Cold Front from the Balkans

Curator's Tour

March 16, 2017 / 18:30

Join us for a guided tour of the Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition with the co-curator Alenka Gregorič. The tour will offer a unique insight to the works of the exhibition.

Alenka Gregorič is an art historian, curator and writer. She previously worked as artistic director of Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana and currently she is the artistic director and curator at City Art Gallery Ljubljana and CC Tobacco 001. In 2009 she was the curator of Slovenian pavilion at Venice Biennial and co-curator of 28th Graphic Biennial in Ljubljana, and in 2011 she was co-curator of the 52nd October Salon in Belgrade, in 2014 one of the curators for the Curated by Vienna. Her various curated exhibitions featured works by artists such as Vuk Ćosić, Jan Fabre, Omer Fast, Harun Farocki, Vadim Fiškin, IRWIN, Jannis Kounellis, Rabih Morue, Ivan Moudov, Dan Perjovschi, Marjetica Potrč, Mladen Stilinović, Raša Todosojević, Bill Viola, Katarina Zdjelar and many others. In addition she has written numerous essays, reviews and articles for various artist books, catalogues and other publications. 

The tour will be in English with consecutive Turkish translation.

Admission: 30 TL  (Free for Friends of the Museum) 
Tickets can be purchased on Biletix. Or to book please e-mail: resepsiyon@peramuzesi.org.tr
Places are limited. 

Temporary Exhibition

Cold Front from the Balkans

Pera Museum’s Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition curated by Ali Akay and Alenka Gregorič brought together contemporary artists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.

Cold Front from the Balkans

The Battle of Varna

The Battle of Varna

Over the years of 1864 through 1876, Stanisław Chlebowski served Sultan Abdülaziz in Istanbul as his court painter. As it was, Abdülaziz disposed of considerable artistic talents of his own, and he actively involved himself in Chlebowski’s creative process, suggesting ideas for compositions –such as ballistic pieces praising the victories of Turkish arms. 

Wondrous Cures in Constantinople

Wondrous Cures in Constantinople

The shrines that created the glory of Constantinople through their lavish beauty were also repositories of precious relics and thus sources of healing. 

The Chronicle of Sarajevo

The Chronicle of Sarajevo

Inspired by the great European masters, from Renaissance to Art Nouveau, Berber’s works exemplify the deep, opaque whites of his journeys through the fairy tale landscapes of Bosnia to the dark, macabre burrows of Srebrenica.