Dea Vidović graduated in Comparative literature and Indology from the University of Zagreb’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. In 2012, she received her PhD title from the same university having defended her thesis The Development of Emerging Cultures in the City of Zagreb in 1990 – 2010 Period. For more than ten years of her professional engagement she worked as an editor and journalist as well as an organizer and coordinator of numerous cultural and arts projects mainly with civil society organizations active in the field of contemporary arts and culture. She authored articles on contemporary cultural practices and edited and co-edited several publications. Dea Vidović actively participated and gave talks at numerous conferences in Croatia and abroad. As an associate lecturer at the Academy of Drama Art at the University of Zagreb, Dea Vidović taught courses in cultural policy.