What did they say about us _ Niccolo Lucarelli

‘…The installations and performative project of ‘Subversion to Red’ intend to re-read or adapt Marxist thought and left doctrine to contemporary society, in the name of a renewed enthusiasm for action, for political but also for civil commitment, to ensure that the times return to being really, not sarcastically  “interesting”. The project ‘shakes’ the individual…

La Lettura_Cover_01.09.2019

Si sa, May You Live In Interesting Times (Che tu possa vivere tempi interessanti), è l’invito/monito del curatore Ralph Rugoff della Biennale d’Arte di Venezia. Tra tutti gli artisti presenti, se c’è qualcuno che ha voluto concretamente riflettere sui tempi che stiamo abitando, questa è Nada Prlja (Sarajevo, 1971) che ha realizzato per noi, un’opera speciale e…

About individual works, presented at the pavilion

“Department for Conservation and Restoration” Nada Prlja 2016-ongoing 7 Paintings Acrylic, charcoal, plasterboard, 120x220x0.5cm Photo © Raul Betti Courtesy of the artist Work as exhibited at La Biennale di Venezia The seven exhibited paintings were realised with the intention of ‘repairing’ a section of the 125m2 mural by artist Borko Lazeski (1917-1993), entitled “Epic for Freedom” (1981),…

Nada Prlja continues working on Red Discussion with series of documentary drawings

    Maurizio Lazzarato, one of the participants of the Performative Artwork Red Discussion 2 by Nada Prlja, part of the inauguration of The National Pavilion of the Republic of North Macedonia on 08.05.2019 at Palazzo Rota Ivancich. Lazzarato is a Paris-based sociologist, philosopher and an independent researcher, specialised in studies of the relationship between…

ARTSLIFE_Review

FOCUS: Arte e impegno civile, i Balcani alla Biennale di Venezia. Dall’Albania alla Grecia, dal Kosovo al Montenegro Caratterizzata da un’instabilità che si pensava endemica, l’area balcanica sta invece faticosamente ritrovando una sua armonia, assieme a una vitalità artistica che guarda in particolare ai linguaggi performativi e installativi, e che in linea generale offre opere…

What did they say about Subversion to Red _ Charles Esche

  Nada Prlja’s exhibition had a heart that was lacking for me in the central pavilion. The works engaged a personal history that also had impact on our current society. The end of socialism was captured formally in the sculptures and photographs, works that combined perfectly with the slightly decayed spaces of the Venetian palazzo….