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Artists Index: Apolonija Šušteršič

Apolonija Šušteršič (b. 1965, Ljubljana. Lives and works in Stockholm.)
Apolonija Šušteršič is a visual artist and architect, based in Sweden. Born in Slovenia, Šušteršič', originally studied architecture there, before moving to Amsterdam in 1993 to pursue studies in visual arts at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten. For the next five years, she was professor and head of Monumental Department (Department of Public Art) at the The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm. She was awarded a PhD research position shared between Lund University and Malmö Art Academy (Sweden) in 2008, where she is currently finalising her research under the supervision of Professor Sarat Maharaj and Professor Gertrud Sandqvist. Most recently she was appointed Head of Sculpture at the Royal College of Art in London and her work ‘Light Therapy’ is shown at ‘Arte Util’ at Van Abbe Museum Eindhoven.