This coming Wednesday, there will be a rare opportunity for gallery visitors to engage with contemporary video art from Bosnia-Herzegovina at the Horsecross Arts Space in Perth. Highlights of the afternoon will be a showing of six video works by key artists currently active in BiH: the works of Adela Jušiċ, Lana Čmajčanin, Irena … Continue reading 3 Generations of Women Artists :Horsecross Art Space, Perth, 8 March
Opening at Edinburgh's Summerhall in January, a show of contemporary Scottish art entitled Archipelago, runs until the 17th March. David Blyth contributed two rooms full of new print works, The exhibition also features the work of painter Derrick Guild, from Perth, and Dunfermline’s Alan Grieve. Alan Grieve’s work at the entrance to ArchipelagoThe exhibition … Continue reading Archipelago, Summerhall, Edinburgh
Imaginarium : Contemporary Video Art from Macedonia The UK’s biggest exhibition of contemporary video art from the Republic of Macedonia was on display in Aberdeen in November. OPA (Obsessive Possessive Aggression), Eternal Body, 2013. Video Installation ‘Imaginarium: Contemporary Video Art from Macedonia’ ran at Gray’s School of Art from November 4 -18, featuring work from 12 … Continue reading From November 2016 : Imaginarium : Contemporary Video Art from Macedonia
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My book Critical Art in Contemporary Macedonia will be published this Friday, the 9th September, and will be launched at Menada in Skopje. The book is based on several years of participatory observation and research into Macedonian visual culture and contemporary art practice. I have tried to be as open and democratic as possible … Continue reading Critical Art in Contemporary Macedonia
I first went to Macedonia in 2008, and it is a land and a people that I quickly grew to love. In my work on the art of the former Yugoslavia, I found a huge amount of interesting material, on monumental Yugoslav modernists such as Borko Lazeski, and the dynamic architectural and sculptural duo, Jordan … Continue reading Critical Art in Contemporary Macedonia
This exhibition of Adela Jušić’s work brings together key pieces from the last eight years. These are artworks that trace the contours of a national trauma, framed in an intensely personal lens. In a world of seemingly perpetual neo-liberal resource wars and competing propaganda, it is forgivable for a 2016 audience to lose the thread … Continue reading Without Pity or Sentiment : Conflict in the art of Adela Jušić
Missed this event? Click here to have a look at the powerpoint slides; you can download the lecture and listen by clicking the link. I will be giving a lecture this coming Monday, the 18th January, at the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh. The subject is the development of early modernism in Russian … Continue reading Between Two Worlds: Early Russian Modernism c. 1907-20