Argos, KASK, MER. Borgerhoff & Lamberigts
240 pages / 34 x 25 cm
Berber Bevernage & Eline Mestdagh, Rolf Quaghebeur, Branka Benčić, Barbara Matejčić, Asa Mendelsohn, Jelena Jureša
Andrea Cinel, Jelena Jureša, Dušica Dražić
Out of Sight
The book is published at the occasion of Jelena Jureša’s solo exhibition at Argos, Centre for Art and Media and is an extension of APHASIA, the new film by Jelena Jureša.
As a medical term, aphasia refers to the inability to speak or to find the right words. Starting from the themes tackled in the film, this book focuses on the collective silence surrounding crime and the compartmentalisation of historical events, and it traces the line between Belgian colonialism, Austrian anti-Semitism and the wars in Yugoslavia. With Aphasia, Jureša not only digs for the roots and preconditions for a state-sponsored violence, but also for the reasons why such collective crimes keep being repeated.
Video above produced by
Željko Mandić and Jelena K. Vorgučin