Valley of the Shadow of Death

Marko Ubović

Valley of the Shadow of Death, 7:23 min, Color, Stereo, Serbia, 2017

Marko Ubovic begins his Art studies at the Art Institute in Basel, Switzerland. He continues the studies and graduates in Novi Sad. Currently, he is studying a PhD programme in Fine Arts at the Academy Of Arts in Novi Sad. He teaches photography at the Academy of Arts in Belgrade.

Valley of the Shadow of Death is a syntagm from the 23rd psalm of the Bible. It is also the name of a photograph, taken by Roger Fenton in 1855. My work is trying to understand the multilayered dimension of this war photographs (there are two versions) and to contemplate the consequences of war.