Living Museum commissions and exhibitions have garnered extensive coverage in the Bosnian press including an editorial written by the British ambassador, Matthew Field, in Oslobodjenje. See via the links below or go to English translations:
On November 2nd, members of the Izazov team gathered with other young filmmakers to present their films and talk film dissemination strategies with a workshop audience in London at Kings College.
Read a blog about the workshop here.
The Rope, a film by Zijah Gafić produced as part of Art & Reconciliation, will premiere at the Al Jazeera Documentary film Festival in Sarajevo later this month on Sept 22nd.
Rachel Kerr and Milena Michalski have both written blogs on Art & Reconciliation research for the Art and International Justice Initiative. The ARTIJ Initiative connects academics, artists, practitioners and others wishing to explore the potential of art in understanding international justice.
Art & Reconciliation by Milena Michalski
Art, Justice and Reconciliation by Rachel Kerr
Mladen Miljanović: Portrait of an Artist; a film by Ziyah Gafić about the artist Mladen Miljanović is now available to view online.
Featuring interviews with commissioned artists and the Director and Curator of the History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Art & Reconciliation film documents the Reconciliations exhibition and the artworks that were produced for it. Directed and produced by Paul Lowe and Ziyah Gafic. Watch it here.
Saturday 02 March 2019 12:45pm to 2:00pm; Hosted by LSE Festival: New World (Dis)Orders; Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
The Testimony of the Image: Visualizing War Crimes Tribunals
As part of LCC’s Research Fortnight, this symposium will explore the visual staging of War Crimes Tribunals from Nuremburg to the ICTY. The main presentation will be by photographer Armin Smailovic, who will talk about his ‘Testimony Portraits’ of witnesses giving evidence at the ICTY and his Sounds of Silence project that deals with female survivors of wartime rape in Bosnia Herzegovinia. Max Houghton of LCC will also talk about her research on the embodied nature of testimony to war crimes tribunals from Nuremburg to Rwanda, whilst Professor James Gow of the War studies department at King’s college will discuss the theme of Pictures of Peace and Justice.
For further information see here.
Wednesday 6 – Friday 15 March 2019
London College of Communication
Elephant & Castle, London, SE1 6SB
Free and open to all.
This exhibition explores how visual evidence of past crimes can play a role in post conflict remembrance, reconciliation and rebuilding. Featuring artists Paul Coldwell, Nermin Divović, Ziyah Gafić,
Milena Michalski, Vladimir Miladinović and Armin Smailović.
For more information see here.
Touchdown create in the moment within a structured score, including concepts of proximity and space, architecture (Angus Balbernie) the poetics of movement (Steve Batts), and kinaesthetic awareness (Julyen Hamilton). This 30 minute performance will be followed by a Q&A with the dancers.
30 Nov 2018, 19:00 to 21:00pm, The Exchange, Kings College Strand Campus, London. For further info and to register.