continental breakfast ljubljana - memory (w)hole
castle of ljubljana (slovenia)
from September 3rd 2005 to September 25 2005
A new step of the Continental Breakfast project: After the second CEI Forum of contemporary art curators of Central-Eastern Europe, held in Venice last June, the Continental Breakfast international co-curatorial project, conceived by the Trieste Contemporanea Committee under the auspices of the CEI-Central European Initiative, accomplishes the first of its two Slovene sections with CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST LJUBLJANA - MEMORY (W)HOLE, a series of events that from Friday the 2nd to Sunday the 25th of September 2005 will involve, in the spectacular spaces of the Castle of Ljubljana, artists and curators from sixteen different European countries, on the occasion of the centennial celebration of the Castle’s ownership by the Municipality of Ljubljana.
CURATORS: Emil Aleksiev, Ami Barak, Zuzana Bartosová, Aleksandra Estela Bjelica Mladenovic´, Iara Bubnova, Giuliana Carbi, Sarah Cosulich Canarutto, Lilia Dragneva, Andrzej Ekwin´ski, Anders Härm, Beral Madra, Michnea Mircan, Barbara Novakovic Kolenc, Jerzy Onuch, Maria Ana Potocka, Mira Putisová, Anda Rottenberg, Katalin Timár, Janka Vukmir
Continental Breakfast Ljubljana - Memory (W)hole is produced by Muzeum, Institute for Art Production, Distribution and Publishing - Ljubljana, in coproduction with the Ljubljana Festival and in collaboration with Kiberpipa K 6/4, Galerija Kapelica, Atelje 2050. Memory (W)Hole avails itself of the fundamental support of the Slovene Ministry of Culture, of the Municipality of Ljubljana, of the Ljubljana Italian Institute of Culture, as well as various private sponsors.
Within the event, a rich and variegated panorama of proposals conceived by 19 important curators from a broad European area that ranges from Ukraine (Jerzy Onuch) to Turkey (Beral Madra), from Poland (Anda Rottenberg) to Bulgaria (Iara Bubnova), will transform the Castle of Ljubljana, in occasion of the centennial celebration, into a true “ living sculpture ”. Two are the fundamental nuclei of the event in Ljubljana: the original combination, during the 3rd and 4th of September, of the CONFERENCE of the Central-Eastern European contemporary art curators with the PERFORMANCE SECTION whose title is "The Conference of performances", assigned to Lela B.Njatin (Slovenia), Michal Murin (Slovakia), Balint Szombathy (Hungary), Elzbieta Jablonska (Poland), Slaven Tolj (Croatia), Katrin Essenson (Estonia), Emanuela Marassi and Lorenzo Missoni (Italy). The second nucleus of the event, from the 5th to the 25th of September, is the exhibition MEMORY (W)HOLE, which collects the works of 23 international artists requested to create their projects on the theme of memory as a whole (Whole) and as a liminal space governed by the unconscious (Hole).
See the full programme at www.muzeum.si
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