Jon Blackwood

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Jon Blackwood is an Associate Professor of Contemporary Art at Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland. Active as a curator, writer and educator, Jon is interested in modern and contemporary art practice in former Yugoslavia and its successor states, and in the inter-relationships between cultural ecologies and radical politics. He is the author of Critical Art in Contemporary Macedonia (Skopje: mala galerija, 2016) and is working currently on two volumes to be published by Routledge in 2025; Contemporary Art from the Post-Yugoslav Space: Case Studies in Hauntology (co-edited with Jasmina Tumbas) and Contemporary Art from Bosnia-Herzegovina: Crisis, Rupture and Discontinuity (co-edited with Irfan Hošić and Claudia Zini). He divides his time between Aberdeen, Sarajevo and Skopje.
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