• Natalya Korchemkina and Inna Rogova | Islands

    Exhibition «Islands» by Natalya Korchemkina and Inna Rogova We have been working side by side in the same studio for over 25 years. We work alongside each other, but separately, and only in the final exhibition we unite our ceramics. Over the years we have......

  • Its a beautiful day in Jugooceanija

    “Its a beautiful day in Jugooceanija”   «Its a beautiful day in Jugooceanija» where exhibited works by six artists created in the past two months during their residential stay at Dukley Art Centre in the Jugooceanija building. All six artists use different media, deal with......

  • Exhibition of Montenegrin and Russian artist

    Exhibition of Montenegrin and Russian artists OAA Gallery is an independent art collective that has been gathering young artists in the open spaces of Old Town Budva for two seasons already. The basic idea behind it is to inspire and attract young artists willing to......

  • Present Tense

    Present Tense   Why is the exhibition called Present Tense, what does this mean? Firstly, because it was thought of as a name for a potential exhibition in New York by Juan Puntes, founder and artistic director of White Box, this maintained a continuity with......

  • Sergey Elkin

    Sergey Elkin exibition in DEAC....

  • Vladimir Yumashev | These insane horses

    Vladimir Yumashev “These insane horses”   If we discard the fanfare of modern myths surrounding the Celts then we will realise we in fact know very little about them. And nothing at all about the Balkan Scordisci Celts.   The exhibition of Vladimir Yumashev Crazy......

  • Icons

    Marat Gelman about the exhibition: «»Icons» exhibition was planned as conciliatory, to be honest, even compromise. I saw it like decorations in front of which priests and artists talk about contemporary art and contemporary church, how these topics always conflict and how to avoid the......

  • Shuruq Agbaria & Shirley Siegal | Small Peace

    Shuruq Agbaria & Shirley Siegal “Small Peace”   Shuruq Agbaria (Arab) and Shirley Siegal (Jewish) are women artists from Israel. As women, artists, and mothers they felt an immediate bonding and decided to create a combined art exhibition showing their impressions of their time in......

  • Ilmar Stutterer | Conversion

    Ilmar Stutterer “Conversion”   Moscow photographer Ilmar who is well-known in Serbia thanks to his exhibitions there, presents his work in Montenegro for the first time. The exhibition Decomission [так называась?] will open in Dukley Art Center, Kotor on September 18 at 17:00. «Russian artist......

  • Romula Sans | Silence

    Romula Sans «Silence»   Romulo Sans was born in the first bombed city in the world: Barcelona. And grew up as a witness in two cities understood out of violence: Havana and New York. Now he is in Montenegro to ask for silence. As Theodor......

  • Antonina Fatkhullina | FREE BODIES

    Antonina Fatkhullina | FREE BODIES For a number of reasons, absolute freedom is practically impossible in our current conditions of existence. But mankind has always longed for and aspired to absolute freedom. Many warriors fell in the fight for it, convinced that it is better......

  • Viktor Freydenberg | Waterline or Abstract Realism

    Viktor Freydenberg “Waterline or Abstract Realism”     It’s always amazing to see, to discover in something ordinary and long familiar, something new, unusual, or even, perhaps, previously unnoticed. In the photo project «Waterline» I was able to capture that, which in reality, looks more......

  • Peter Bankov & Luba Ivanova | I exist

    Peter Bankov & Luba Ivanova «I exist» series   This series is inspired by Montenegro, or rather that part of Montenegro where the Jugooceanija creative cluster is located, well familiar to those who grew up in Kotor. Looking out of the window of the studio......

  • Sergey Balovin | THE WEDDING (AS IT SHOULD BE)

    Sergey Balovin THE WEDDING (AS IT SHOULD BE)   «How much does your memory cost? Follow the link to check the prices.» — … from a wedding photographer’s website-     For many of us the wedding is the most important day in our life.......

  • Diana Machulina | Postcommunism: exquisite corpse

    Diana Machulina «Postcommunism: exquisite corpse»   Postcommunism: exquisite corpse Communist project has failed but it continues to be the subject of comparison for what had succeeded it. The past is always reevaluated from the perspective of the new times and becomes easy to manipulate with.......

  • Montenegrin artist in DEAC

    Montenegrin artist in DEAC   In 2015 Dukley European Art Community signed an agreement with the Union of Artists of Montenegro for the free use of more than ten studios in Dukley Art Center for montenegrin artists, but on one condition, that during the Open......

  • Duda Milivojević | Return to Unity

    Duda Milivojević “Return to Unity”   Multimedial structure consists of stop-motion video forms composed of photos, drawings and digital collages, which just gives the sound starting point for the movement. The first stop-motion video is titled «Light» (brightness), based on a recognizable urge for constant......

  • Petr Bystrov | Sacred. Secular.

    Petr Bystrov “Sacred. Secular.” Petr Bystrov A few words from the author. «How is it possible to form an opinion about anything in a short time? We live in an era of quick recipes: already on the plane the inflight magazine offers certain pre-prepared packages......

  • Dmitry Tsvetkov | Ships

    Dmitry Tsvetkov “Ships” What a strange situation: a person is sitting in his home, palm and oranges trees growing around him, the sun is shining, he has a house, caring wife, everything it seems. Then suddenly he leaves it all – takes his ship and......

