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Exhibition of Small Print 2017.

18. December 2017 - 20. January 2018.

On Monday, December 18th at 7 pm is opened the Exhibition of Small Print 2017.

Exhibition of Small Print is an annual and traditional exhibition of Grafički Kolektiv which has been organized for seven decades. This year, selection is marked by 129 authors (and 255 prints) from Serbia and region. Different generations and artistic poetics make this exhibition recognizable. Various graphic techniques and embodiment of distinctive artistic ideas, give us insight in contemporary graphic scene, affirming original approaches to graphic medium (in estetic and conceptual terms).

This is the last exhibition od Small Print at this address. Letters of artists who are connected with Grafički Kolektiv in different ways, personally and professionally, are published in catalogue. These texts are very important contributions for history of Grafički Kolektiv and this exhibition; also, they are testimony of relations between people and this specific house of print. Every year, at the openning of this exhibition, Grafički Kolektiv gives the award Small seal (established 1991). This year, laureate is printmaker Gabrijela Bulatović, for work „Step“, made in linocut.

Jury's statement: Gabrijela Bulatović belongs to younger generation of serbian printmakers, and she is present on the Serbian art scene for many years. She works in classic graphic techniques and her prints have figurative iconography, specific by visual expression with allusion on organic forms, metaphors of birth and life cycle. Awarded work originate logically from her previous poetics, and indicates new access to thematic problems dominant in her art. Using suggestive message and reduced art forms, Gabrijela reconsiders well known meanings and topics about concepts she is interested in. On a shortlist for award Small seal were artists: Nikola Velicki, Ivana Flegar and Sohi Kim.

Gabrijela Bulatović (1974. Pančevo) graduated (1998) and postgraduated (2000) from Faculty of Applied Arts and design in Belgrade. She is member of Association of Serbian Artists. She has organized several solo exhibitions; also, she has participated in numerous collective exhibitions since 1995. She is assistant professor at Faculty of Applied Arts and design in Belgrade.

Opening of the exhibition



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