Lecture and Workshop by Fionn Zarubica in Zagreb
ICOM Croatia is cordially inviting to the lecture and workshop by Fionn Zarubica, Los Angeles at Ethnographic museum, Trg Mažuranića 14, Zagreb
Date: July 4 2013
Lecture12,00 -13,00 Collections Management
Break 13,00 -13,15
Workshop 13,15 – 15,30 Exhibition planning
Working language: English
Fionn Zarubica, a Serbian American and a native of Los Angeles, California, attended the University of California, Santa Barbara as well as the University of California, Los Angeles. On the theatrical side Fionn has worked for over twenty years as a costume designer, designing costumes for theater, film, ballet, opera and television in the United States, Canada and Europe. On the museum side, she has worked at the Autry National Center, on the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Preservation Project, and in January of 2006 joined the department of Costume and Textiles of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), where she was responsible for the management and care of the museum’s renowned and comprehensive costume and textile collections, and oversaw ongoing rotations of the permanent collection throughout the museum. She contributed her skills for several exhibitions at LACMA including California Design, 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way (2011); Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915 (2010); From the Spoon to the City: Design by Architects from LACMA’s Collection (2009); Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures (2009) and Breaking the Mode: Contemporary Fashion from the Permanent Collection (2006). Her most recent success was the critically acclaimed Los Angeles Goes Live: Performance Art in Southern California 1970-1983 (LACE 2011) part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time exhibition series. In addition to serving as Managing Partner of Fionn Zarubica & Associates, Fionn is directing the Collections Management Certification Program in Serbia and is an instructor at the Costume and Textiles Collections Management Certificate Program at California State University Long Beach, The College of Continuing and Professional Education.