Sculpture Gardens

“Sculpture Gardens” (2002-2003) depicted the gardens of the Vlachs, a minority group in Eastern Serbia, and their eclectic “guest-worker” taste. “Sculpture Gardens” is an inter-disciplinary project, initiated in the summer of 2002, and finalized as a series of photographs presenting the private Vlach gardens as visual representations of their status and wealth. These gardens have significant meaning in the cultural identity of the Vlach. As working-class people, they have appropriated the elements of high aristocratic culture from European society and translated it into their own cultural codes. Gardens are also observed here as specific collections of artifacts. Read more...