Skopje, Happy Birthday 2021!

The city of Skopje influenced our artist’s Nada Prlja in substantial manner. Following artworks are selection of projects that represent this.

Borko Lazeski
Epic for Freedom
1981
Fresco

https://nadaprlja.com/department-for-conservation-and…/
https://northmacedoniabiennalevenezia2019.com/series…/
Acrylic, 5 oval planes, 5x5m each (125m2 in total)The fresco was painted on the walls of the Telecommunication Center’s Counter Hall in Skopje, one of the most iconic brutalist buildings of the post-earthquake period of the city (by architect Janko Konstantinov); Lazevski’s five frescoes were an integral part of its enigmatic interior.
Photo borrowed from Rosica Lazeska
Borko Lazeski
Epic for Freedom
1981
Fresco

https://nadaprlja.com/department-for-conservation-and…/
https://northmacedoniabiennalevenezia2019.com/series…/
Acrylic, 5 oval planes, 5x5m each (125m2 in total)The fresco was painted on the walls of the Telecommunication Center’s Counter Hall in Skopje, one of the most iconic brutalist buildings of the post-earthquake period of the city (by architect Janko Konstantinov); Lazevski’s five frescoes were an integral part of its enigmatic interior.
Photo borrowed from Rosica Lazeska
DEPARTMENT FOR CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION
2015 – ongoing
Acrylic, charcoal, plasterboard, 120x220x0.5cm each, 6 paintings.
Photo © Andrea Avezzù / La Biennale di Venezia

Panel painting started for an exhibition “Temporary spiritual remediation, intimate urban re-vision – Skopje Urban Stories” Curator:  Ana Frangovska / Painting continued for solo exhibition “Subversion to Red”, Pavilion of Republic of North Macedonia, 58th Venice Biennale
Curator: Jovanka Popova 
Read more about the project: Nada Prlja’s website / From this website
DEPARTMENT FOR CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION
2015 – ongoing
Acrylic, charcoal, plasterboard, 120x220x0.5cm each, 6 paintings (detail).
Photo © Ana Maljanovska at HO1000D
DEPARTMENT FOR CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION
2015 – ongoing
Acrylic, charcoal, plasterboard, 120x220x0.5cm each, 6 paintings.
Photo © Raaul Betti

Panel painting started for an exhibition “Temporary spiritual remediation, intimate urban re-vision – Skopje Urban Stories” Curator:  Ana Frangovska / Painting continued for solo exhibition “Subversion to Red”, Pavilion of Republic of North Macedonia, 58th Venice Biennale
Curator: Jovanka Popova 
Read more about the project: Nada Prlja’s website / From this website
DEPARTMENT FOR CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION
2015 – ongoing
Acrylic, charcoal, plasterboard, 120x220x0.5cm each, 6 paintings.
Photo © Andrea Avezzù / La Biennale di Venezia

Panel painting started for an exhibition “Temporary spiritual remediation, intimate urban re-vision – Skopje Urban Stories” Curator:  Ana Frangovska / Painting continued for solo exhibition “Subversion to Red”, Pavilion of Republic of North Macedonia, 58th Venice Biennale
Curator: Jovanka Popova 
Read more about the project: Nada Prlja’s website / From this website
AdaN, A CALL TO BORROW, REUSE AND TO DE-ARTIFY
Graphic novel
2019-ongoing
Ink paintings on paper, 40 paintings, 20x30cm each.
AdaN, A CALL TO BORROW, REUSE AND TO DE-ARTIFY
Graphic novel
2019-ongoing
Ink paintings on paper, 95 paintings, 20x30cm each.
Image of Skopje’s city centre.
AdaN, A CALL TO BORROW, REUSE AND TO DE-ARTIFY
Graphic novel
2019-ongoing
Ink paintings on paper, 95 paintings, 20x30cm each.
AdaN, A CALL TO BORROW, REUSE AND TO DE-ARTIFY
Graphic novel
2019-ongoing
Ink paintings on paper, 95 paintings, 20x30cm each.
Image of MoCA Skopje, facade

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