The Hollow Men 2017

The Hollow Men (T.S. Eliot, 1925.)
The work consists of three separate yet related processes:
the sculpture, the act of burning and the object in ash.
Video documents of the burning of sculptures made in burlap and straw
dimensions: 290cm
Urn / ash, glass / 21x21x21cm (2011-2017)

No Country for Young Men 2018

Installation, consisted of 100 amphoras, designed precisely for the library Convitto Palmieri in Lecce became a „language“ by which I address to the community, underlining a necessity of a dialogue between heritage, tradition and identity through true action of breaking and destroying potteries served to preserve everything what soil gave us. Evil spirits are frightened away by noise, and this kind of ritual act is a symbol of new challenges and new life, leaving behind bad things, taking away sadness and misfortune.
The progress must come through vision and dialogue, otherwise the trail is erased along with roots and identity as well. And we all know that without it we are lost in the space.

Bodies and Souls 2017

Object/The Hollow Men-Burning Way
Urn / ash, glass / 21x21x21cm (2011-2017)
Memento, homo, quia pulvis es, et in pulverem reverteris.
(For dust you are, and to dust you shall return)
Genesis 3:19

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Ivana Radovanovic

Montenegro

Ivana was born on the January 24, 1983 in Titograd. -Scholarship of the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic for a teaching/research/artistic stay in Slovakia 2020
– In October 2019 participate in IX International Sculpture Festa in Seoul, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center
– In September 2019 participate in IV International Iron Casting Workshop / Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
– In June 2019 she had a solo exhibition – Invitation- Silvermine Art Center, New Canaan, CT
Winner of Silvermine Fulbright Art Residency in 2019, New Canaan, CT
– In March 2019 she had a solo exhibition- Souls and Bodies- St. Andrä's Church, Graz, Austria
– 2018/Winner of Fulbright scholarship for postdoctoral research in 2019
She represents Montenegro at the 57th International Art Exhibition-la Biennale di Venecia-VIVA ARTE VIVA
Winner of the Residential Artist’s Award at “Mediterranea 17” Young Artists Biennale, Milan, Italy 2015

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