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ZAGREB, “SYNESTHESIA – SHAPES AND COLORS OF MUSIC” – ULUPUH Gallery

September 11. 2020.

according to the music of Awakening by Matej Meštrović

Thematic, selected exhibition of ULUPUH members

ULUPUH Gallery
Ilica 13 / 1st floor

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

The exhibition can be viewed from 11.9. to 23.9. in the ULUPUH Gallery, Ilica 13 / 1st floor, Zagreb on weekdays from 10 am to 5 pm and on Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm. The Gallery is closed on Sundays and public holidays. Admission is free.

Exhibition organizer: ULUPUH – Croatian Association of Fine Artists of Applied Arts

The exhibition was realized with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Croatia and the City of Zagreb.

Contact: ULUPUH Gallery, 01 4813 746

* Visitors are asked to adhere to the recommended epidemiological measures for their own and general safety.

Source: https: //ulupuh.hr/sinestezija-oblici-i-boje-glazbe/

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