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Kaunas Biennial, the biggest contemporary art festival in the Baltic States, will begin its 10th season on September 18th with the exhibition Threads: Fantasmagoria about Distance, curated by the well-known art theorist and curator Nicolas Bourriaud.

My Country Štaglinec / International Artists Meeting 'Antonio G. Lauer'

Art organization' My Country Štaglinec ' invites audience to visit International Artists Meeting' Antonio G. Lauer, which takes place on Saturday, 15 June in Štaglinac near Koprivnica. The event starts with the exhibition 'Asian Performance' in Koprivnica Gallery, which opens on 14th June at 8pm.

Kata Mijatović selected for the Venice Biennale

Artist Kata Mijatović has been selected to represent Croatia at the upcoming 55th Venice Biennale with the installation Between the Sky and the Earth. The curator of the project is Branko Francesci.

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.

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.
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Perforations to be presented in Belgrade

Perforations Festival will be presented within the programme of Belgrade's LIMIT Live Art Festival which is set to take place from 22 to 25 November in Dom omladine (DOB). Event Night of the Performances and performance Dogs will also take place in the programme.

Balkan Performing Arts Network at Cinars in Montreal

A new international platform of the Perforations Festival and the Domino association – the Balkan Performing Arts Network, which also includes organizations from Slovenia (Bunker – Mladi Levi festival and Serbia (Dom omladine Beograd), after Korea visited the Canadian Cinars conference, which lasted of 12 to 18 November this year.
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Sandra Sterle exhibits in Belgrade

Sandra Sterle exhibits in the Centre for Cultural Decontamination within the cycles entitled Courage from 24 to 26 September. On this occasion Sterle will premiere her performance art on 24 Sept, 7pm. Visiting Reality to the Belgrade’s audience. The event is organized by Art Community form Belgrade.

Marko Marković's happening in New York

Performer Marko Marković will present his happening 'The Knife Orchestra' on 14 September at the Anthology Film Archive in New York, USA.
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Perforations at the TBA – Time Based Art Festival in Portland

Festival Perforations will be presented on 10 and 11 September within the programme of Time-Based Art Festivala (TBA) in Portland, Oregon.

Vlasta Delimar in London

Performance artist Vlasta Delimar will present her work on 3 September within the programme 'Summer residency / private view & performance at ]performance s p a c e [ in London.
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Perforations Festival co-produces Verflight Festival in Ljubljana

Verflight 6th Theatre Festival takes place  from 24 to 31 May at Mladinsko Theatre and Glej Theatre   in Ljubljana with Perforations Festival from Zagreb as co-producer of the opening and closing night titled The NIght of Performance Art.

QNYI co-curated by Zvonimir Dobrović and André von Ah

Queer New York International Arts Festival (QNYI) is a new festival of contemporary performance and visual art that explores and broadens the concept of “queer (in) art.” The Festival is set to take place from  7 to 15 June.

Dalibor Martinis and his “Simultaneous Speech” @Mini teater in Ljubljana

Dalibor Martinis will perform his artwork Simultaneous Speech on 22 May, 8pm, at the Mini teater in Ljubljana. The performance was initially made within the international project  'The Nomads of the Beauty'.
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re.act.feminism #2_a performing archive @g-mk

After the presentations at the Montehermoso Cultural Center (Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain) and Wyspa Institute of Art (Gdansk, Poland), re.act.feminism #2_a performing archive will be presented in Zagreb, at Galerija Miroslav Kraljević. The exhibition/launch of the archive containing over 200 works by artists from all over the world will open on Saturday, May 05th, 7 pm @g-mk.

Marijan Crtalic and Marko Markovic in Vienna

Marko Markovic & Marijan Crtalic will perform in Ve.Sch/ Verein für Raum und Form in der bildenden Kunst/ in the framework of Dienstag Abend program in Vienna on December 13th 2011 at 10 pm, friendly supported by Slobodne veze/ Loose Associations.
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Perforations Festival @ Limit – Live Art Festival

Perforations Festivals will be represented at the Limit – Live Art Festival in Belgrade by the following artists: Zeljko Zorica, Vlasta Delimar, Milan Bozic, Sinisa Labrovic, Biljana Kosmogina and Ljiljana Tasic & Dusan Borcic.  

