• Ljubljana / London
Miha Colner

Photon

New Photography from the Western Balkans

New Photography from the Western Balkans

This is a brief display of the artists and photographers from the Western Balkans who were shortlisted at the Different Worlds competition and collectively exhibited at Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography and Kino Šiška in Ljubljana (7 November – 2 December 2016). The jury members were: Sophia Greiff (FotoDoks,…

Domestic Stories

Domestic Stories

About the exhibition of Jelena Blagović and Ana Opalić, entitled Domestic Stories, that takes place at Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography, Ljubljana [4 February – 4 March 2016] The exhibition entitled Domestic Stories showcases the works of two distinctive and acclaimed contemporary photographers from Croatia, Jelena Blagović and Ana…

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.…

The Banality of Image

The Banality of Image

This text was written for the catalogue of the Copy Paste exhibition which focuses on the practices of re-using found photography in the artistic / photographic context. The exhibition is open from 10 December 2014 to 16 January 2015 at Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography in Ljubljana and will…