Transitland. Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989–2009 is an international collaborative project initiated last year on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Its main outcome is an archive of video works produced in the period 1989-2009, reflecting the transformations in post-Socialist Central and Eastern Europe. It is co-organised by ACAX | Agency for Contemporary Art Exchange | Ludwig Museum–Museum of Contemporary Art Affiliate (Budapest, Hungary), InterSpace (Sofia, Bulgaria) and transmediale (Berlin, Germany) with the support of: Culture Programme of the European Union, Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe, European Cultural Foundation, National Cultural Fund (of Hungary), Culture Programme of the Sofia Municipality.
The screening event in Trieste will start from October 16th and is realized – curators Rita Kálmán and Tijana Stepanovic – by the Trieste Contemporanea Committee in the frame of the 2010 Videospritz exhibition, in collaboration with Continental Breakfast Project, Revoltella Museum, L'Officina, Studio Tommaseo and with the participation of the Casa dell'Arte of Trieste. It avails itself of the support of the Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia, of the Provincia of Trieste and of the Comune di Trieste – Assessorato alla Cultura.