Lecturer of Arts/ Cultural Management, Lasalle
Dr Aleksandar Brkić is a scholar and lecturer in the fields of Cultural/Arts Management and Cultural Policy. His area of professional practice is arts management and he has been a creative producer working in the intersections of performing arts, visual arts and design.
Dr Brkić is the co-coordinator of Asia Pacific Network for Cultural Education & Research (ANCER) and a guest professor at the UNESCO Chair for Cultural Policy and Management (Interculturalism and Mediation in the Balkans) at the University of Arts in Belgrade, as well at the Scene Design Department, Faculty of Technical Sciences at the University of Novi Sad in Serbia.
Prior to joining LASALLE, Aleksandar was a lecturer/researcher at the University of Arts in Belgrade, and a part-time/guest lecturer at a number of academic programmes in Serbia. He worked as a cultural policy researcher with the Council of Europe and ERICarts – European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research; the Institute for Theatre, Film, Radio, and Television, Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade; and Department for Architecture and Urbanism, Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad.
Dr Brkić received a United Kingdom Government Chevening scholarship, as well as a research scholarship from the Ministry of Science, Republic of Serbia. In 2011 he was the winner of the Cultural Policy Research Award (CPRA), administered by the European Cultural Foundation (ECF) and European network of Cultural Administration Training Centers (ENCATC).
Dr Brkić has more than 10 years professional experience as an arts manager, working for the cultural/arts institutions and organisations in Serbia (BITEF, National Theatre in Belgrade, Atelje 212, YUSTAT, Studio Berar, KIOSK, 8010), as well as a project manager connected with the well-known international art platforms (i.e. national exhibitions of Serbia at the Prague Quadrennial and the Venice Biennale).
He delivers guest lectures internationally, at Universities such as Goldsmiths, University of London; De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Manila; DAMU, Prague; and has worked extensively as a trainer in Project, Events, and Strategic management in Serbia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Romania, France, UK, Kyrgyzstan, Cyprus, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, etc. His consultancy and advisory portfolio include European Cultural Foundation; European Expert Network on Culture; Banlieues d’Europe; Ministry of Culture, Republic of Serbia; Secretariat for Culture, City of Belgrade.
His current research, supported by LASALLE College of the Arts research fund, considers the issues of pedagogy and methodologies of education in Cultural/Arts Management in the context of Southeast Asia and internationally.