On Dance as a Circumstance

Reflection on the Dance vs Circumstances symposium (Tanznacht Berlin, August 2016) by Ana Letunić In the context of rising precariousness in Berlin’s contemporary dance scene, as well as its influences on the production processes, it seemed only sensible to programme a symposium on working methods and production conditions as a part of the 9th Tanznacht …

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SCHEDULE OF THE GATHERING IN SKOPJE, 2 – 7 MAY 2016

Critical practice (made in Yugoslavia): Cycle 3 Schedule of the gathering in Skopje, 2 – 7 May 2016   2 May: arrival…   3 May: 11 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. intro: presentation of the project by Biljana Tanurovska-Kjulavkovski and Ana Vujanović; discussion about participants’ ideas, questions and wishes 3 – 5 p.m. “An overview 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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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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Schedule of the gathering in Belgrade, 6 – 11 April 2015

Critical practice (made in Yugoslavia): Cycle 2 Schedule of the gathering in Belgrade, 6 – 11 April 2015 6 April: arrival… 7 April: 11 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. introduction (presentation of the project / discussion about participants’ ideas, questions and plans / making a long-term work plan) 3 – 5 p.m. “An overview of the contemporary …

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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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Schedule of the gathering in Belgrade, 1-7 May 2014

Critical practice (made in Yugoslavia): Cycle 1 Preliminary schedule of the gathering in Belgrade, 1-7 May 2014 2 May: 11am-1.30pm intro + presentation of contemporary independent performing arts scene in Belgrade by Marijana Cvetković and Ana Vujanović 3pm-5pm seminar with Ana Vujanović (theoretical frameworks of contemporary critical practice in performing arts: “Is this art / …

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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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