Posts Tagged 'Sejla Kameric'

Discussing Metamodernism

Discussing Metamodernism

Postmodernism is over. As global warming, the credit crunch and political instabilities are rapidly taking us beyond that so prematurely proclaimed ‘End of History’, the postmodern culture of relativism, irony and pastiche,

The Young Berlin Artists

The Young Berlin Artists

Over the last few decades, the international art scene has moved to Berlin. En masse. Inspired by cheap rents, massive spaces, and a high quality of life. But also by the plethora of

The door opens inwards

The door opens inwards

Some time ago, Galerie Tanja Wagner curated the first exhibition explicitly linked to the metamodern. It would be an understatement to say that the exhibition was a success in terms of either

Sejla Kameric

Sejla Kameric

It is difficult to describe what Sejla Kameric’s work is about. It is about an international conflict (the Balkan wars). It is about the decline of a city (Sarajevo). It is about ethnic cleansing (of Bosnian-Herzegovians). It is about longing for a past that is lost (a culture’s, a city’s, the artist’s). It is about the emancipation of a young girl (the artist herself). Kameric’s work is political. But it is also personal. However, one would be mistaken to call the political personal and vice-versa.