Sandra Uskokovic, a scholar of modern and contemporary Central and Eastern European art, is Assistant Professor at the University of Dubrovnik, Croatia. She holds an MA from George Washington University, USA and a Ph.D. from the University of Zagreb, Croatia. She worked as research fellow at ICCROM, UNESCO and US/ICOMOS and received art research awards from Graham Foundation, Samuel H. Kress Foundation and Getty Trust. Uskokovic has published three books on modern architecture and heritage. Her new book, Art Dialogues in Public Space, will be published in 2017. She also has written and published numerous conference papers and research articles in her home country and abroad. A visiting scholar at universities in Europe, Asia, and North America, her research interests include art criticism, architecture, cultural heritage, modern and contemporary art, urban and cultural theory, and performative arts. Expert member of ICOMOS committee on modern heritage and College of Art Association (New York) International Committee. Active member of Shadow Casters since 2013.