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The work of art is defined by context. Outside the cultural context and with the disappearance of social and cultural ties, the value of the work of art changes and, the more it is removed from its context, the more it is based on its immanent characteristics. Should this removal from context be radical and absolute, these characteristics would end up being incredible and bizarre because it would be impossible to connect them to meanings in which they would have…

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We are well aware of the state in which the artist, as a subject with an irrepressible need for a creative rearrangement of reality, takes over his position, often frustrating, in the whole process of creation and social absorption of the work of art. As a matter of fact, in the modern conditions where the traditional direct relationship between art and public has been lost, this process greatly depends on the development of the artificial apparatus a society is capable…

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In Lepoglava jail for hard criminals I interviewed several prisoners, who voluntarily agreed to take part in the project.
I focussed the interview on their childhood: what were

their favourite games, which of their heros they believed they had more in common, what they liked about them most and why, what they imagined they would be when they grew up… The project took few months period. I’ ve selected four interviews. Because of outspoken machoism among the prisoners and…

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With his critical view of reality, Šeremet questions some common places of human nature, his attitude to reality, existence and spirituality. By spending his life of both man and artist in Slavonski Brod, a small town lacking a strong cultural scene like that of bigger cities where it can generate creativity by interaction alone, Šeremet creates his lonesome but quite unique artistic path. Perhaps his insistence to survive in such an environment resulted in Šeremet’s artistic expression being characterised by a tendency…

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Even though Vlado Martek (1951) has been present on the contemporary artistic scene for more than thirty years, there are still difficulties with the identification of his work and consequently, with filing his art in the corresponding critique folder. This only means that his art is unpredictable and changeable; these features connect his art to some of the general tendencies in art today, which is more or less all that can be said about Martek from the position of folder…

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