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Curatorial Events and Dialogues

Billing, Johanna and Gfader, Verina (2009) Curatorial Events and Dialogues. In: Another Album – a one-evening video installation, Friday 20th March 2009, E:ventGallery, 96 Teesdale Street, London E2 6PU. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    E:ventGallery is delighted to present Another Album – a one-evening video installation by Johanna Billing, curated by Verina Gfader.

    Taking place on a mellow summer evening on a Croatian island, the film Another Album (28 min loop, 2006) shows a group of young people sitting in a backyard, having wine and singing songs from the golden era of Ex-Yugoslavian rock music in the 70s and 80s, before the war would destroy much of pan-Yugoslavian cultural expression. The scenes in Another Album are improvised, and appear to recount a narrative of intimacy, nostalgia and conviviality; yet present is also an apparent commentary on re-enactment as means of cultural resistance. Through their song gatherings, the youths in Another Album revive a lost musical legacy challenging both the past and the present.
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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
    Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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    Depositing User: Sara Taylor
    Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2012 11:43
    Last Modified: 08 Nov 2013 10:53
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12609

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