Glendon director of artistic and cultural affairs Martine Rheault, gallery curator Marc Audette and artist Boja Vasic in front of the hut at the exhibition
This dilapidated shanty-town, perched on a garbage dump and constructed from cardboard and a variety of discarded materials, is the subject of Boja Vasic’s media installation which has just opened at the Glendon Gallery on October 23rd, with the title Parallel World – the Architecture of Survival.
The exhibition, which Vasic created in collaboration with his visual artist wife, Vessna Perunovich, consists of ninety-nine photographs and includes an actual recreation of a hut, erected in the centre of the gallery. It documents this ‘neighbourhood’ and offers a window into a world that is destitute and yet hopeful. Originally built by refugees from war-torn Kosovo, it is now predominantly the