Unprotected collector no. 2 & Ivana Ivković facing Morocco
A slightly different presentation of the book "Ivana Ivković facing Morocco"
Wednesday, June 7 at 7 p.m, The Museum of African Art – The Veda and Dr. Zdravko pečar Collection
The book Ivana Ivković facing Morocco was published in cooperation with the publishing house dsbooks from Basel and the Cultural Center of Belgrade. The book was edited by Dragana Radivojević, the author and editor of the Facing book series.
For a decade and a half, Ivana Ivković's artistic practice has been developing within artist in residence programs around the world. According to the curator Mića Karić, extensive private archival material collected over the years in the form of photographs, diaries, prose and poetic notes and memorabilia served as the starting point for the concept of the Facing book series, whose name suggests complex processes of dealing with and relating to unfamiliar and new environments. Ivana Ivković facing Morocco, as the first in the series, is an on the road book that is to be seen more than to be read, and most of all to be felt, noted art historian Jelena Spaić.
We invite you to join us for a slightly different, multimedia presentation of this cinematic book inside the permanent exhibition of the MAU, which is also present in the book, thanks to the installation HEAVEN #14 and the performance Unprotected Collector from 2019. A performative reading of entries from the book awaits you between museum objects, projections of photographs and drawings, time to discuss the contents of this provocative and seductive book about Morocco in a unique museum setting.
The authors of the texts Jelena Spaić and Miroslav Karić, author and editor of the book and Facing book series Dragana Radivojević, translator and actor Željko Maksimović, actor Đorđe Živadinović Grgur and Ivana Ivković participate in a completely different presentation of the Facing book series and the book Ivana Ivković facing Morocco. Moderator: Ana Knežević.
The book is bilingual - in Serbian and English. The promotion of the book will also take place in English. Entrance is free.