ŠIFT

Presentation of the Performing Sound and Music workshopWe will make use of the music and stage workshop to look into the question »What is music?«. Similarly to contemporary music, the workshop will raise questions and search for answers.Contemporary music expects an active listener. It stimulates curiosity, addresses imagination, requires thinking, incites perception, disturbs the obvious, fuels skepticism, breaks rules, multiplies readings, critically comments, plays with expectations, provokes associations , and risks failure. Contemporary music is not necessarily pleasant, and does not try to please at all costs.The visitor is left with the role of co creator through direct response, their own experience and interpretation.We will prepare a public presentation – a sound performance event together with students, in which we will use various sound sources, electronic devices, video, body, etc.APPLICATIONS FOR THE WORKSHOP: info@bunker.siThe number of applicants is limited.The ŠIFT workshop lasts 3 days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (26., 27. in 28.) – every day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., in od 16h do 19h,  in the music classroom II. gimnazije Maribor.On the last day, November 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., the workshop will be publicly presented.Leaders of workshops and public presentations: Tomaž Grom and Loup AbramoviciCoordinator and…

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PHYSICAL TRACES

Physical Traces is a participatory format designed for the audience, which invites the viewer to reflect on the viewing experience. Following guiding instructions, we take a slow journey through our memory, our impressions and feeling that remain in us after the performance. Physical experience opens up a space of the non verbal, a space where impressions and meanings flow through our bodies. This time, the latter guide us through the embodied »conversation« with the performance. What do viewers’ bodies feel when we focus our attention on them?Physical traces are a part of the Nagib to reflection programme and Drugajanje Festival.Concept and perform: Anja BornšekProduced by: Društvo NagibSupported by: Mestna občina MariborPhysical traces are a part of the “Nagib to reflection” programme and Drugajanje Festival.

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HERO 3.0 – MORE THAN WORDS

Who and what becomes of Heroes when they arrive beyond words?We know that they are just white, heterosexual, cissexual, middle class, family men. One is married, the other one has a real estate.The audience is absolutely convinced that they are best friends not only on stage, but also in their private lives. But Vito and Uroš do not get together for a barbecue, they don’t go on family holidays together, they don’t share a boat, they don’t meet for a game of basketball, they listen to different music, OK, there is a formal picnic or a family lunch once a year … But this is it.And yet there is something between them that they don’t dare to admit. Well, not out loud, at least. So they decided they will end the dictate of the word. It is something they cannot accept. Words became unnecessary and intrusive.Only on stage and in front of witnesses do they dare to cut into the fabric of the unspeakable, making use of the excuse that the stage allows everything, that everything is fake and nothing is real.But it remains to be seen how much of it the audience can digest, without forever losing the fantasy…

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EMOTIONAL LANDSCAPES

Derrida’s ambivalent use of the French word »hôte«, meaning »host«, but also »guest«, is a conceptual starting point for the creation of textile products and bags under the brand Hôte, part of an emerging ethical brand. Thus, Hôte bags are not simply the final goals or the end product of the bigger Akupara project, which featured various creators making and designing bags with immigrants and refugees. The aim of the project is to establish a common space between »hosts« and »guests«, an intersection of experiences, practices and skills of both »hosts« and »guests«, while developing an ethical and »zero waste« brand which could be used by refugees and migrants to express their creativity and thus enter the labour market themselves.The installation Emotional Landscapes is also part of the larger project, Akupara: The Incubator of Handicrafts, Social Cooperatives and Cultural Productions for immigrants and refugees, run by the Terra Vera Association from Kostanjevica na Krki in collaboration with partners: Association Nagib, CAAP and The Space In Between.Author of installation: Tomaž TomljanovićConcept of Hôte textiles: Tomaž Tomljanović / Dualik,  Nina Holc Ni-nikoli istoTheoretical concept and text: dr. Jovita PristovšekPhoto and visuals: Toni Soprano MeneglejteProduction of installation: Tomaž Tomljanović, Društvo NagibPartners of Akupara…

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Drugajanje 2019

The program of this year's festival Drugajanje  in Maribor, 25.–28. November 2019, is knownMonday, November 25 from 5 p.m. ► Center za kreativnost MariborEMOTIONAL LANDSCAPES, installation7 p.m. ► ll. gimnazija MariborBeton Ltd.: GREAT EXPECTATIONS ǀ GROSSE ERWARTUNGENTuesday, November 26 from 5 p.m. ► Center za kreativnost MariborEMOTIONAL LANDSCAPES, installation7 p.m. ► ll. gimnazija MariborVito Weis, Uroš Kaurin: HEROES 3 (premiere)Wednesday, November 27 from 5 p.m. ► Center za kreativnost MariborEMOTIONAL LANDSCAPES, installation7 p.m. ► ll. gimnazija MariborMaja Delak: JUST FOR TODAY (in collaboration with the programme: NAGIB)8 p.m. ► ll. gimnazija MariborAnja Bornšek: PHYSICAL TRACES (in the frame of the programme: NAGIB k refleksiji)Thursday, November 28 from 5 p.m. ► Center za kreativnost MariborEMOTIONAL LANDSCAPES, installation6.30 p.m. ► ll. gimnazija MariborŠIFT workshop, public presentation7 p.m. ► ll. gimnazija MariborSnježana Premuš, Rok Vevar: POÍESIS OF SELFTickets for the festival are 1 “cultural” EUR, reservations and information at info@bunker.si.

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THE OLD POWER STATION – 15 YEARS
Stara mestna elektrarna Ljubljana, avgust 2019

THE OLD POWER STATION – 15 YEARS

The Old Power Station of Ljubljana introduced electricity to the city in 1898, forever transforming the appearance of Ljubljana. After many years of electricity production, it had been replaced by other factories on the outskirts of the city, and in the 1980s, the place was discovered by artists who used its abandoned rooms to create art projects. Following a major renovation carried out by the owner of the premises, Elektro Ljubljana, together with the Ministry of Culture, the synergy of business, politics and culture gave birth to one of the liveliest venues of contemporary performing arts in Ljubljana. The Old Power Station – Elektro Ljubljana has been officially opened on August 21, 2004 with the Mladi Levi festival, and this year, we are celebrating its 15th anniversary, beginning with … Mladi Levi! The beginning of the Old Power Station’s new season will introduce some new features:*Induction LoopWe have installed a built‑in induction loop that will enable the hearing‑impaired to experience performances in a better way. *The WallOn the occasion of the 15th anniversary, The Old Power Station’s wall will be decorated by the artist Urša Vidic. She will depict all the artists who have been creating here in the last 15 years.…

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