Nada Prlja

is a multimedia artist. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Skopje, Macedonia, and received an MPhil from the Royal College of Arts, London. Her work, which deals with the complex situations of inequality and injustice in societies in transition, has been shown internationally.


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The return of the red bourgeoisie

An interview with Nada Prlja

Heavily influenced by the Black Wave or dissident Yugoslav cinema of her childhood, artist Nada Prlja considers its unique balancing act between iconoclasm and idealism, individualism and communism to be exemplary. In an interview with Stefan Szczelkun, Prlja talks about the cultural context of communist Yugoslavia and its mutation into a consumer culture – a shift that her artwork pivots on.

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