September 10. 2020.
inspired by music “Awakening” by Mateja Meštrovića Tematska, selektirana izložba članova ULUPUH-a Galerija ULUPUH Ilica 13 / 1. kat
10/9–23/9/2020 Author of the concept: Željka Mezić Curator and selector of the exhibition: Sonja Švec Španjol Exhibitors: Patricio Aguero, Zdenka Bilušić, Rea Boschi Gogolja, Josipa Čamber, Teodora de Both, Ines Delač, Damir Facan-Grdiša, Hrvoje Grgić, Tatjana Grgurina Vučetić, Ruža Hodak, Nataša Jeletić, Vesna Kolobarić, Sabina Kolonić, Andreja Krušelj Maric, Zeljka Mezic, Ljerka Ners, Margareta Persic, Bozica Petkovic, Nika Petrovic, Snjezana Pokos-Vujec, Dijana Rajkovic, Natasa Rasovic Bodis, Julijana Rodic Ozimec, Sanja Sebalj, Svebor Vidmar, Marijana Zupanic Benic Special thanks to Matej Meštrović for donating the song “Awakening” from the album “Sounds of Velebit” for the exhibition. “This exhibition is based on the paradigm that we all, at least to some extent, experience synesthesia and that it is more pronounced in creative people. The exhibition includes the instrumental musical theme “Awakening” by the famous Croatian pianist and composer Matej Meštrović from his album “Sounds of Velebit”. Authors are invited to visualize what they hear, ie to interpret the shape and color of music, what emotions, memories or states of mind are initiated by a given musical theme, and how to materialize sound and its reflections in us. Out of a total of 35 registered artists, 27 authors were selected who, while listening to an instrumental musical theme, offered their own interpretations of what was experienced. The diversity and individuality of perception and artistic interpretation of a given musical theme further confirmed that the experience and view of the world are not universal in all people, so the experience of synesthesia differs from person to person. In the medium of art jewelry, objects, sculptures, dolls, textiles, paintings, illustrations, drawings and video works, artists have transcended literal interpretation, delved deeper into their interior and offered extremely diverse and original interpretations. ”Sonja Švec Španjol, from the foreword
source: gallery ULUPUH