Branka Benčić is an independent curator and art historian based in Croatia. Over the past decade she has curated group exhibitions, artists solo projects and film screenings in Croatia. Internationally, she has lectured and published on contemporary art in exhibition catalogues, journals and books. Her basic research, writing and curatorial interests are focused on contemporary art, exhibiting film and video and exhibition histories in former Yugoslavia. She is the curator of the exhibition “Horizion of Expectations” – Croatian Pavilion at the 57th Biennale di Venezia (2017) as well as other curatorial projects and initiatives including: Artistic Director at Apoteka – Space for Contemporary Art, Founder and Curator at Cinemaniac – Think Film exhibiting and research project at Pula Film Festival and Curator of Artists Cinema, a screening programme series taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb.