković Čolović, authors: Dragan Drašković, Suzana Novčić, Mirjana Savić, Violeta Cvetanoska, Tijana Šibalić.

2013 – Growing Up in Kraljevo in the 19th and 20th Centuries; National Museum Kraljevo; authors: Dragan Drašković, Mirjana Savić, Silvija Krejaković, Tijana Šibalić, Violeta Cvetanoska, Jamina Dražović, Suzana Novčić, Predrag Radović.

Tour of the exhibition – 2013/2014: Museum Yugoslav History, Belgrade.

2013 – The Story of Bread; National Museum Kraljevo; author: Violeta Cvetanoska.

Tour of the exhibition – 2015: Institute for the Study of Cultural Development in Belgrade,within the manifestation “European Heritage Days 2015”; 2016: National Museum Kragujevac, House of Prota Miloja Barjaktarović; Museum of Winemaking and Viticulture in Aleksandrovac.

2012 – Exhibition of furniture from the Legacy of Olivera Radojković Čolović, manifestation “European Heritage Days 2012”; National Museum Kraljevo, author: Violeta Cvetanoska.

2012 – My Secret Treasure, subproject “Herity Fair”, National Museum Kraljevo, Center for Museology and Heritology of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, authors: Tatjana Mihailović, Suzana Novčić; collaborators: Violeta Cvetanoska, Oleg Romanov, Predrag Radović, Silvija Krejaković.

Field Research

2019–2020 – Research on the Novaković trading family from Kraljevo, Belgrade.

2016–2018 – Research of the bakery and confectionery craft of the Gorani family Ashimi, confectionery “Pelivan”, Kraljevo.

2017 – Research on Pirot carpet weaving, Craft Cooperative “Ladies’ Heart”, Pirot.

2016 – Research of kilim weaving in the villages of Rudno, Dražinići, Vranovac, Bzovik, Ušće, Pečenog.

2015 – Research and data collection on old Kraljevo families, Kraljevo.

2013 – Research on ritual breads (collection of photographs and audiovisual material) in the villages of Rudno, Oplanići, Adrani, Drakčići, Vrba.

2013 – Within the research of old crafts as intangible heritage: Kraljevo filigree Hristo Beriša, Kraljevo.

2013 – Within the research of old crafts as intangible heritage: bookbinding shop of the Plazinić family, Kraljevo.

2012 – Research – children’s games, within the exhibition project “Growing Up in Kraljevo in the 19th and 20th Centuries”, Kraljevo.

2012 – Research projectTraditional Culture of Serbs and Roma and natural disasters, research in Kraljevo villages Vitanovac, Sirča, Voljavca Monastery, Borač, in cooperation with colleagues from the Balkan Institute of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, team member.

2011 – Research on the topic of assembly – Assembly in Sutelica on Željina (head Snežana Ašanin, National Museum Čačak), team member.

2011 – Within the research of old crafts as intangible heritage: Stonemasonry in the vicinity of the Studenica Monastery, the village of Godović, the stonemason families Dugalić and Kundović, the quarry in Godović; making a documentary (Cameraman Radivoje Živković).

2011 – Research of intangible and material culture of the village of Rudno, in cooperation with the Šekler family, Kraljevo.

Project

2018 – Pelivans – Identification and Recording of Elements of Intangible Cultural Heritage; National Museum Čačak and National Museum Kraljevo; headed by Snežana Ašanin, member of the project Violeta Cvetanoska.

2013 – At the Promotion of the entry on the List of Elements in the National Register of Intangible Cultural Heritage (National Register of NKN) in the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, in front of the National Museum in Kraljevo, Violeta Cvetanoska handed over the documents on the entry of the filigree craft on this list, on which it is entered under inventory number 7.

