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Charlama Gallery + depotography

September 2, 2013


charlama depot

Shameless SEO bait. I noticed that one of the most common google searches leading to my blog are for an alternative contemporary art space in Sarajevo, Charlama Depot, which I wrote about in a March post. It’s not funded and thus rarely open, so the photos I have of Charlama are precious to me. The gallery is Jusuf Hadžifezović’s experiment in depotography, ludic found object installations. Guerilla scene. Rebel trinkets. Salvation of cast-off objects from the so-called dustbin of history. Costume jewellery universe. Lions’ arena of living art. I could quote Jusuf all day! (True story: my co-host in my Bosnian tv talk show days, Boris Siber, is a founding member of Charlama. Next time I’ll share photos and stories from the time that Jusuf brought Charlama to Studio A.)









jusuf hadzifezovic

Across the hallway there is a dadaist public restroom. Of course.


6 Comments leave one →
  1. September 3, 2013 12:14 am

    The photos of the gallery feel so special. Each space is so unique… and colorful! So many designs and patterns. I feel like each photo has it’s own little story.

  2. September 3, 2013 6:59 pm

    Wow! How wonderfully interesting!

  3. September 8, 2013 7:19 am

    A lovely place to wonder! It must be a unique experience.


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