Leja Jurišić, The most beautiful moments are the shortest

16. 6. 2017

Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia

Leja Jurišić, The Most Beautiful Moments are the Shortest, 32nd Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, 2017, performative installation, 16 June, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.

Photo: Urška Boljkovac. MGLC Archive.

Performative installation about the self-conception of negating the subject. The starting points for the installation Without Words were the poem by Jure Detela Birth as Criterion and A Perfect Day, a performance by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. Dancer Leja Jurišić was a hanging body in her installation that has been forcibly deprived of subjectivation, which is why it was fixed.

“The most beautiful moments are the shortest; they appear just after pain comes and just before pain comes again. They are mine and I will not forsake them.”
(Leja Jurišić)

Curated by Yasmín Martín Vodopivec.
Coproduced by MGLC and Pekinpah Association.