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PGDip Design for Visual Communication alumna exhibits These New Zines in London

LOTP zine making
LOTP zine making

Written by
Helen Carney
Published date
20 March 2014

A forthcoming exhibition at Five Years entitled ‘These New Zines!/Ovi Novi Zinovi! With Love from Belgrade’ presents the work of PGDip Design for Visual Communication graduate Renée O’Drobinak and her creative partner Ana Čavić, aka Ladies of the Press*.

Previewing on Friday 21 March and open Saturdays and Sundays 1-6pm until 30 March, the exhibition collates zines curated by the London-based performance and print duo during a live event in Belgrade which formed part of Renee’s diploma assessment.

The 2013 Belgrade show ‘These New Zines!/Ovi Novi Zinovi!’ saw Ladies of the Press* collaborate with five contemporary artists and artist groups based in Serbia’s capital in a five-day event based on the idea of ‘making a scene’ together, documented in an on-the-spot zine.

The show consisted of a rolling programme of events and performances from the urban DJ and VJ duo ShrinkFM and flowpro, video art by Miloš Tomić, old-school zine making with a twist from artist group Undergrad, a performance mixing dance and theory by Aneta Stojnić, Ljiljana Tasić and Dušan Broćić and a fashion design and performance art fusion by Katarina Popović and Aleksandra Lalić set to the sounds of DJ Dekadentna Kod Kuće.

LOTP the line up

Copyright Ivan Petrović

Ana and Renee

Now the exhibition at Five Years re-stages and brings together a selection of work from the show’s archives, as well as a perfect-bound compendium of all the zines created throughout the five days showcasing the collaborating artists. The result is an illuminating and eclectic snapshot of Belgrade’s urban contemporary art scene.

These New Zines!/Ovi Novi Zinovi! With Love from Belgrade
Unit 66, 6th Floor
Regent Studios
St. Andrews Road
London E8 4QN

Saturday 22 – Sunday 30 March 2014
Preview Friday 21 March 6-9pm
Gallery open Saturdays and Sundays 1-6pm

LOTP flyer

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