“Aesthetics of brutality: Images and events after 9/11”, a symposium in Bihać, Bosnia-Herzegovina

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Presenting a paper (Low Resolution: “Aesthetics of truth” and documentary art since 9/11) at a one-day symposium March 25, 2016 in Bihać, northwest Bosnia-Herzegovina. This event is organized by Irfan Hošić (University of Bihać) and Gradska Galerija Bihać. Speakers include Krešimir Purgar (Center for Visual Studies, Zagreb) , Sven Cvek (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb), Marko Stamenković, Šefik Tatlić and yours truly. Read more

Talk at i-Docs 2016, Mar 2-4, 2016 (Bristol, UK)

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Just returned from Bristol where I gave a talk at this year’s  i-Docs symposium. Overall, three fantastic days packed with ideas, considerations and practical examples of what the future of documentary might look like. Truly a top-notch event when it comes to emerging documentary practices. And, most importantly, it never fails to be both fun and engaging. It was great to run into old friends and meet some new ones. Read more

Screening and discussion at Bosnian \ Art exhibition, Baltimore

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Upcoming event: November 25, 2013 at 7pm. I was invited by Prof. Daniel Marcus of Goucher College to present and discuss my work at Bosnian \ Art, an art exhibition showing work of over 20 artists with origins from Bosnia. The event is open to public. Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD. The exhibition is on view until Nov 7, 2013 – Jan 4, 2014

Presentation at The Phantom Borders conference, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

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September 7, 2012: A talk and screening of my 2009 documentary The Reed Trains at the Networks of Infrastructure and the Phantom Borders in East Central Europe Conference in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. The conference from the Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin (project “Phantom Borders in East Central Europe”, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research) is working in cooperation with the European University Viadrina, the University of Basel and the International Society for Railway History.

Upcoming talk at Stanford Humanities Center, California

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Looking forward to my talk at the Stanford Humanities Center in California on May 24th, 2012. A part of the research workshop series titled Visualizing Complexity and Uncertainty: Exploring Humanistic Approaches to Graphical Representation, this talk will primarily be a critical reflection on the tools and methods used to produce interactive/database-driven documentaries. Attendance free and open to Stanford University students, faculty and staff.

Presentation at the i-Docs 2011, Bristol (UK)

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I am presenting at the i-Docs 2011, panel on archives, collective memory and database documentary. i-Docs is the first international lab/symposium dedicated solely to the rapidly evolving field of interactive documentary – a day-long event to showcase recent projects and discuss the artistic, economic and political implications of new forms of factual representation. It takes place March 25th at the Watershed Media Centre in Bristol, UK.