Nikola Dedić (1980) is an associate professor at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade. He graduated from Art History at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade and received PhD in Art and Media Theory from the University of Arts in Belgrade. Since 2014, he has been working as an associate professor at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, where he teaches Art History and Applied Aesthetics. From 2008 to 2014, he worked as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Philosophy in Niš, where he taught media theory and communication aesthetics.

He is the author o f a large number o f monographs and dozens of articles in national and international professional journals. The most important books: Introduction to socioeconomic theory and history of images (2021), Between works and objects (2017), Painting in the age of media: Dragomir Ugren (2011), Utopian spaces of art and theories after 1960 (2009). He is the co-editor of Contemporary Marxist Theory of Art (2015) and Radical Abstraction. Abstract Painting and the Limits of Representation (2013). Dedić is the deputy editor-in-chief of the magazine AM (Art+Media). He won the “Lazar Trifunović” award for the best art criticism in 2010 . He is the member of the International professional associations AICA (Association Internationale des Critiques d’Art), International Association of Aesthetics and Society for the Aesthetics of Architecture and Visual Arts of Serbia.