“as if it never happened”, 2015-2017, “stages of revolution”, “Olja Triaška Stefanović was born in former Yugoslavia, after its breakup she became a Serbian citizen and then, during the Balkan War in the 1990s she moved to Slovakia for good. Her current exhibition entitled As if It Never Happened directly reacts to the war and ethnic conflicts in the Balkans, but the visual language she uses exceeds the territoriality and becomes more universal. The reason of her looking back is not the psychological dealing with past, but rather the formulating questions about how the disturbing past creates the form and values of our present. Why are there certain moments from past which always re-occur and why cannot we learn a lesson from past? Moreover, for the author it is important that the photographs depicting the memorial places of traumatic events are being updated, that they are not remaining in past but are a reminder of many tensions and critical situations of today.,Bohunka Koklesova, art historian”, #oljatriaskastefanovic#artwork#photography#monuments#jugoslavija#contemporaryart#artist#exhibition#artwork#macedonia
We went this evening to see the work of Nilima Sheikh at the International Airport in Bombay. The scale of this project is astounding and the nature of collaboration really quite intense. Nilima and BV Suresh became in a sense the curators of this wonderful large mural. Titled “Conjoining Lands”, this was conceptualised as an imaginary world of symbolic landscapes. The works of their collaborators Fayaz Ahmad Jan, Gulam Muhammad Qumar, Kalil Kalwal, their Kashmiri craft collaborators is integral to this project. The lower portion seen is seen at the Domestic level and the Upper portion at the International level - both of Gate #44. It’s worth your time to wander around this beauty!
Another perspective of Chris Fox’s ‘Interloop’, hovering above the York Street exit at #WynyardStation. The installation features the infamous heritage wooden escalators, ensuring they remain a central element of the station after the upgrades. Photo by Josh Raymond. #CoxArchitecture