‘Family Meals’@ Cinequest
After the American premiere at the International Film Festival in Santa Barbara documentary film ‘Family Meals’ by Dana Budisavljević will be screened at the Cinefest in San Jose, California which is set to take place from 26 January to 10 March.
'Circles' Wins Special Jury Award at Sundance
, a minority Croatian co-production directed by Srđan Golubović
, has won a jury special mention in the international fiction film selection of Sundance Film Festival. The award ceremony took place yesterday, 26 January, in Park City.
'Forecasting' again in France
Performance 'Forecasting' by Barbara Matijević and Giuseppe Chico will be presented on 8 january in Dijon within Actions #4 Festival, and on 28 January at Théâtre de la Cité internationale in Paris.
The seventh Museum Night cultural event will be held on 25th January at Croatian museums. It is being organized by the Croatian Museum Association in cooperation with more than 180 Croatian museums.
new edition announcement
New edition of Relations Magazine
The latest edition of the literary magazine Relations (3-4/2012) has been launched. This issue covers the topic of Contemporary Croatian Literature in English Translation.
Dan Oki's retrospective in Rome
Filmstudio in Rome hosts Dan Oki’s film retrospective between 25 and 27 January. On 24 January Dan Oki gave a lecture in Homevideo organized by the curator Sarra Brill.
Photography tours offered in Croatia
Photographers now have an opportunity to tour some of the world’s most beautiful destinations while learning photography secrets from an award winning photographer. Jim Nilsen’s Photography Travel Tours offers serious amateurs the opportunity of learning from a highly respected professional travel photographer while experiencing stunning off the beaten track locations in Italy and Croatia.
'A Stranger' by Bobo Jelčić at the 63rd Berlinale
The new feature-length film A Stranger (Obrana i zaštita) by Bobo Jelčić will premiere within the Forum programme of the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. Forum is dedicated to innovative works which represent a shift from mainstream and foster unconventional cinematic approaches.
Twenty Three Percent* Symposium about Sanja Iveković
A one day conference to be held 25 January on the occasion of the first UK retrospective of the work of Sanja Iveković which takes place across two major London galleries, Calvert 22 and the South London Gallery, 14 December 2012 – 24 February 2013.
Hrvoje Slovenc's photographs exhibited in New York
Croatian photographer Hrvoje Slovenc based in New York exhibits at the moment his artwork Marble Hill in the Gallery Helac Fine Arts. Slovenc also partakes at the group exhibition curated by Andrea Pemberton and organized by Gagosian Gallery which is on view at the Garis&Hahn Gallery.
Oliver Frljić in Ljubljana
Director Oliver Frljić recently premiered his latest production 'Christmas at the Ivanov’s' by Alexander Vvedensky at Slovensko narodno gledališče Drama in Ljubljana. This is the first collaboration berween Friljić and SNG Drama.
'Circles' by Srdan Golubović Screening at Sundance
The programme of this year's Sundance Film Festival features the opening of the Croatian minority co-production Circles, directed by Srdan Golubović, co-produced by Propeler Film from Croatia. After Sundance, Circles will be screened in the Forum selection of the Berlinale.
ZKM presented in Maribor
Zagreb Youth Theatre – ZKM presented this week "The Idiot" by Fyodor Dostoevsky directed by Ivan Popovski in Slovene National Theatre, Maribor.
Matija Ferlin's new dance piece in Ljubljana
Matija Ferlin's latest dance piece 'The Other at the Same Time / Istovremeno drugi / Drugi sočasno' was premiered on 17 January in Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana. Rerun performance could be seen on 18 January, 8pm in the same venue.
Sanja Iveković and Goran Trbuljak @ Generali Foundation
Artworks by Sanja Iveković and Goran Trbuljak coould be seen at the exhibition ‘Amazing! Clever! Linguistic! An Adventure in Conceptual Art’ @ Generali Foundation exhibition space in Vienna. The exhibiton curated by je Guillaume Désanges is marking 25th anniversary of the Generali Foundation.
Helena Bulaja awarded @ Fabesque Festival
Multimedia artist Helena Bulaja has won a Special Recognition 'Gente di Fiaba' @ Fabesque Festival in Peccioli, Italy. Bulaja also presented her latest cross media work 'The Cat Time Stories' during the festival which took place on 5 and 6 January.
Garden Festival announces 2013 event in Tisno
Croatia will once again play host to one of Europe’s largest music festivals - the Garden Festival - this summer. Now in its eight year the festival’s UK organisers say it has become an established part of Tisno.
Renata Poljak in NYC
Contemporary artist renata Poljak presents her video art, photography and films made from 2007 to 2012 on solo exhibition titled Uncertain Memories at New York based Stephan Stoyanov Gallery. The exhibiton is curated by Željka Himberle.
Hanibal Salvaro exhibits in Trieste
Vox Art Gallery from Trieste presents Hanibal Salvaro’s exhibition Trans-Mediterranean Dialogues which opens on 12 January. The exhibition will be opened by the general consul of Republic Croatia in Trieste, Nevenka Grdinić.
