Painter Suzana Brborović joins Joe and Matthew for a conversation about her practice and studio life in Leipzig. Architecture, politics, and socio-economic factors in her work are discussed. Layers are peeled back. Some monuments prove unintended. Memorials are deconstructed.
Discipline and balance in the artist’s life are examined. Doubt is determined to be helpful.
A Brain Fuzz Europe Tour is floated.
(Un)required Resources for Episode 63
- About Leipzig at Brittanica.com
- “Hitler’s Flak Towers Were Fortresses of Nazi Military Might” at timeline.com
- Avery Singer at Art21.org
Who is Suzana Brborović?
After completing her studies at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, the University of Ljubljana in 2013, Suzana Brborović studied Painting on the postgraduate master’s program (Meisterschüler) at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig in the period 2014–16. In 2019, she received the Rihard Jakopič Award for special projects and achievements in the field of fine art for young artists. Her painting practice has so far focused mainly on the stories of architecture. She is concerned with the power of the painting medium and the boundaries between the digital and the painting-generated gestures and shapes. She lives and works in Leipzig.