Saturday, 14.5. 2022., 18.00
Legacy House of Nikola Koka Janković,
Slobode bb, Kragujevac
“An architect is a mason who has learned Latin.”Adolf Loos
Study exhibition dedicated to the legacy of the architect Nikola Dobrović (1897-1967), produced through experimental, collaborative research and design process shared with students and young architects from Serbia, Croatia, Germany and Switzerland. Exhibition was prepared through workshops, namely Architectural Drawing run by Nemanja Zimonjić in conversation with Josip Jerković, and Exhibiting Architectural Drawing run by Milica Lopičić, both in consultation with Ljiljana Blagojević and BINA team: Ružica Sarić, Danica Jovović Prodanović and Jelena Ivanović Vojvodić. The project opened with initial ideas and concepts in a preliminary meeting in December 2016. The first workshop was introduced by lectures “On Architectural Drawing” by Nemanja Zimonjić, and “On Architecture by Nikola Dobrović” by Ljiljana Blagojević, and was dedicated to research by design and drawing of two projects by Nikola Dobrović on the Lopud Island in Croatia: Villa Vesna (designed 1937; constructed 1939), and the unrealized project for the architect’s holiday house (1965). The research is based on comparative understanding of architectural and construction aspects of the built house, in the form of a construction manual for imagining spatial and constructive possibilities of the unbuilt holiday house. Both projects were thought through a selection of key terms and furthered by a precise methodology of drawing aiming to understand and master the design potentials of architectural solutions tuned to works and modernist language of Nikola Dobrović. The workshop on exhibit design was dedicated to exploring the media of drawing, spatial character of the gallery and the spatial concept of the exhibition.
Participants, authors of works at the exhibition:
Aleksandra Bašić, Valentin Billhardt, Milena Buchwalder, Kai Bührer, Turi Colque, Lucio Crignola, Tihomir Dičić, Andrea Đorđević, Caspar Grützner, Stefan Ilić, Jelena Ivanović, Irena Ivović, Sara Jeveričić, Nikola Kašić, Jelena Kojić, Jovana Kovačević, Piet Kretschmer, Marina Krčalić, Jana Kulić, Danica Lečić, Mladen Milinović, Johanna Nagel, Mila Nedić, Christopher Neuwirth, Luka Nikolić, Milica Nikolić, Marija Marić, Myriam Marti, Aleksandra Mitković, Max Obermark, Milan Ostojić, Maja Peruničić, Alex Schmid, Morten Schrötgens, Uroš Stojadinović, Julian Wäckerlin, Lisanne Wingels
Initiated and organized by BINA; Concept by Ljiljana Blagojević; Workshop’s leaders: Nemanja Zimonjić & Milica Lopičić