in cooperation with Jelena Vesić, Žiga Testen, Kuehn Malvezzi Architects and including works by Abdelrahman Elbashir, Amel Bešlagić, Olga Jevrić, Anousheh Kehar, Stevan Labudović, Milica Lopičić, Philipp Sattler and Branimir Stojanović

Milica Tomić was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Her work introduces and opens different fields and methods of contemporary artistic practice. She raises questions about political and economic violence, social amnesia, and tries to understand the inextricable link between intimacy and politics. Milica Tomić is one of the founders of the new Yugoslav artistic theoretical group, “Grupa Spomenik” (2002-2014); founder of the anti-disciplinary project Four Faces of Omarska (2009-); initiator of the independent exhibition space “Annenstrasse 53,” in Graz, Austria (2022-). Tomić is a professor and director of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Graz (2014-).

Amel Bešlagić was born in Prijedor (B&H). After he graduated in architecture at Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul (Turkiye), he moved to Graz (Austria) where he started his master in architecture at Graz University of Technology. Right now he is working on his master’s thesis “Highway Prijedor Banja-Luka”, supervised by Univ. Prof. Mag. Milica Tomić at the Institute for Contemporary Art, where he also works as a student assistant. Besides architecture, he is passionate about photography.

Anousheh Kehar is an architectural designer/researcher, currently a Ph.D candidate at the Faculty of Architecture and Planning at TU Wien. As an M. Arch student, she was engaged in the project “Sans Souci. Four Faces of Omarska” led by Milica Tomić. Since then, Anousheh co-founded the Sans Souci Collective with Džana Ajanović, Philipp Sattler and Milica Tomić. With the collective continuing to expand, along with others they run Annenstrasse 53, an independent exhibiting space in Graz, Austria.

Abdelrahman Elbashir was born in Al Damazin, Sudan. He completed his BSc. in Architecture at the University of Khartoum. He is currently studying for his Master’s at the Technical University of Graz and Politecnico di Milano. Based in Graz and currently doing his Master’s thesis on the Sudanese Cinema; “deferred Action: A Retrospective Archeology for the Cinema of Sudan,” supervised by Prof. Milica Tomić at Institute for Contemporary Art at TU Graz.

Philipp Sattler (b. 1990, Wolfsberg, Austria) is a researcher, artist, educator and writer. His work concerns the material and conceptual conditions, spatial manifestations and performative interactions of agriculture, policy and property within and as fascisms. He currently works on the past and present history of National Socialism and the Austro-Hungarian Empire in Austria. In his practice, he experiments with installations, lecture performances, film and video making, and forms of (poetic) writing. He is a founding member of Sans Souci Collective and Das Gesellschaftliche Ding, who operate and curate the exhibiting space Annenstrasse 53, in Graz, Austria. Philipp Sattler works between London and Graz and lives in the Austrian countryside.