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AFTERMATH – TOPOGRAPHIES

Tendencies of post-Yugoslav contemporary photography

11. November 2014 – 6. December 2014

Qëndrëse Deda (XK), Majlinda Hoxha (XK), Goran Micevski (ME), Sandra Vitaljić (HR), Ana Opalić (HR)

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Opening: Monday, 10 November at 7 p.m.
Introduction
: Dejan Sluga

Cooperation of FOTOGALERIE WIEN and Photon Ljubljana /Wien
Curators
: Miha Colner, Dejan Sluga
Associate curators: Mirjana Dabović, Albert Heta & Vala Osmani, Saša Janjić, Ana Opalić & Sandra Vitaljić, Zoran Petrovski and Branka Vujanović.

sponsored by: BKA Kunst; MA7-Kultur; Cyberlab

Aftermath. Changing Cultural Landscape is a group exhibition that brings together the principal protagonists from the field of contemporary photography active in the territory of the former Yugoslavia following its disintegration. Moreover, it is the first regional research and curatorial platform established in order to identify and articulate principal tendencies within the field of contemporary photography in relation to its immediate environment. With the participation of partner organizations throughout the former Yugoslavia, the exhibition displays the results of an extensive investigation of the far-reaching effects of large-scale social shifts reflected in the physical and mental environment. Due to its temporal span, Aftermath provides an interesting confrontation of artistic reflections and expressions of various generations that either experienced the period before the disintegration of the common state or originate from a completely new social context.

The exhibition is displayed in two sections titled Topographies and Insights in FOTOGALERIE WIEN and Galerie Photon Wien.

Fotogalerie Wien: Topographies

The section of the Aftermath exhibition displayed at Fotogalerie Wien shows photographic works with strong topographic features and an analytical approach. These artists are (usually) dedicated to long-term working processes in order to explore their immediate surroundings and the diverse social, cultural and economic phenomena induced by turbulent structural changes in the area of former Yugoslavia. The works display a topography of people and places and visible changes in the environment that reflect the general atmosphere of discontent regarding the collapse of social welfare and lack of perspective.

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 We are happy to announce two further exhibitions:

1. In the context of our art exchange with the Photon Gallery Ljubljana,
Poljanska 1, 1000 Ljubljana/Slovenia

Markus Guschelbauer, our SOLO-artist 2013

Opening: Tuesday, 28 October 2014 at 7 p.m.
Duration: 29 October – 5 December 2014
Opening hours: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., closed on Saturday and Sunday
 www.photon.si

 2. In the context of our cooperation with Photon Gallery Vienna,
Absberggasse 27/ 9, 1100 Vienna:
 Part II of the exhibition Aftermath with the subtitle Insights,
also in the context of “eyes-on”

Opening: Thursday, 6 November 2014 at 7 p.m.
Duration: 7 November – 23 December 2014
Opening hours: We–Su 12 a.m.– 6 p.m.
www.photongallery.at