Holiday After the Fall
Transformation of Socialist Holiday Resorts
on the Adriatic Coast of Croatia
An exhibition about the planning history of large-scale tourist resorts at the Adriatic coast, and their legacy after the des-integration of former Yugoslavia, the end of socialist self-management and the beginning of privatisation, presenting the wide spectrum of physic and economic transformations, from complete conversion with new luxury amenities to modest refurbishment or total dereliction.
With contributions by: Daniele Ansidei, Arhitektura, CCN-images, Covjek i prostor, Marko Dabrovic, Cemal Emden, Damir Fabijanic, Fotoklub Split, Michael Hieslmair, Hrvatski muzej arhitekture, Ryan Jeffery, Jana Jocif, 3LHD, Miran Kambic, Boris Magaš, Maistra, Norbert Mappes-Niediek, Maroje Mrduljaš, Branimir Medic & Pero Puljiz – de Architekten Cie., Boris Podrecca, Kerstin Stramer, Tabanlıoglu Architects, Wolfgang Thaler, Touristkomerc, Urbanisticki institut Hrvatske, Valamar, Cat Vinton, Michael Zinganel.
Curator of the exhibition: Michael Zinganel
Historic adviser and curator of the side program: Maroje Mrduljaš
Opening: Thursday, 5 March, 6pm
Roundtables with Protagonists of 1960s to 80s Modernization and Croatian Tourism Today, Wednesday, 25 March, 6pm
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
Dolac 1/II, Rijeka, Hrvatska
Photo: Ruin of Hotel Palace, Haludovo Resort at Malinska/Krk, Croatia, Architect Boris Magas 1972 © Photo: Daniele Ansidei 2011