Olja Triaška Stefanović: (Non) Monuments to the Non-Aligned

We cordially invite you to the exhibition of (Non)monuments to the non-participating Olja Triaška Stefanović at the FOG Bratislava gallery.


  • FOG Bratislava

    • Kúpeľná st. 1, Bratislava 811 02, Slovakia
      (entry from Palacký st.)


  • Opening: Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 6 p.m.

  • Exhibition duration:

    • June 8 – July 8, 2023


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"The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)

functioned as a social movement in the international system, a third way between two blocs, aiming to change the existing global structures and to create a more just, equal and peaceful world order. It was, in its essence, an anti-imperialist, anticolonial and antiracist movement” (Singham & Hune, Non-Alignment in an Age of Alignments, 1986).


visual artist and photographer Olja Triaška Stefanović

During her recent Fulbright scholar residency in New York was researching the visuality and architecture of the Cold War. This was a continuation of her interest in memory studies in the context of the Cold War and what traces we can still find from
that era and how it has shaped our collective futures.

A visit to the United Nations Headquarters prompted a reflection on her family history and their experience as Yugoslavs in the context of the Cold War. Triaška Stefanović was born and grew up in the former Yugoslavia, in the country that was geographically in the ‘East’, psychologically in the ‘West’ but geo-politically non-aligned. In this atmosphere and setting, her parent’s generation grew up adjacent to the Iron Curtain, in a ‘market socialist’ economy yet culturally oriented towards
European and America popular forms.