Reassembling unthinkable scenes of horror, Night of the World by SAIC visiting artist Irena Knezevic earns a rarely awarded five-star ranking from Time Out Chicago.
Reassembling unthinkable scenes of horror, Night of the World by SAIC visiting artist Irena Knezevic earns a rarely awarded five-star ranking from Time Out Chicago.
December 16

The Elusive Five-star Review

The Night of the World, a new show by recent SAIC visiting artist Irena Knezevic, received a rare five-star rating in the December 6–12 edition of Time Out Chicago. Displayed at Alderman Exhibitions—owned by SAIC alumna Ellen Hartwell Alderman (MA 2009)—Knezevic’s work is born from a translation of Jedenje Bogova, the diary of an officer at the Jasenovac concentration camp in Croatia. “The prints, installations and ceramics in this conceptual exhibition expertly convey her source material—and tease viewers for their perverse desires to read it,” says Art & Design editor Lauren Weinberg