NOW OUT: A Problematic Book by Critical Practice (Made in YU) 2

What does it mean to engage with critical practice within and around the arts? A Problematic Book is a journey throughout one year of gatherings and discussions on art and politics across Eastern and Western Europe. It approaches a critical thinking and art making by taking the notion of “problem” as a point of departure: …

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Cultural policies after the crisis, Abstract of the lecture by Robert Alagjiovski

Cultural policies after the crisis lecture by Robert Alagjiovski  6 May 2017, 12 – 2 p.m. Skopje, Youth Cultural Center (Младински Културен Центар Скопје)   Abstract Based on definitions and theoretical approaches from authors like Matarasso, Bianchini, Landry, etc. this presentation would focus on some general dilemma and problems in the goals and understanding of …

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CP3_READER

CP3_Reader (2016): Contents Agamben, Giorgio (2011). “Toward a Theory of Destituent Potential“. in The Use of Bodies. Stanford Uni Press: Stanford CA. Badiou, Alain (2004). “Dance as a metaphor for thought“, in Handbook of Inaesthetics. Stanford Uni Press: Stanford CA. Bohm, David (1989). “Meaning and Information“. in Pylkkanen, Paavo (ed.), The Search for Meaning – …

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Locomotion 8 Skopje_Critical reflections by CP2

As part of Critical Practice_Made in Yu on Locomotion 8 festival, we organized critical reflections on the program of the festival. Conversations were part of radio streaming of the project of Macedonian artist Gjorgje Jovanovik – Radio Slobodno Skopje (Radio Free Skopje) https://www.facebook.com/events/1673469136273385/ https://www.mixcloud.com/gjorgje-jovanovik/   Ana Vujanovic in conversation with Shir Hacham and Aisling Marks …

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Critique and Exhibition Practice; abstract of the lecture by Jelena Vesić

Critique and Exhibition Practice (counter-exhibitionists, non-representationalists, communitarianists and discussionists in (post) Yugoslav space of the 1970s and now) Jelena Vesić Magacin u Kraljevića Marka, Belgrade 9 April 2015, 8 – 10 p.m. This lecture will deal with the “critical writing” in the exhibition space, assuming that each exhibition presents a kind of “scripted space” generated through communication …

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CP2_READER

Contents: Ahmed, Sara (2007). A phenomenology of whiteness. Feminist Theory, 8: 149. http://www.rainbow-season.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Feminist_Theory-2007-Ahmed-149-68.pdf Etchells, Tim (2012). Alphabet of Festivals. http://www.timetchells.com/notebook/february-2012/alphabet-of-festivals/ Garcia, Tristan (2014). Arts and Rules. In Form and Object: A Treatise on Things, Edinburgh UP. Lacan, Jacques (1992). The Object and the Thing. In VII seminar: The ethics of psychoanalysis, Routledge: New York & …

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Performing arts and the fictional structure of the law; Abstract of the lecture by Aldo Milohnić

Aldo Milohnić Performing arts and the fictional structure of the law Opening lecture – contemporary performance & dance festival Locomotion Skopje, 27th October, 2014   In contemporary art practices there is a growing group of artists whose key methodological guiding line is the relation between art and the law. This orientation, in Slovenia characteristic especially …

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Contemporary Dance in Europe; abstract of the seminar with Bojana Cvejic

Contemporary Dance in Europe: Vicissitudes of the Field seminar with Bojana Cvejic 13 June, 3pm-6pm & 14 June, 1pm-4pm, Brussels   During the 1990s, a new set of actors and working conditions, as well as institutional infrastructures emerged in the European dance scene, often coupled or identified with “performance”. In retrospect, it is considered under …

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CP1_Reader

Critical Practice (Made in Yugoslavia): Cycle 1 (2014-15) A GENERAL READER 1. Is this art at all? Arthur Danto, “The Artworld,“ Journal of Philosophy LXI, 1964 (PDF) George Dickie, “What is Art?; An Institutional Analysis“, in Art and Philosophy, W. E. Kennick (ed), New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1979 2. On the (new) politicality of …

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