Julia Draganović is a curator for contemporary art whose interest lies in time based arts, collaborative practices and new artistic strategies, as much as she conceives and works with more classically installed exhibitions. Since November 2013 Draganović is Director of Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Germany. Draganović is the President of IKT – International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art since 2014, member of the committee of the Outdoor Gallery in Gdansk, Poland, since 2008 and board member of No Longer Empty, New York since 2009. From 2009 to 2015 she served as member of the Scientific Committee of MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne du Grand Duc Jean, Luxembourg.
Draganović has curated exhibitions in Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, the USA and Taiwan. Her thematic exhibitions include 'The Enterprise of Art' at PAN Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Italy, 2008; 'Footsteps into the Future' at Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art, Taiwan, 2008, and 'In What We Trust?' at Art Miami, FL, USA, in 2010.
She has held various institutional positions, including Curator of the European Studio Programme of the ACC Galerie and the City of Weimar, Germany (1999 -2003), Artistic Director of the Chelsea Art Museum New York (2005-2006) and of PAN – Palazzo delle Arti Napoli (2007-2009), Curator of the International Award of Participatory Art for the Region Emilia-Romagna, Italy (2009 -2013), Curator for curatorial projects at Arte Fiera / Art First Bologna (2010 -2012), Curator for the curatorial projects of Art Miami (2009 -2014) and of Context Art Miami (2013 to 2014).
Together with Claudia Löffelholz Draganović is founding member of the collective LaRete Art Projects.
Draganović has lectured widely in Europe, Latin America and the USA.