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OLJA TRIAŠKA STEFANOVIĆ @ Photon Gallery Vienna

OLJA TRIAŠKA STEFANOVIĆ: BROTHERHOOD AND UNITY
May 28 to June 22, 2021

“In her most recent project Brotherhood and Unity, Olja Triaška Stefanović explores memories of the 1980s and 1990s through architecture, memorials, and monuments of the former Yugoslavia. A large part of the project consists of the images documenting the brutalist architecture that characterized the period of the Tito regime. In the context of Yugoslavia, this type of architecture is linked mainly with the official ideology of “brotherhood and unity”. Other photos are associated with mysterious spaces that point to the darker side of the regime and the cult of personality of Josip Broz Tito. By combining such iconography with family pictures and an extensive archive of newspaper clippings, the artist conveys her family history against the background of the crumbling of Yugoslavia and the escalating ethnic conflicts. ”

Photon Gallery Vienna
Zieglergasse 34
1070 Vienna


Location: Austria, Vienna Type: ,

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