Born 1951 in Ljubljana (Slovenia), studied philosophy and sociology, PhD.
D. 1988 with thesis "Struggle on the artistic left", associate professor for
aesthetics on the University of Ljubljana.
Professional career in Ljubljana culture (1973-1977), politics (Socialist
Youth Union of Yugoslavia1977-1980; Member of Slovenian Parliament
1990-1996, Deputy Speaker 1993-1996), and university (1992-). Part time
university engagement from 1976 with different members of University of
Ljubljana (Faculty for Philosophy, Academy of Music, Academy for Visual Arts
etc.), after 1992 full-time member of the Department of Philosophy, with
lectures on aesthetics, philosophy of art and philosophy of culture on the
Department of Philosophy, Department of Art History (Faculty of Philosophy)
and Department for Design (Academy for Visual Arts).
Founding member of Slovenian Society of Aesthetics (1984), now its president
and member of Executive Committee of International Association for
Aesthetics. Coo-organized national and international colluquiums on avant-garde
in the eighties (Historical Avantgarde in Slovenia 1985, Co-existence of
Avantgardes 1986), member of preparations-team of the exhibition "Slovenian
Historical Avantgarde" (1998, Modern Gallery).