Pic.: Stevan Markus, Everybody's Kid
>> Balkan Konsulat proudly presents: Belgrade
Artists: Dejan Andjelkovic & Jelica Radovanovic, Uros Djuric, Zsolt Kovac, Nikoleta Markovic, Stevan Markus, Mihael Milunovic, Vladimir Nikolic, Tanja Ostojic, Rasa Todosijevic
Curator: Stevan Vukovic on behalf of Remont with support of Uros Djuric
Opening: Saturday, October 26, 2002, 16.30 CET
Exhibition: 26.10. - 21.12. 2002
For one and a half years, < rotor >, an association for contemporary art, will house the Balkan Konsulate. Young curators from Belgrade, Prague, Istanbul, Budapest, Sarajevo and Vienna will present important artistic positions in the consulate.
In addition to to the shows in the consulate, films and DJ-evenings will take place at the branch offices located in the Graz Mediathek, Celery's juice bar and Vipers bar in Palais Thienfeld. The Balkan Konsulat also houses a café with books, catalogues, magazines and videos that convey the flair of the various cities.
The Balkan Konsulat's first guest is Belgarde. Represented by Remont, currently the most moveable site of contemporary art in Belgrade. A veritable melting-pot of the most interesting artists in Belgrade. The web site www.remont.co.yu gives an impression of the manifold projects of this platform. At the Balkans consulate and brach offices, Remont will stage current art, film and music projects.
Program for Saturday, October 26
15.00 CET PERFORMANCES
Location: public space, Rösselmühlgasse 28, (access via Elisabethinergasse - Sprint gas station)
Stevan Markus "Everybody's Kid" (ca. 30 min)
The artist does not eschew any risk, roping himself down for us.
Mihael Milunovic "Veritas - the march of flags" (ca. 30 min)
Flag parade to the Balkan Konsulat from Elisabethinergasse
16.30 CET OPENING
Exhibition and performance
Location: Balkan Konsulat c/o < rotor >, Belgiergasse 8
Rasa Todosijevic & Tanja Ostojic,
"Gott liebt die Serben / Plato's Fest in a Serbian Way"
22.00 CET VJ/DJ party
Location: vipers im thienfeld, Mariahilferstrasse 2
DJ dominator & his guests
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Saturday, November 16
20.00 CET VIDEO PRESENTATION
A short history of conceptual video in Belgrade, from 1970 to 2002
Location: Mediathek der Stadt Graz, Vorbeckgasse 12, 8020 Graz, www.graz.at/diemediathek
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16.11.2002 - 6.1.2003
museum in progress at Schauspielhaus Graz
Mirjana Djordjevic, Dejan Grba
Location: Schauspielhaus Graz, Freiheitsplatz