  • Aksenovi(i) | Somewhere Deep in the Ocean

    Aksenovi(i) “Somewhere Deep in the Ocean” «SOMEWHERE IN THE DEEP BLUE OCEAN» (YOUKAI MONTENEGRO) …Reading a text beyond the title? no time for that! The artist must think hard of a way to captivate the viewer… We were driving along the coast to Bosnia, thinking......

  • Konstantin Benkovich | Uniform

    Konstantin Benkovich “Uniform” The exhibition Uniform is the continuation of the project Cell Structures. Studying and interpreting symbols of state (a primarily repressive mechanism) having started with flags of different countries, I naturally came look at coats of arms. Eagles, including two-headed ones, are present......

  • Ales Kochevnik | If tomorrow the war

    Ales Kochevnik “If tomorrow the war” Ales Kochevnik about her exhibition: «Painting should be useful. As a form of visual art, the products of which are created using paint, applied to some kind of surface. Painted works of art must have an additional function, a......

  • Vlad Yurashko | Literal sculpture

    Vlad Yurashko “Literal sculpture” Vlad Yurashko about his exhibition: «This series of Literal Sculptures is about the mimesis of violence, seen in the verbal form of the objects themselves, but it also points to the collective perception of violence as an object of museumification. Based......

  • Sasha Makarska | Here was..

    Sasha Makarska “Here was..” «One of the most popular and enduring interests of mankind is erecting memorials in different places to commemorate the visits of certain celebrities to these locations. The preservation of memory is present everywhere in the form of mausoleums, obelisks and pyramids,......

  • Vika Shumskaya | Salt Water Book. Part 1.

    Vika Shumskaya “Salt Water Book. Part 1.” In my previous projects, I simulated the chemical processes affecting photographs, documents from my family archive. It was destroyed by salt and dust and thus referenced the processes of collective history of the 20th century – its most......

  • Anatoliy Akue | Invitation to a journey

    Anatoliy Akue “Invitation to a journey” The title Invitation to Travel has no double meaning. Over the past five years I have visited a large number of countries and cities, I travelled across Russia from Kamchatka to the polar circle, meditated under the Bodhi tree......

  • Ivan Tuzov | Love

    Ivan Tuzov “Love” The southern climate and sea have a relaxing effect on people: summer flings, short dates, love – bubbling and disappearing like the foamy sea. The characters are sailors, all remarkably handsome. Nothing superfluous: only stripes (parallel) and phallic symbols (perpendicular). Sailors are......

  • Vadim Kruglikov | Montenegro museum of local lore

    Vadim Kruglikov “Montenegro museum of local lore» I must confess that I have nothing against Montenegro or Montenegrins. And all this material exhibited by me is a simpleton’s folly, and has no informational value whatsoever. It has no more to do with actual Montenegro than......

  • Semeon Agroskin | Voyeurism

    Semeon Agroskin “Voyeurism” «The artist is often like a traveller, exploring the surrounding environment through the eyes of an innocent child. He can’t focus on the famous landmarks. He is like a lonely wanderer arrived from a faraway land, focussing his binoculars on trivial details.......

  • Zhanna Kadyrova | Perfomance V

    Zhanna Kadyrova “Perfomance V” Performance is a form of contemporary art wherein the artwork is constituted by the action of an author or a group of authors, watched in real time by the viewers. Performance consists of four basic elements: time, space, the body of......

  • István Kostura | Oasis

    István Kostura “Oasis” Istvan Koshtura: «Geometric minimalism, processed through a filter (using aesthetics) of vaporwave and seapunk. Seapunk and vaporwave are microtrends inspired by the early 90s. Seapunk is a subculture originating in tumblr as an internet meme a few years ago. Vaporwave is a......

  • Dmitry Tsvetkov | Workstudio 213

    Dmitry Tsvetkov “Workstudio 213”   Dmitry Tsvetkov about his exhibition: «All the artworks seen here were made in Kotor, where I worked for four months. I did not set myself the specific aim of making artworks – it was just the landscape seen from the......

  • The exhibition Abstract-Objective

    The exhibition Abstract-Objective, created by the Dukley European Art Community and curated by Marat Guelman, includes works by artists who have either been DEAC residents in the past years, or those who in some way have or will be involved in the activities of DEAC.......

  • Olga Florenskaya | Montenegrin captains

    Olga Florenskaya “Montenegrin captains”   Olga Florenskaya about her exhibition: «The fabric collages made over the two months of my residency at the Dukley European Art Community, depict the exploits and adventures of several Montenegrin captains. This topic arose because of several reasons: The Dukley......

  • Alexander Florensky | Pictures painted in Montenegro

    Alexander Florensky “Pictures painted in Montenegro»   Alexander Florensky about his exhibition: «I am in Montenegro for the second time, and again on the invitation of Dukley Art Center (exactly one year ago, in January 2015, I travelled all over the country and made the......

  • Kinder Album | L’albatros mon amour and The Trap

    The exhibition by Kinder Album from Lviv (Ukraine) consists of two parts: L’albatros mon amour and The Trap. L’albatros mon amour is «a series of paintings, which describe in some detail my holiday romance with an albatross. Everything happened here in Kotor, Montenegro. Afterwards we......

  • Natalya Zaloznaya | Collective Gesture Theatre

    “Collective Gesture Theatre” is a world of internal direction, a unified, stereotypical culture in which individuality loses its uniqueness, and with it it’s freedom of choice. Globalised civilization is rushes forward in a blind flow, generating a hypnotic synchrony of society «while man, betrayed by......