Melita Vovk in person

The versatile artist Melita Vovk passed away on July 22, 2020. Theatre was one of the distinct fields of her creative activity: in years 1956–2009, she took part in 49 drama performances of Slovene professional, as well as amateur theatres. She worked as a set, as well as costume design author (in 14 performances she linked both fields), occassionally she made the selection of costumes from the theatre fundus or painted the scene by herself, equipped the theatre programme or the accompanying brochure with witty illustrations etc.

As a tribute to its popular fellow inhabitant, the Bled Culture Institute prepared the comprehensive exhibition of Melita Vovk’s work and the monograph Melita Vovk in person. SLOGI – Theatre Museum took part in the preparation of the exhibition and the set of tw o books.

The exhibition is on display at different locations in Bled from 1 June to 31 July 2021.

 

From our Collections – July 2021 Poster:

Melita Vovk. Stage design sketch, 35,6 x 48 cm, pencil, ink watercolor. Veno Taufer, Prometheus or The Dark in the Pupil of the Sun, director Dušan Mlakar, scenographer Melita Vovk, Celje City Theatre, opening on September 27, 1973. Source: SLOGI Iconotheque – Theatre Museum.

Melita Vovk. Stage design sketch, 35,6 x 48 cm, pencil, ink watercolor. Veno Taufer, Prometheus or The Dark in the Pupil of the Sun, director Dušan Mlakar, scenographer Melita Vovk, Celje City Theatre, opening on September 27, 1973. Source: SLOGI Iconotheque – Theatre Museum.

The set design sketch is a gift from the director Dušan Mlakar who worked with Melita Vovk many times.

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