Goran Sergej Pristas

Member for

4 years




Academy of Dramatic Arts, University of Zagreb

Short bio

Dramaturge, co-founder and member of BADco. (www.badco.hr), performing arts collective.
Researcher and curator in Centre for Drama Art (CDU) from 1995 till 2007.
Associate Professor of Dramaturgy at the Academy of Dramatic Arts, University of Zagreb.
One of the initiators of the project Zagreb - Cultural Kapital of Europe 3000.
With his projects and collaborations (BADco., Frakcija) participated at Venice Biennale 2011 and 2016, Documenta 12, ARCO and numerous festivals and conferences.
He was mentoring and teaching at DOCH (Stockholm), JLU (Giessen), Statens Scenekunstskole (Copenhagen), P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels) etc.
Teaching courses in performance dramaturgy, writing for performance, analytical writing, dramaturgy and choreography, collaborative practices etc.
First editor-in-chief (1996-2007) of Frakcija, a magazine for the performing arts.
His latest book are Exploded Gaze (Multimedia Institute, Zagreb 2018), Parallel Slalom. A Lexicon Of Non-aligned Poetics co-edited with Bojana Cvejić (TkH Beograd / CDU Zagreb, 2013) and Time and (In)Completion: Images And Performances Of Time In Late Capitalism, co-edited with Tomislav Medak (BADco. Zagreb 2014)

Field of expertise

dramaturgy, performance

Working Group

WG2: New vocabularies