Overcoming hardships and uncertainties, the festival’s 10th edition is themed under Control, and includes exhibitions curated by Marina Paulenka, Azu Nwagbogu and WM Hunt
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Marina Paulenka says her challenge is “putting artists first” as she takes over as artistic director of Unseen Amsterdam, which returns next weekend
The director and co-curator of the award-winning Organ Vida festival in Croatia – which this year devoted its programme to work by women – picks out the projects that interested her in 2018
“In the EU today, we take women’s rights for granted,” says Marina Paulenka, director of Organ Vida, a three-week international photography event held annually in Zagreb. Founded in 2008, the festival has always been driven by political context, and this year, for its 10th edition, its all-female team have chosen to emphasise female-identifying perspectives from around the globe.
“In a time of post-capitalist global turmoil, technological advancements, with the strengthening of rightwing extremism, the growing influence of religion that limits women’s rights again, and the semblance of democracy in the 21st century, we are facing a situation in which women must fight anew for the rights that had been won long ago,” Paulenka insists.
In our September 2018 issue, we interview Vanessa Winship and Hellen van Meene about the…
The Guardian’s photo critic picks out his top five of the year, including Sohrab Hura’s installation The Lost Head & The Bird at The Nines, London during Peckham 24
The international photography festival in Croatia celebrates its ninth edition, hoping to unite audiences in a ‘divided’ world with its eclectic programme, which includes a Pieter Hugo retrospective; Dana Lixenberg’s award-winning Imperial Courts; and Dragana Jurisic’s elegiac pilgrimage through the former Yugoslavia, YU: The Lost Country
Central Slavonia’s quiet Požega Valley is home to Croatia’s only correctional facility for women. Here,…
In only its seventh year, Organ Vida has become one of the most intriguing contemporary…