This work can be characterized as a “visual haiku.” The artist simply takes one element of the construction from an old, empty house, paints it red and places it back to its original position. This minimal intervention provokes a whole set of questions related to the way we approach old, useless things and no-places that were once important parts of someone’s life. It also changes the visual appearance of the object, giving it a completely new design. The object, which was left to its own destiny, starts with this intervention to live a new life, being able to attract the attention of the visitors.
This work was performed in September 2000, at Kalemegdan, the central park of Belgrade. The already present objects – sculptures of the famous Serbian artists, writers and scientists – were used as ready-mades to create a new work. Representing the already established cultural values, these figures meet the visitors of the park every day. However, being an integral part of the surrounding, the sculptures become invisible for most of the people walking among them. With this action the artist tries to “make them visible again.” The sculptures in this project are understood as something interactive, which stands there to enter a dialogue with the visitors and the present time and culture.
This work can also be perceived as a visual statement in regard to a concrete urbane context, its materials, colors and other elements found in-situ. Although the artist’s intervention is minimal, it transforms the appearance and our perception of the landscape.
This object/installation was constructed in New Belgrade, by a petrol station. It was envisioned as a comment upon the urban context in which the work appeared. The Pyramid is made of building bricks used in modern constructions. With its material, form and color the pyramid makes us think of the elements of modern architecture of New Belgrade and the structure of the station as its immediate surrounding.
The title “One and Two Pyramids” reminds us of the famous work by Joseph Kosuth “One and Three Chairs.” The “second” pyramid in this case is a pyramid constructed in the inner square of a building nearby. This pyramid, which initially inspired the artist to make this work, is intentionally hidden from the public gaze, which makes these two