Monday, November 24, 2008

Politiche: thinking through art

Public conference and exhibition

26cc, Casco Office for Art, Design and Theory, Center in Galerija P74, Platform Garanti, Press to Exit, SPACE, Sparwasser HQ, Tranzit.
Opening: 26 Nov 2008 at 17:00
25 Nov 2008 - 31 Dec 2008
Curated by : 26cc

Politiche – thinking through art will be a two-days meeting with eight invited European not-for-profit organizations.

The meeting wants to open a reflection space over which can be the characteristics and contents of a network of such organizations, involving various and different contexts such as Prague, Bratislava, Berlin, Istanbul, Ljubljana and Skopje.

In a state of things that currently allows and encourages cooperation and exchange between different contexts and places, we feel the need to set a landmark over what already happens, and to try to understand how these dynamics can be redesigned and refocused within a logic of shared practices among different subjects within the art world, including no-profit and independent art spaces as ours, that are mostly operating in the field of research and diffusion of arts.

The meeting will be structured in a private meeting among the participating organizations, a public conference and an exhibition, Multilogue, made up of projects realized by 26cc, Casco Office for Art, Design and Theory, Center in Galerija P74, Platform Garanti, Press to Exit, SPACE, Sparwasser HQ and Tranzit and built up over visual traces and documentations that will be accumulated in 26cc's spaces.

The topics, contributions and ideas which will come out during the meeting will be published online on UnDo.net - the event's community partner - and will be useful to trace an agenda of the meeting as well as to document its activities.

Public conference with presentations by:
Binna Choi – Casco Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht
Tadej Pogacar – Center in Galerija P74, Lubiana
Oyku Ozsoy – Platform Garanti, Istanbul
Yane Calovski – Press to Exit, Skopje
Ivana Madariova – SPACE, Bratislava
Lise Nellemann – Sparwasser HQ, Berlino
Vjera Borozan – Tranzit, Praga