Exhibition curator: Bojana Piškur
Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana
Opening: 7 March 2019, at 8 p.m.
Duration: 7 March – 31 August 2019
Thursday, 7 March 2019, at 11:30 a.m.
Artists and curators present works on the exhibition:
Dan Acostioaei; Riksa Afiaty; Sven Augstijnen; Daniela Berger, Federico Brega, & María Victoria Martínez (Museum of Solidarity Salvador Allende, Santiago, Chile); María Berríos & Jakob Jakobsen; Godfried Donkor; Ferenc Gróf; Ibro Hasanović; Andreja Hribernik (Art Pavilion Slovenj Gradec); Siniša Ilić; Emilia Epštajn & Ana Sladojević (Museum of African Art – the Veda and Dr. Zdravko Pеčаr Collection, Belgrade); Teja Merhar; Jovana Nedeljković (Museum of Yugoslavia, Belgrade); Bojana Piškur; Dubravka Sekulić; Abhijan Toto; Katarina Zdjelar
Friday, 8 March 2019, at 8 p.m.
Sven Augustijnen, Spectres, Belgium, 2011, DCP, 16:9, colour, 104', ap
The screening will take place at Slovenska kinoteka, Miklošičeva 28, Ljubljana.
The screening will be followed by a talk with the author moderated by Igor Prassl.
To the sound of St John Passion by J.S. Bach, Spectres immerses us into one of the darkest days of the decolonisation of the Belgian Congo. An examination of the biopolitical body, this feature-length film by Sven Augustijnen exposes the fine line separating legitimisation and historiography and the traumatic issue of responsibility and debt. More.
The programme is a part of the exhibition Southern Constellations: The Poetics of the Non-Aligned, that is part of the larger project New Mappings of Europe, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, Flemish authority, Mondriaan Fund, Danish Arts Foundation, Dirac.