Postcards from Sarajevo 1993
Dalida and Bojan Hadžihalilović graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Graphic Design, in Sarajevo in 1989. At the beginning of their studies, together with Leila Mulabegović Hatt (who currently lives and works in Zurich), they founded the studio Design Trio – Sarajevo. Before the war in Yugoslavia, they were engaged in graphic design, visual communication, computer graphics, animation, TV production of TV commercials, books, magazines, newspapers, receiving many awards for their creative work.
Their first exhibition was opened in the City Gallery Collegium Artisticum on February 8th, 1994, on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Olympics in Sarajevo. The exhibition, called Greetings from Sarajevo, was composed of 36 original posters painted on paper (70x100cm). The posters were created from the postcards created in October 1993.
After the war, they founded the agency Fabrika-Sarajevo, that has been engaged in design, computer graphics, TV animation, TV spots production and marketing communication.
Many magazines (Graphis, Print, How, Step inside Design, Life, Newsweek, The Face, Creative Review, Art Press, Print, Flash Art) and publications (Anatomy of Design, Innovative Promotions at Work, The Design of Dissent, Graphic Agitation II, Evil doesn’t live Here, Political posters in Central and Eastern Europe 1945-95, Bound les Borders) wrote about their work.