17th Animateka will take place ONLINE!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdFMvl2AU_8&feature=youtu.beFestival trailer by Matej Lavrenčič and Matjaž Moraus ZdešarThe 17th Animateka International Animated Film Festival, which should be held at the Old Power Plant, is moving online. It will take place between November 30 and December 9 on a user-friendly and tested platform that allows not only film screenings, but also a wider festival experience of lectures and discussions of AnimatekaPRO, talks with directors and various events of the accompanying program, which will enrich the viewing experience from your home couch.We will make sure that the festival spirit of Animateka, for which it is famous, will be present online, and at the same time the experience of the online edition opens a unique opportunity to decentralize the festival, which will be extended beyond Ljubljana and as such will enable the experience of animated worlds to viewers throughout Slovenia and around the world.Festival program: Program of AnimatekaTickets for access to films and other festival events: Tickets

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Climate Crisis

Press conference & petition + media campaign 18th September 2019, in the Old Power Station Video: Hana Vodeb Children's call out:https://vimeo.com/362369940/8a04bed7edhttps://vimeo.com/362370103/35ade3cc73https://vimeo.com/362370274/928fb1508fhttps://vimeo.com/362370418/abe07a7e30 Call to action – Climate Strike!https://vimeo.com/364736474

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PARL, Performance Art Research Ljubljana

31 Avgust – 9 September 2020Performance art makers and groups from Slovenia and abroad will attend a 10 days research and development program PARL in Ljubljana, Slovenia in the field of performance art, devised theater, contemporary dance, intermedia projects and hybrid forms.PARL joins various creative practices, working methods and production models of leading Ljubljana based performance artists and producers. The course of work is focused on development of creative processes and research of performative strategies with daily feedback and training, three-day seminar, and workshops. The public presentation of the projects will be on 9 September at CK Španski borci.PARL: Seminar1 - 3 SEP 2020 / 20:00 – 22:00Old Power StationThree lectures on what defines contemporary performance today with Pia Brezavšček, Lana Zdravković, Jurij Krpan. There is no entrance fee for the seminar. However, due to the Covid-19 restrictions the number of participants is limited. Book your seat at horzensara@gmail.com.More about the SeminarFB event

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Syndicate of Outlandish Entities 2020

14 – 18 August 2020 – Old City Power Plant, Ljubljana15 – 19 September 2020 – Club Gromka, ACC Metelkova mesto, LjubljanaSyndicate of Outlandish Entities is a platform for edgy urban genres, focusing on new comedy, performative humour, and social commentary with elements of the cabaret, new burlesque, grotesque, irony, satire, and parody. Our third ‘Covid’ edition will happen in two parts and on two locations: in August in the Old Power Plant Ljubljana we will present five performances by Sophia Rodríguez, Brina Klampfer/Peter Frankl, Urška Vohar, Branko Potočan and Mark Požlep; and in September in Club Gromka, ACC Metelkova mesto five performances, a concert and a clubbing event by Aja Zupanec, Mismo Nismo, Loup Abramovici, Transformator, balans, DVMIR (SNIF) and Za Crknt (Drop Dead).More about our two-part programme in August and September on our English home page:https://sindikat.emanat.si/en/programme/

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Festival Klovnbuf

In its 13th edition, Klovnbuf Festival is set to deliver a vivid and highly visual mix of different languages of contemporary circus, an artform rarely seen in Slovenia. This year, deep into the summer, we are putting special focus on the art of juggling, showcasing a wide variety of some of most exciting local and international artists, presenting works-in-progress of young Slovenian creators, as well as public screenings of established international companies who could not travel to Slovenia due to the epidemic. Artistic residencies and masterclasses are also an important part of the festival. Apart from the top-notch mastery of contemporary circus, Klovnbuf brings what audiences have loved for centuries – the magic of shapes, the illusion that nurtures thought, a world so unique that it brings out the child within us who then asks for more. Come and give it a shot! The circus is stronger than the virus.FREE ENTRANCE FOR ALL EVENTSDONATIONS ARE WELCOMEMONDAY, 3rd August8:00 PMwork-in-progressWhat have I found in the Attic, Ana Lekše (SI)@ Old City Power Station - Elektro Ljubljana8:30 PMtalk back, Ana Lekše@ Old City Power Station - Elektro LjubljanaTUESDAY, 4th August8:00 PMwork-in-progress, Luka Piletič & Jan Podbrežnik (SI)@ Old City Power Station -…

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10th june 2020 - premiere 11th june, 2020 + The Audience Council (a conversation about seen art events, with Katarina Stegnar) In the framework of the international project ACT – Art, Climate, Transition, which connects art with a broader subject of ecology and social change, we invited three performing artists of the younger generation – director Tery Žeželj, director Brina Klampfer and performer Nika Švab. Each of them invited their own colleagues to participate, and they created Triptych ::: of art events – two performances and an audio‑visual installation. ARCHIVE OF SELF-SUFFICIENCY audio-visual installation 2.00 p.m. – 10.00 p.m., Old Power Station, basement Who are we, the ones who created the environmental crisis, the ones that feel it, and whose world is it that is coming to an end? Authors: Tery Žeželj, Ivana Vogrinc Vidali More information Mandatory reservation at: info@bunker.si FOR THE HEALTH OF THE NATION fun monodrama at 7.00 p.m., Old Power Station Improviser Peter Frankl and his friends will put on a fun monodrama for all those of you who missed theatre and are returning to it eager to have fun. Authors: Director: Brina Klampfer Performer: Peter Frankl More information TRANS-Plant performance at 7.00 p.m., Old Power…

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name:: SOS_SMS

light installationStara elektrarna chimney, Slomškova street Monday, 15 June @ 9.30 p.m.Reruns: 20th and 24th June, 4th July @ 9.30 p.m. The ephemeral intervention on the chimney of the first ever Ljubljana’s power plant, a unique monument of technical heritage, is a special event for the opening of the festival: it translates SMS messages into smoke signals using the Morse code in a simple and playful way. With this, the project tackles the topic of communication, its development and use in a society. Phone number to send SMS messages: +386 69 650 702 More information

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Dear writers, dear colleagues! As everything else, the programme at the Old Power Station has been temporarily coronically ground to a halt – and with it, Criterion (www.kriterij.si). The last performance, Station Selbstsein by Klemen Janežič, was probably one of the last shows performed on the eve the epidemic was declared. Muanis Sinanović already wrote about the performance and captured the unusual situation in which it took place: http://www.kriterij.si/node/116. The aim of Criterion is to reflect on the Old Power Station’s programme, which is currently nonexistent. Since we want to keep the medium alive and offering work opportunities, we invite you to write, taking into account the following three subject areas: Theatre is moving online – many theatres are currently offering their production online. What does this mean for the future of the art that is so profoundly marked by its ephemerality, live presence, physicality? What does this mean in terms of evaluation of such works?Reviews of online performances performed in the Old Power Station or produced by Bunker – we are currently publishing our production online; you are invited to write about the performances, e.g. about the Lyrical Minutes in the City phenomenon, performances by Beton Ltd., etc., or…

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