It Is Important to Last

interviewed by Marko Golub

The whw Collective – What, How and For Whom is, without any doubt, the most internationally influential Croatian curatorial collective, which has to a serious extent defined what it means today to curate art with a political, critical and engaged prefix, and produce a timely, relevant discourse on the art of our time. The members of the collective, founded in 1999, are curators Ivet Ćurlin, Ana Dević, Nataša Ilić, Sabina Sabolović, and designer and publicist Dejan Kršić. In that composition they have realized numerous exhibitions in Croatia and abroad, starting with the exhibition What, How and for Whom - On the Occasion of the 152nd Anniversary of the Communist Manifesto, and Project: Broadcasting - Dedicated to Nikola Tesla, the international exhibition Collective Creativity in the Kunsthalle Fridericianum in Kassel in 2005, the 11th Istanbul Biennial - What Keeps Mankind Alive? in 2009, and, finally, to