Join artist Nikola Vrljić in a conversation with screenwriter and journalist Andrija Škare, and artist Bojan Šumonja on Wednesday, October 18 at 7 PM.
More about the panelists:
Andrija Škare (1981, Zagreb) has a masters degree in journalism. For years he’d worked on Croatian Radiotelevision as a journalist, screenwriter, host and whatnot . So far he’s published six books, among others chronicles of Zagreb’s cafés, coffee shops, bars and other watering holes „S više mlijeka, molim“, a novel „Dva prsta iznad gležnja“ and a collection of short stories about the concrete blocks of Novi Zagreb „Novi dio grada“. He loves his other books, but word count is limited. He’s organized concerts, literary events, and basic soirees. With his partner, he organizes an event called „Slušaj me“ which combines (spoken) literature and music in an innovative way.
Bojan Šumonja (1960, Pula) graduated from Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia, Department of Sculpture, under Prof. Tramontin in 1984. He exhibited at over 200 group and about 100 individual exhibitions in the country and abroad and represented Croatia at numerous international projects and exhibitions. He has won numerous awards and recognitions for his artistic work. In 2007, a monograph of his work was published by the Croatian Association of Fine Arts of Istria with the text by Igor Zidić.
His works are included in the collections of the National Museum of Modern Art in Zagreb, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria, and many city and private collections. He lives and works in Pula.
Nikola Vrljić (1980, Zagreb) in Zagreb where he studied sculpture at the Academy of fine arts. He graduated in 2007. Since 2003 his work has been featured in 22 solo exhibitions, most recently: The Siege of Oz at the Bačva Gallery in Zagreb and the Meštrović Gallery in Split in 2021, The Citizens of Zagreb at the Poola Gallery in Pula in 2021, The Gathering at the Antun Augustinčić Gallery in Klanjec in 2019. He has won several commissions for public sculptures. In 2021 he was awarded the Best Show of the Year award for the exhibition The Siege of Oz. He lives and works in Zagreb.