Exhibition UK/Croatia Extra/ordinary Design Workshops
The exhibition UK/Croatia Extra/ordinary Design Workshops is on view from 10 to 27 January at the London base of British Council. The exhibition will be opened by the Croatian Minister of Culture Andrea Zlatar Violić and the Chief Executive of the British Council, Martin Davidson CMG.
Picasso exhibition to arrive in Zagreb on Feb 14
The "Picasso: Masterpieces of the Musée National Picasso in Paris" exhibition is the largest and most significant exhibition of his works in this part of Europe and it is to open on February 14 in Klovicevi Dvori, this Zagreb art gallery reported on Friday.
Translator Ana Pranjković awarded in Austria
Ana Pranjković is the recipient of the National Translation Award by the Ministry of Education, Art and Culture of the Republic Austria for her translation of Thomasa Bernhard's book Extinction published in Croatia by Meandar Media.
Croatia to host World Art Games
The World Art Games are scheduled to take place in Croatia from June 29 to July 10 next year. Organizers have revealed the event will take place in four cities, Zagreb, Umag, Vukovar and Ludbreg.
The Curators’ Piece (A Trial Against Art) in New York
The Curators’ Piece (A Trial Against Art) by Tea Tupajić and Petra Zanki will be presented on 14 and 15 January at the International Festival of Performing Arts COIL 2013 in New York, organized by PS122. The piece will be performed in Dixon's place.
Tomislav Gotovac's 'Zagreb, I love you!' in Paris
The exhibition entitled “Zagreb I Love You!” takes place from 1st December 2012 to 15 January 2013 at Galerie Frank Elbaz, showcasing Tomislav Gotovac’s major works. This is the artist’s first European critical retrospective.
Technical Museum celebrates 58th anniversary since founding
Technical Museum in Zagreb marks on 21st of December its 58th anniversary since founding back in 1954. The museum maintains the oldest preserved steam engine in the area, dating from the mid-19th century, which is still operational, as well as numerous historic aircraft, cars, machinery and equipment.
Croatian film classics in France
Croatian film classics will be screened between 19 and 31 December in renowned Cinematheque française within the programme of Croatie, la voice event.
Milana Broš passes away at 82
Milana Broš, dancer and choreographer who made a huge impact on many generations of Croatian dancers and choreographers, has passed away at 82.
new edition announcement
'Strategic Management in the Arts' launched
Lidia Vrbanova's new book 'Strategic Management in the Arts' has been launched by the Routledge Publishing House. Dr. Lidia Varbanova has over 20 years of professional experience as a consultant, lecturer and researcher in more than 50 countries worldwide.
Croatie - la voici: Croatian Glagolitic Alphabet in France
Croatian Glagolitic Alphabet is currently exhibited in France in the Museum of Tau in Reims. A famous Evangel of Reims, Croatian Glagolitic book, is kept in the City Library of Reims since 16th century as a special treasure.
Sanja Iveković in London
The South London Gallery and Calvert 22 present 'Unknown Heroine', the first exhibition in the UK of Croatian artist, Sanja Iveković. The importance of Iveković’s pioneering work in collage, film, performance and installation tackling issues of female identity, consumerism and historical amnesia has recently been acknowledged by her inclusion in dOCUMENTA (13), as well as through major retrospective exhibitions at Mudam Luxembourg and MoMA New York.
Bonobostudio @Clermont-Ferrand 2013
Bonobostudio will have otwo of their films at the Clermont-Ferrand Festival in 2013 competition edition. The festival takes place from 1 to 9 February, 2013.
Darko Masnec's film Šest to be screened in Ljubljana
Film by Darko Masnec, Slovenian animator based in Zagreb, will be screened on 10 December, 7pm in the Slovenian Association for Animated Film which us set tot ake place at Daktari Club in Ljubljana.
Croatian sculptors in France
Croatian sculptors using ceramics as a medium, Mladen Ivančić, Đurđica Horvat, Marinko Jelača and Hanibal Salvaro will exhibit their artworks in the city of Vallauris within the programme of Croatie, la voici Festival in France.
“Ode to Joy” Wins Grand Prix CIFFT
“Ode to Joy”, the multi award winning film by the Croatian National Tourist Board, was named best promotional tourist film at the Grand Prix CIFFT (Comité International des Festivals du Film Touristique) in Vienna.
9th Fair of Culture
SC – Culture of Change in Zagreb is organising the annual Fair of Culture which is set to take place from 13 to 16 December offering a large scale of performances, workshops, concerts, exhibitions, etc.
UNESCO: Croatian Klapa Singing On Protection List
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has this week inscribed Klapa multipart singing of Dalmatia, southern Croatia on its List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at a meeting in Paris.
Jury Prize for Halima's Path in Tallinn
"Halima's Path" has just achieved another international success; the film was awarded the Special Jury Prize as part of the strong competition program of the 16th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, held from November 19-27, in the Estonian city of Tallinn.