In their card game Memories the artist group documents the vegetation at a partisan monument and shows how grass is proverbially growing over the traces of history.
As part of the exchange project Collaboration eight artists living in Munich went on several research trips to Mostar and Belgrade. On the Partisan Memorial Cemetery in Mostar they discovered a monument to the fallen partisans of World War II. The architect of the monument, built in 1965, the humanist, writer and architect Bogdan Bogdanović, fought himself for the partisans. He later provoked the discontent of the increasingly nationalist state leadership and was nevertheless shortly mayor of Belgrade before he went into exile in 1993. The memorial built by him was destroyed during the war in Yugoslavia and set up as a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina back in 2005. Today the place is deserted and overgrown with plants of all kinds. In their card game Memories the artist group documents the vegetation at the monument and shows how grass is proverbially growing over the traces of history.
Beate Engl (*1973, DE), Leonie Felle (*1979, DE), Sandra Filić (*1974, HR), Franka Kaßner (*1976, DE), Anton Bošnjak (*1971, BiH), Philipp Messner (DE), Alexander Steig (*1968, DE), Thomas Thiede (*1967, DE)