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Maša Bajc | Un-common Realities

Maša Bajc’s solo exhibition Un-common Realities will be open on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 19.00h in the PM Gallery of the Home of the Croatian Association of Artists.

Maša Bajc will present to the Croatian audience a series of large scale Photographies.

In the series of works titled Un-Common Realities, Maša Bajc uses photography as an ideal (auxiliary) means without which the memory process is impossible to imagine. The decision on the moment of capture perpetuates over a longer period of time, always anew, regardless of the time of day or place. Sometimes she takes photos while being in a space between, in the air, recording optical sensations that function as triggers for reading intimate states. A series of futile tracks left by a small dog on dunes may be related to the general human condition. But this may just be a trigger to recapitulate one’s own memory, invisible to the camera. (Sandra Križić Roban)

Exhibition will last until July 4, 2017.


About author:

Maša Bajc was born in Čakovec, Croatia in 1980. She graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2010 she earned an M.A. in photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Imaging Arts from the same Institute. She currently works as an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Cinematography, Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb, Croatia.

Maša has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in the country and abroad, including: 2010 Lotrščak Tower, Zagreb, Scapes; 2014 Small Gallery, Poreč. After Silence; 2015 Makina Gallery, Pula. Maša’s Imaginarium; 2015 Photon – Centar za sodobno fotografijo, Ljubljana. Drugačni svetovi: Mlada sodobna fotografija zahodnega Balkana; 2013 Bronx Museum, New York. Bronx Calling: The Second AIM Biennial; 2011 Center on Contemporary Art ,Seattle, WA. Superposition; 2011 46th Zagreb Salon, Zagreb; 2011 Kortil Gallery Rijeka/MKC Split. Time After.

In 2012 she participated in the program for gifted artists “Bronx Museum AIM fellowship“, Bronx, NY. Her art practice is rooted in photography and related media.  Her work often reflects on her personal experience of nature and space and the world that surrounds us.


Source: HDLU