Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Second year of About and around curating / Kustosiranje project - Summarising Season #03 (January-June 2013) and 2014 plans

Second year of About and around curating / Kustosiranje project

- Summarising Season #03 (January-June 2013) and 2014 plans -

Established cooperation with professionals and collectives (participants of the public programme):

Višnja Kisić, art historian, curator (Europa Nostra Serbia)
Saša Janjić, art historian, curator (Independent artistic association REMONT)
Marlene Rigler, art theoretician, curator (Platform3)
Irina Subotić, art historian, curator
Participants and co-authors of the exhibition We are waiting for you as part of About and around curating: Spring exhibition project in Dom Omladine 2013: Jelena Obradović (student of archaeology), Marija Macić (art historian) and Višnja Vujović (architect)
Vladan Jeremić, artist, curator, activist

Special programme:
  • About and around curating: Spring exhibition project in Dom Omladine 2013. March-April 2013. In cooperation with Dom omladine Beograd (Belgrade youth centre), organised an Open call, one moth of exhibition preparation, workshops, lectures, developing team concept and mixing roles, researching writings and graffiti of hatred in Belgrade.
  • About and around curating: Thrill in movement. April-June 2013. Andrej Bereta and Srdjan Tunić were, by call, Directors of visual artistic programme of Mikser festival 2013. Selection of artists (Serbian, international), Open call for participation for curators and curatorial associates/documentary, forming 7 teams, preparations, production of new artworks, individual and overall exhibition in open /public space concept.
  • About and around curating was one of the accompanying programmes (presentation, discussion, workshop) and logistical support of 6th Art in nature laboratory ArsKozara on mountain Kozara, Bosnia and Herzegovina (august 2013), in cooperation with Visual artists association Tač.ka (Prijedor).
  • Collaboration on Cultural Innovators Network projects: Trans-Cultural Dialogues and Infiltri.

Exhibition projects
  • Group exhibition About and around curating: 7x3 by students of architecture, art history and fine arts, as final activities of the Academic course About and around curating, in Art space U10 (21.03.-06.04.2013); supported by Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade
  • We are waiting for you exhibition was developed as final outcome of spring project in Dom omladine Beograd main gallery, with newly produced artworks, accompanying programme and material (catalogue, postcards), and interactive part of the exhibition (09.-21.04.2013)
  • About and around curating: Thrill in movement was an open air group exhibition (28.05.-02.06.2013), on the Savamala city quarters streets, 7 segments and newly produced artworks, accompanying program e (public guidances), catalogue in preparation
  • Cooperation on the exhibiton 11 (applauses) of Slobodan Stošić, as part of Dimitrije Bašićević Mangelos award (YVAA) for young Serbian artists, in Dom omladine Belgrade gallery (08.-23.07.2013)

Radio television of Serbia, Beokult programme
B92 web platform
Radio Studio B

Work in progress – in realisation for Season #04 & #05 (September 2013 - June 2014)

In the next season, About and around curating / Kustosiranje will be focusing on project activities, in cooperation with local and international cultural organisations, networking with the West Balkans region, realisation of running and planned projects, reaching the goal of sustainability. In parallel, academic and public programme would be continued.

  1. Preparation of the publication on the first two years of About and around curating project and continuing the About and around curating: The technology of the exhibition process / the realisation of the project – “real world” academic course (in Serbia, Bosnia and Hezegovina)
  2. Networking and developing closer and long-standing cooperation with initiatives, organisations and professionals from Serbia, region and the EU
  3. Cooperation with University in Vilnius, Faculty of Humanities (Lithuania)
  4. Part of the organisation of Dimitrije Bašićević MANGELOS contemporary young Serbian artists award for 2014 (part of YVAA), in cooperation with Independent artistic association REMONT
  5. Annual exhibition programme (reconstructions) for 2014 and formation of the documentary centre for 50 years of Dom omladine Belgrade's exhibiton activities; starting from Autumn 2013
  6. Curatorial research and exhibiton as part of Urban incubator platform in city district Savamala, supported by Goethe Institut Belgrade; starting from Spring 2014
  7. Continuing the collaboration on Euro-Mena Cultural Innovators Network projects
  8. Public programme (public cultural institutions, exhibition spaces etc.) and presentations of the project on local, regional and international art events