Jaka Babnik: Exercises in Style

  13 September – 8 October 2021     Photo: Jaka Babnik   In his recent series Exercises in Style Jaka Babnik focuses on some of the most fundamental questions about the creation of photographic and/or art works. In a manner of stylistic exercises, he explores transformative tools and unwritten criteria that enable, and constitute, a so-called…

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Cut and Paste – Collages of Inka Švertasek and Nada Vrkljan-Križić

  3 May – 28 May 2021     Photo: Marko Ercegović   Two women, in the same city, at the same time. Leaning over their artworks at some point in the day, or evening, after all the other tasks have been taken care of. It is almost certain that they never met. Now, 60…

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Rino Efendić – Polaroid Land

15. 3. – 16. 4. 2021.     Photo: Marko Ercegović   Photographer Rino Efendić’s artistic activity, initiated in the late 1970s, is characterized by a straightforward photographic process, unburdened by excessive stylization, spectacular motifs or attempts to fine-tune or retouch his works by means of different lab techniques. During a trip to Germany, while…

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Petar Dabac’ Archive TD Gallery

23. 11. – 11. 12. 2020.     Foto: Bojan Mrđenović   For cultural practitioners, embarking on the “adventure” of running a private gallery sometimes seems like the only option in order to be able to operate within their community. In other times, it is the result of a synergy between their environment, a particular…

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Maša Bajc – The Nature of Things

12. 10. – 30. 10. 2020.      Foto: Neven Petrović   The exhibition is the product of a collaboration between Office for Photography – Spot Gallery, Gallery AK – The Atelier Koprivnica, in Koprivnica and City Gallery Striegl in Sisak. The touchstone of this work in progress (2017–2020) is the meadow – the crossroad…

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Ana Opalić – Martina (diary entries 2009 – 2020)

14. 9. – 2. 10. 2020.      Photos by Davor Konjikušić Women have been the muses of photography since its inception. The portraits taken by photographers such as Alfred Stieglitz and Lee Friedlander speak volumes of the way they observed and saw the people they loved. Paul Strand wrote about his wife, who had…

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‘Soft’ shooting? Introducing the history of women’s photography in Croatia

  15. 6. – 4. 9. 2020.     Photos by Marko Ercegović   With the selection of Slavka Pavić’s, Erika Šmider’s, Danijela Lušin’s, Ivančica Privora-Kurtela’s and Jadranka Fatur’s works we draw attention to the topics they covered, get to know the means through which they acquired their knowledge and get to know the events which at least partially…

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Petar Vranjković- Ich vermisse dich / Das sind alles meine Freuden

16. 3. – 3. 4. 2020.     Foto: Luka Radek   From the exhibition preface, written by Ana Bedenko: “Petar Vranjković’s artistic work is intermedial in character; strung between photography, graphic design, designing and conceptual art, with the archive as his organisational and thematic linchpin. The personal archive he constructs is part of an…

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Ivan Buvinić – Safe House

17. 2. – 6. 3. 2020. Foto: Marko Ercegović   Centuries-old themes of childhood and growing up in a family home have always intrigued and attracted attention of numerous artists due to their fragmentary nature and politics of memory. From the perspective of an adult, the memory of this stage of life marked by (seemingly)…

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Stephanie Kiwitt – Máj/My

  3. 7. – 19. 7. 2019. 26. 8. – 30. 8. 2019.     photo: Davor Konjikušić     German artist Stephanie Kiwitt’s photo series Máj/My is a kind of play on words: “Máj” means the month of May in Czech, while “My” has a double connotation, one in English and one in Czech signifying…

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