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12-05-2023

“The Visible Ones” / Museum of Contemporary Art – Zagreb / May 18 – October 1, 2023

The inter – institutional project and exhibition The Visible Ones represents more than eighty female authors, studies and indicates the pronouncedly low representation of women artists in art collections of museum institutions, and also presents certain aspects and mapping of the contemporary artistic practice of women artists in Croatia.

With this project, we seek to indicate the contemporary fine art production of women artists, which is marked by great achievements, but is nevertheless insufficiently visible.

Through thematic units, the exhibition presents contemporary artistic production [...]

28-01-2023

Interview on therapeutic and mindful photography for the newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija

I’ve recently gave an interview for the newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija about the therapeutic characteristics of photographs and my workshops in the same field. The article is in Croatian only, but browsers’ plug-ins for translation might help understand it.

The interview was conducted by Tanja Giovanelli and you can find it here: https://stil.slobodnadalmacija.hr/stil/djir/fotografiranje-kao-terapija-i-prilika-za-osobni-rast-duska-boban-objasnila-nam-je-sve-o-terapeutskoj-mindful-fotografiji-1259506?fbclid=IwAR2pcIxsx-LQmuNCN1J7TWxmQjNv_HgBOsbJn_UPpMxCDTpeEHfpp5Klyc8 .

Photographs by Nikola Vilić / Cropix.

05-01-2023

THERAPEUTIC PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP *CHANGE* @ The Cultural Center Knap in Zagreb

At the recent event of therapeutic and mindful photography workshop I facilitated in Zagreb, there were eight participants from different age and professional groups, two in their twenties and thirties, three in their forties, and a person in their sixties. We came from the fields of culture and health care, and our differences did not present any obstacles. On the contrary, they contributed abundantly to group dynamics and mutual support.

Through the photographic exercises, we dealt with changes that caught us [...]

07-05-2022

prostoria: a touch of sight – photography workshop and exhibition

April 29 – May 20 2022 Prostoria Flagship Store Split

Together with associates, customers and friends from Split and Dalmatia, on Friday, April 29, 2022, PROSTORIA celebrated three years of business operation of their Flagship Store in Split. For the occasion I created and facilitated the photography workshop that ended with the exhibition entitled “prostoria: a touch of sight”.


Lovers of the Prostoria’s design furniture responded to the workshop program with twenty-nine wonderful photos accompanied with their reflections in the [...]

01-03-2022

Per Aspera Ad Astra at the Exhibition ‘KVART and Friends: Fear’

KVART Gallery until March 10

My work “Per Aspera Ad Astra”, consisting of 20 photograms of sea urchins created at the festival of contemporary art Vizura Aperta in 2020, is exhibited for the first time in Split. You can see it in the KVART gallery (Put Trstenika 1, Split) every day from 17h to 20h until March 10 or by appointment by calling 091 567 1667.

Ana Čukušić is the curator of the exhibition presenting the following artists: Ante Belibar, Duška [...]

03-12-2021

“Karlo’s liberation ” at 41st SPLIT SALON

Salon Galić Gallery / 20.11. – 4.12. 2021.

About 41st SPLIT SALON / Not definitely lost to each other :

41st Split Salon under the title Not definitely lost to each other presents visual artists, collectives and collaborating organizations whose visual works and projects further complexities of feminist genealogies, encourage productive dialogues amongst generations as a means of creating more equitable histories and envision a more inclusive and sustainable present, locally, and even beyond that.


Seen primarily in the light of social-cultural [...]

