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Boris Beja & Suzana Brborović: ID grad.: BB/SB 14 – n. 3/3

09. 05. 2014 – 09. 06. 2014

The message that young artists Boris Beja (1986, Trbovlje, Slovenia) and Suzana Brborović (1988, Kranj, Slovenia) piece together in their socially engaged project bears within itself the full range of diversity of conceptual art, which extends into different theoretical fields, from social philosophy to anthropology. In doing so, it generates critical awareness of the anomalies of our society and times. The project is an exceptionally exacting and mature view into the current zeitgeist: a stark cry, an existential résumé, rife with symbols, from two exceptionally gifted young creators living in time and space, which, along with a social chronology, also captures a moment of self-reflection.

The artists conceptualised their project through a reflection on the construction industry, which is usually among the first sectors to experience considerable collapse in a time of economic crisis. As one might expect in a time of crisis, the subject of labour exploitation is once again very relevant, and is made even more so by the way that the authors also call attention to the state of disarray of work in the visual arts in Slovenia.

Photo: Tomaž Grdin, GBJ archive

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