Opening reception: Tuesday December 10th from 18.00 to 20.00 in presence of the artist

Ibro Hasanović, Study For An Applause, 2013.  9 black and white photos,50x30cm (each)

edition 5+2ap.courtesy of the artist and Gandy gallery

Exhibition December 11,2013 – February 28,2014

The Gandy gallery is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition by Ibro Hasanović at the gallery in Bratislava.

Note on Study For An Applause: 

Reenactment of an applause featured on a photograph by Gerard Julien (AFP), taken 14 December 1995 at the Elysee Palace in Paris showing: Spanish Prime Minister Felipe Gonzales, US President Bill Clinton, French President Jacques Chirac, German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, British Prime Minister John Major and Russian Premier Victor Chernomyrdin, Serbian President Slobodan Milosević, Croatian President Franjo Tuđman and Bosnian President Alija Izetbegović applauding after signing of the peace agreement on Bosnia. The accord was reached in Dayton, USA, 21 November ending over four years of war in former Yugoslavia.

Ibro Hasanović (Bosnian, b. 1981) lives and works in Pristina. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo and at Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains in France. The central themes of his works – films, videos, photographs and installations are individual and collective memories. Selected solo exhibitions and screenings include: Letters, Tobačna Cultural Center, Ljubljana; Artists' Cinema: Ibro Hasanović, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb (2013); A Short Story, Turku Art Museum, Finland (2012); Stories, Galleria A+A (Slovenian Exhibition Centre), Venice (2011). Group exhibitions: …Was ist Kunst? …Resuming Fragmented Histories, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz; 2nd Project Biennial D-0 ARK Underground, Konjic (2013); Voices of Truth, Villa Romana, Florence (2012); It's time we got to know each other, 52nd October Salon, Belgrade (2011); Windows upon Oceans, Thessaloniki Concert Hall (2011); 255.804 km2, City Museum of Ljubljana (2010); Il padiglione immaginario di Bosnia-Herzegovina, Galleria d'Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti, Verona (2009); When Absence Becomes Presence, Washington Project for the Arts (2008).

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