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Miha Colner

ESSAYS

Violence, Death and Decay

Violence, Death and Decay

The essay was written for the Body and Flesh exhibition by Goran Bertok at Photon Gallery in Brotfabrik Wien, Vienna [authors: Miha Colner & Jasna Jernejšek] The Body and Flesh exhibition presents the distinctive body of work of an artist who, over the past 25 years, has relentlessly explored themes…

Photography as Testimony of Time and Space

Photography as Testimony of Time and Space

The essay was written in 2012 for the publication of the Aftermath. Changing Cultural Landscape project that displayed and analysed tendencies of engaged contemporary photography on the territory of former Yugoslavia after its break-up. The publication is available as e-book at Photon online bookshop and the content is partially available…

Confronting the death… again

Confronting the death… again

A introductory text for Goran Bertok‘s exhibition Survivors that took place in January 2013 at Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography in Ljubljana “One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic” Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin Wars, states of emergency and continuing repression are immense breeding places for the pogroms…

Fly-Posting Prohibited: The Story of Buldožer

Fly-Posting Prohibited: The Story of Buldožer

Extensive essay about group Buldožer, one of the first rock bands and counterculture phenomena from Yugoslavia. The entire text is published in a book accompanying the retrospective exhibition “Fly-Posting Prohibited: The Story of Buldožer” that celebrates the fortieth anniversary of formation of the band – in Photon – Centre for…

In Dialogue with Photography

In Dialogue with Photography

The essay was written for the exhibition of Goran Micevski & Ivan Petrović: “In Dialogue with Photography” at Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography (12 March – 18 April 2014) Goran Micevski and Ivan Petrović detect and deliberate the reality of their cultural and social milieu in very peculiar ways.…