Nives Hajdin is a Toronto-based editor, critic, and curator.
She is currently the Senior Editorial Coordinator at the Toronto International Film Festival where she manages the annual Festival Programme Book, as well as daily editorial tasks at TIFF Bell Lightbox. She was previously employed by a variety of art institutions and organizations in curatorial and editorial capacities, including Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Canadian Art Foundation, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Blackwood Gallery, Waddington’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, Sotheby’s, Art Metropole, and Art in Transit at Pattison Onestop.
She holds an MFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice from OCAD University, and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English and Art History from the University of Toronto. In addition, she studied at the Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts with Nancy Adajania, Co-Artistic Director of the 9th Gwangju Biennale.
Her writing has appeared in C Magazine, Canadian Art, Journal of Curatorial Studies, The Senses & Society, and Prefix Photo.
In her spare time she runs the food blog Forks & Nives, which aims to showcase the city’s best eats & drinks.