Project Description

Relja Bobic

Programme Director
Serbian Games Association (SRB)

Independent curator, manager and producer and music promoter, occasionally translator, copywriter, editor and freelance journalist. Since 1999 he was the author and collaborator on numerous projects in Serbia and abroad, from the domains of contemporary music, art education, visual culture and related fields. He was the initiator and artistic director of the festivals “Dis-patch” (2002-2010) and “+++” (2015). He took part at many festivals and conferences dedicated to music and independent culture in the Balkan region, Europe, USA and Canada – as a guest curator or artistic director, performer, lecturer, panelist or as a member of the organizational team. Through the activities of his organization and festival “Dis-patch”, he was the curator and producer of several projects that had its world premieres in Belgrade, and in which contemporary authors from various countries collaborated on new artistic productions. He is one of the co-founders Nova Iskra, one of the first creative hubs in this part of Europe, where he is still focused on the development and management of education programs and international cooperation in the fields of art, design, new technologies, entrepreneurship and creative business. He is also one of the founders of the European Creative Hubs Network, the most relevant European network organization dedicated to creative hubs. At the same time, he is still occasionally active on presenting events, exhibitions and co-productions in the domains of contemporary music and visual arts. Since late 2020, he has taken on the position of Program Director at the Serbian Games Association.

 

Presentation

Shift to Games: Paths towards a gaming career [hosted by SGA]