Dijana is currently Project Manager at Counterpoints Arts, working across the production, curation and participation strands of the organization.
Before officially joining Counterpoints Arts, Dijana co-curated and co-delivered two large multi-art exhibitions – Insomnia at Southbank’s Bargehouse for Refugee Week 2004 and Counterpoint as part of the Platforma Arts Festival at Rochelle School in 2011.
Over the past five years Dijana has delivered on the Celebrating Sanctuary London Festival and London events for Refugee Week UK with a number of cultural institutions, including Southbank Centre, Rich Mix London, British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and others. Dijana also produces Counterpoints Arts’ music collaborations between musicians with refugee and migrant backgrounds and established British musicians.
Other large productions include Dis/placed, a large and multi-disciplinary exhibition at Shoreditch Town Hall in 2015; the Adopting Britain exhibition with Southbank Centre in 2015, and currently Everyday on Canalside, an on-going community participation project on the Hackney-based Canalside Estate.
Dijana has a BA hons in Fine Art and was a deputy manager at a Hackney supported housing project for people with mental health problems.