Zlatko Cosic (Bosnia/USA) – Only the Chimney Stays, 2010, 5:30
In ONLY THE CHIMNEY STAYS, the fragmentation of the visuals and sounds are reflections of the displacement of people, experiences and the way we process memories. The poetic narrative is the recollection of my personal experience and the effects of not belonging here or there. Mixed with uneasy memories is a simple beauty, which moves me forward to fully enjoy my life but still be aware of the issues that surround us.
is a video artist born in Banja Luka, Yugoslavia. Cosic’s work spans a number of disciplines, including short films, video installations, theater projections, and live audio-visual performances. His work relates to issues of identity, immigration, and the complexities of living in unfamiliar cultural environments. Cosic’s artwork has been shown in over forty countries, for which he has received a variety of recognition.