Iva Čukić works as a guest lecturer and interdisciplinary studies associate in the Department for Urban Planning at the University of Belgrade’s Faculty of Architecture. Her areas of research include public space, self-organisation, DIY philosophy and urban cultural discourse.
In 2011, she co-launched the Ministry of Space collective, which aims to foster civil participation in urban development and to initiate dialogue between citizens, social activists, urban developers, architects and city officials about the development of the city. Since 2012, she has been the programme and art director of the Street Gallery in Belgrade – the city’s first open exhibitional space for community, sharing and co-creation.
Iva is also the author of Map of Action, a book about urban activism in Serbia between 2010 and 2013 and a member of INURA (International Network for Urban Research and Action), the European Commons Assembly, the CitizensLab network and the Independent Cultural Scene of Serbia.
Information valid as of summer 2017.