The opening of the exhibition: November 29, 2005
Author: Branka Prpa, PhD
Realization: the employees of the Archives
Visualization: engineer architect Bojana Đurović
Graphic design: Dragana Lacmanović
The exhibition was opened by: Mr Nenad Bogdanović, The Major of the City of Belgrade
Central part of the exhibition on this occasion, is to show the most attractive material belonging to the legacies and fonds, recently accepted to the Archives. It is about legacies of persons who left a trace in political and cultural life of Belgrade in the second half of the XX century. Powerful individualities of legators illustrates variety of their creation segments. Novak Novković represents bright moments of Belgrade TV and theatre humour. Ivica Mlađenović, ideal creator of Belgrade World Architecture Trienals, is the best promoter of architecture in Serbia. Science is present mostly within the archive materials belonging to the personal fond of great visantologist Ivan Đurić. World of theatre dominates through the exhibition on archive materials of Jovan Ćirilov, Jelena Šantić legacies and fond of BITEF. Literature is presented through documents from personal fond of Nada Marinković, but the other legators which were occupied with literary work. Specific combination of guide to the exhibitionliterature and visual arts is presented in legacy of the founder of Signalism, Miroljub Todorović Vid. Archival documents from the legacy of Jelena Šantić and Ivan Đurić, illustrates antiwar activity and strugle for human rights at the end of the last century. Eminent political end state official of socialist Yugoslavia, Konstantin Koča Popović, is indicated as one of the founders of Belgrade Surrealist Group.
Personality of legators and time which they have lived in, are illustrated mostly by numbers of arte facts, then classic archive materials. Surrealism gave the primar tone of the Dali stylished setting. On occassion of the anniversary is published the catalogue on Historical Archives of Belgrade including not only the recapiltulation of everything being done in four past years, but also information guide for everyone interested, citizens, researchers.
Publication Man in his time