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European open call for photographers to participate on a REFEST project Images & Words On Refugee Routes


Are you an artist interested in social issues and are looking for international residency opportunities? If yes, read carefully because this call is for you! REFEST is an international project which, through photography, visual arts, and poetry, aims to tell and document the stories and routes of refugees. The project will gather 32 artists from […]

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Open call for photographers to participate on a REFEST project


REFEST Images & Words on Refuge Routes Open call for photographers from Croatia to participate in an Artist-in-residence program during the REFEST Images & Words on Refuge Routes project Photographers with residency in Croatia are invited to submit their proposals to participate in the project REFEST Images & Words on Refugee Routes. REFEST is a Creative […]

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REFEST Images & Words on Refugee Routes


Interdisciplinary Approach to Expand Festival Audiences Refest gathers four organizations from different countries (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, and Spain) managing small medium-sized festivals in 3 main field of artistic expressions: photography, illustration and essay-writing. The objectives of the project are to expand and diversify the audience in four festivals by widening the spectrum of […]

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The jury has selected the artists who will present themselves at the 9th edition of the OV Festival in September in Zagreb


THE FINALISTS HAVE BEEN SELECTED Zagreb, 13/06/2017 After the open call on the theme ‘New Citizens‘, which lasted more than two months, the international jury, composed of Pieter Hugo, Dana Lixenberg, Christina de Middel, Katrin Koenning, Sean O’ Hagan and Leila Topić, has selected the 10 finalists of the 9th International Photography Festival Organ Vida, […]

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The programme of the 9th edition “New Citizens” announced at the press conference in the Museum of Contemporary Arts Zagreb

9th international photography festival Organ Vida NEW CITIZENS MSU Zagreb OPENING WEEK 6. — 20.9.2017 EXHIBITIONS 4. — 20.9.2017 On June 12, 2017, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, the organizers of the 9th international photography festival Organ Vida held a press conference at which they presented the programme and announced the novelties and guests […]

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Exhibition | Sonja Jankov


Sonja Jankov’s solo exhibition DOCUMENTATION OF A CITY will be open on Friday, June 9, 2017 in the PM Gallery of the Home of the Croatian Association of Artists. Sonja will present to the Croatian audience the selection of photographs from three recent series of photographs that focus on architecture in three coastal cities in […]

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MASTERCLASS with Sarker Protick | Future Archive: Places


Masterclass of a famous Bangladeshi artist in Zagreb  A member of the prestigious VII Photo Agency and the winner of the World Press Photo Award will hold a five-day practical workshop during the 9th Organ Vida Festival What does it mean to create an archive in the era of billions image everyday. If we think […]

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Memory of Trees


An essay about the group project entitled Memory. Imprints of Destruction and Rebellion of Life showcasing works of Jaka Babnik, Masaki Hirano and Bojan Radovič whcih was premiered on 26 and 27 May 2017 at DUM Project Space in Ljubljana (co-production of House of Photography Slovenia, Sektor Institute, Rostfrei Publishing). The group exhibition entitled Memory. […]

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Tito’s Bunker | May 27, 2017 – August 6, 2017


The point of departure for this exhibition, on show at the Württembergischer Kunstverein from May 27 to August 6, 2017, is a particular place, Tito’s bunker in Konjic (Bosnia and Herzegovina), which is equally negotiated as concrete location and as open-ended metaphor. From 1953 to 1979, the former head of state in Yugoslavia, Josip Broz […]

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The 9th Organ Vida — International Photography Festival NEW CITIZENS 2017 will bring together an ambitious program full of exhibitions, artist talks, discussions, workshops, film program, open air screenings, music programs and performances. Organ Vida is a non-profit organization and our festival’s success relies on the enthusiasm and hard work of our organization board in […]

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