Critical Art in Contemporary Macedonia

  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

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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

Without Pity or Sentiment : Conflict in the art of Adela Jušić

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

Between Two Worlds: Early Russian Modernism c. 1907-20

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