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Radical political speeches mixed to an impro-noise live performance, sound installation – enviromental installation, performance (30′)

Serial project (performance or installation) that investigates the emotional component of the “speech” - the ”public discourse”, the speech of an individual to a crowd - as one of the formulas of the relationship between mass and power.
The speech, which becomes an a-temporal and a-historical formula: a level that goes beyond the political contingency, leading to the symbolic power of language, the voice of the leader on the silence of the crowd.

Different ”speeches” (from Castro (“Carta de Despedida del Che”) to Malcom X, from Hitler to Jesus (via Pasolini in “Vangelo Secondo Matteo”) mix in a impro-noise

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TV News 04. 09. 1974. video, color, 22 min.
Data Recovery*, 2009.

04. 09. 1974. Dalibor Martinis made a video „Still Life“ (b/w) showing a TV set broadcasting News. 35 years later the author produces TV News by reading the transcription of the text from the original text dated 4th of September 1974.

The „TV News“ belong to the present times by its technical and media characteristics, equipment, design and complementary informations (stock index, etc.). The content of the news…

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Ivan Fiolić

The series of works made in 2005 for the pilot program of the Musem of Contemporary Art in Zagreb I made on wooden “boxes “ (120 x 130 x 10 cm) by improvising and defining one, in that moment, personaly relevant topic of personal or social nature and trying to interpret it using action characters, pearls, wire, wooden cubes and similar colorful forms and materials…

The figures of Terminator 3, Spartacus, Goofy, Uncle Scrooge and others are fighting…

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I consider drawing as an inter-disciplinary and communicative tool that engages with people and the places they inhabit and produce orientating a playful approach and invitation to how we see and experience the world.

Drawing, whether it be devised as a plan, sketch, set of instructions, map, outline or notation depicting actions, processes, experiences as well as a method for thinking out ideas can provide a platform to develop a discursive exchange between on the one hand the action of drawing…

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Reflections – a series of works probing information neighbourhoods; first, those which I carry in my consciousness as knowledge and second, those which I am collecting through new observations. I would like to underline that no work of art starts from a zero point, but from a historical position in which the author and a new space, a new form or a new material are meeting, where both are already involved, and marked with characteristics or experiences which are not…

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On the photo is Bishop Metodij Zlatanov, metropolitan of Macedonian Orthodox Church.

The idea of the project is to include reality in the art object, in the sense of a ready made. In the same way there were included real armies in the process of making a photography in our project NSK Garda. In the project IRWIN, Processions 2006-2008 different religious personalities and institutions were included.

The painting (IKON) used in the Procession was: Malevic between two Wars from 1984, size…

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Desert in a Desert

A year ago, when I accepted the offer to prepare a one-day exhibition or a whole-night project in Golo brdo, I started contemplating the specifics of the artistic-exhibition complex. Is it better to enter the fortification that reminds of Gaudi’s constructions, or would a traditional exhibition in the adjoining building to the left of it (if the view of the complex is to the North) be a better idea? Maybe the exhibition would be better off…

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Architectural drawing: a performance and an installation

The architect Leo Modrčin makes drawings and exhibits a series of animated spatial studies. Drawing is performed in the time span of a 8 hr-work day on the day of the event. The content of the drawings is a personal and spatial interpretation of the two-dimensional diagram by Stephen Hawking, depicting the birth of the universe. The drawing will be executed on the walls of the exhibition space chosen by the curators, depending on…

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The work of art is defined by context. Outside the cultural context and with the disappearance of social and cultural ties, the value of the work of art changes and, the more it is removed from its context, the more it is based on its immanent characteristics. Should this removal from context be radical and absolute, these characteristics would end up being incredible and bizarre because it would be impossible to connect them to meanings in which they would have…

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We are well aware of the state in which the artist, as a subject with an irrepressible need for a creative rearrangement of reality, takes over his position, often frustrating, in the whole process of creation and social absorption of the work of art. As a matter of fact, in the modern conditions where the traditional direct relationship between art and public has been lost, this process greatly depends on the development of the artificial apparatus a society is capable…

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