Jurij Meden is a curator at the Austrian Film Museum in Vienna. Previously he worked as head of the program department at the Slovenian Cinematheque in Ljubljana and curator of film exhibitions at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York. He helped preserve and restore a number of Yugoslavian experimental films. He also worked as editor at the scientific and academic publishing house Sophia in Ljubljana, editor-in-chief of KINO! journal for cinema, poetry and politics, and co-director of the Nitrate Picture Show, festival of film conservation. He is the recipient of the 2017 Jon Garlock Labor Educator of the Year Award.