The life of a family and a mother is problematised mainly from the standpoint of the contemporary precarious working conditions, which erase the difference between work (social) and private life. If the family sphere is included in work, can its products therefore be socially and economically valued? How much is a child worth? What is the economic value of giving birth? And what is the economic value generated by an artwork? More …
Critical rethinking of the complementary roles and appearances of woman – female, who refused to remain solely the other sex and appeared in the context of visual culture throughout the past century as critical and provocative subject, challenging possibilities and limitations in the world of the first sex, is the main theme of the two day conference on “The Aspect of Woman”. The conference is an integral part of an ongoing project “Artistic Creativity of Women from the 19th Century to the Present Time” and is the first in line of the periodically scheduled events in the course of the following years. More …
photo: archive of Druga godba
Magnetic Ensemble, brilliant fanatics led by Antonin Leymarie, create the atmosphere of an ideal discotheque. The beatboxing, usually pre-recorded, is performed live! The result: minimalistic instrumental techno music that shakes the dance floor in a surreal way.
The performance author Sandi Jesenik, Master student of Dramaturgy at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, will make his debut with a full-length drama developed at the academies in Ljubljana and Zagreb. The protagonist, I, is faced with everyday life and destruction forced upon him by society. It is a drama about the struggle of a man, about the search for sexual identity, self-esteem, desire to live, and about how to change hell on earth into paradise. More …
photo: Nada Žgank
The last reprise of the performance!
"… a performance not to be missed. " - Irena Štaudohar, Delo, Sobotna priloga
A theatre-music project with musicians as performers. At the beginning of the process, director has faced his collaborators with the following formula: the state is a music band, an inhabitant of the state is a musician, and migration from one state to another is like migration of a musician from one band to another. Through a process of improvisation and rehearsals, the creators have been examining the premise that the political, economic, emotional and other kinds of migrations could be "talked about" through the migration of musicians. The project "theatrises" the musical material More ...
Summer Dance School, which was held in Ljubljana from 1979 to 1997, had a significant impact on the development of Slovenian dance scene. The aim of restoring this important educational format is to provide a variety of dancing opportunities for all age groups and to unite the dancers and dance schools into the dynamic Pan-Slovenian dance community. More …
Statement by the initiative Let us put our heads together
On the borders of Fortress Europe the pressure of those who are fleeing from violence and war in search of a better life is increasing. They turn to Europe because it prides itself on nurturing values of solidarity, humanism and the right to freedom of movement. Yet the institutions of Europe, including those of the Republic of Slovenia, are not living up to those ideals. More …
The theatre-dance season ticket Transferzala brings together a selection of five independent Ljubljana stages - Center kulture Španski borci, Gledališče Glej, Mini teater, Plesni Teater Ljubljana and Stara mestna elektrarna – Elektro Ljubljana. Establishing a merging cooperation amongst the above institutions, whose bold and visible theatre and dance production incessantly enriches the Ljubljana’s cultural offer, derives from a simple desire of all players involved: allowing the visitors of cultural events to have access to the very best of what independent stages have to offer.
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Reservations and information:
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An hour before the event at the counter of the Old Power Station (Stara elektrarna)
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- 27 May:
On the road
- Lyrical Minutes in the City at the Spectrum Theaterfest (Austria)
- Betontanc & Umka.lv at the Spectrum Theaterfest (Austria)
- Lyrical Minutes in the City at the Berlin Festival