Holes or When We Were Not Aligned
Part of the exhibition: The Nineties: A Glossary of Migrations
One of the last guided tours through the exhibition The Nineties: A Glossary of Migrations will be organized on Saturday, February 22, at 1 p.m., at the Museum of Yugoslavia (the May 25 Museum facility). The authors and curators, Simona Ognjanović and Ana Panić, will be joined by playwright Ivana Momčilović, the author of the play Holes of When We Were Not Aligned, and some of the actors, the so-called Invisibles – who escaped from war zones during the 1990s, refugees, former military personnel, Roma, who played themselves in the play.
More than thirty contemporary artists, as well as the arts and activist collectives participate in the exhibition The Nineties: A Glossary of Migrations, dealing with the problem of population migration in and from Serbia during the mentioned decade.
This Saturday, in the scope of the guided tour through the exhibition, a special attention will be paid to the play Holes or When We Were Not Aligned, documentation of which is part of the exhibition, and playwright, Ivana Momčilović, participants in the play Ljiljana Mitrović and Orhan Sait, as well asLjubivoje Tadić, actor and director of the National Theater in Belgrade (2005–2009), as well as theater critic Goran Cvetković, will present the project to the audience.
The play Holes or When We Were Not Aligned, written by Ivana Momčilović and directed by Lorent Wanson, was created in co-production of the National Theater in Belgrade (2004/2005) with the Royal Flemish Theater and the National Theater Walloon-Brussels community. It gathered on stage marginalized people, the so-called “Invisibles” (deleted, excluded from the political and economic context), refugees from war-torn areas during the 1990s, the displaced, former military personnel, Roma people… as well as professional actors, dancers, musicians, with the idea to point out their problems on the scene of the National Theatre in Belgrade and Brussels, and thus to make their stories visible.
Each visitor will receive a free ticket for all museum objects (the taking over will be done in K25 facility, left from the May 25 Museum). Employees of the Museum of Yugoslavia recommend all the visitors who want to see other exhibitions to come earlier because, on Saturday, due to a technical maintenance the Museum will be opened until 3 p.m.
The other participants in the exhibition The Nineties: A Glossary of Migrations are the Association APSOLUTNO, Dejan Dimitrijević/Nebojša Šeric Šoba, Dušica Dražić, Dionis Escorsa, Jusuf Hadžifejzović, Kiosk – the Platform for Contemporary Art, Milena Maksimović Goranka Matić, collective Migrativ Art, Ana Miljanić, Milorad Mladenović, Ivana Momčilović/ Lorent Wanson, Tanja Ostojić, Vesna Pavlović, Nikola Radić Lucati, Vladimir Radojičić, Vahida Ramujkić, Rena Rädle/Vladan Jeremić, Bálint Szombathy, Čedomir Vasić, Škart, Group 484, the Association Kardan – the culture of remembrance, Vojvodina Civic Center, United campaign – A Roof over Your Head, and Women in Black.
The team of the Museum of Yugoslavia, responsible for the realization of the exhibition, has been led by the curators – the authors of the exhibition, Simona Ognjanović and Ana Panić. Milorad Mladenović is the architect of the setting, and visual identity is designed by Zoran Pantelić.
The exhibition is realized within the project the New Mappings of Europe, supported by the European Commission through the Creative Europe program and the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia. It will be open until March 1, 2020.
- Day: 22.02-22.02.2020
- Time: 13:00
- Capacity: 100
The Origins: The Background for Understanding the Museum of Yugoslavia
Creation of a European type of museum was affected by a number of practices and concepts of collecting, storing and usage of items.
New Mappings of Europe
Starting from the Museum collection as the main source for researching social phenomena and historical moments important for understanding the experience of life in Yugoslavia, the exhibition examines the Yugoslav heritage and the institution of the Museum