2011 – 2013 – Project Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Serbia, Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia; Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, Center for Intangible Cultural Heritage Violeta Cvetanoska participated in the First Regional Conference on the Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage, where she screened the author’s documentary From from Rock, and then followed the Final Meeting “Promotion of Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Serbia”, held at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, the same year. The following year (2012), she followed the Conference on the Implementation of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, held in Smederevo.

Scientific and Professional Conferences

2015 – Пројекат Укуси Дунава – хлеб, вино и биљке, Национални фонд за хуману старост; Гудурица: представљање Народног музеја у Краљеву презентацијом и изложбом Прича о хлебу.

2011 – Стручни скуп Други Вашар баштине, Народни музеј Краљево, Виолета Цветаноска: Лична баштина, традиција и културно наслеђе као окосница у концепту сеоског туризма – домаћинство Шеклер у Рудну.

2011 – Прво регионално саветовање Заштита нематеријалног културног наслеђа, Народни музеј Краљево, Етнографски музеј у Београду: излагање и приказивање кратког ауторског, документарног филма Из стене на тему каменорезачког заната у околини Студеници; учешће у организацији саветовања.

Lectures and Promotions

Lectures

2017– About the Collection of Household Items and Furniture by Dr. Olivera Radojković Čolović, within the manifestation “Museums of Serbia, Ten Days from 10 to 10”, Legacy of Dr. Olivera Radojković Čolović.

2017 – Jovan Cvijić – Ethnologist, lecture on the occasion of the exhibition “Belgrade Atlas of Jovan Cvijić” held as part of the event “Museums of Serbia, Ten Days from 10 to 10”, National Museum Kraljevo.

2016 Living with Heritage: Museum of SpoonsweetsCvetić House, lecture within the manifestation “European Heritage Days – Cultural Heritage and Communities – Living with Heritage”, Museum of Spoonsweets – Cvetić House, Kraljevo.

2015 – Bakery Craft as a Part of Intangible Cultural Heritage, lecture withing the manifestation “European Heritage Days” as part of the guest exhibition “The Story of Bread”, Institute for the Study of Cultural Development, Belgrade.

2013 – Traditional Crafts, in the Primary School “4th Kraljevo Battalion”, Kraljevo.

Promotions

2020 – Promotion of the monograph Legacy of Olivera Radojković Čolović, authors Suzana Novčić, Violeta Cvetanoska, Mirjana Savić; National Museum Kraljevo, the publication was presented by: Dr. Nikola Krstović, assistant professor at the Seminar for Museology and Heritology of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade and Biljana Crvenković, senior curator of the Museum of Applied Arts in Belgrade and authors.

2019 – Presentation of the publication Book of Old Culinary Recipes of the Novaković Family, edited by Violeta Cvetanoska; National Museum Kraljevo, the publication was presented by: Tamara Ognjević, Artis Center, Belgrade, Violeta Cvetanoska, National Museum Kraljevo.

 

Workshops

2019 – Art workshop as part of the exhibition Tradition and Fashion: Women’s Shoes from the 19thand the Beginning of the 20th Century in the Collection of the Museum of Applied Arts in Belgrade, by Draginja Mascarelli. The workshop was realized in cooperation with the Art School from Kraljevo; National Museum Kraljevo.

2015 – This is My Hat, a creative workshop with primary school participants, as part of the guest exhibition Hat Fashion, by Aleksandra Rašević (National Museum Šabac); National Museum Kraljevo.

2013–2019 – Author of Easter workshops with primary school students, held at the National Museum in Kraljevo, SOS Children’s Village Kraljevo and Primary School “Vuk Karadžić” Kraljevo.

Holding a one-year ethnological film festival, Ethnographic Museum Belgrade and National Museum Kraljevo – screenings of selected films (festival organizer).

Membership in Professional Associations

Since 2021 – Member of the Subcommittee for Glass of the National Committee of ICOM Serbia.

Since 2020 – Member of the International Council of Museum.

Since 2011 – Member of the Serbian Museum Association and whitin it Ethnological Section.

 

 

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