IN EXILE or intimate guide about Catalonia, Amsterdam and Portugal

Short description of project:

During 2007-2008, I cooperated in artist-in-residence project at Obras foundation in Portugal (http://www.obras-art.org/at Portugal), The Rodríguez-Amat Foundation for Contemporary Art at Catalonia (www.xtec.es/~jrodri19/raf-en.htmand) and different projects connected with Holland.
“In  Exile” is fictional novel (published by Prometej from Novi Sad) based on non-fictional facts and image studies, which takes place in Spanish and Portuguese countryside.

“In Exile” is a fictional narratives about soul of Portugal and Catalonia, about tradition and contemporary life in Holland, about Lisbon, Wim Wenders and “Lisbon story”, fado music…, Barcelona, MACBA, Pablo Picasso, Antoni Gaudí, Sagrada Familia, Casa Mia, Luis Buñuel, surrealism, “Un chien andalou”, Gala and Salvador Dalí, Museum-Theatre in Figeras, Joan Miró, Antoni Tàpies, Woody Allen’ s movie “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”, Walter Benjamin and Portbou…, story about Amsterdam, Vincent Van Gogh, Andy Warhol exhibition at Stedelijk Museum, Rembrandt and Ana Frank house, Vermeer paintings at Rijksmuseum, Marina Abramovic performance…

Brief explanation of novel:

220-pages long novel that takes place in Spain, Holland and Portugal. The main character is a Serbian women-writer faced with different, mainly Dutch international intellectuals and artist (beautiful Dutch flute player from Utrecht, scientist from Amsterdam, young film-maker from Lisbon, well-known painter from Barcelona… ) who try to find refugee in a peaceful and authentic way of living, far from big cities, civilization and materialism, surrounded by art and nature.

http://www.prometej.rs/E-Knjizara/2597/U+EGZILU.shtml

Book in the Exile in city bookstore, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2011.

 

Goals:

– Producing art
– Promoting Portuguese-Holland-Spain culture and spirit among Serbians readers

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