Mnemonic Gymnastics

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Based on classical texts describing the method of memorising using “places and images” (loci
et images), this video work proposes a walk through the spaces and corridors of OBJECT D-0,
Tito’s bunker in Konjic, Bosnia. The method of placing “effective” mental images representing
words and notions inside a gallery of various spaces, to be thus engraved in the memory and later
retrieved at wish, is put in the context of the cold war bunker - a decor made for a scenario which
never took place - in its historical role, as well as in the present context of turning the bunker into
a museum of art.

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