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Miha Colner

Stane Jagodic

Now and Then: The Great War Reflected in Contemporary Art

Now and Then: The Great War Reflected in Contemporary Art

An essay on contemporary art reflecting on the World War I, originally published in the book entitled Red Poppy Fields [The Great War Reflected in Contemporary Photography] released by Photon, 2017.   “Gentlemen, we are now in a state of necessity, and necessity knows no law!” said German Chancellor Bethmann…

Principles of Artistic Self-affirmation

Principles of Artistic Self-affirmation

The essay about phenomena of Grupa Junij, diverse artistic collective active in 1970-1985 First published in the catalogue of the Junij in June exhibition diplayed at Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana (Month of Photography festival) and Korotan Gallery, Vienna (Eyes-On festival) in 2012! [cover photo: Metka Vergnion, Untitled, 1982] In…

Variations of Photography

Variations of Photography

The text was initially written for the overview exhibition Variations of Photography (1969-1980) by Slovenian artist Stane Jagodič at Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography in Ljubljana in December 2013. Stane Jagodič’s practice is based on variety of artistic practices, including photography and their creative variations such as photo-montage, photo-collage…