JAN FABRE “HOLIDAY OF SMALL FRIENDS”

21. Feb 2020.

 

Hosting Jan Fabre in Belgrade in February 2020 is merged by opening the exhibition “Holiday of small friends” in the National Museum in Belgrade, by performing the monodramatic piece “Night writer” in the National Theatre, and by publishing Fabre’s third book “Night journal 1992-1993.”

Jan Fabre enjoys an international reputation as one of the most innovative and versatile figures in the contemporary art scene. Seeking and establishing bonds between different disciplines, he began opening new ways and possibilities for interpretations in the fields of visual arts, theater, and literature. Works of Jan Fabre are exposed to the most important international exhibitions and museums such are the Venice Biennale, Documenta in Kassel, the Sao Paulo Art Biennial, Louvre, Hermitage.

The topic of the exhibition “Holiday of small friends” in the National Museum deals with what fascinated Fabre as a young visual artist. Studying the world of insects, he begins to create his mythical universe focused on life and death, beauty and horror, fragility and violence, mortality and eternity, the extremes which have an important place in Fab's theatrical art. Exhibition “Holiday of small friends” is a key to understanding not only the contemporary visual work of Jan Fabre but also his theatrical and literary opus. 

The Little Friends Holiday exhibition at the National Museum deals with topics that fascinated Fabre as a young visual artist. Studying the world of insects, he began to create his mythical universe centered on life and death, beauty and horror, fragility and violence, mortality and eternity, the extremes that have an important place in Fab's theatrical art. The Little Friends Feast is crucial to understanding not only the contemporary visual work of Jan Fabre but also his theatrical and literary opus.