, HR, 2011
Born in Zagreb, Croatia, in 1972, graduated in History of Art and Comparative Literature in University of Zagreb, Philosophy Department. She collaborated in a number of exhibition projects: “Looking for my mother’s number” (Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany) and “The Invisible Sculpture” by Sanja Iveković (Rorbach, Austria), among others, and the “Neprilagođeni” series (The Maverick) shown in Moscow, Skopje and Berlin, as well as the contemporary Russian art exhibition (“Sustav koordinata”) and “Pilot 04” Zagreb Museum of Contemporary Art. Leila Topić took part in production of solo and group exhibitions by Renata Poljak, Javier Arce, Tomislav Buntak, Miroslaw. Her many editorials and interviews with artists, critics and curators were published in the “Vjesnik” paper and other art periodicals. She broadcasted on the Croatian Radio Channel 3 and in “Transfer” programme about contemporary art on Croatian national TV. She authored a number of introductions to exhibitions and with Darko Glavan co-authored the Monography on the Studentski Centar Gallery. Currently curator of the Collection of photographs, film, video and media art at the Zagreb Museum of Contemporary Art.