SINIŠA LABROVIĆ: PILGRIMAGE TOWARDS CONTEMPORARY ART
On Tuesday, 14 June 2016, a group of artists from the Center of Activities Fužine, went on a pilgrimage from Pregl’s Square in Fužine, Ljubljana, to the Museum of Modern Art (Moderna galerija). Their intention was to visit U3, the 8th Triennial of Contemporary Art. Their route was as follows: Pot na Fužine – Ulica Mire Miheličeve – Kajuhova ulica – Ob Ljubljanici – Poljanski nasip – Kopitarjeva ulica – Petkovškovo nabrežje – Tromostovje – Čopova ulica – Cankarjeva ulica – Moderna galerija. On their way, they visited Marija Strnad’s exhibition at the University Medical Center and the Dobra vaga gallery under Jožef Plečnik’s arcades on the main market. The artists that participated in the pilgrimage express themselves using different artistic forms: watercolor, acrylic, mosaic, Idrian lace, ceramic, performance art, music… Every artist took with him or her one of his or her own artworks. The artists arrived at the Moderna galerija at 11:45. People were asked to greet and support them, and to even join them.
The pilgrimage was organized by the famous Croatian artist Siniša Labrović. The action Pilgrimage Towards Contemporary Art took place as a part of the exhibition On Revolution’s Roads: Memorial Tourism in Socialist Yugoslavia, within the frame of the international project Inappropriate Monuments. On this occasion, Siniša Labrović presented to the curator of the Moderna galerija, Mr. Marko Jenko, PhD, the video documentation of his action Bandaging the Wounded (Sinj, 2000). The exhibition will open in the Moderna galerija on Museum Summer Night, 18 June 2016.