[NetBehaviour] "I Avoid Places Where I’m Expected"

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Tue Feb 16 16:52:06 CET 2010

"I Avoid Places Where I’m Expected"

February 17th - March 14th in Galzenica Gallery (Velika Gorica/Zagreb, 
Croatia) at 7 p.m.

Ana Belosevic, Sebastijan Dracic, Hana Miletic, Danica Mrakovic Jurcic 
and Zlatan Vehabovic

Artists’ talk will be held at the gallery on the day of the exhibition, 
February 17, beginning at 4.30 pm. The talk will be recorded and 
available in audio format at http://www.posterous.com.


The exhibition “I Avoid Places Where I’m Expected” features young 
artists whose work refers to the complex and unstable processes of 
subjectivation. Whether this process is situated in the period of 
adolescence and maturity, like in Hana Miletic’s work; or we recognize 
it in the feeling of loneliness, understood as a certain degree of 
social isolation, which is present in the works of Ana Belosevic and 
Sebeastijan Dracic; or it is associated with love and friendship, as 
seen in the works of Zlatan Vehabovic and Danica Mracevic Jurisic – we 
are likely to understand it as an aspect of life which has little to do 
with the society that surrounds us. Therefore, as one of the results of 
subjectivation, we are often inclined to perceive our identity as 
something belonging only to us and something that is inseparable, 
something that will, in the constant interaction with others, help us 
negotiate more easily with others, fight for a meaning, acquire prestige 
and keep surviving despite everything. These artists, however, suggest 
that these intimate aspects of our lives are no longer representable 
through traditional patters of (civil) everyday life: armchairs, 
libraries, flower pots or pets; in other words, through private oases of 
peace and stability. In their case, the world is constantly lurking 
behind every bend, not giving the protagonists the freedom to isolate or 


Ana Belošević graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 2006. 
She has participated at a dozen solo and group exhibitions. She also 
works as an illustrator for the publisher Algoritam based in Zagreb. 
anabel at net.hr

Sebastijan Dračić graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 
2006. He is currently a post-graduate student of painting at the same 
academy. http://www.sebastijandracic.com/

Hana Miletić was born in Zagreb. She received a degree in Art History in 
Brussels and also graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, 
Belgium. Currently she works for a research project Mirage at the same 
academy. http://www.hanamiletic.com

Danica Mračević Jurišić is a post-graduate student at the Academy of 
Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana (Department for Visual Communication 
Design). In the artistic practice she uses video, photography, 
performance and dance. Her work has been exhibited in Croatia, Italy, 
Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary and the Czech Republic. 
danmrak at net.hr

Zlatan Vehabović graduated painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in 
Zagreb in 2006. He is currently at a post-graduate study of painting at 
the same academy. He has won several awards for his work and his 
paintings are part of private collections in Croatia and abroad. 

Curators: Sanja Horvatincic, Nina Pisk, Klaudio Stefancic

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