Hana Miletić is gearing up for a busy season. From December, her work will be on view in group shows across Europe, including at M Leuven, the MAK in Vienna and Kunstinstituut Melly in Rotterdam. Next spring her first solo exhibition in the US will open at the MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, Massachussetts. María Inés Rodríguez, director of the Walter Leblanc Foundation in Brussels, met up with the artist to discuss Miletić’s transition from street photography to textile, the origin of cartoons and weaving as an embodied and social practice.
MIR (María Inés Rodríguez):
I would suggest that we start this conversation at what I like to call ‘the beginning’, that is, a kind of epiphany that led to what we can appreciate today as your work.
HM (Hana Miletić):
I used to practise a street photography of sorts, ma…