Razstava

Damijan Kracina: In the Year of Dragonfly

31. 05. 2013 – 21. 07. 2013

Damijan Kracina (1970) started actively working as an artist already in the early 1990s, during his studies at the Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts and Design. In that period many young artists intensively reflected on ever more pressing environmental and ecological issues in their art works; one of the constant subjects was addressing the possibility of extinction of several animal species. This topic was so central to the artistic work of Kracina that he, in the mid 1990s, created groundbreaking solo exhibition at Kapelica Gallery in Ljubljana entitled Kracina TV. Since then he has consistently dealt with the issue of ecology and extinction of species in his artistic practice, and consequently he has prepared exhibitions such as ZOO, Aquarium, Galapagos, Animal Tour and Sanitarium. In this vein Kracina also conceived his new project In the Year of Dragonfly which has been carefully adapted for the specific venue of lapidarium at the Božidar Jakac Art Museum. The exhibition is thus presented in the style of museum display presenting brand new discoveries of his artistic creation.
Curator: Barbara Rupel

Photo: Matej Jordan

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