On Wednesday, June 13, 2015, exhibition "Twenty Years Ago" New Media VACD student's project of artist Alma Suljević we opened at IUS Art Gallery. The exhibition is dedicated to suffering of people in Srebrenica. Artist Alma Suljević opened the exhibition by welcoming the guests, especially the students of Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design at IUS (VACD) who helped for this exhibition to be realized.
“The exhibition is created in the way that will show genocide and number of killed people during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina with using of the new media. Through installation of mass grave, we wanted to show how this looks like in reality and how it looks like on TV”- said Alma Suljević. She also highlighted that through this exhibition we pay tribute to victims, their families and friends. New Media VACD is a project where students were able to implement their active ideas and express their views as an emerging generation of artists, each one of them now on their way to start own professional careers. This exhibition was curated by our eminent professors from the ‘’New Media’’ course, Assist. Prof. Nermina Zildžo and Assist. Prof. Meliha Teparić.
Along with artist Suljević, students Amanda Bešić, Cevdet Ucar, Emina Avdibegović, Ervin Čaušević, Emir Hambo, Elma Hudović, Hasan Kansu, Lejla Ustamujić, Lamia Šabić, Taha Yasin Alan i Anis Dub presented their work. Different kinds of Visual Art Media will take you into perception of these students about this tragic event that led up to the one of the biggest sufferings in modern European time - Genocide in Srebrenica. The numbers of killed people in Srebrenica are written on the walls of IUS Art Gallery. Also, boxes from “Mink m 99” series of work that indicates mine contamination of Bosnia and Herzegovina will be shown to the audience during this exhibition. IUS Rector, Prof. Dr. Yücel Oğurlu, Secretary General, Emir Hadžikadunić, academics, university staff and many guests attended opening of the exhibition. Exhibition will be opened until June 30, 2015.