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Hotel Kumrovec, 2007

In a remote village in Croatian Zagorje, known only as the birthplace of Tito, the President of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the Political School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia was built, and for the needs of its students, a luxury hotel. The hotel was built in 1974 in a modernist style. The best material and the substantial found for its construction were contributed by work organisations from all over Yugoslavia. Today, the hotel complex is empty, and has no guest, but it still employs a receptionist and maintenance staff, who try to slow down the process of dilapidation.

video, 7 min, 40 sek, 2007




Link on video HERE


Video screenig:

Thursday, 31May 2007, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana

Exhibitions:
14 August - 7 September 2007
Lost Highway Exhibition, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Curator: Alenka Gregorič

5.10. -5.11.2007

Political, Velenje Gallery, Velenje, Slovenia, Curator: Maja Škerbot

4.9. -25.10.2009
28 Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Curator: Božidar Zrinski



17 April -20 May 2012
Dowry, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana, Curator: Dunja Blažević



14 - 21 June 2012
Dowry/La Dote, Trieste Contemporanea, Trieste, Italy, Curator: Dunja Blažević



11 - 22 September 2012
Dowry, Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade, Curator: Dunja Blažević



16 - 27 October 2012
Dowery, Nova Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia, Curator: Dunja Blažević

8 - 22 March 2013
Dowry, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Curator: Dunja Blažević


Crises and New Beginnings: Art in Slovenia 2005–2015

22 December 2015 - 3 April 2016
Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana

Curators: Bojana Piškur, Igor Španjol, Vladimir Vidmar




A book:




Hotel Kumrovec
15 x 23 cm, 80 pages, softcover,  preview 

http://www.blurb.com/b/3040279-hotel-kumrovec