Vlasta Delimar and Milan Bozic in London

Anne Bean and the Live Art Development Agency are organizing a special art event that includes performance artist Vlasta Delimar and Milan Bozic. They will present performance art 'Absolute Artist (Memories and Feelings) Antonio Gotovac Lauer' on Wednesday 12 October at 7pm at Rochelle School, London.

2nd Art Days in Labin

The second edition of Art Days in Labin will be organized by the Youth Association of Labin. From August 26 to August 28 the picturesque historical centre of Labin will host young artists.

Ivona Verbanac at Villa Faraldi Festival

 Labin based artist Ivona Verbanac had a guest appearance in the programme of the Villa Faraldi Festival in Tovo Faraldi, Italy on 31st July. Twitting is a poetic and gentle story about our possibilities of being happy today.

Vlasta Delimar and Slaven Tolj in Poland

Gallery for Contemporary Art - BWA Sokol in the city of Nowy Cacz (Poland) presents the international group exhibition 'Rytmika Cwiczen - Rhythmic Exercises' which opens on 7th July.  Vlasta Delimar and Slaven Tolj will partake the exhibition. The opening ceremony starts with Tolj's performance.

Tom Gotovac & BADco., one of the finalists for the UniCredit Venice Award

The contest, launched on February and dedicated to the pavilions of the Central Eastern European countries participating in this year’s Venice Biennale, received eight applications, and among the selected finalists for Croatia the artist Antonio G. Lauer, also known as Tomislav Gotovac, and the BADco Collective, selected by the curatorial committee What, How and for Whom/WHW, with the project “One Needs to Live Self-Confidently…Watching”.

54th Venice Biennale: Tom Gotovac & BADco.

By invitation of the curators' collective What, How & for Whom/WHW the Croatian exhibition at the 54th Venice Biennale taking place 4th June to 27th November is presenting the work of conceptual artist Antonio G. Lauer (a.k.a. Tom Gotovac) and performing arts collective BADco. The exhibition will be staged in the Arsenale.

Shadow Casters in Pristina and Sarajevo

Shadow Casters will partake in the programme of the international platform ‘Containers of Freedom’ which is set to take place between 15th and 17th of April. Shadow Casters will produce, as a result of their research, a performance art ´Kosovo is talented – It is not a joke´.

Roberta Weissman Nagy at SWAN Day Berlin 2011

Contemporary artist Roberta Weissman Nagy from Pula will partake on 25th of March (8pm) in international performance art project SWAN Day - ´13 poems in a body - part one: take two´ in Berlin.

Extravagant Bodies presented in Skopje

International Festival of Mental Health titled Extravagant Bodies: Extravagant Minds develped within the framework of Kontejner | bureau of contemporary art praxis has been recently presented in Skopje (Macedonia).
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Tom Gotovac and BADco. selected for the Venice Biennale

WHW curatorial collective from Zagreb has announced  that the concept for the next Croatian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale  is going to be based on the artworks by performance artist  Antonio Lauer aka Tom Gotovac and performative collective BADco.
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Perforations Festival in New York

Perforations Festival (originally Perforacije) from Croatia will present its activities and festivals' curatorial concept in a series of guest performances during March in New York , as a part of the collaboration with La MaMa Theatre.
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Kontejner marking 10 years of activity

KONTEJNER | bureau of contemporary art praxis, a non-profit organization from Zagreb that deals with the relationship between science, technology and the body in contemporary society is marking its 10th birthday. On this occasion the collective’s English monograph will be launched in co-production between Kontejner and Berlin’s publisher Revolver. 

Shadow Casters at festivals in Belgrade and Dubrovnik


Sanja Jankovic as Dora Maar in Paris

Actress Sonja Jankovic will partake in the project 'The Minotaur' which is going to be set up as a reading concert on 5th of April in Carr's Pub & Restaurant in Paris. The play was written by Michael Black.

Banana Guerilla and Pandora Pop’s new performative project

Banana Guerrilla and Pandora Pop collaborate together on the project entitled Sorry! (Stereo Unplugged)’. After first working phase in Rome, artists are now working in Zagreb. After residence programme in Zagreb, the third phase will take place in Frankfurt. The premier is planned for May at the Plateaux Festival in Mousonturm (Frankfurt).