From 2015 to 2016, the artist-in-residence
programme “West Balkan Calling” took place in Belgrade, Cetinje,
Prishtina, Sarajevo, Skopje and Tirana as well as in Graz, Klagenfurt,
Krems, Linz and Vienna. A total of 12 artists visited the cities mentioned
above for a residency. During this time, they realised works of art and/or
were inspired to create new works, which will be presented in the exhibition
“responseABILITY”. In parallel to this, a 12-part poster series
will be published.
The observations and individual experiences made within the guest artists'
residencies form the starting point of the exhibition. They could check
their expectations, compare them with their impressions on site and put
them into relation to their own living environments. Moreover, the mutual
exchange opened up the possibility to compare perceptions of the different
West Balkan Calling is a project by
< rotor > Center for Contamporary Art Graz & Directorate General
for Cultural Policy of the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and
In cooperation with
AIR–artist in residence Krems; Art Research Center 42°, Cetinje;
Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz; Cultural City Network, Graz;
Kontekst Collective / Zadruga Oktobar, Beograd; Kunsthalle Exnergasse,
Wien; lend|hauer, Klagenfurt; press to exit project space, Skopje;
Public ROOM, Sarajevo; Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art, Prishtina;
T.I.C.A. – Tirana Institute of Contemporary Art
Saturday, March 10, 11 am _ Brunch with artists and < rotor > team
in the exhibition
Saturday, April 21, 11 am _ Dialogischer Rundgang mit Max Aufischer,
Cultural City Network Graz (in German language)
Saturday, May 5, 11 am _ Kuratorisches
Gespräch in der Ausstellung.
Zu Gast: Nora Leitgeb, lend|hauer Klagenfurt (in German language)
In the frame of the Galerientage - aktuelle kunst in graz 2018.
Galerientage - aktuelle kunst in graz
CMRK GRAZ / March 9, 2018
18:00 < rotor > "responseABILITY"
19:00 Camera Austria "TPX –
20:00 Grazer Kunstverein "FRÜHLINGSPROGRAMM"
21:00 Künstlerhaus "WAS VOM
KINO ÜBRIG BLIEB"
Free Shuttle-Service on March 9, 2018:
Departure VIENNA: 3pm, opera bus stop, bus 59a /
Departure GRAZ: 10.30pm, Künstlerhaus, Burgring 2