12-10-2021

(Dis)Trust The Storyteller. The Case f KRVAVICA Children Health Resort / Salon Galić Gallery from October 4 to 15, 2021

Artists: Doplgenger (Isidora Ilić, Boško Prostran), Duška Boban, Iniciative «Krvavica_art», Željko Blaće, Rikard Marasović (Family archive Marasović/ Štambuk Jurašin)


Concept / essay: Nataša Bodrožić (Slobodne veze/ Motel Trogir) /
Reasearchers and co-curators: Antonia Vodanović, Ivan Huljev (Udruga «Kačić»)

Photography of the exhibition set: Žaklina Antonijević

THE CHILDREN’S HEALTH RESORT

The circular building of the former Military Children’s Health Resort, one of the devastated architectural masterpieces built in the mid-1960s, designed by the architect Rikard Marasović, is the starting point of the exhibition. The building [...]

31-07-2021

The Art of Getting Closer, photography workshop for children in Islam Grčki July 7 2021

During the three-day long manifestation, The Art of Getting Closer organized by the Association Prosvjeta, I led a photography workshop for children who spend their summers in Islam Grčki and Islam Latinski, two of their ancestral neighbouring villages that are still divided by war traumas from the 1990’s.

The workshop’s aim was to raise awareness of its young attendees of the communicative power of photography, its ability to give shapes to emotions, thoughts and beliefs, to improve one’s self-esteem as well [...]

10-04-2021

Grain – 19 in Museum of Fine Arts in Split

Duška Boban: Grain – 19
curated by Jasminka Babić
10 April – 11 May 2021

Series of photographic diptychs by Duška Boban was presented for the first time in the online exhibition project titled A View from the Inside that was initiated by the Museum of Fine Arts during the last year’s lockdown. At that time notions of isolation and distance have started to change the way we live and perceive our surroundings, Duška Boban has reacted to the new situation through her [...]

06-03-2021

Grain-19 in Zagreb

Gallery Prozori / March 5- April 6 2021., Zagreb / curated by Irena Bekić

Series of photographic diptychs by Duška Boban was presented for the first time in the online exhibition project titled A View from the Inside that was initiated by the Museum of Fine Arts during the last year’s lockdown. At that time notions of isolation and distance have started to change the way we live and perceive our surroundings, Duška Boban has reacted to the new situation [...]

10-11-2020

Per Aspera Ad Astra at 27. Slavonian Biennale

Izložba 27. slavonski biennale otvara se 10. prosinca 2020. u 12 sati on-line na društvenim mrežama Muzeja likovnih umjetnosti – https://www.facebook.com/mlu.osijek te https://www.facebook.com/Slavonski-biennale-112136927237519. Okolnosti u kojima se trenutno nalazimo primorale su nas na prilagođavanje situaciji koja je neizvjesna, a samim time i donosi nove načine rada. Slijedom rečenog, 27. slavonski biennale moći će se posjetiti u Muzeju od petka, 11. prosinca u našem redovnom radnom vremenu (utorak – petak od 10 – 20 i vikendom od 10 – 13 sati), uz pridržavanje propisanih epidemioloških [...]

07-11-2020

Vila Dalmacija at the exhibition The Other City in Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik

A Selection of Works by Contemporary Artists from Split and Dubrovnik

Duration: 7.11.2020. – 6.12.2020.
Collaboration between Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik and Museum of Fine Arts Split
Curated by Jasminka Babić and Rozana Vojvoda


The exhibition opens up a dialogue between artists from Split and Dubrovnik about common themes, primarily the issue of living in cities that the galloping development of tourism has turned into destinations, disposable places, souvenir shops and backdrops for the hugely expensive productions. It presents artists who in a more [...]

06-08-2020

A Lonely Planet – A Journey Into The Heart of Domestic Tourism / 60th Poreč Annals

Istrian Chamber

6. 8. – 13. 9. 2020.

Curator: Leila Topić

Artists: Selma Banich, Duška Boban, Tonći Gaćina, Tjaša Kalkan, Željko Kipke, Igor Kuduz, Bojan Mrđenović, Boris Poljak, Renata Poljak, Ivan Ramljak, Jasenko Rasol, Kristina Restović, Lana Stojićević, Šikuti Machine and Bojan Šumonja