“A critical element in many of my relief prints is the placement of invented phrases and words that are cut in wood, placed and printed below the images. Created in actual and/or faux Romance and Germanic languages, the captions contribute to interpretations that may simultaneously appear to be real and fictitious, rational and absurd. The intersection of the image and the written word in my prints reinforces the act of reading the two in a single context as a source of unlimited interpretive possibilities.”
And unlimited possibilities, these prints most certainly are. For this is one of those subtly inventive exhibits whose meaning might be confounding otherwise. As it is, these imaginatively crafted prints are intriguing solely from their appearance — with or without “actual and/or faux” meaning because Poskovic’s personal passages also seem almost never-ending.
As his biography tells us, born in 1969 at Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and raised in